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Lifestyle 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

More beastly language

THINK of an animal, and almost certainly you#8217;ll find that there exists an expression based on its behaviour or appearance in some language of the world.

Nation 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sg Buloh to host infectious diseases centre

The soon-to-be-completed Sungai Buloh Hospital will be the country's Centre for Infectious Diseases, said Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

Nation 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Harakah says sorry for cartoon

I>Harakah/I>, the official organ of PAS, has apologised for a caricature of Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad in the wake of calls for stern action against the paper.

Nation 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chua: Most new diseases being spread from animals

Three-fourths of all new diseases emerging from around the world over the past 30 years are microbes or viruses which are transmitted from animals to human.

Letters 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS virus continues to puzzle

At the two-day Global Conference on SARS held this week, the international community was advised to strengthen and redouble efforts to stay in control of the disease. FOONG PEK YEE reports.

Lifestyle 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Price on their heads

Antler trade forms the economy of the Russian region of Gorny Altai, where Siberian herdsmen engage in a gory ritual of blood drinking when dehorning stags, writes MARIA GOLOVNINA.

Lifestyle 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chow down

SARS has disrupted China#8217;s wild game business and may be doing for wild animals what wildlife protection advocates have been unable to do for years, DOUG YOUNG and SHASHA DAI report.

Lifestyle 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tracking the source

ALTHOUGH recent studies indicated that the coronavirus (CoV) that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is most probably of wildlife origin, more studies are needed to look at the wildlife population to conclude the initial findings.

Lifestyle 03 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fantasy of immortality

Despite all that science has given to prolong man#8217;s lifespan, how long we stay is written in our genes, MARK LAWSON reports.

Lifestyle 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dreamy New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds off the north coast of South Island, New Zealand is a land of isolated homesteads nestled in quiet secluded bays and tiny unspoilt beaches of clear water and green mountains, rich farmlands and dark beech forests #8211; a jigsaw of land and water.