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World 20 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

A year without cheap fuel, Thais learn to conserve

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A year after Thailand ended its costly oil subsidy programme, the government says it is happy to see shrinking fuel demand and more energy efficiency but consumers are complaining about keeping their belts tight.

Nation 15 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

HFMD returns to Sarawak

Sarawak is experiencing a 'second wave' of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), with a steady increase in the number of new cases reported since May.

Nation 14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

'Second wave' of HFMD hits Sarawak

Sarawak is experiencing a 'second wave' of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak, with a steady increase in the number of new cases reported since May.

Nation 28 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Vain and foolish excuses

DATUK Seri Chan Kong Choy criss-crosses the country extensively, visiting places such as new villages and I>kampungs/I>.

Nation 23 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Act faster for success, bumi businessmen told

Bumiputra businessmen must work with a sense of urgency to achieve their goals, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Nation 21 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak sees fewer new cases of HFM

Sarawak may have seen the worst of the recent outbreak of the hand, foot and mouth (HFM) disease as fewer new cases are being reported.

World 17 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

General sees 'downward trend' in U.S. Iraq presence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should be able to continue to cut troop levels in Iraq, the general overseeing U.S. forces there said on Thursday, while stressing the need for Iraqi leaders to form a

Nation 04 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Woman has both dengue and JE

There are widespread cases of dengue in Kelantan although one patient, a 28-year-old woman from Tanah Merah, has tested positive for both dengue and the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus.

World 19 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - German leaders wake up to shrinking population

BERLIN (Reuters) - Are Germans an endangered species?

World 12 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Paris bans weekend gatherings, fearing new riots

PARIS (Reuters) - Police banned any gathering that might provoke disorder in Paris this weekend, saying they had been warned violence was planned for Saturday after two weeks of rioting across France.