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Business 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Corporate social responsibility crucial

CORPORATE social responsibility is important in checking any undesirable practices in the management of companies, according to a visiting professor from the Nottingham University.

Lifestyle 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tenzing, leader of Sherpas

THE year was 1953 and there was great rejoicing in the Nepalese capital. Welcome arches were erected and thousands gathered at the then biggest parade ground in Asia to welcome their hero.

Lifestyle 27 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sizing us up

In a recent survey, Malaysians were reported to be an old-fashioned lot sticking to old values, with 35% of the population falling in the Kampung Traditionalist category. The rest are the Bangsa Baru (young progressives), Wannabes, Loners, Urban Traditionalists, and the 'Bochap' (people who are not bothered). PATSY KAM and S.S.YOGA speak to the folk in the street to find out where they fit in.

Lifestyle 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging in the balance

In the heart of the South American continent lies the Pantanal, the world#8217;s largest wetland stretching over 145,000sqkm. With its spectacular beauty and amazing diversity of flora and fauna, this immense landlocked river delta would seem like an ecological paradise made for ecotourism, except that tourism is not bringing in the much-needed prosperity. Growing socio-economic pressures have shifted the focus to industrial development as the answer to the region's woes.

Letters 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Invest in our children

B>BANGKOK:/BFacts presented at the sixth ministerial consultation of the East Asia and Pacific region, which ended on Wednesday in Denpasar, make it clear that children continue to be the objects of abuse and neglect at the hands of adults.

AseanPlus News 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Honorary citizenship for Everest hero Hillary

B>KATHMANDU:/BEverest hero Sir Edmund Hillary will be bestowed a rare #8220;honorary Nepalese citizenship#8221; at a gala Everest Golden Jubilee celebration in the Nepalese capital on May 29, a Nepalese newspaper reported Thursday.

Nation 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Probe into status of deported 11

Malaysia is investigating a claim by the Philippines that 11 children deported to Zamboanga City from Sabah earlier this year are not its citizens.

AseanPlus News 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Law catches up with polygamous husband

HE TIED the knot a second time while he was still married to his first wife.

Lifestyle 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Strangers in the night

Sometimes it#8217;s not the places that make the memories but the weird and wonderful people one meets, muses CLARENCE CHUA.

Nation 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

77,000 more register as voters

A total of 77,096 new voters have registered with the Election Commission (EC) in the first quarter of this year.