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Nation 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chiba University to help develop agriculture

Malaysia has accepted an offer by Chiba University to develop the country's agricultural sector using biotechnology.

Nation 10 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thais back pipeline plan

About 20,000 residents of Chana district in Songkhla, Thailand, have indicated their support for the RM3.8bil Malaysia#8211;Thailand gas pipeline project.

Other Sport 10 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coach Jones says he is spoilt for choice among 26 fit players

Australia have their best squad of the year available for Saturday's Tri-Nations opener against South Africa because they can choose a team from 26 fit players, says coach Eddie Jones.

Business 10 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

News in Brief

News in brief on KKB Engineering, Telekom, IJM, Huat Lai, Magnitech and Malayan United Industries.

Lifestyle 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pressing ahead

India has harvested its first biotech crop despite persisting fears over health and ecological risks posed by genetically-modified organisms, RAMA LAKSHMI reports.

AseanPlus News 30 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Law to protect wetlands passed

WETLANDS in north-east China's Heilongjiang Province will be better protected after the provincial legislature recently adopted regulations to conserve the so-called #8220;lungs of the earth#8221;.

Letters 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asia shuns the coloniser's ways

As large economies expand further, powerful rivalry may emerge and lead to trade disputes or conflicts. While the United States and Europe now seem to be going down this traditional route, China and India are commendably taking a different, more positive #8216;Asian way.#8217;

Business 25 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shipping poultry to EU

THE local poultry industry can benefit from penetrating the international market, especially the European Union (EU), AMB Exhibitions Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Dr Ahmad Mustaffa Babjee said.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tending farms the natural way

B>G/B>ENETICALLY modified crops may be the answer to agricultural woes these days, but for a group of farmers in Tamilnadu, South India, going back to basics is still the best way to cultivate vegetables and farm products that are free from harmful pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

AseanPlus News 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

18 children die of Japanese encephalitis

B>BEIJING:/BEighteen children have been killed by an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis that has infected 211 people in south China, health officials said Friday.