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Lifestyle 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Globe-trotting gurus

For RM10,000, would you rather have a fantastic round-the-world holiday, or a feng shui mastery class in Oxford? LEE SIEW PENG speaks to the peripatetic professionals of feng shui.

Education 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Academics despair as looters cart away Basra University

Every morning, the professors and students come to Basra University and watch one more donkey pull one more load of loot from the place. Every morning, they stand around and look at the wreckage of what was once one of Iraq's premier institutions of higher learning and ask: How? Why?

Nation 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Not practical to move 'all holidays to weekends'

Moving national holidays, which fall in the middle of the week to weekends, may have merit but it may not be practical, according to several groups.

Lifestyle 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Great galleries

Spread over three rooms on two levels, this is the museum#8217;s largest gallery. Collections mirror 5,000 years of the region#8217;s various cultures and their links with Singapore.

Nation 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

View of Mercury's transit thrills many

Four-year-old astronomy enthusiast Jeshaiah Khor joined observers around the world Wednesday in viewing the rare transit of the planet Mercury across the sun#8217;s disc.

Lifestyle 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Go into Details

Lifestyle 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Adding soul to business

Books for a good read.

Lifestyle 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Peek at the old, cold and dirty

THE launch of a powerful new space telescope, a US$1.2bil mission that marries high technology, innovative design and sheer determination, was delayed for at least a week Thursday by a technical glitch. But for a project 20 years in the making, what#8217;s another few days?

Lifestyle 07 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

To infinity and beyond

RIZAL JOHAN gets in touch with Kampar-born astrophysicist Dr Tham Choy Yoong, who is currently residing in Cambridge, Britain, and is attached to the astrophysics research group at Cavendish Laboratory in (where else but) the University of Cambridge.

Letters 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Islamic world may lose heritage

AS we have reached the year 2003, we thought the world would be more civilised but unfortunately, once again America is showing its double-sided face against the Middle East says Nor Azaruddin Husni Nuruddin,Senior Fellow/Director Consultation and Training Centre of IKIM.