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Letters 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cheap homes to spur economy

WHAT is the best way to clear Bangkok's squalid slums, improve social welfare and rekindle the economy?

AseanPlus News 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Female revellers told to cover up for Songkran fest

YOUNG women preparing to celebrate the Songkran festival between April 12 and 15 have been warned: Don#8217;t wear skimpy shorts or spaghetti-strapped tops.

Lifestyle 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Expressive Thai silk

Hold on to that weave! The elegant but somewhat crusty Thai silk is undergoing an image makeover and emerging a winner in the style stakes. REENA GURBAKSH takes a look at fashion#8217;s new silken story.

Lifestyle 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Recognising real Thai silk

With plenty of synthetic imitations in the market, these simple tests will ensure that you go home with the genuine article.

Business 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

11 Asia-Pacific nations to launch US$1bil bond fund

Eleven Asia- Pacific nations will formally launch a new US$1bil Asian bond fund tomorrow, drawn from their huge central bank reserves to speed up the development of a regional bond market.

Business 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Joint Asean commitment on flagship projects

THE 21st Asean Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) ended on Thursday with a joint-commitment to ensure that its proposed flagship projects, Trans-Asean Gas Pipeline and the Asean Power Grid, proceed and are completed by 2020.

Nation 18 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

230 to receive free artificial legs on Tuesday

Seventy-year-old Thiang Din Puang, who lost both his legs to diabetes four years ago, was almost in tears when his son told him on Wednesday he would be getting free artificial legs.

Nation 21 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Donation drive enters record books

The Chee Yang Kor Moral Uplifting Society has entered the I>Malaysia Book of Records/Iunder the largest prostheses donation by a single organisation category.

Education 07 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Irish lessons for med students

EXPERIENCE gained through volunteering for humanitarian causes was what inspired Harivinthan Sellappan and Chin Yi Zhe to pursue careers in medicine.

Lifestyle 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Showing the way

THE Philip Morris Art Awards is one of the most exciting events in the Malaysian arts calendar. This year's exhibition of entries is most definitely a not-to-be-missed event.