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Nation 27 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Papan houses have no heritage value’

The decades-old houses in Papan do not have any historical value worth preserving, said a representative of Hock Hin Leong Sdn Bhd, a tin mining company that owns several houses in the town.

Nation 28 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dengue death puzzles dad

Salleh Abu Hassan cannot understand how his eight-year-old daughter Asihah Shahirah could have died from dengue fever because he made sure his compound was always clean.

Community 19 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Attitudes must change to curb dengue menace

'It is disappointing to see many adopting a lackadaisical attitude to cleanliness, leading to an increase in breeding grounds for the mosquitoes.

World 11 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rescuers collect dead, Cheney sounds upbeat

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Emergency workers collected the dead of New Orleans on Saturday and the official death toll rose slowly, boosting hopes Hurricane Katrina would claim far fewer lives than the many thousands once feared.

Community 12 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Residents living in fear

Residents of Taman Cheras Jaya, Section Four, say they are a neglected lot. They aresurrounded by clogged drains, overgrownbushes, abandoned houses and a septic tanklittered with dead fish.

Community 07 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Tap bird’s nest trade, state urged

B>T/B>HE state government should find ways to tap the bird's nest industry in Penang and not place restrictions on the breeders.

Nation 11 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Burglars kill old woman

She was so careful about visitors that whenever anybody came to her house, she would first peek out from behind a locked grille to make sure she knew who it was.

Community 27 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Memo against planned Kajang rates hike

'IMPROVE basic services first before increasing our assessment rates.'

Nation 02 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Positive moves, says housing industry

MORE spending power for public servants.

Community 05 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Complaints fall on deaf ears