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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.

AseanPlus News 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Two key events to shape China image

B>BEIJING: /B>Two events over the next few days will shape China's image for some years to come - the nation hopes to put a man in space for the first time and its Communist leaders are holding a key meeting to further reform the economy.

AseanPlus News 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

China mum on first manned space flight

China yesterday announced plans to launch a satellite to monitor the Earth but made no mention of its top-secret first manned space flight expected any day now.

Nation 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Report: JI carried out training in Australia

Jemaah Islamiah, the al-Qaeda linked terror network operating in Southeast Asia, conducted self-defence training and survival lessons ahead of the Sydney Olympics in 2000, a newspaper reported yesterday.

Education 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mother and daughter in smashing form

Parents tend to discourage their children from spending too much time on sports for fear that it may affect their studies.

Nation 24 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia offers to host IMF, World Bank meetings

MALAYSIA is offering to host the World Bank's Board of Governors and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meeting in 2012, I>Utusan Malaysia/Ireported yesterday.

AseanPlus News 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Beijing kicks off Olympic cultural fest

THE first Olympic Cultural Festival was launched on Sunday in Beijing, the host city of the 2008 Olympic Games.

Community 27 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mastika: Women too make good IT experts

B>T/B>HE participation of women in Information Technology (IT) related fields is equally good if not better compared to their male counterparts, Women and Family Development Ministry parliamentary secretary Datuk Mastika Junaidah Husin said.