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AseanPlus News 10 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Monks fight to protect name

MONKS of China's famed Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of Chinese kung fu, a unique combination of Buddhism and Chinese martial arts, have been more and more aware of safeguarding the temple's reputation by legal means.

AseanPlus News 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Visits to grottoes need bookings now

TOURISTS who want to visit the Mogao Grottoes in northwest China's Gansu Province without a reservation will find it hard to enter them since a booking system for the grottoes was launched on Tuesday.

Education 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

National Library's e-learning portal

STUDENTS and researchers can have access to an array of online services through a new e-learning portal developed by the National Library #8211; the E-library User Education Module.

AseanPlus News 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Popular tourist site sets up 24-hour information centre

LUSHAN Mountain, a popular tourist site in east China#8217;s Jiangxi Province, has set up a 24-hour information centre to handle tourist complaints.

AseanPlus News 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

1,405 nature reserves established in China

CHINA has established a total of 1,405 nature reserves covering 109 million hectares, according to officials from the State Forestry Bureau.

Letters 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fighting poverty with 'great unity'

HANOI: Dinh Xuan Lam, historian and deputy director of the Institution of History, describes Vietnam#8217;s #8220;great unity#8221; as a #8220;vital and constant factor.#8221;

Nation 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unesco award presentation for temple postponed

The presentation of Unesco merit award - 2002 Asia Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation - to the Cheng Hoon Teng temple here scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed indefinitely.

Lifestyle 25 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

World's fastest book

A TEAM of German authors and publishers plan to set an all-time speed record in publishing on World Book Day (April 23) this year: conceiving, writing, printing and selling a book in just 12 hours.

Nation 24 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shuey's media consultant says he's a nice man

As a journalist covering Formula One, Sabine Kehm once had the impression that Michael Schumacher was a shy and cautious man who did not let his guard down. Her first day as his media consultant completely changed that.

Lifestyle 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dream dwellings

At last, Malaysia can boast her own published collection of beautiful homes and hotels. #8216;Tropical Style#8217; features 35 dreamdwellings of both native and cross-cultural forms. CHIN MUI YOON delights in the photographs from the book.