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Business 23 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

China unveils fresh forex curb

China will limit the amount of foreign currency local residents can change into yuan in its latest attempt to curb speculation of a yuan appreciation.

AseanPlus News 14 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Former minister to run for presidency

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesia's former security minister announced Saturday that he is running for president in upcoming elections, two days after he resigned from the Cabinet of President Megawati Sukarnoputri.

AseanPlus News 13 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia's former security minister announces bid for presidency

Indonesia's former security minister announced Saturday that he is running for president in upcoming elections, two days after he resigned from the Cabinet of President Megawati Sukarnoputri.

Lifestyle 09 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

False memory, false start

An object, and abject, lesson in procrastination, this piece lightly brushes past Schulz, Dillard and Plath. THOR KAH HOONG is rudely surprised by his erroneous memory.

Letters 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Single-fee policy a bane to education

B>BEIJING:/BThe country's educational authorities announced last week that beginning this autumn, students would only have to make a single payment of school fees every school term for compulsory education that covers six years in primary school and three years in junior middle school.

Lifestyle 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Doing it ... naturally

Doing It by Melvin Burgess gives an honestand amusing account of teenagers' view onsex.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Wiranto seeks support in Singapore

B>SINGAPORE:/BIndonesia's former military chief is seeking support for his presidential candidacy abroad, telling an audience here that President Megawati Sukarnoputri had failed to lead the country out of political and economic crisis, a newspaper reported yesterday.

Nation 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia GDP growth better than anticipated

Compiled by S. SHANTINI: Feb 22 -- Feb 28

Other Sport 24 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ireland hit Wales for six

A rampant Ireland ran in six tries to beat Wales 36-15 in the Six Nations on Sunday, chalking up their first win of this year's tournament and leaving talk of a Welsh renaissance looking decidedly premature.

Nation 23 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

King: Social ills a barrier to growth

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail has expressed his concern over social ills like rape and incest which have become rampant.