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Letters 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

It was a living death for Iraqis

With a war on Iraq looming, some Iraqis in Kuala Lumpur relate the horrors they went through during the 1991 Gulf War. Although they are now safely away from a possible US attack, they worry about their families and friend left behind and vow that Iraqis will fight on, writes SHAHANAZ HABIB.

Nation 15 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Paraplegic's ordeal at hands of her maid

Thirty-six-year-old K. Kaliamah suffered five months of nightmarish abuse at the hands of an abusive Indonesian maid.

Lifestyle 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Robot caregivers

Its bedside manner has kinks to work out, but an experimental robot may one day help the United States healthcare industry cope with burgeoning ranks of the elderly and ill.

Health 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Just breathe

Because lungs are more susceptible to infection and more likely tobe damaged,they #8217;re among the most scarce and fragile of organs

Health 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Polio's pull from the past

ED Bollenbach thought he had had his final encounter with polio in Yonkers, New York, in 1954, when the disease cut his legs out from under him while he was walking home from second grade.

Lifestyle 27 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

A stand against war

WHAT a thrill and utter delight it was to read in the Monday papers that the much talked-about Peace Rally in Bukit Jalil stadium, packed with as many as 200,000 denizens from every walk of life, turned out to be a thumping success.

Nation 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Father's concern for disabled children

RAZALI Shahran pushed his six-year-old wheelchair-bound daughter around the Bukit Jalil Stadium to look for a seat and to take part in a historic event #8211; the Malaysians for Peace rally.

Nation 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

412 to meet in Ironman race

The 4th Ironman Langkawi International Triathlon scheduled for Sunday here has received a record number of participants as most of the 412 triathletes begin arriving here for the world's toughest endurance race.

Other Sport 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Broken back fails to stop Peter from returning to Langkawi

A car accident broke her back, but not her will. And former Langkawi Ironman champion, Australian Susan Peter has defied the odds to be here for the triathlon.

Lifestyle 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Make ramps, not war

TWELVE years ago, when US President George Bush Sr was leading his nation and allies against a war with Iraq, I received a surprise telephone call from a local NGO that was in the midst of organising an anti-war demonstration in Kuala Lumpur.