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Nation 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Teenage boy afflicted with rare aging disorder dies

THE death of a 15-year-old boy from a rare genetic disorder that caused rapid aging was highlighted in major Chinese dailies.

Nation 28 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Free legal aid in landmark case

A panel of lawyers will offer their services without legal fees to 50 house buyers who have been named as parties in a landmark High Court case brought by a developer against the Tribunal for Homebuyers Claims.

Nation 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘SMS divorce an insult to women’

The manner of pronouncing divorce through short messaging system (SMS) is an insult to women although the Syariah Court has ruled that it is permissible, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Jalil said.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Animal species halved

SINGAPORE has lost about half its animal species in the last 200 years, and the rest of the region is likely to follow suit, according to a landmark study.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

More kids suffering adult-type diabetes

A LANDMARK study has found an alarming increase in the number of Singapore children with a type of diabetes that traditionally afflicts adults above the age of 40.

AseanPlus News 30 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong and China sign landmark free trade deal

B>HONG KONG/B>: Hong Kong and China signed a landmark free trade deal aimed at boosting the Asian financial centre's ailing economy.

Nation 27 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Old smelter site slated for tourism project

The 5.3ha site of Escoy Smelting, formerly the leading smelter in the country at Jalan Datuk Keramat in George Town, has been earmarked for a tourism-themed residential and commercial project.

AseanPlus News 25 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vajpayee happy with his meetings in China

Asian powers China and India are creating a new forward-looking relationship during #8220;excellent#8221; meetings between the nuclear neighbours, Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee said yesterday.

Nation 20 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Full text of Dr Mahathir's speech

AseanPlus News 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Group begins probe on sexual harassment

THE All-China Women#8217;s Federation has begun an investigation into sexual harassment to persuade China#8217;s top legislature to modify the law on protection of women#8217;s rights and interests.