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Nation 25 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Activist: Crammed homes cause social ills

Crammed homes of large families may be among the causes of social ills, such as incest and domestic violence, a family development activist said.

Lifestyle 23 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Understanding the mind of youths

IT USED to be that suicides occur predominantly among the elderly, but increasingly, young people are also taking their own lives.

Letters 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Reading the news behind the news

News reports are more than laundry lists of reported incidents, but even laundry lists are subjectively compiled. In some cases, error or disinformation has led to the misreporting of recent events. BUNN NAGARA writes.

Nation 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Put aside selfish political interests, Abdullah advises Umno members

Umno members have been told to put aside selfish political interests and place priority on unity for the party to remain in power. Deputy Umno president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said 'anything' could cause disunity among party members, such as jostling for positions, unfounded accusations, failing to get business opportunities and incitement by the opposition.

Nation 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Prof: We have our own set of problems

Malaysians may live in relatively peaceful conditions, unlike the Iraqis who are now suffering from the horrendous aftermath of war, or other communities throughout the world who are stricken by ethnic strife or natural disasters.

Business 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bernas builds RM10mil rice plant in Sabah

PADIBERAS Nasional Bhd (Bernas), through its subsidiary Beras Corp Sdn Bhd and a member of its group Sazarice Sdn Bhd, has strengthen its position as a leader in the country#039;s rice trading business with the start of a rice processing and packaging operations in Kota Kinabalu.

Business 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Commodities-related exports seen as growth engine

MALAYSIA#039;S hope of a resilient economy this year rests on stronger growth in commodity-related exports boosting the performance of the manufacturing sector, economists said.

Business 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asia looks for H2 upswing

Asia#8217;s economies are not on a strong footing as they head into the second half 2003 but the export-driven region is hoping that, having weathered a series of shocks, a long-awaited global upturn will finally materialise.

Business 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Puncak Niaga seeking state water projects

PUNCAK Niaga Holdings Bhd will keep pursuing growth in potable water-related projects, while seeking privatisation opportunities from the various state water authorities, according to executive chairman Tan Sri Rozali Ismail.