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Lifestyle 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Vote-winning ways

COLIN KHOO talks to seasoned campaigners to find out how political parties come up with catchphrases, cartoons and other gimmicks to woo the voters and which ones worked - and didn't - in past elections.

Letters 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Media rattled by outside pressure


Business 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

US socks wholesalers cry foul

Socks wholesalers throughout the United States are in a fix since the US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection began detaining all imported socks on Feb 2, the first time the department has impounded an entire category of apparel.

Letters 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Divided over same-sex nuptials


Letters 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

No inclination nor preparation for top post

B>MANILA:/BAs the media have remarked, it has become a battle of surveys between Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Fernando Poe Jr, with the Pulse Asia survey putting Arroyo at two percentage points ahead of Poe late this month, while an earlier Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey taken from Jan 28 to Feb 6, and commissioned by the Poe camp, put the actor almost nine points ahead of Arroyo.

Nation 21 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kerk willing to make way for Guan Eng in polls

DAP secretary-general Kerk Kim Hock is willing to step aside to allow former Kota Melaka MP Lim Guan Eng to contest in the constituency if the latter gets a pardon from the King.

Lifestyle 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Timber certification rejected

OVER 250 indigenous communities have signed a petition rejecting the timber certification scheme designed by the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC).

Nation 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Lawyer’s petition against state

The Federal Court has fixed March 18 for mention of a petition by lawyer Datuk Zaid Ibrahim to challenge the validity of the Terengganu Syariah Criminal Enactment (Hudud and Qisas), gazetted on Oct 27 last year.

Nation 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Guan Eng files pardon petition

Former Kota Melaka MP Lim Guan Eng has filed a pardon petition to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail to remove the disqualification to enable him to contest in the coming general election.

AseanPlus News 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Manila on alert over protest plan by Poe fans

Philippine forces went on alert yesterday to prevent an outbreak of violence during planned protests by supporters of film star Fernando Poe Jr when the Supreme Court considers a bid to disqualify him as a presidential candidate.