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Other Sport 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hurdler drops quit decision to take up NSC's foreign stint offer

Hurdler Moh Siew Wei contemplated to quit after a poor outing in the Busan Asian Games last October.

Letters 05 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

A kampong boy made good

After 19 years as political secretary to the Prime Minister, Datuk Abdul Aziz Shamsudin was made Deputy Education Minister two years ago. But things did not come on a silver platter for this kampung boy. B>Shahanaaz Habib /B>has the story.

Nation 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dengue alert for UPM students

Universiti Putra Malaysia has issued a dengue alert to students staying off-campus, especially those living in the vicinity of Serdang and Balakong, following an 80% surge in dengue cases reportedly contracted outside the campus.

Education 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Field trip for UPM forestry students

EQUIPPED with soil thermometers, wind and light meters, compasses and sling spectrometers, second-year Diploma in Forestry students of Universiti Putra Malaysia got closer to nature during a field trip recently.

Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Roads closed tomorrow and Monday for traffic dry run

Several roads leading to and within the city will be closed Saturday and Monday as police will be conducting a traffic dry run for the 13th Non-Aligned Movement Summit.

Education 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Duathlon for four varsities

The duathlon is the latest sport to hit the Malaysian sporting scene. Based on two sporting disciplines, cycling and running, duathlons are set to make a big impact this year with the sport being promoted heavily in local universities.

Nation 05 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

More turtles under threat of extinction

The consumption of green and hawksbill turtle eggs should be banned so that the two species of marine reptiles will not follow the extinction path of the leatherback turtle, said the World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia.

Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Student killed while chasing thieves

A final-year accounting student from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) was killed when her motorcycle collided with a lorry while she was trying to chase two men who snatched her wallet on Thursday night.

Education 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Error in study on Asian civilisation

From PJJ STUDENT of Selangor

Education 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Karaoke team wins entrepreneur award

Team Epsilon who bagged the Gold Award in the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2003, can kick back their heels and look forward to the next part - a well earned trip to Seattle. Edah Chong, Eileen Tey Yee Lin and Soh Lin Che - did not expect to win and were pleasantly surprised when the results were announced on Thursday night.