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Nation 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Yasmine keen to walk again

Nine-year-old Yasmine Wa#8217;adi is optimistic about walking with her prosthetic legs which willbe fitted on her after June 15.

Nation 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Detention centre' trial begins

The trial of two General Operations Force policemen accused of raping a 13-year-old girl, an incident that sparked off a diplomatic tiff between Manila and Kuala Lumpur, began at the Sessions Court in Kota Kinabalu Wednesday.

Nation 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Time to unite the MCA again

THE three-year feud between Team A and Team B in MCA is #8220;technically over#8221; and the most challenging task now will be mending ties within the party, said deputy president Datuk Chan Kong Choy.

Health 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Up close and personal

Shahimah Idris wants to walk again and she#8217;s taking it sitting down, lying down or in any position her Pilates instructor puts her in. But at least here she#8217;s in control.

Lifestyle 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Crippling bomblets

WE ALL know that landmines #8211; bombs strategically placed on or under the ground to destroy or cripple vehicles or people #8211; remains a major public health safety concern and problem to many activists and human rights workers and NGOs around the world.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Grandma rewarded for role during Emergency

When the nation began to experience its worst phase of communist insurgency in 1948, Ramlah Senan went to the police station nearest to her home in Bidor, Perak and signed up to become a Woman Special Constable.

Other Sport 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tim dismisses claims of 9.65

World 100m record holder Tim Montgomery has dismissed claims made by British rival Dwain Chambers that he could run 9.65sec this season.

Nation 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Corporate sponsors chip in for Yasmine’s operation

Doctors at the Chinese Maternity Hospital (CMH) here have agreed to operate on nine-year-old Yasmine Wa'adi, who lost both legs when US-led forces bombed her house in Al Saab, Iraq on April 9.

Nation 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Little Yasmine makes new friends at hospital

Although Yasmine Wa'adi keeps smiling, the pain from her wounds is evident for this Iraqi girl who lost both her legs when her house was bombed last month.

AseanPlus News 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Model who lost leg awarded RM400,000

JULIANA Jaafar loved having her picture taken. She enjoyed it so much that by age 14, she wanted to be a model.