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Community 26 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian craftsmen bag 14 awards

Malaysia returned with 14 awards from the recent Unesco-Aphada Seal of Excellence for Handicraft Products in South-East Asia event held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Lifestyle 23 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

A moment in time

Cheah Pak Leong's collection of rare watches and antique clocks comes from far and wide. And each timepiece has a story behind it.

Education 22 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Producing employable graduates

'INDUSTRIAL training is not our culture,' says Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (Apiit) managing director Dr Parmjit Singh.

Lifestyle 19 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

A dream school to bring out a child's full potential

A dream school that nurtures children's talents does exist, learns PATSY KAM.

AseanPlus News 14 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sichuan to protect giant pandas through Unesco

IN A bid to include the habitats of its giant pandas on the World Natural Heritage List, Sichuan Province has shut down 78 mines and polluting firms, suspended construction of three power stations and completed the technological renovation of 180 enterprises.

AseanPlus News 29 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Opera beats kung fu to list

A FORM of opera originating in Xinjiang defeated Shaolin I>kung fu/Ito become China's sole nomination for Unesco's intangible heritage list, the Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday.

Letters 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Treasure hunt for lost relics

Beijing Express by HOO BAN KHEE

Lifestyle 17 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Where women play an equal role

When Assoc Professor Dr Suraini Abdul Aziz, 36, decided on a career in scientific research, all she wanted was another field of science to go into after she discovered she was too squeamish for her first choice of profession.

Lifestyle 16 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Penang's Little India is live and well

ANDREW SIA presents a photo essay of Penang's colourful Little India - a curious mix of modernity and old-world charm.

AseanPlus News 15 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

No fee increase at tourist spots

THERE will be no increase in admission fees for people visiting major scenic spots during the coming week-long May Day holiday, say park operators, but the fees may rise in June.