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Lifestyle 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Camel sounds

FADZILAH AMIN and SHARON BAKAR answer questions on grammar, spelling, pronunciation, and anything else to do with English.

Nation 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient Malacca temple wins Unesco merit award for restoration

The Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest Chinese temple in the country, has won a merit award in the Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Awards last year for its restoration work.

Nation 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Preserve Penang's soul'

Preservation of dominant historical architecture in inner George Town is crucial to conserve the #8220;soul of Penang#8221;, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

Education 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Afghan schools struggle to exist

A back-to-school campaign in 2001 saw more than three million children enrol in school, many for the first time. But success in getting children back into the classroom has only accentuated the fact that Afghanistan lacks the basic structure to keep the system operating.

Business 20 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Actress-cum-ambassador role for China’s Gong Li

WORLD-RENOWNED Chinese actress Gong Li is not just a pretty face. Behind that porcelain beauty and lovely smile is a woman with sharp business acumen.

AseanPlus News 12 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Historic site for Shaanxi park

NORTHWEST China's Shaanxi Province has planned to invest 553mil yuan (RM253.1mil) in building a historical park at the site of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang (259 BC-210 BC), the first emperor of China's feudal dynasties.

Nation 17 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unesco Club holds event to support world peace

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Club of Ipoh organised a one-day programme themed Society of Peace in a bid to show commitment and support for world peace.

Lifestyle 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

World Heritage site draws tourists in droves

Halong Bay, surrounded by 1,969 islands rising from the clear waters of the Bac Bo Gulf, is a popular holiday destination.

Nation 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Group seeks to promote mother tongue education

Nine organisations signed a resolution here in conjunction with the first International Mother Tongue Language Day yesterday.

Lifestyle 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

In need of restoration

Restoration work on Yogyakarta#8217;s world-famous Buddhist/Hindu temples #8211; Borobudur and Prambanan #8211; was theoretically completed in 1990, just in time for the 1991 Visit Indonesia Year. In fact, much remains to be done on the two spectacular monuments, and it is work that may take decades to finish because of Indonesia#8217;s ongoing economic crisis, experts say.