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Nation 07 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man feared drowned

A man is believed to have drowned while he was on a sailing lesson aboard a yacht belonging to the Royal Selangor Yacht Club here.

Nation 06 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Amphibious vessel ideal for Malaysia’

Spanish shipbuilder Izar believes that its multi-purpose LPD amphibious disaster relief vessel is ideal for a country like Malaysia, which has a long coastline to protect.

Nation 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thais in 20-hour ordeal at sea

Survivors of a fishing vessel, which capsized about 70 nautical miles off Penang early this week, said they clung for 20 hours on empty water barrels, cooking pots and #8220;everything else#8221; to keep afloat before they were rescued.

Nation 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

North flood havoc

Incessant rain and strong winds which lashed Penang, Kedah and northern Perak in the past three days have caused widespread havoc on the island and the mainland, with one young life lost in the floodwaters.

Nation 02 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deadly helicopter can take on multiple roles

The South African Rooivalk attack helicopter has numerous capabilities similar to those of the United States' Apache attack helicopters.

Business 01 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Centre to service fighter jets set up

IRKUT Corp will establish a maintenance centre for servicing SUKHOI fighter jets in Malaysia by 2006, according to president Alexey I. Fedorov.

AseanPlus News 25 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Japan joins Russian naval exercises

Japan joined Russia for naval exercises Monday, sending a destroyer and 170 sailors to participate in search-and-rescue training, Japan's Defence Agency said.

Nation 25 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

1,000 would-be astronauts

Some 1,000 Malaysians are likely to register as candidates for the Malaysian Space Mission, director- general of Outer Space Science Studies Prof Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman said.

Lifestyle 23 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Preparing for action

AMONG Mercy Malaysia's programmes for its volunteers is the three-day Basic Mission Training (BMT). So far, dozens of volunteers have undergone this. Recently, I participated as a non-medical volunteer at a BMT centre in Bentong, Pahang.

Nation 18 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Trio relied on survival skills

The three policemen who were found on Saturday after being reported missing in the jungle near Gunung Brinchang a week ago survived on wild bananas, plant shoots and river water.