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Nation 01 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fighting hard for survival

THIS year, the MTUC once again observes Workers Day swaddled in doom and gloom due to its mounting troubles.

Nation 03 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Receding waters reveal scale of tsunami destruction in Aceh

Survivors huddle in clearings without food or shelter above the water-damage line all along the tsunami-ravaged coast of Indonesia's Aceh province, and corpses float kilometres out to sea.

AseanPlus News 30 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Much needed aid arrives in tsunami-hit Sri Lanka

Trucks and cargo planes ferried food, drinking water and medical supplies yesterday to welfare centres sheltering some of the one million Sri Lankans left homeless by the massive tsunami, amid reports that some supplies were being hijacked.

Nation 05 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Orphans face eviction at any moment

The house is spotless and adequately furnished. But the refrigerator does not function properly and the television is on loan. And the biggest problem facing the children of the Agathians Shelter is that they could be evicted at any time.

AseanPlus News 14 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government criticised for avoiding condom drive

AN AIDS-prevention group criticised the government yesterday for avoiding public campaigns promoting condom use and denied gay men's unsafe sexual practices were the biggest problem.

Education 17 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Looking good

The uniform is a pet peeve with Girl Guides around the world, according to Brenda Fitzpatrick, global director for Wagggs.

Nation 13 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

PM: Rising oil prices our biggest problem

The rising world oil prices, which hit a record high on Aug 10 at almost US$45 (RM171) a barrel, is the biggest problem faced by the Government, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

Education 08 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

So hard to go to school

This week, I>StarEducation/I>'s series on primary education concludes with a look at the orang asli's dilemma in sending children to school on unreliable transportation, an empty stomach and for a syllabus that holds little relevance to them. HARIATI AZIZAN reports.

AseanPlus News 15 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Need to tackle six major woes

AFTER achieving stable and low birth rate, China must shift from controlling the population number to optimising population structure in its population and family planning work, said Gu Shengzu, deputy governor of Hubei Province and an expert on population economy.

Nation 25 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Analysing comes easy for Shebby

Analysing soccer tactics and teams on national television for Euro 2004 until the wee hours of the morning is no problem for Serbegeth Singh. That is, until the entire feverish revelry ends.