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Other Sport 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Magpies ready to soar with Shearer heading the charge

Newcastle flew in to a wet, wet welcome in Kuala Lumpur Monday but they are in high spirits for their challenge in the inaugural FA Premier League (FAPL) Asia Cup tournament, which kicks off at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Thursday.

Nation 04 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

A day to honour fairy's love for cowherd

Many Chinese will commemorate today, the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, as their #8220;Valentine#8217;s Day,#8221; following the legend of the cowherd who fell in love with the fairy daughter of the Celestial Emperor.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Still reeling from loss

IT seems like only yesterday that I last heard from you. It#8217;s hard to believe that two years have passed since you left so suddenly. Well, my love, time has come to a standstill for me and it means nothing anymore. How I wish I could turn back the clock to before 9-11.

Lifestyle 30 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

When trees had bells

An idyllic childhood in Ipoh before the Japanese Occupation was inspiration for a captivating children's book. CHRISTINA KOH speaks to the author.

AseanPlus News 23 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

New bird flu case reported in S. Korea

South Korea confirmed yesterday its first case of bird flu for more than a month, dashing hopes it had seen the last of an epidemic that has ravaged poultry and killed 24 people across Asia.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ondaatje’s magic

The operatic tension in the prose and poetry of Michael Ondaatje holds THOR KAH HOONG in thrall.

Lifestyle 08 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dinosaur bird had the means to fly

A dinosaur bird that lived 147 million years ago had a brain similar to a modern eagle or parrot and was equipped to fly, scientists said on Wednesday.

Lifestyle 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

The good woman and her cause

Ivy Josiah is one of the most recognisable social activists in the country. However, despite her frequent statements in the media, she has never granted a personal interview ... until now. MARTIN VENGADESAN gets the inside story on the woman behind the public figure.

Other Sport 08 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Unknown Yeading get moment of fame in Magpie match-up

A team managed by Johnson #8220;Drax#8221; Hippolyte with a star striker known as DJ Campbell playing at a ground used in the movie Bend It Like Beckham #8211; welcome to Yeading FC.

Letters 24 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Trapping and caging birds is so uncaring

From K. MOGANASUNDRAM of Ipoh.