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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.

AseanPlus News 10 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Start sharing baths, couples told

Couples in the Philippine capital could find themselves in hot water after being asked to start sharing the tub at bath time as part of a conservation drive.

Nation 09 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Minibus crashes into drain, injuring passengers

Thirty-one passengers had a horrifying ride when the minibus they were travelling in crashed into a monsoon drain at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) campus in Bangi here.

Lifestyle 06 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Breeding success

Left free-flying and not caged, a flock of herons in Taiping Zoo are growing in numbers.

Letters 05 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Feel-good factor’ behind push for early elections

By Coomi Kapoor.

Lifestyle 31 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Reign of bad weather

Record heat in Europe, severe floods in Asia and an unprecedented number of tornados in the United States - 2003 will certainly go down in history as the year of extreme weather calamities.