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Letters 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fighting terror among Muslims

B>JAKARTA/B>: The flames of Islamic fundamentalism are not confined to the Middle East and Central Asia. Indonesia is increasingly in the news because of its large Muslim population, the rise of fundamentalist rhetoric, and purported connections to international terrorism.

Nation 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO lifts travel curb on Taiwan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lifted the travel advisory against Taiwan but not for China and Hong Kong.

AseanPlus News 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Poll: Work comes first for most young Japanese

B>TOKYO:/BThe days of the Japanese #8220;salaryman#8221; wedded to his job were thought to be on the way out, with a younger generation raised in affluence said to lack the work ethics of their fathers.

Lifestyle 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Managing childhood

Adults tend to perceive a child's world as happy and carefree. This may have been true back in the 1970s and 1980s when children spent their childhood roaming in the backyards, daydreaming under the sun, and getting bored at times.

Education 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Help for the needy from Microsoft

In bridging the gap between poor and rich, Microsoft aims to transcend digital boundaries with its Education Excellence Programme.

Letters 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Skills training a worthy option

This is a happy and historic month for school-leavers who managed to gain places at institutions of higher learning, both public and private.

Lifestyle 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minding the mind

Malaysian Psychiatric Association president Prof Mohd Hussain Habil provides some facts on mental illness.

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.

Nation 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Common Asean roof for Muslims

A regional I>ulama/I(Islamic scholar) secretariat will soon be set up with its membership comprising I>ulama /I>bodies, Islamic organisations and Muslim intellectuals from Asean countries.

Nation 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pak Lah: No radical changes when I become PM

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will not carry out wholesale or radical changes in Malaysia#8217;s policies, both at domestic and international level, when he takes over as Prime Minister this October.