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Letters 26 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

At the mercy of summer terror

B>N/B>OT even the deployment of Australian troops to the Middle East on Friday for the imminent US-led war with Iraq has put everyone in Canberra so intense as they are today.

Lifestyle 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Feline fragrance

FEMALE cheetahs at the Bronx Zoo in New York just love Calvin Klein#8217;s Obsession for Men. No, they don#8217;t dab their favourite perfume behind their ears, but they do enjoy rubbing up against tree stumps sprayed with it.

Nation 06 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bushfire shrouds Putrajaya in smoke

Several parts of the federal administrative capital here were covered in smoke after a bushfire broke out along the highway to the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday.

Other Sport 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Robson: I’ll be back

Bobby Robson, sacked as Newcastle United manager last month at the age of 71, says he is not ready to retire.

Nation 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Skin found in garden leads to python

When D. Devagi and her 11-year-old grandson Puvgendran Nair looked out into the garden of their house in Section 5, Petaling Jaya, they never expected to find the shed skin of a snake. They were even more surprised when they peered into the drain and saw a slithering 4.5m-long python.

Nation 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

All ears for Rafidah’s winding-up speech

Wanita Umno leader Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz has been making copious notes from her perch on the brightly-lit stage at the Umno General Assembly.

Nation 24 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Striking a wrong chord after a fairly smooth start


Letters 24 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Striking a wrong chord after a fairly smooth start


Letters 07 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Will Rafidah ride out the storm?

Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz is taking a break in what may be the lull before another storm. Can she ride out the stormy weather ahead or has she allowed too many fronts to develop? JOCELINE TAN reports

World 01 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Australian bushfires destroy homes, temperatures soar

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Raging bushfires destroyed several homes and threatened others north of Sydney on Sunday as scorching temperatures and hot, dry winds fanned fires across southeastern Australia.