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Lifestyle 17 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Struggle to be free

I WAS heading home on July 8 with one of my service canines after a visit to our friendly vet when I first heard the news over the radio.

AseanPlus News 18 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Boy who put scolding video online ticked off

A SCHOOLBOY who filmed a classmate being scolded by a teacher and posted it on the Net, has been let off with a stern reprimand and warning that such an incident should not be repeated.

AseanPlus News 23 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Conjoined twins separated

A pair of infant Korean sisters connected at the lower back were successfully separated yesterday at Singapore's Raffles Hospital - just two weeks after the hospital's failed attempt to separate a pair of conjoined Iranian twins.

AseanPlus News 24 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Twins still face deformity risk

B>SINGAPORE:/BSurgeons who separated conjoined twins from South Korea said yesterday that that only time will tell whether the baby girls will overcome skull and spinal deformities developed in the first few months of their lives.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Animal species halved

SINGAPORE has lost about half its animal species in the last 200 years, and the rest of the region is likely to follow suit, according to a landmark study.

Letters 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

New interest in an old fort

The discovery last month of one of the original five bastions of the A Famosa in Malacca has renewed interest in the fort that was built by the Portuguese 450 years ago. VANITHA NADARAJ reports.

Education 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Foreign snippets

AseanPlus News 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Separated twins out of ICU

B>SINGAPORE:/BA pair of formerly conjoined Korean infants recovering from separation surgery here left intensive care yesterday, said hospital officials.

AseanPlus News 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Good start to separate lives for twins

SOUTH Korean twins Ji Hye and Sa Rang are doing so well after surgery to separate them that they may be discharged from hospital next week.

Lifestyle 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Raja Aman Shah: Man of valour

In conjunction with Warriors' Day on July 31, nine-year-old Raja Intan Arifah Raja Reza Shah paid tribute to her great-grandfather Captain Raja Aman Shah at the National Monument in Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with Warrior#8217;s Day. In this article written by the late historian TAN SRI MUBIN SHEPARD, the honourable path chosen by the captain is recorded for posterity.