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  1. The White Stripes

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... dusted off from the 1960s. The skewed rock-outs of Elephant have since been received as a masterpiece, and the quirky novelty surrounding the band- especially the ambiguity between its two ... apparently going into the studio with unfinished songs), there's an urgent, spontaneous energy infusing the record- although it's not as instantaneous on the ears as Elephant. This time ...

  2. The elephant versus the dragon

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The rise of China and India, and the gradual thaw in their once-frosty relations, appears to be shaping Asia in positive ways. The world's two most populous nations held their first 'strategic dialogue' this week, in adva ...

  3. Quiet riot

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE Eight white elephants were recently spotted in Singapore. No, they were not a promotion for Air India, or part of the latest show from the Cirque du Soleil to have planted its chapiteau here. The elephants, in various poses, were actually rather cuddly cut-outs placed on a road divider outside an MRT rail station on the day a minister ...

  4. Tusk force

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Formerly a peaceful and cherished stop on the backpacker trail, the Thai island of Koh Chang is using elephants to attract new development and visitors, writes Clarence Tsui. Koh Chang, in Thai, means Elephant Island. After a ride along the recently paved, round-the-island thoroughfare, the name makes perfect sense: elephant trekking is a much-advertised diversion, with several ...

  5. Tom Yum Goong

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... real life, elephant poachers might think twice- if not out of compassion for the adorable pachyderms then for fear of arousing the ire of Tony Jaa. The action star, who came to international prominence with Ong-Bak (2003), single-handedly battles scores of baddies in a search for his beloved elephants, providing an irresistible concoction of martial arts expertise in the service ...

  6. Malaysia Quiz

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sub-species of elephant? 7 The longest cave in Southeast Asia is in Sarawak, what is it called? 8 What does the term orang-utan mean in Malayan? 9 What is Malaysia's national flower? 10 Which ... Jimmy Choo was born in Penang, Malaysia. 4 Animism, which holds that all natural objects and the universe have souls. 5 Saint Jack, published in 1973. 6 The Borneo pygmy elephant ...

  7. TV Tutor

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to thrive. How did Britain give birth to one of the most famous cities in the world? Saturday, Nov 12, 8-9pm Crossings ATV World A meeting with a dying elephant as a child motivated Soraida to set up a sanctuary for Thai elephants. Crossings highlights all the extraordinary people Soraida encountered who helped her finally set up the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation for Asian elephants ...

  8. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ching Chu Secondary School (Kwai Chung) Zoos no good for Asian elephants I am writing in response to Agence France-Presse's article 'Australia to import Asian elephants' (Young Post, July 21). Some wildlife activists were enraged by Australia's plan to import eight endangered Asian elephants to the country's zoo to for breeding. While the breeding programme ...

  9. Fantasyland

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pots'. Another children's ride is Dumbo the Flying Elephant, in which 16 elephants, each designed for two or three passengers, go up and down around where Timothy Mouse sits atop a hot air ...

  10. architects

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... 5 Richard Rogers designed which costly architectural white elephant? 6 Who recently redesigned New York's Museum of Modern Art? 7 Gary Cooper starred as an idealistic architect in which 1949 ...




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