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Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Flights of fancy

FROM astronomer Galileo to NASA, the global political order and fashion trends, the young speakers impressed the adjudicators with their fertile imagination and creativity. In the preliminary round of the English Speaking Union of Malaysia#8217;s (ESU) Public Speaking Union 2003 (central region) competition recently.

Nation 28 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Counsel cites potential bias in trial of ex-council official

The bribery trial of former enforcement chief of the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council, Kapt (Rtd) Abdul Kudus Ahmad, proceeded for three hours yesterday when his lawyer suddenly applied to have the trial judge disqualified.

Nation 29 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Trial adjourned for counsel to petition

The Sessions Court adjourned the bribery trial of former Ampang Jaya Municipal Council enforcement chief Kapt (Rtd) Abdul Kudus Ahmad pending his counsel#8217;s bid to write to the Chief Justice asking for another judge to preside over the case.

Nation 14 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kudus fails in bid to disqualify judge

Former Ampang Jaya Municipal Council enforcement chief Kapt (Rtd) Abdul Kudus Ahmad, who faces 24 charges of bribery amounting to RM59,000, failed in his bid to disqualify the judge.

Nation 03 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Don seeking funds to study unique bird

A Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) professor hopes to trace the 16,000km trail of the polar tern (from the gull family), the only known bird species to migrate between the Arctic and Antarctica each year.

Nation 20 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Social contract key to peace, says PM

Failure to put in place viable social contracts is the root of many conflicts afflicting nation states, said Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Nation 07 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Presence of foreign forces will dent region’s fight against terrorism

The presence of foreign forces in South-East Asia, including those from the United States, will be a setback for countries in the region in their ideological battle against extremism and militancy.

Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Free Suu Kyi, urges MPs

Barisan Nasional and opposition MPs joined hands yesterday to urge the Myanmar government to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest 'immediately and unconditionally.'

Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Free Suu Kyi, urges MPs

Barisan Nasional and opposition MPs joined hands yesterday to urge the Myanmar government to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest 'immediately and unconditionally.'

Nation 18 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ku Li: I am making a point

News analysis by JOCELINE TAN.