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Nation 10 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Tough laws for incest

Incestuous rape will carry a prison term of between 15 and 30 years and a minimum 10 strokes of the rotan, the Cabinet has decided.

Nation 11 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rais: Perlis has no authority to impose curfew

The Perlis Government does not have the authority to enact laws to impose a curfew on youths, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said.

Letters 22 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pushing for mandatory jail

From the Chinese Press: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry, dissatisfied that punishment under the existing Copyright Act has no deterrent effect on CD piracy, is pushing for mandatory jail term for convicted pirates.

Letters 29 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Training on firearm usage more important

From CHANG TAU SIAN of Johor Baru.

Nation 30 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Padi planter jailed 14 years over killing

Padi planter Mat Saad Mat Isa, the first accused in the murder trial of Hasleza Ishak, was sentenced to 14 years' jail by the High Court Wednesday.

Nation 06 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Panel working hard to make fest a success

The organising committee for the Kuala Lumpur World Film Festival is working round-the-clock to make sure that the event lives up to expectations.

Letters 07 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Taufik, a radical without remorse

TAUFIK Abdul Halim aka Dani, the Malaysian who was sentenced to death by the Indonesian authorities for his involvement in terrorist activities including the bombing of churches in the republic in 2001, recently had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment. In the second of a two-part article, LOURDES CHARLES relates his interview with the convicted terrorist, the first Malaysian journalist to do so.

AseanPlus News 12 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Matching horoscopes with condoms

B>HONG KONG: /B>Chinese horoscopes being handed to travellers crossing onto the island and China are now offering more than personality advice, they are also recommending condom compatibility.

AseanPlus News 17 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Myanmar faces US sanctions

B>WASHINGTON:/BThe United States said it was highly sceptical that Myanmar's military was serious about reform, and warned it was considering further sanctions against the junta as its patience wears thin.

Nation 26 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Leaders: Resolve Palestinian and Iraqi conflicts

NAM leaders issued separate statements for Palestine and Iraq Tuesday and strongly called for both conflicts to be resolved quickly according to existing UN resolutions.