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AseanPlus News 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

War not expected to hamper growth

ECONOMISTS said on Thursday the war in Iraq would have some negative impact on China's economy, but would not dampen the growing economic momentum of the country.

Lifestyle 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

In the name of honour

BRITISH police are investigating several cases of young women in the Asian community there who are beaten or killed for defying tradition and trying to forge a life of their own. SANDRA LAVILLE reports from London.

Other Sport 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Romero itching to get back into action

After spending six weeks on the sidelines, Penang's Argentine striker Gustavo Romero is looking forward to heat up the 'northern battle' with Perlis in the FA Cup second-round second-leg clash in Kangar tonight.

Other Sport 18 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia's No.1 keeper Azmin bags Oliver Kahn Trophy

Selangor goalkeeper Azmin Azram Abdul Aziz of Selangor is the first winner of the Oliver Kahn Trophy for being voted the most valuable goalkeeper in Malaysia for the 2002 football season.

Nation 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man who used son as shield a big gambler

The 39-year-old man who used his son as a human shield during a three-hour standoff with police at a condominium in Desa Petaling recently, is believed to be a big-time gambler.

Letters 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Beauty contest ban needs moderation

The Education Ministry, reacting to real or imagined public outcry over participation in beauty contests by many young high-school students, announced on Thursday that it would invoke a rarely-enforced, four-decade-old regulation prohibiting them from entering such competitions.

Business 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Driven by a knack for auto inventions

Like most children, inventor-cum-businessman Darran Aster Gunasekera loved to play with toys. Unlike most, however, his idea of playing was to dismantle every toy he had, learn how they functioned, and then to fix them again. Such was his fascination at discovering how things worked it isn't surprising that he is now an award-winning inventor of electronic components for the automotive sector.

Lifestyle 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Combining forces

A fortnightly column by T. Selva.

Lifestyle 12 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Blending the colours

SPRING 2003 is upon us, and Christian Dior unveils the 2003 Spring New Look with casual chic, urban and dynamic make-up.

Other Sport 12 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Irfan orders all players to help out in attack against Perlis

Penang may have leapt to the top of the Premier I standings but coach Irfan Bakti is still having problems with his strike force.