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AseanPlus News 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Satellite debris may hit Indonesia

B>JAKARTA:/BDebris from an Italian-Dutch space satellite may hit Indonesia next month, the Indonesian space agency said yesterday.

Nation 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

View of Mercury's transit thrills many

Four-year-old astronomy enthusiast Jeshaiah Khor joined observers around the world Wednesday in viewing the rare transit of the planet Mercury across the sun#8217;s disc.

Nation 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Not practical to move 'all holidays to weekends'

Moving national holidays, which fall in the middle of the week to weekends, may have merit but it may not be practical, according to several groups.

Education 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Academics despair as looters cart away Basra University

Every morning, the professors and students come to Basra University and watch one more donkey pull one more load of loot from the place. Every morning, they stand around and look at the wreckage of what was once one of Iraq's premier institutions of higher learning and ask: How? Why?

Nation 23 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

St Michael's lifts cup - thanks to 1641

The number 1641 was the #8220;magic number#8221; for four students from SMK St Michael#8217;s Institution competing in the Rotary Club of Kinta#8217;s Inter-school Quiz finals in English last Friday.

Nation 07 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don’t limit learning, Muslims told

Muslims should strive to acquire all kinds of knowledge and not just those pertaining to religion, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

AseanPlus News 17 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

The sky’s the limit for China’s plan to explore space

Will the next footprints on the moon be Chinese? Will I>The East is Red/Iblare out from the Red Planet?

Nation 22 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Students win trip to Nobel prize ceremony

One may think that Victoria Institution students Mohd Faeiz Yusop, Loh Zixiang and Tan Kin Wai would all be harbouring hopes of becoming renowned scientists one day. After all, the 17-year-olds did clinch the National Science Quiz award, besting students from three other schools to the grand prize of a trophy, RM2,000, and a trip to Denmark and to Sweden to attend the Nobel prize presentation.

Nation 18 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

King: Change attitude towards Quran

Muslims must change their attitude towards the Quran by not just reading it to get rewards from Allah but instead to really understand the depths of its contents, said Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail.

Education 08 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sri KL students triumph in India

The 2003 school year closed on a high note for Sekolah Sri Kuala Lumpur when they emerged as the overall champion of Quanta 2003, an international competition held at the City Montessori School of Lucknow, India, recently.