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Lifestyle 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Of history, art and flowers

Only the wealthy have the luxury of affording haute couture streetwear, which sounds teasingly like an oxymoron. PATSY KAM scrutinises the quirky, wearable designs of Monsieur Lacroix.

Education 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

The long and short of words

An exciting contest begins today and its aim is to make you appreciate the dictionary, which is often relegated to one corner of the bookshelf. Perhaps it's time we dust off the cover and take another look at this invaluable 'friend' whom we turn to when we are stumped for words.

AseanPlus News 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Canada sees three-fold rise in SARS cases

B>TAIPEI:/BCanada saw a three-fold increase in the current SARS infections in its renewed outbreak in Toronto after redefining cases to meet international standards, while Taiwan yesterday reported its lowest daily increase in cases in three weeks.

AseanPlus News 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

First marine economy plan issued

THE State Council on Tuesday issued its first special marine economic development programme aimed at boosting the country#8217;s marine industries.

Nation 28 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vital to understand definition of SARS

The public should not immediately think they have SARS if they have pneumonia-like symptoms in the coming months with the onset of the dengue and influenza season, said Universiti Malaya#8217;s professor of medical microbiology Datuk Dr Lam Sai Kit.--------------------------------------

Lifestyle 27 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Woman of action

THE late Prof Dr Tan Poo Chang, who fell to her death from her condominium in Petaling Jaya last week, is known for promoting recycling and her work on gerontology (the study of ageing).

Letters 27 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Need for better assessment to retain good teachers

From DR A. SOORIAN of Seremban.I(via e-mail)/I>

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.