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AseanPlus News 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Outrage over killing of suspected drug dealers Thais mark Buddhist festival

THAILAND'S Attorney-General Vichian Viriyaprasit has joined the chorus of outrage against the gunning down of suspected drug dealers in the country, as the number of bodies rose to almost 400, two weeks into the operation.

Education 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

UEL all set to network

Thanks in part to its new dynamic Vice-Chancellor Prof Michael Thorne, the University of East London (UEL) decided to set up a new programme of international alumni relations and launched it at UEL's inaugural alumni dinner in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Masing: My closeness to Taib under attack

Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak's (PBDS) presidential aspirant Datuk Dr James Masing has accused his opponents of attempting to make use of his 'closeness' to Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud to discredit him in the run-up to the party elections.

AseanPlus News 11 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Six more children killed

B>KABUL:/BThe US military admitted Wednesday that six Afghan children were killed in a bombing raid aimed at extremists, the second assault within a 24-hour period to result in child casualties.

AseanPlus News 04 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Thais and US sharing intelligence on southern violence

Thailand and the United States have been sharing intelligence on the spate of violence in Thailand's Muslim south, the Defence Ministry said yesterday.

Education 05 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Medical magnet

Hundreds of Malaysian students are turning to Indonesia to pursue that most popular of programmes - medicine.

Community 05 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

London at its best

B>I/B>T WAS 6pm when I stepped out of Holborn tube station, gingerly juggling two trolley bags, my faithful laptop and a backpack stuffed with clothes. With mild disbelief, I saw the sky was already dark, but I knew I didn't have to double-check my watch.

Education 20 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

No barrier to success

It was indeed an occasion that touched the hearts of many of those present. When Systematic College Petaling Jaya (SCPJ) recently presented certificates to wheelchair-bound trainees Lean Chin Kit and Low Mee Li, many had to hold back tears of joy. The duo, proving once again that disability is no barrier to success, had just completed their National Vocational Training Council (MLVK) programme.

Nation 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Air quality plunges amid dry season

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Community 08 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Biggest kite takes to the sky

ALMOST 400 traditional kites or wau of different types from all over Malaysia provided a visual spectacle in the sky at Pantai Sri Tujuh in Kelantan at the end of a Wau Festival on Sunday.