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Nation 31 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

A legend lost with Mui’s passing

The Hong Kong entertainment industry lost another of its legends yesterday when singer-actress Anita Mui Yim Fong passed away after losing a battle against cervical cancer. She was 40.

AseanPlus News 25 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Olympics offers boost for Chinese brands

THE 2008 Beijing Olympics will offer a platform for many Chinese brand names to gain international recognition, leading marketing experts told a forum in the Chinese capital over the weekend.

AseanPlus News 13 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Logistics cost of Olympics to top RM19b

A CHINESE Olympic logistics expert said that the 29th Olympic Games to be held in Beijing will cost approximately 41.7 billion yuan (RM19bil) in logistics services.

AseanPlus News 23 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

China warns US over Taiwan

BEIJING: The Chinese foreign ministry has warned the United States against sending the 'wrong signals' to Taiwanese politicians advocating independence from the mainland, the ministry's website said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 22 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three designs shortlisted for Olympic park

THREE landscape layouts have been shortlisted for the Forest Park and the Central Zone at the Olympic Green in Beijing from the seven designs proposed, a jury said recently.

AseanPlus News 29 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Digital TV for major cities

SATELLITE broadcasting is expected to be available on more than 120 digital channels by the year 2005.

Education 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

My big, fat Greek holiday

Revelling in good food, fabulous weather, languid afternoon and all-nighters in one of the world's oldest civilisations, JAMIE KHOO and friends find the idyllic Mediterranean paradise of Greece a historical and cultural wonderland bursting with life.

AseanPlus News 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Second green belt for Beijing

BEIJING is to invest 4.2bil yuan (RM1.9bil) to build the city's second green belt before 2008, according to Beijing municipal officials.

AseanPlus News 16 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

China puts its first man in space

China put its first man in space yesterday, sending a single astronaut on a 21-hour odyssey around the Earth four decades after the Soviet Union and the United States pioneered manned space flight.

AseanPlus News 15 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

China counts down to space launch

China began the final countdown yesterday in its bid to become the third nation to rocket a man into orbit, with clear skies forecast over the Gobi desert launchpad where lift-off was due to come as soon as today.