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Lifestyle 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mouldy, damp but it was home

The Actors Studio Plaza Putra had problems with damp and mould right from the start but it was a wildly creative space that performing artistes could call their own, writes VERONICA SHUNMUGAM.

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Revitalised and alive

Just over 20 years ago, Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was a city on its knees. It housed a mere 50,000 souls, mostly rampaging Khmer Rouge. Its finest public buildings, hotels, embassies and office blocks were either occupied by soldiers, their prisoners or by nobody at all.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Stop work on columbarium'

Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon has been urged to direct the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) to issue a stop-work order on the controversial nine-storey columbarium project in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Lifestyle 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

First Ladies who write

Hillary Clinton is not the first among the First Ladies to have a written a book. Here's a list of former First Ladies, who have written a book.

Nation 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

New Act soon to protect heritage buildings

A new Heritage Act will be tabled in Parliament next month to strengthen preservation and restoration efforts of heritage buildings, Deputy Culture, Arts and Tourism Minister Datuk Ng Yen Yen said.

Lifestyle 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Resplendent room

One of Russia#8217;s greatest cultural treasures, the Amber Room, was recreated in time for the 300th anniversary of St Petersburg, reports SUSAN B. GLASSER.

Nation 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Camerons project freeze lifted

The Pahang state government has lifted the freeze on ongoing or planned projects in Cameron Highlands effective May 1.

Business 27 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

MBFI Resorts sells Wirrina Cove in Australia for A$14.25mil

MBFl Resorts Pry Ltd has sold its troubled Wirrina Cove Resort in South Australia to Sefule Pty Ltd, a Sydney development company, for A$14.25mil, it was reported.

Letters 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tax sweetener turns sour

By Jeffrey Francis

Other Sport 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

India sees no bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan for now

The Indian government has ruled out immediate resumption of bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan despite signs of a thaw in relations between the two countries.