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Lifestyle 15 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Being Chinese

I WAS watching a CNN talk show where Lorraine Hahn was interviewing world figure-skating champion Michelle Kwan when it suddenly hit me how two absolutely Chinese-looking ladies could express themselves unabashedly in engaging American accent and demeanour.

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enter the demons

The North-East is knowBy feng shui experts as the Demon Gate and DR ONG HEAN-TATT postulates that this could be linked to the fact that cosmic radiation enters the Earth from the polar region.

Letters 02 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Lack of recognition for dragon boat racing despite achievements


Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rowing past breast cancer

Six breast cancer survivors from South Australia will be among rowers participating in this year's 25th Anniversary Penang International Dragon Boat Festival next week.

Lifestyle 23 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

All about bamboo shoots

How safe is the food you consume? CHIA JOO SUAN writes about food - cooked or otherwise, natural or man-made - from a health standpoint. Bamboo shoots makes crunchy material for her article this week.

Nation 10 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rice dumplings damper for Singaporeans

WHILE Malaysians enjoy rice dumplings tomorrow to celebrate the I>duan wu jie/I(also known as Dragon Boat Festival), Singaporeans may have to make do without Malaysian-made dumplings due to its strict customs regulations.

Nation 10 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Drying dam won’t stop boat festival

All is set for the three-day 26th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival (PIDBF) at the Teluk Bahang Dam here which begins today, even though the water level at the dam is quite low.

Community 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boat race brings 'em together

They were competitors when in Penang at the recent 26th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival. But during an evening in Kuala Lumpur, members of the opposing teams met not only as friends but also as breast cancer survivors.

Community 18 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dragon boats and chang

DRAGON boats and chang (glutinous rice dumplings) are both associated with the same legend. This year the significance was emphasised at the 26th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival (PIDBF).

Nation 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Still passionate about Malaysia

Mostly successful and living the good life in the United States, Malaysians in the southern state of Georgia cherish the country they left behind and remain passionate about Malaysia.