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Lifestyle 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

True feng shui

Feng shui: a line of work plagued by charlatans, or a respectable, reputable means of making a living? LEE SIEW PENG meets a young man set on giving this ancient art a good name.

Nation 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

USM to study if SARS linked to civet cat

Universiti Sains Malaysia plans to study the link between the civet cat and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Lifestyle 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Friendly bird-hunting

Compiled by LEE SIEW PENG

Lifestyle 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

A paradise called Skye

Few places on earth call forth such musical longing as the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The colours of Skye are a total eye-symphony #8211; lime-green moss on weathered black rocks, yellow-dock spikes and red hawthorn berries, and the emerald shades of fir and pine trees over grassy meadows.

Letters 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Work permit system will benefit all

B>SEOUL:/BA few weeks ago, I met a foreign industrial trainee from an African country. I mentioned that for seven years in the 1980s, I taught many African students at a university in Washington, DC. They found it hard to adjust to life in the United States.

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.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Addressing additive confusion

THE latest miracle #8220;snake oil#8221; that claims to be able to topple PTFE (Teflon-based additives) off the additives throne are the zinc dialkyldithiophosphate based additives, commonly referred to as #8220;zinc#8221; or ZDP. Obviously, manufacturers of ZDP based products claim superiority over the PTFE ones, and vice versa. But are additives really a negative?

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.

Nation 28 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi star to sing of love and peace

Kadim Al-Sahir, the most successful classical Arab artiste at present, wants to spread the word of peace through his concerts.

Lifestyle 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

East Coast escapade

Penangite A.R. AMIRUDDIN is doing his bit to boost domestic tourism by crossing the peninsula to visit Cherating in Pahang.