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AseanPlus News 05 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

S. Korea: Crisis almost ending

South Korea said yesterday a diplomatic end to the North Korean nuclear crisis was #8220;getting closer,#8221; and that it would try selling a settlement plan to the United States and Japan when the three allies meet to chart a joint strategy.

Other Sport 08 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Panova sends Capriati packing in first round of Sydney tourney

Jennifer Capriati#8217;s preparations for next week#8217;s Australian Open were halted abruptly Tuesday when she was beaten by Russian Tatiana Panova in the second round of the Sydney International.

Health 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Magic mushrooms?

Mushrooms are being enlisted in the war on cancer, writes LINDA MARSA.

Lifestyle 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fighting with words

RITA Gomez Biddulph was not one to let difficult situations prevent her from reaching her dreams. Overcoming financial obstacles, she worked her way to an amazing career as a journalist for Reuters and then lawyer for the UK Government. ELIZABETH TAI met her in London recently.

Letters 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Govt assures vernacular school teachers

Teachers in vernacular primary schools will not be transferred to national primary schools to teach Chinese and Tamil subjects, I>Sin Chew Daily /I>reported.

Education 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

AIMST forges ahead

TERTIARY institutions play a pivotal role in training the resources to help place the country on the global map of scientific breakthroughs. One such institution is the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) which commenced its matriculation programmes in 2001 and its degree programmes in mid-March last year.

Other Sport 31 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Casey puts Els in the shade

British golfer Paul Casey overshadowed world number two Ernie Els to card a seven-under-par 65 for a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Heineken Classic.

AseanPlus News 31 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Holiday transport springs into top gear

THE great Spring Festival move of China#8217;s populace this week entered its peak period. With the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year a day away, transport authorities have mobilised all available resources to get passengers home safely and in time for the traditional family celebration.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Barcelona hoping for soft landing

Being the Barcelona coach is usually a thankless task at the best of times but the man in charge of the Catalan giants at Atletico Madrid today will be in a far difficult position than usual.

Nation 04 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Express train jumps the rails at stretch weakened by flood

Some 400 passengers of the Tumpat-bound I>Ekspres Timuran/Ihad a narrow escape when their train hit a flood-weakened stretch of track near Gemas, causing six of its 11 coaches and a locomotive to jump the rails.