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    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... writes David Watkins FRIGHTENED? THAT'LL BE most of us, then. Cast your mind back to the climax of last year's American presidential election, when terror alerts appeared daily ... and you'd have only found that kind of tension in cinema. Then George W. Bush secured his second term, and the terror warnings suddenly became less frequent. It's no secret that today's ...

  2. Reasons to be fearful

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... they demonstrated that what was once dismissed as the wild imaginings of Hollywood was now a grim fixture in our lives. The havoc wreaked by meticulous new forms of terrorism or unknown, uncontained viruses was the stuff of horror movies. Yet, we live on alert waiting for something similar to happen again. Both film projects showed that concern about terrorism and disease informs modern society. Put them ...

  3. Birds of a feather

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... whipped up. While the world remains on a hair-trigger alert about terrorism, the spectre of disease particularly lingers around Asia- with daily reminders about it in Hong Kong. Such anxiety ... especially those imported from the mainland. 'Consumer awareness is definitely a lot higher,' says Lau. 'And many of our complainants are not seeking redress, either. People e-mailed ...

  4. Demons of war

    Posted Oct 26th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... the scenes of terror behind- but the ghosts of chaos and suffering will remain with them for life. For many of New York's 15,000 Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees, and its Asian community ... still an old-fashioned attitude that the mentally ill are those who are running around in the street screaming. 'They don't understand that in the United States the definition ...



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