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Health 10 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fewer DVT cases

THE incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) #8211; dangerous blood clotting #8211; among passengers flying on long-haul routes appears to be much lower than earlier estimates, according to the largest DVT survey of air travellers.

AseanPlus News 10 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

49 schoolgirls killed in crash inferno

At least 54 people were killed when a three-vehicle collision exploded into flames trapping the victims, most of them schoolgirls, inside their burning bus, police said yesterday.

Lifestyle 16 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tears for fears

Local satirist and humour writer TV SMITH of Dua Sen writes this chilling tale from the year 2022...

Lifestyle 04 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Ambitious big screen adaptation of War of the Worlds

The Earth goes to war in Steven Spielberg's new sci-fi adventure thriller based on the classicIWar of the Worlds/I>.

AseanPlus News 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Anti-Japanese feelings run deep

It was all quiet yesterday at the historic I>Lugou Qiao/Ior Marco Polo bridge, the mute witness to the July 7, 1937 shooting incident that triggered the Japanese invasion of China during World War II.

World 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Blasts kill 49 in Egyptian resort - governor

CAIRO (Reuters) - Forty-nine people died on Saturday when a string of suspected car bombs ripped through bazaars and tourist hotels in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, officials said.

Lifestyle 27 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Po Chu and her mentor

Chan Po Chu, the biggest star in Cantonese cinema in the 1960s, tells WONG KIM HOH how she feels to be back on stage after an absence of 30 years - in a play portraying her mentor, opera legend Yam Kim Fai.

Lifestyle 22 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

The healthy sceptics

It was all about forest ghosties in last week's story, as ANDREW SIA interviewed people who had personal encounters with spirits and goblins while trekking in Malaysian forests. In Part 2 this week, it's time for the semi-sceptics and staunch disbelievers to speak. Are tales of the supernatural merely superstitious hallucinations?

Lifestyle 02 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Well-protected superstar

If you think only Mallika Sherawat, Bappi Lahiri and Aamir Khan roam around with a posse of bodyguards, perish the notion. The star who tops the list when it comes to maximum security is Sunny Deol.

Lifestyle 26 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fright of fancy

Directors of horror-gore films are sly social commentators with a point to make about the state of our world.