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Nation 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Income boost for settlers with plan to line roads with timber

Some 5,000km stretch of roads will have commercial trees planted on both sides to improve the lot of 500,000 Felda settlers.

Nation 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

CM springs into action over complaint

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam turned troubleshooter Thursday after learning that 478 workers in a rubber glove factory were shut out of the premises.

Nation 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Alor Star set to be accorded city status

Kedah#8217;s state capital is set to be the next town to be accorded city status.

Education 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Feeling flat?

People can be persuaded to feel like a table, according to a bizarre experiment that sheds new light on body image disorders such as anorexia.

Nation 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Centre to be world class

The proposed RM375mil Penang International Equestrian Centre in Batu Kawan, Seberang Prai, has the makings of a world-standard horse carriage centre.

Nation 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Villagers give Ong warm welcome

Scores of villagers of all races turned up to greet their famous son, Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting, when he returned to visit his hometown of Kg Baru Kota Tampan near here in his first trip as MCA president.

Nation 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cops nab suspected drug courier at KLIA

A Zimbabwean man was made to sit on a toilet bowl for almost a week, under the watchful eyes of Narcotics Department policemen, to flush out from his bowels more than 100 rubber tubes believed to be stuffed with cocaine.

Nation 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Addicts scavenging for copper wires start fire at flat

Several units at the abandoned Lumba Kuda flats caught fire yesterday morning.

Nation 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Police find RM1m machinery making pirated and porno VCDs

Acting on the directive to wipe out the sale and distribution of pirated and pornographic video compact discs (VCDs) nationwide, police found a factory in a chicken farm, near here, with high-technology machines worth more than RM1mil.

Nation 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

A driving school for lorry drivers

A driving institute for heavy vehicle drivers will be set up, aimed at instilling defensive driving skills to minimise accident rates involving commercial vehicles.