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Other Sport 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Early exit for Kafelnikov

Yevgeny Kafelnikov, the former world number one who abandoned retirement plans after helping Russia to win the Davis Cup for the first time, may be regretting having changed his mind.

Nation 05 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

29 evacuated after flash floods

Twenty-nine people from Sungai Karang Darat village here were evacuated to the SK Sungai Karang Darat relief centre on Friday after their homes were hit by flash floods.

Business 07 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Swiss Re: US$40b global insurance losses last year

NATURAL and man-made catastrophes in 2002 caused economic losses estimated at US$40bil worldwide, of which the insurance industry was liable for around US$12bil, according to preliminary estimates derived from Swiss Reinsurance Company (Swiss Re) I>sigma/Ireport.

Letters 11 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ex-workers waiting for alternative housing

I>TAMIL NESAN/Ihighlighted the peaceful demonstration by former plantation workers of Brooklands Estate in Banting, Selangor.

Business 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

New waves in IT gadgets

MAJOR manufacturers of mobile phones, handhelds, notebooks and printers are optimistic of the IT gadgets market growth but have mixed feelings about fierce competition from Chinese brands.

Lifestyle 14 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

World of woes

The Worldwatch Institute says that time is running out for Man to set things right, Paul Brown reports.

Nation 15 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Major flood hits bazaar near Kanowit

A major flood hit the Julau Bazaar near Kanowit in central Sarawak, forcing all the 25 shophouses to close for the second day Tuesday.

Nation 17 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

State asks for radio weather forecasts

The Sarawak state government has asked the Meteorological Services Department to issue three-hourly weather forecasts over the radio as Sarawak braces for a possible worsening flood.

Business 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

MMC offers to take engineering unit private

MALAYSIA Mining Corp Bhd (MMC) has made an offer to take its 74.9%-owned subsidiary MMC Engineering Group Bhd private in a deal valued at RM34mil. It is offering to pay RM4.30 for each MMC Engineering share it does not already own or to issue two new MMC shares for every MMC Engineering share.

Nation 20 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Villagers in Johor evacuated as floodwaters rise

Floodwaters from two days of rain forced over 400 residents in eight villages in Segamat and Kluang to evacuate to six relief centres yesterday.