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Lifestyle 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Life path of stars

The vast gulf of space between the stars is far beyond our ability to visualise.

Business 05 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Trick to succeeding with teams

What made Atilla the Hun, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great succeed? Not unsurprisingly, it is the same thing that makes modern companies successful. The answer is good teamwork with motivated leadership, of course.

Nation 08 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sisters killed in pre-dawn blaze

A pregnant woman could only watch helplessly as her two children were burnt to death in a pre-dawn blaze that swept through a cluster of over 50 houses at the Noordin Street Ghaut foreshore Tuesday.

Lifestyle 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bliss in the city

In that classic children's story. 'Town Mouse and Country Mouse', a city rodent visits his cousin in the 'ulu' and vice versa. Both end up hating each other's lifestyle because it's so strange and different and neither can wait to get back to what they are used to. The classic tale suggests we are all creatures of habit and familiarity, and that pulling up one's roots and replanting them in a new environment is next to impossible. But a young couple and a retiree who exchanged one lifestyle for a completely different one offer a new take on the simple tale. REENA GURBAKSH finds out why a country mouse bolted for the city and why a town mouse headed for the hills.

Lifestyle 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Seeking out Malacca's side-lane stalls

Mention Malaccan food, and Nyonya and Portuguese come to mind. Some of the most delicious food stalls are sited on the most incredible side lanes and five-foot ways. We#8217;ve picked out a few of the best.

Lifestyle 30 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

The Snake Charmer

USUALLY constellations rich in legend have a pattern of stars which, with the application of some imagination, can suggest the object they are named after and contain at least some bright stars.

Health 30 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Handphone hazard

DRIVERS who use a cellular telephone, even with a #8220;hands-free#8221; device, suffer from a kind of tunnel vision that endangers themselves and others, US researchers said.

AseanPlus News 03 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Afghanistan gripped by anti-US sentiments

B>KABUL/B>: Afghanistan has been rocked by a resurgence of violence over the past few days, as an apparent rise in anti-American sentiments in the troubled country exploded into heavy fighting and deepening insecurity.

Business 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The power of database management

BUILDING a direct relationship with customers is an important tool that helps organisations and leading brands develop focused, relevant and cost-effective campaigns targeted at different customer segments.

Lifestyle 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The fatherly side of Genghis Khan

A REMARKABLE living legacy of the Mongol empire has been discovered by geneticists in a survey of human populations from the Caucasus to China. They find that as many as 8% of the men dwelling in the confines of the former Mongol empire bear Y chromosomes that seem characteristic of the Mongol ruling house.