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Lifestyle 03 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

A taste for new things

You are what you eat #8211; and what we are eating these day reflects a range of responses, as Malaysians travel more, get globally connected through the Internet and become more affluent.

Lifestyle 28 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Marking time

Somehow, a countdown to the new year wouldn't seem as exciting if we didn't have a calendar to mark off as the days pass. In fact, it wouldn't be possible to live our lives without these things that help us keep track of the passage of time, writes HOOI YOU CHING

Business 23 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

KEB expanding Solomon Islands operations

Kumpulan Emas Bhd (KEB) intends to have 10,000ha under oil palm and set up a 30 tonne per hour mill in the Solomon Islands in the next two years.

Education 21 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Testing time for teachers


Lifestyle 20 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mauritius, a tourist magnet

Throughout my five-day press tour organised by Air Mauritius, the most common sight - apart from the cotton soft beaches and calm turquoise sea that makes the island a popular honeymoon destination - were the sugarcane fields stretching into the horizon, writes LAM LI.

Nation 20 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

PM: Use science to enhance agro field

Science and technology should be used to modernise the agriculture sector in an effort to bridge the socio-economic imbalance between urban and rural areas, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

Nation 18 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don: Rare fruits fast vanishing

A brinjal nicknamed Nipplefruit? A citron fruit that resembles the hand of the Buddha? These are among the many rare fruits in the country that are gradually depleting in the wild, said Associate Professor Adirukmi Achmad Azis of the Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).

Nation 11 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perak offers to compensate orang asli

The Perak state government has offered to pay compensation for crops destroyed during land clearing near a water catchment area in Kampung Chang Sungai Gepai orang asli village in Bidor.

Nation 10 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dangerous wildlife won’t be protected

Wild animals that pose immediate danger to the people will be removed from the list of protected animals in the state.

Business 07 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gold bonanza from rice region

B>I/B>F it weren't for the heavy trucks thundering by and the exodus of young workers from the padi fields in Phichit, Lar Tarapong might never have known Thailand's only gold mine was just down the road.