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Nation 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Black swifts saved from extinction

The endangered black swifts that produce the lucrative bird's nest have been saved from extinction in the prehistoric Niah National Park in northern Sarawak.

Nation 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sultan: Lenggong find a jewel in the crown

The Sultan of Perak has likened the discovery of remnants of past civilisations in the Lenggong Valley here as a #8220;jewel in the crown#8221; for archaeologists.

AseanPlus News 15 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Top Islamic militant escapes from Manila jail

B>MANILA: /B>The Philippines ordered a nationwide hunt yesterday after one of the region's top Islamic militants escaped from a high-security prison, apparently with the connivance of his guards.

AseanPlus News 14 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fighting breaks out in Laos

B>HANOI:/BSmall-scale fighting has broken out in Laos, Thai and Vietnamese sources said yesterday, a day after a US-based Lao exile group claimed pro-democracy forces had begun a #8220;revolution#8221; to topple the communist regime.

Nation 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

US ready to help centre to study terrorism

The United States has pledged all its support in terms of offering courses and trainers for the South-East Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism in Kuala Lumpur.

AseanPlus News 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three senior JI militants held Hambali not among them

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesian police have arrested at least three senior Jemaah Islamiah Muslim militants over the Bali bombings and foiled plans for more attacks, but they have not yet caught the group's operations chief, they said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

JI weapons cache found

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesian police have arrested nine suspected Jemaah Islamiah militants linked to last year's Bali attacks and seized explosives and chemicals capable of making a bomb 10 times bigger than those which hit the island.

Nation 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

PM's Ukraine trip to open up trade potential

Ukraine is looking forward to the groundbreaking visit by Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday with great anticipation.

AseanPlus News 09 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Filipino pleads guilty to train attack

A self-confessed militant pleaded guilty yesterday to a bomb attack on a suburban train in 2000, for which the government has also indicted top leaders of the Jemaah Islamiah network.

AseanPlus News 09 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Suspected bomb-maker for militants turns himself in

B>BANGKOK:/BA Thai man, suspected of being the bomb-maker for Islamic militants rounded up while plotting to attack Western embassies and beach resorts, has turned himself in, a police general said yesterday.