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  1. Gunning for the government

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... caused either by guns smuggled across the Canada-US border or in domestic situations where a gun registration would not have made a difference. The Coalition for Gun Control argues that you have ... Claude Adams The American writer William S. Burroughs believed that guns were bad, but government was worse. Why is it, he asked, that after a shooting spree, the state always wants ...

  2. Party asserts control over PLA to ease strained ties

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... 'two centres of power' and reversing the tradition of the 'party controlling the gun'. ... Ray Cheung The Communist Party has asserted its absolute control over the People's Liberation Army by issuing new regulations outlining the party's role within ...

  3. Elegant iPod contender fumbles when it comes to the controls

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... gun-metal casing and metal buttons and jog-dials look cool. However, the controls on the unit leave some room for improvement. Why should users utilise the menus to put the unit into voice-recorder ...

  4. Huge haul of machine guns seized by customs

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Officials believe the 2,800 weapons were intended for collectors, not terrorists Customs officers have seized a huge arms cache of more than 2,800 machine guns and 25,000 ... The consignment comprised 2,858 machine guns, 25,226 unloaded magazines and about 5,000 gun parts. No ammunition was found in the seizure, which is estimated to be worth about $1.2 million. A customs ...

  5. June 4, 1989: a message that cannot be lost

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pronouncement, the ruling party had to go into major damage-control mode to explain itself to the public. Not a few votes were lost to the opposition. Blackmail is a much more sinister prospect when ... smokers in 50 years as there are today. There is thus an obvious need for tobacco companies, governments and tobacco-control advocates to co-operate to find a long-term solution to the harm caused ...

  6. Give me five

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Give me five furore (n) an outburst of excitement or anger Example: The school shootings in the United States have caused a furore over gun controls. cure-all (n) something that people think will solve all the problems Example: It is only a painkiller, not a cure-all for your illness. efficacy (n) the capability to produce a desired effect Example: The patient started to doubt ...

  7. Instant gratification for the urban cowboy- use a mouse to kill a deer

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... taken a turn for the worse. Thanks to a new website, trigger-happy hunters can fire a gun on a ranch in Texas from the comfort of, well, anywhere. Feeling stressed in the office? Want to fire ... the camera with a gun was the logical next step. The entire set-up- with Ruger 10/22 rifle, Dell computer and cameras- costs about US$12,000. Using their mouse, users aim and fire the gun ...

  8. Malaysian activist is sticking to his guns

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur A prominent rights lawyer has publicly applied for a gun permit in gun-shy Malaysia after alleging that policemen angered by his rights campaign are out to get him. P. Uthayakumar, 42, cited two incidents in support of his application: one where unknown persons pointed a gun in his face and assaulted him and another where his car was smashed ...

  9. Seized guns junked by Malaysian military

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The 2,800 sub-machine guns seized at a container terminal in Hong Kong last week were obsolete weapons disposed of by the Malaysian police two years ago, a senior officer of the force ... 2,858 machine guns, 25,226 empty magazines and about 5,000 gun parts. The weapons were declared as firearms in the manifest but lacked the licence necessary for import and export of strategic ...

  10. Combined team have too many guns as SAR make stumbling start

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong's squad of Asian Championship wannabes were put through the mill by a mixed bunch from DeA Tigers and Asahi Valley, who posted a 24-13 victory in a trial match at King's Park yesterday. But the bruising defeat was worthwhi ...




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