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AseanPlus News 14 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

6,000 made homeless as floods hit South Asia

Floods killed eight people in Bangladesh, where an overflowing river swamped dozens of villages and left about 6,000 people homeless, while a family drowned in India as monsoon rains swept across South Asia, officials and news reports said yesterday.

Nation 14 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bakarudin said he wanted sex, says ex-GRO

A former guest relations officer told the High Court yesterday that murdered UiTM lecturer Bakarudin Busu had offered to help her be reinstated into the university with a condition that she has a one-night stand with him.

Nation 13 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Wife: I don’t know if Bakarudin had relationship with GRO

The wife of murdered lecturer Bakarudin Busu told the High Court here she does not know if her husband ever had an intimate relationship with one of his former students.

Letters 06 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Gloomy prospects for the poor

Jalan Jalan with Karim Raslanbr>Indonesian Election 2004

AseanPlus News 05 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Women till land in the nude

Female rice farmers are ploughing their fields at night in the nude to please the rain God during a dry spell, a news report said yesterday.

Letters 05 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

The poor still continue to suffer

IT IS unbelievable - in this day and age, people committing suicide because they owe the village money-lender a couple of thousand rupees, because a bad monsoon has led to crop failure, dashing their hope of repaying the small debts.

Other Sport 04 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Goa swigs and swings too

When hosts Portugal kick off their Euro 2004 final against Greece today, they will be receiving extra support from an unlikely location.

Other Sport 04 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Portugal find die-hard fans in faraway Goa

B>PANAJI: /B>When hosts Portugal kick off their Euro 2004 final against Greece today, they will be receiving extra support from an unlikely location.

Lifestyle 30 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bounty from the deep

A ship set sail from China some 1,000 years ago, laden with a cargo of ceramics. But it never reached its destined port. Off the coast of Sabah, the ship struck a reef and went down. There, it lay submerged until last year, when excavation work retrieved some of its buried artefacts. TAN CHENG LI reports.

Nation 28 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rain likely over next few days

Malaysians can expect temporary respite from hazy conditions with rainfall predicted over the next few days.