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Nation 06 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kuantan council demolishes building

The Kuantan Municipal Council's patience finally ran out and it tore down a building occupied by a wholesaler that had ignored its notices for seven years.

AseanPlus News 17 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bombay’s ‘Dirty Harry’ counts 103 kills in war on gangsters

Broad-shouldered and 1.83m tall, Pradeep Sharma keeps a .38-calibre quick-action revolver within easy reach as he drives through the slums and bylanes of this seaside city in a jeep with dark-tinted windows. An AK-47 lurks in a squash bag on the back seat.

Nation 11 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Award recipient inspired by Pakistani philosopher

As a teenager, Dr Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady was inspired by Pakistani philosopher Muhammad Iqbal who was also an Islamic thinker and poet.

Education 14 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Movie magic

What better way to spend the school holidays than to catch up with movie watching and channel surfing? It may not be the most industrious or beneficial way to spend your time but heck, it's a load of fun!

Nation 14 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Raids on illegal sand mining

Despite receiving death threats for the past seven months, state executive councillor Datuk Abdul Fatah Iskandar is continuing to crack down on illegal sand-mining operations.

AseanPlus News 03 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thais may legalise sex industry

Thailand is considering legalising its famous sex industry, but human rights advocates, go-go bar owners and many of the prostitutes themselves believe the move will do nothing but line the government's pockets.---------------------------------------------

Education 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

So what’s cool?

Goodbye school uniform, hello hot fashion! Dressing up for college is all about expressing oneself while making a fashion statement. But what exactly is cool college couture? To find out, StarEducation invites college and university to take part in an online Fashion Poll at a href=http://www.thestar.com.my/education/fashionpoll target=on_top>www.thestar.com.my/education/fashionpoll/a>

AseanPlus News 28 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

S’porean takes charge of UN headquarters

HE HAS had the muzzle of a rifle shoved up his nostril by a drunken rebel soldier in Uganda.

Education 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bowled over by overseas stint

Everyone was sceptical of her ability to pull of the a mass communication internship in Canada but JOANNE LIM proved them wrong by taking up a second successful stint in the United States. She enjoyed every minute of it, even when she was held hostage during an assignment.

Nation 25 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dewan slams US cruelty and irrationality

THE actions of the United States and its allies will become a precedent if the world does not condemn and deal with them now, said MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik.