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Crowded beachfront

Port Dickson fishermen still eke out a living from fisheries but they fear the reclamation of six offshore islands may destroy fishing grounds which already have to vie for space with tourist chalets built atop water.

Nation

Sibu council likely to see MP and two reps appointed

The change in leadership of the Sibu Municipal Council is expected to involve an MP and two state assemblymen.

Nation

Shahrir modest despite big win

He might have been absent from active politics for 14 years but Datuk Shahrir Samad was certainly not lost and forgotten as far as the people of Johor Baru were concerned.

Business

Shah Alam on fast-track growth

SHAH Alam is rapidly turning into one of the fastest growing corridors in the Klang Valley, with at least 15 property development projects on 6,500 to 7,000 acres currently underway.

Nation

Cialis set to give Viagra a run for money

From the Malay Press: After Viagra, it is the Cialis. This new anti-impotence drug has been approved by the Health Ministry, said I>Utusan Malaysia/I>, and is expected to hit the market in the first quarter of next year.

Nation

City status for Alor Star

Alor Star was officially proclaimed the country's eighth city by Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah in a glorious ceremony witnessed by more than 30,000 people at Dataran Tunku here, last night.

Letters

George Town, a city past and present

From TBK of Penang.

Nation

Koh: No plans to apply for city status

The state government has no plans at the moment to apply for city status, Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said yesterday.

Letters

Capital of Penang accorded city status on Jan 1, 1957

From AZMI AHMAD of Alor Star.

Nation

Kedahans propose ideas on modernising state by 2010

Following calls by the Kedah government for Kedahans to give ideas on how it can achieve developed state status by 2010, delegates of a just-concluded seminar here submitted proposals on seven key areas of development.