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Nation 04 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unfair to protect one company

It's an unusual decision but sure enough, it has generated tremendous controversy. The decision by the Government to impose an anti-dumping duty on imported newsprint has led to a hue and cry among newspaper publishers, and quite rightly, too. Wong Chun Wai comments.

AseanPlus News 03 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Property row leads to hunger strike

A group of Chinese protestors recently detained for their involvement in an on-going property row have gone on a hunger strike to protest their arrest, a human rights group said yesterday.

Nation 30 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

111 organisations want Senai toll abolished

A TOTAL of 111 guilds, associations and political parties have signed a petition asking for the abolition of the Senai toll in Johor, I>China Press/Ireported.

AseanPlus News 27 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian hanged in Singapore despite protest

B>SINGAPORE: /B>Singapore executed a convicted Malaysian heroin trafficker yesterday despite protests by human rights group Amnesty International and after the High Court dismissed his third appeal for a retrial.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

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AseanPlus News 19 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Activists hand petition to Japan

Chinese activists handed a petition containing more than a million signatures to the Japanese Embassy yesterday, demanding compensation for victims poisoned by recently unearthed World War Two-era chemical weapons.

AseanPlus News 18 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

One million Chinese petition against Japan

B>BEIJING:/BMore than one million Chinese have signed an online petition demanding that Japan compensate victims poisoned by recently unearthed World War Two-era chemical weapons and apologise, organisers said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 13 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Supreme Court slams Gujarat government over riots

B>NEW DELHI:/BThe Supreme Court slammed the government of Gujarat yesterday, saying it had no faith that the western Indian state would bring Hindu rioters to book for bloodletting in communal riots last year.

Nation 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Munawar’s appeal dismissed by court

The appeal of Munawar Ahmad Anees, the former speechwriter of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, against a sodomy conviction and sentence was dismissed by the High Court yesterday.

Nation 06 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL Bar starts off campaign to repeal law

The Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee started the ball rolling for young lawyers of the Malaysian Bar to serve in the Bar Council or any of the state bar committees.