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Education 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

10 Malaysian schools in Unesco contest

MORE than 24,000 students from 125 countries have entered the Mondialogo School Contest, organised by DaimlerChrysler and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

Lifestyle 06 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Escaping Shanghai

Shanghai has a huge amount of centripetal energy. The visitor feels captive to its spell. Just getting out of the place takes an enormous effort. If you do decide to make the escape, here are five suggestions for day and/or overnight getaways.

Lifestyle 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

China’s national treasure

Imagine performers on stage somersaulting, twirling spears and sticks, executing superb martial art moves while singing melodiously at the same time. Impossible? THAM AI MEI finds out that the China Beijing Opera troupe is coming to town soon to mesmerise everyone.

AseanPlus News 26 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Eight of 28 geoparks on Unesco list in China

OF THE world's 28 geoparks approved by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) recently, eight are in China.

Education 22 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Promoting dialogue between cultures

THE recent launch of the Mondialogo Engineering Award contest on Feb 13 marks the second step towards launching and developing the Mondialogo partnership formed by DaimlerChrysler and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

China ranks third globally in heritage sites

OF THE 754 sites on the United Nations' World Heritage List, 29 are located in China, the third largest number in one country.

Lifestyle 21 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Buildings with character

Can our unique architectural heritage survive the onslaught of modernisation to become a world-class tourism product? ANDREW SIA looks at the issues.

Lifestyle 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Whither my mother tongue

Tomorrow is International Mother Language Day. While Malaysia has never had to fight to safeguard her multi-lingual heritage, PATSY KAM tells of her own struggle to preserve her mother tongue.

AseanPlus News 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Buddhist shrine a world heritage site

Buddhism's holiest shrine was formally dedicated as a world heritage site yesterday, with Indian officials saying it would one day rival the Vatican or Mecca.

Lifestyle 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Award winners

THE world's best examples of sustainable community development initiatives came under the spotlight yesterday and received due recognition with the presentation of the Equator award.