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Nation 24 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mauritius V-P laments unfair portrayal of Indians

Despite rendering invaluable service to their adopted countries, people of Indian origin have acquired an unfair reputation for unpatriotic activities, Mauritius Vice-President A. Raouf Bhundun said here.

Nation 21 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Group seeks recognition for Taiwan varsities

THE Federation of Alumni Associations of Taiwan Universities Malaysia is out to prove that degrees earned by members are worthy of government recognition.

Lifestyle 16 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Captivated by Vietnam

Whether it is old French architecture, relics of the American war, floating markets, great hawker food or natural attractions that interest you, Vietnam has them all. Just make sure you have at least two weeks to spare when you go.

AseanPlus News 11 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient tomb to make way for progress

XIAMA Archway at the 14th century Xiaoling Tomb in Nanjing may be moved north to make way for a widened highway connecting Nanjing and Hangzhou.

Lifestyle 09 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Scenery leaves you breathless

Visitors viewing an awesome sunset over the Himalayas from the Nagarkot hills are likely to burst into spontaneous applause. As M Krishnamoorthy did.

Lifestyle 03 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

High-tech way to preserve culture

As the sun sets, all the traits of a community light years away from modernity emerge in this northern Thai village. There is, after all, no electricity to illuminate the homes made of bamboo walls and thatched roofs, and to keep out the invading darkness writes MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ferrari ace braces for tough challenges at German Grand Prix

World champion Michael Schumacher admitted yesterday he and his Ferrari team are not confident of taking victory in this weekend's German Grand Prix.

Lifestyle 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

No freak

THE response to my article on the abortive surgical mission on the conjoined Iranian Bijani twins a fortnight ago was overwhelming.

Letters 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

New interest in an old fort

The discovery last month of one of the original five bastions of the A Famosa in Malacca has renewed interest in the fort that was built by the Portuguese 450 years ago. VANITHA NADARAJ reports.

Education 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

World's best in Maths and Science

Students in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea rank among the world's best in Mathematics and Science, according to a 43-country survey published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unecso).