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  1. Ireland

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... is the short form of the name Patrick. Patrick was born in Scotland around 387. He was forced to work as a slave in Ireland. He escaped and later returned to teach the Irish about Jesus. There is a story that it was St Patrick who made all the snakes leave Ireland. Today there are no snakes in Ireland. But snakes have never lived on the island. The Irish celebrate St Patrick's day ...


    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... He engineered the All Blacks' clean sweep (3-0) over the British and Irish Lions in 2005, the same year he achieved the grand slam. And he has been at the helm as the All Blacks won ... foreigner to coach the Lions on their 2001 tour of Australia (they lost 2-1). Henry also coached the Auckland Blues in the Super 12- winning the title in 1996 and 1997, and losing the final in 1998. ...

  3. Kiwi about face leaves Titch in lurch

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the British and Irish Lions are touring. Also slipping out of the equation were Crusaders wingers Rico Gear and Caleb Ralph. They skipped out after taking advantage of a policy reversal by the NZRU ... to persuade a player to give up the prospect of playing against the Lions and force him to come here for the World Cup. 'Mindful of the Lions tour, a lot of the players are pushing for places ...

  4. Anglo Irish crash shows again why it's unwise to bet the farm

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp... representatives from opposition parties grilled Prime Minister Brian Cowen over the enormous cost of bailing out Anglo Irish Bank, the shaky real estate lender Ireland was forced to nationalise in January last year after Irish land prices fell as much as 70 per cent from their peak. South China Morning Post, October 4 The word 'shaky' hardly ...

  5. Man-made horror of mass hungers

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... of the mindsets of governments and prominent individuals. Few individuals have been so deeply reviled in Irish history than British treasury official, Sir Charles Trevelyan, administrator of government ... , became the Great Satan of the Irish famine. In the case of the Bengal famine, Keneally indicts the inaction of British viceroy Lord Linlithgow and ponders the culpability of wartime leader ...

  6. Kiwis scrum down

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... and of course the people. Snedden draws strength from the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in 2005, when thousands invaded their shores. 'The fans by the virtue of their collective ...

  7. Lion's Head, Four Happiness

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... Gary Jones Lion's Head, Four Happiness by Xiaomei Martell Vintage Books HK$128 What started off as a trickle in the early 1990s has become a flood, with Western publishers scrambling ... helps. Xiaomei Martell's Lion's Head, Four Happiness contains no loveless copulating. There is not a hint of sedition and personal suffering is downplayed in favour of fond memories. ...

  8. News - World - WEATHER

    Floods hit Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... expect this, we don't even have our raincoats," said British tourist Alison Tadman, who was visiting Prague with her husband Adrian to celebrate her 47th birthday. Instead, the couple ...

  9. CCTV locks in lion's share of ad revenue

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between 6 and 10 per cent. CCTV head of advertising sales Xia Xiongbo said the higher rate reflected the broadcaster's lion's share of viewer ratings. 'Our overall rating accounted ...

  10. Lion City sees the bigger picture

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Singapore In the past 10 years, the small Singaporean film industry has enjoyed a revival of sorts with a handful of directors- Eric Khoo, Royston Tan, Kelvin Tong and Jack Neo- delivering small-budget films that travelled at least ...




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