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AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gearing up to ride out yet another threat -haze

JUST as Singapore is slowly recovering from the SARS crisis, grey clouds are gathering again.

Nation 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Open burning in Sumatra causing haze, says DOE

The hazy condition in parts of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Perak Thursday was due to open burning by farmers for cultivation purposes in Sumatra, Department of Environment director-general Rosnani Ibrahim said.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Top three leaders of movement live in Sweden

HASAN Tiro, 79, is the I>walinegara/I(head of state) in the Free Aceh Movement (GAM). He studied at New York#8217;s Columbia University in 1950 and worked for the Indonesian office in the United States. He finished his Ph.D but remained and did business in America until 1976, when he returned to Aceh to noshade size=1 width=60% align=center>

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Haze in Penang grounds small aircraft

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) here issued a #8220;no-fly#8221; order on small aircraft after haze shrouded the Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas yesterday morning.

Nation 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fund for victims of wildlife attacks to be set up

Victims of attacks by tigers, elephants or wild boars will be given financial help under a trust scheme which will be set up soon by the Government.

AseanPlus News 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Indon troops suffer worst toll

B>BANDA ACEH:/BIndonesian troops and separatist rebels have fought their fiercest battle since a campaign was launched last month to crush the Free Aceh Movement (GAM), the military said yesterday.

Business 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Taliworks exploring water projects in China and Sumatra

TALIWORKS Corp Bhd is evaluating the potential of infrastructure projects in China and Sumatra, said chairman Datuk Zabir Bajuri.

AseanPlus News 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

People don masks as thick haze returns

B>JAKARTA:/BAuthorities in one Indonesian province have started handing out face masks to pedestrians and motorcyclists as choking smoke haze from ground fires returns to the region, an official said yesterday.

Nation 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dangerous journey for food convoys

Naimah Hasan desperately wants to leave Aceh#8217;s capital as she has urgent business matters to settle in Medan, which is in the southern part of North Sumatra.

Business 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

RM300mil pre-tax profit seen for JCorp

JOHOR Corp Bhd (JCorp) is expected to report a pre-tax profit exceeding RM300mil at group level, and more than RM200mil at company level, for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2002.