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Nation 24 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Indons yet to ratify haze pact

Indonesia, which has contributed to the country's haze problem with its forest fires, has yet to ratify the Asean Transboundary Haze Agreement enforced last November.

Nation 23 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Poor given help to repair homes

Their house was on the verge of collapse but rubber tappers Hasnah Salleh and Razali Salleh could not afford to do any repairs.

Nation 23 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Air quality over peninsula worsens

The air quality over the whole of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia is showing signs of deterioration in the wake of the current hot and dry weather coupled with increased cross-border pollution.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ondaatje’s magic

The operatic tension in the prose and poetry of Michael Ondaatje holds THOR KAH HOONG in thrall.

Nation 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Air quality over Prai worsens

The air quality in Seberang Prai reached 'unhealthy' levels yesterday and visibility deteriorated to between two and six kilometres, the Department of Environment (DOE) said.

Nation 17 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kelantan has never exceeded logging quota

The Kelantan state government has never exceeded the annual 6,900ha logging concession quota set by the National Land Council, said Local Government, Public Relations and Housing committee chairman Takiyuddin Hassan.

Nation 17 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

First-hand account of encounter with a snatch thief

The Star's assistant news editor, Lourdes Charles, a veteran crime reporter, has had the experience of dealing with a snatch thief, though not as a victim. He relates the story.

Letters 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Encourage tree-planting to beat heat wave

From CHUNG YEE YING, Penang.

Nation 26 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rain expected over most of Malaysia soon

Malaysians can expect a respite from the heatwave as rain is expected over most parts of the country in the next few days.

Nation 22 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Lecturer ‘supposed to go camping’

The UiTM lecturer whose charred remains were found in a monsoon drain in Subang Jaya on the night of Feb 12, 2002, was supposed to have been on a camping trip to Kedah with his students that day, his wife told the High Court.