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AseanPlus News 23 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Award set up to honour women scientists

The first award to honour women scientists in China, the Chinese Young Women in Science Fellowship, was set up on Wednesday in Beijing.

Lifestyle 11 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Serene Swiss retreat

Nothing beats Switzerlands stunning scenery and serenity.

Nation 10 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Plans for more wildlife parks

The number of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Peninsular Malaysia are expected to increase in the near future, with plans underway to identify and inventorise potential protected areas.

Lifestyle 03 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Join in the fun

This week's event and announcement are compiled by LEONG SIOK HUI.

AseanPlus News 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Heritage sites bring in revenue

PINGYAO used to be an unknown place, in north China's Shanxi Province, but the year 1997 became a milestone for the tiny town, when it was made a World Heritage site by the Unesco.

Lifestyle 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Seoul's two sides

After co-hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2002, South Korea realised the vast potential of its tourism industry and is now actively marketing itself as an exciting destination for travellers, writes AGATHA MATAYUN, who took part in a familiarisation tour of Seoul recently.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Grave concerns about cemetery

A plan to exhume more than 200 bodies in an old Penang cemetery has stoked up emotions, reports PRISCILLA DIELENBERG.

Business 21 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Country home to four world cultural heritages

SWITZERLAND is home to four world cultural heritages, one of which is the old town of Bern. This federal administrative capital falls under The Unesco World Cultural Heritage Site, a list that registers places of exceptional beauty and universal value worldwide.

Education 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

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Lifestyle 15 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Grimm tales nominated

GERMANY has nominated fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm to join UNESCO's Memory of the World list to preserve the gothic stories adored by generations of children, officials said last Wednesday.