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Lifestyle 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

For great-looking skin

THAM AI MEI and PATSY KAM check out the latest beauty products.

Business 03 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sentiment on CPO turns more bullish after CBOT rally

THE soyoil and soybean rally on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), which hit a 19- and 15-year high respectively following news of low soybean yield in South America and tight stocks in the United States, has strengthened the bullish sentiment on crude palm oil (CPO) prices.

Nation 03 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Majority of urban Malays not registered

URBAN Malays would rather go on a picnic or travel somewhere else than go to the polling station to cast their votes, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman.

Nation 25 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Girl, six, swept away in monsoon drain

It was a premonition of sorts when a six-year-old girl told her mother after she was scolded on Monday morning that her mother would live to regret it if she died.

Nation 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Relocation plan for flood-prone Sabah villages

About 300 families from 37 villages in flood-prone areas along Sungai Kinabatangan will have to be relocated to higher ground for their long-term benefit.

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Testing the waters

The success of what is probably the first attempt at restocking seahorses in the world comes at a significant time as development projects around the home ground of the I>H. kuda/I(spotted seahorse) in Sg Pulai, Johor, threaten the survival of the little-known species.

AseanPlus News 31 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Singapore records heaviest rain in January

B>SINGAPORE:/BSingapore recorded its heaviest rainfall for the month of January in 30 years as monsoon rain poured down almost continuously in the past week, authorities said yesterday.

Lifestyle 20 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Potential in peat swamp

The peat swamp forests of Peninsular Malaysia serve as a giant sponge, soaking water to mitigate floods and filtering pollutants. Home to many of the country#8217;s endangered species, these wetlands are fast shrinking, necessitating the push for an integrated management plan to preserve our diverse natural heritage.

Lifestyle 18 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hollow at the core

THE IMPRESSIONIST: Review by Martin Spice.

AseanPlus News 11 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

India’s ruling party sees early polls certain

India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which leads the ruling coalition, said yesterday national elections for the world's largest democracy were certain to be early.