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AseanPlus News 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Summer fishing ban from June 1

A COMPREHENSIVE summer fishing ban will begin on June 1, closing several key marine areas to trawlers for up to three months.

AseanPlus News 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

23 projects launched in historic Humen town

A HISTORIC town in south China, where the burning of smuggled opium triggered the intrusion of British forces in 1839, launched 23 projects with a total fund of 10bil yuan (RM4.56bil) over the weekend.

AseanPlus News 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Unlucky draws' for duty in SARS wards

B>HONG KONG:/BJunior doctors here are being made to take part in #8220;unlucky draws#8221; to decide who works on SARS wards, a news report said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

WWII battlefield becomes trade zone

THE site of a major air battle between the famed US Air Force's #8220;Flying Tigers#8221; and the Japanese invaders during World War II is now attracting increasing numbers of investors as China and Asean members begin working to build a free trade area.

AseanPlus News 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

News briefs

News briefs including from Hong Kong that a struggling teashop owner in China lured customers by placing lonely heart advertisements seeking a lover and then fixing rendezvous in her cafe, a news report said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Infant girl beaten to death

B>HONG KONG:/BA woman in China threw her two-month-old baby girl out of a second floor window, then battered the infant to death with a hammer when she survived the fall, a news report said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rumour on smoking

B>HONG KONG:/BHealth officials are trying to quell a rumour sweeping China and Hong Kong that smoking helps prevent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, a news report said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 12 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Children almost untouched by virus

B>GUANGZHOU:/BA new and often deadly virus which is sweeping the globe has infected thousands, with no apparent regard for race, gender or nationality. But one group has so far come through virtually untouched #8211; children.

AseanPlus News 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO experts: Learn from Guangdong

Experts with the World Health Organisation (WHO) said the experiences of south China's Guangdong province in containing Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) are valuable and should be introduced to the rest of China and even the world as soon as possible.

Nation 08 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL seeks Jakarta’s support to host anti-piracy centre

Malaysia is seeking Indonesia's support to host the regional centre on anti-piracy.