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World 29 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

NATO leaders wary on boosting Afghanistan force

RIGA (Reuters) - NATO leaders will declare their determination on Wednesday to prevail over Taliban insurgents and bring peace to Afghanistan while offering only small concessions in troop levels and flexibility.

World 08 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

London blasts seen boosting passenger screening

LONDON (Reuters) - Londoners hopped back on their famous red double-decker buses on Friday, a day after deadly blasts on the underground and a bus which have prompted a new focus on public transport security.

Nation 08 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boosting unity at school level

The student integration programme to boost unity at school level will be reintroduced next week.

Business 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Keys to boosting domestic growth

CIMB Research believes domestic demand-led growth rests on four key pillars: improved income distribution; good governance, transparency and accountability to help prevent misallocation of resources; financial stability; and improving the pricing and delivery system.

World 16 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bush signs law boosting TV, radio indecency fines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush on Thursday signed into law legislation that raises fines tenfold for radio and television broadcasters that violate U.S. decency standards by airing extensive profanity or sexual content.

Nation 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Malaysia can play role in boosting world peace

Malaysia's success as a progressive Islamic nation can be used to form a bridge to bring together the Western and Islamic world for joint dialogues so that they can better understand each other.

World 05 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Boosting intelligence among poor is child's play

LONDON (Reuters) - Giving pre-school children toys to play with boosts their mental development even if they suffer from malnutrition, a report said on Friday.

Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Boosting self-esteem and exam results

Low self-esteem and lack of motivation are the primary causes of minimal achievement levels among students. Research has also shown that self-esteem is a better predictor of academic success compared to measured intelligence (IQ).

Nation 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leaders focus on boosting racial ties

EVERY year political pundits look out for some sort of paradigm shift in Umno and usually they seek out the change in terms of personalities. However, this year, the shift was in the speeches. NICK LEONG writes.

Business 26 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

S$300mil baby-boosting package

The government announced a S$300mil baby-boosting package yesterday, in hopes of reversing an alarming slide in its birth rate to record lows and countering rapid ageing of the population.