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Nation 25 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Society is responsible for safety

Response to I>The Star/Ionline child rapist poll continued to pour in with many stressing on the importance of providing sex education.

Nation 24 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Education vital to prevent rape

The majority of respondents in I>The Star/I>#8217;s online poll placed importance on education as it would help children become aware of their rights and learn how to treat others equally.

Nation 21 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Driver held over rape of daughter

After her parents divorced five years ago, an 18-year old college student had to endure the sexual demands of her father. When she refused, he threatened to stop her studies and leave her by the five-foot way. Shattered and tormented by the constant torture and harassment, the frightened teenager finally broke her silence when her mother visited her several days ago at the man#8217;s house on the outskirts of the city.

Nation 21 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Canny's mum feels the pain

When she heard about the rape and murder of 10-year-old Nurulhuda Abdul Ghani, former schoolteacher Pearley Visvanathan shuddered. Her own daughter was a victim of a gruesome rape and murder last year.

Nation 21 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Custody battle over boy ends

A six-year custody battle between a 10-year-old boy's natural parents and adoptive mother, who had undergone a sex-change operation, finally came to an end after both parties reached a mutual compromise.

Nation 21 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

TNB pledges to help Nurulhuda's family

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has decided to provide education scholarships to the siblings of Nurulhuda Abdul Ghani. TNB chairman Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussin said TNB#8217;s Yayasan Tenaga Nasional would provide monthly stipends for the children until they complete Form Five.

Nation 20 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dad: Nurulhuda's dream of learning 'zapin' dashed

When Nurulhuda Ghani learnt that her father was planning to set up a cultural club for the youngsters in her village she was the first to volunteer as she loved to sing and dance.

AseanPlus News 19 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Koizumi says Japan must share dangers of rebuilding Iraq

Japan must face its share of the dangers of rebuilding Iraq, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Monday while opening a new session of Parliament and asking the nation to back his plans to send troops there on an aid mission.

Nation 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ex-driver gets 27 years for raping daughter

A former driver was jailed 27 years and ordered to be whipped seven times by the Sessions Court for raping his underage daughter.

AseanPlus News 13 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian nanny kills crying baby

An Indonesian nanny killed a nine-month-old baby boy by hurling him against a wall after he cried almost nonstop for two days, police said Tuesday.