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Business 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Review of act can help grow Islamic capital market

This is the third and final part of a series on CIMB's venture into Islamic banking. The first two appeared on March 10 and April 14. Come June 2, Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz will launch CIMB's product offerings for Islamic banking.

Lifestyle 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Picking up non-verbal cues

Allan Chan's definition of intuition is a nagging feeling that something is going to happen or is coming. #8220;There is no logic involved, just a gut feeling.#8217;#8217;

Health 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Choline talk

A familiar name it might not be, but choline does have very important functions in the body.

Education 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

A blurring of boundaries

The expanded role of English in delivering the Malaysian school syllabus was among several issues discussed at the Melta conference which brought together teachers and dons, reports SIMRIT KAUR.

Letters 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tales from the Aceh struggle

The question of Aceh is not merely the rhetoric of 'either you remain in the republic or you secede and therefore have to be crushed.' The former minister in Gus Dur's Cabinet who was in charge of Aceh gives ANDREAS HARSONO his views.

Business 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Make peace with free float shortfall

IT has been three years since index constructor Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) announced that it would adjust its equity indices so as to take into account free float levels. Back then, there was some hand wringing among our stock market players over the possibility of Malaysia suffering an exodus of foreign funds.a href=http://biz.thestar.com.my/bizweek/>LI>B>For the full Bizweek reports click here/B>/a>

Lifestyle 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Atypical pneumonias

THE paradox of atypical pneumonia is that its symptoms are typical of pneumonia. The only difference is that an unknown or new agent causes it and its infection does not respond to antibiotics commonly used for community-acquired pneumonia.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't belittle others for votes, PAS told

PAS should not belittle the police force in its quest to make cheap political inroads, said Deputy Information Minister Datuk Zainuddin Maidin.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minister: Need to redefine 'political party'

The term #8220;political party#8221; needs fine-tuning under the Societies Act, 1966 to allow only politically-inclined non-government organisations (NGOs) to contest in the general election, said Minister in the Prime Minister#8217;s Department Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.

Lifestyle 17 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Graceful and gracious

When June Baharuddin decided to launch her new Galeri Tangsi in Kuala Lumpur, she chose the delicate and provocative subject of I>Vanity/I>. She roped in Italian/Brazilian artist and photographer Luiz Allegretti, whose forte is blending the classical with cutting edge. The star of the exhibition was a life-sized, black and white potrait of Sultanah Kalsom of Pahang.