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Lifestyle 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Quenching a thirsty continent

Water is a resource likely to have more impact on the world#8217;s future than even the Iraq war, said activists at the just concluded World Water Council#8217;s third World Water Forum in Kyoto. Half the world#8217;s population may not have enough of it by 2025. Small wonder then that the bottled water business is so attractive. Nowhere more so than in dry Australia, writes ILSA SHARP from Perth.

Lifestyle 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

It's the singer not the song


Lifestyle 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Replanting rare orchids

The Society of Regional Environmental Awareness of Cameron Highlands (REACH), formed by concerned residents alarmed by unbridled development in the highlands, is a sterling example of what a group of like-minded individuals can do to promote conservation. The group's next uphill task: to rescue wild orchids which face the twin threat of indiscriminate destruction of their habitats and over-collection of commercial purposes.

Lifestyle 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Losing our greenery

PENANGITES have become more conscious of the value of roadside trees, judging from the number of complaints to Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) whenever tree-cutting activities are in progress or when a neighbour cuts down a roadside tree.

Lifestyle 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

The don of bread-makers

The latest in the Celebrity Chefs#8217; Cookbooks series has the highly accomplished Don Yong giving us the best in baking all kinds of bread, writes MAJORIE CHIEW.

Lifestyle 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Easy on the eyes

THE skin around the eyes is probably the most delicate area on the face. Easily damaged by lack of sleep, over-exposure to sunlight and myriad other factors, it is prone to dark circles and puffiness.

Lifestyle 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Serum for skincare

ANYONE who has spent a small fortune on the latest army of anti-ageing products would expect no less than skin that is smoothed, plumped up, softened, less wrinkly, clarified, firmed, moisturised, rejuvenated and protected #8211; immediately.

Lifestyle 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Body of evidence

Spa products are all the rage now as evidenced by the latest in the Clarins range. MAJORIE CHIEW gets a piece of cloud nine here on Earth.

Lifestyle 07 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

The rail thing

Soft drinks and fast food entrepreneurship has become the latest weapon in railing against economic imperialism, writes PHILIP DELVES BROUGHTON in Paris.

Lifestyle 07 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

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