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Nation 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Folks live in the shadow of war

It was probably a regular exchange but the clatter of American M-16 against the Russian-made AK-101 automatic riffles were enough to create a terrible fear in a wooden hut here.

AseanPlus News 01 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asian news in brief

Asian news in brief including from Hong Kong that a court in Beijing is playing Richard Clayderman songs as background music to sooth the tempers of litigants during trials.

Nation 10 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Orang Ulu traditional music being replaced by pop

The Orang Ulu community is losing much of its traditional music to pop music, and several of its traditional musical instruments are on the verge of extinction.

AseanPlus News 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jakarta summons US envoy over jet incident

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesia summoned the US ambassador yesterday over an incident last week in which American warplanes made ready to fire on Indonesian jets that intercepted them in the country's airspace.

AseanPlus News 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

You can soon chew gum

PEOPLE will soon be allowed to buy long-banned chewing gum - but only from pharmacies - the government said yesterday.

Nation 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Dr M not likely to change his mind’

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi does not see Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad changing his mind about retiring in October as announced.

AseanPlus News 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singapore Technologies cuts 2002 losses

State-owned defence conglomerate Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd has cut losses by 28% to S$697mil for 2002, I>The Straits Times /I>reported yesterday.

Education 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Teaching adults to be good sports

In youth sports, parents are reminded that it's not winning or losing, but how you play the game, writes JULIE TAMAKI.

Education 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

World's best in Maths and Science

Students in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea rank among the world's best in Mathematics and Science, according to a 43-country survey published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unecso).