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Nation 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asean effort to reduce peatland fires

Asean governments are implementing the Asean Peatland Management Initiative (Apmi) in a regional effort to reduce peatland fires, a major contributor to the annual haze phenomenon.

Lifestyle 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Why the ants are our friends

Ever wondered why some lyrics you hear on pop songs don#8217;t make much sense? Perhaps you misheard! RICHARD INGHAM recounts some colourful #8216;mondegreens#8217;.

Lifestyle 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Exchanges and encounters

Malaysian playwright HUZIR SULAIMAN was in London last month to see his works performed at the Soho Theatre. Here's his account of what turned out to be an eye-opening and inspiring experience.

Nation 17 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Poorer air quality due to dry weather and hot spots

The slight deterioration in air quality over the past few days has been attributed to the recent dry weather during the day, coupled with the increase in hot spots in Sumatra and Kalimantan in Indonesia.

Lifestyle 17 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

When superstars gather


Nation 29 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL and Jakarta agree to step up co-operation

Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to boost co-operation in several areas, including sharing of intelligence in the fight against terrorism and finding ways to further reduce the entry of Indonesian illegal immigrants.

Lifestyle 15 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jingle all the way

IF YOU could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?#8221; This was the question that was asked while I was having dinner with a few friends recently.

Nation 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asean pact on way to fight haze

Malaysia and five other Asean countries have agreed to take measures to resolve the issue of haze pollution affecting them. This will be among matters discussed at a ministerial meeting in Myanmar in December.

Nation 07 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Daily updates on fire hazards

The Meteorological Services Department will now issue daily updates of the country's fire danger rating system, designed to give warnings to firemen and the public of the places most likely to catch fire during the dry season.

Nation 11 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia opens centre for monitoring atmosphere

Malaysia has taken another step towards better understanding of global environmental problems with the setting up of its Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) station at the internationally renowned Danum Valley rainforest centre near here.