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Nation 12 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Water breaker to protect 500 living in Pantai Sabak

More than 500 people living in Pantai Sabak here can heave a sigh of relief this monsoon season when a water breaker to stop the waves from washing away houses is completed in October.

AseanPlus News 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Landslides and flash floods kill 27 in Nepal

B>KATHMANDU:/BAt least 27 people were killed, many as they slept, on Thursday and 27 more were missing after landslides and flash floods swept parts of Nepal, officials said.

AseanPlus News 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rescuers race to save flood victims

B>KARACHI:/BPakistani authorities raced against time Wednesday to rescue tens of thousands of stranded people after the worst floods in a decade hit the south of the country, killing at least 100 people.

AseanPlus News 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

88 killed, 100,000 stranded in floods

B>KARACHI:/BSweeping floods caused by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 88 people and stranded more than 100,000 in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, government officials and the army said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 23 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Storms lash much of Asia

B>MANILA:/BTwin storms battered South-East Asia yesterday, while in India and Bangladesh, officials were trying to stem outbreaks of disease as monsoon floods recede.

Lifestyle 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Regal city of contrasts

RENEE CHOONG takes you on a tour of Hyderabad.

Nation 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Floods wreak havoc in Penang

Torrential rain, which lasted for more than an hour yesterday afternoon, wreaked havoc on parts of the island, including the Penang Turf Club's races.

Lifestyle 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Agro-eco-adventure tourism

You're in Kuching and have two or three days to play with. You want a bit of everything: some snorkelling, pristine forests, lovely beaches, fresh food and a touch of local culture. I>Semua pun mahu/I>! (Everything also want!) That's your rallying cry as a value-for-money-seeking Malaysian. So where do you go?

AseanPlus News 17 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

297 die in South Asia floods

B>DHAKA:/BPoisonous snakes, cholera and landslides brought more deaths among the seven million people affected by flooding in South Asia, bringing the toll from six weeks of monsoon rains to 297, relief and government officials said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sonar deployed in search for ferry

B>CHANDPUR (Bangladesh):/BBangladesh deployed sonar equipment yesterday to search for a river ferry that was sucked into a whirlpool and sank three days ago, killing more than 400 people.