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  1. Jordan takes lead in Muslim women's fight for equal rights

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that did not exist. By almost any standard, Jordan is the most even-handed Arabic nation in the Middle East. Although a traditional Islamic society, its population of 5.7 million is both ...

  2. Apathy? Not here

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... about S$600,000 [$2.7 million], he travelled in first class and had other perks. As for NKF operations, Mr Durai had led the public to think the charity had only three years' reserves left, ...

  3. Guns traded for barbells in post-Taleban Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... invested US$6,000 to open a gym in a middle-class neighbourhood in north Kabul. As in all Afghan gyms, facilities in Mr Wahidullah's basement operation are spartan- no power-driven treadmills ...

  4. Page burners

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... and the Middle East, and for me it's a way of beginning to read and think about the people who live now in the former Mesopotamia and Persia. I need to make sense of what's happening in the Middle East- and what better than to start from the beginning? The second book is The Renaissance Woman by Gaia Servadio, an Italian who lives in Britain. It's a historical novel about ...

  5. Poor demonstrators seethe with outrage

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... absence of the middle class and the elite yesterday. 'I think they are uncertain who or what is the alternative,' to Mrs Arroyo, Mr Potato said. Student Christina Guevarra, 22, demanded ...

  6. Living a dream that became reality in the stars

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Eileen Collins would race home after class to watch Star Trek, fascinated by the exploits of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise. Four decades later, as she prepares ... waitress saved her tip money for three years then marched to the local airfield to ask how many flying lessons it would buy her. So began an odyssey from humble working-class roots to a career ...

  7. Funds and games

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... and his wife, Camay, and Deputy US Consul-General Marlene Sakaue. The fun started with a cocktail reception, while the Middle School Chamber Ensemble and the High School Chamber Ensemble ...

  8. If the shoe fits

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is a whole gesture.' Louboutin was born in 1964 in a working-class neighbourhood in Paris. His first memory of shoes was when he was eight. Wandering the city by himself, he stumbled ...


    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THIS WEEK IN HISTORY July 9, 2001 Goran Ivanisevic is finally crowned Wimbledon champion on 'People's Monday', and greets his triumph by spread-eagling himself in the middle of Centre Court and bursting into tears. The three-times runner-up, who needs a wild card even to enter this competition, triumphs 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 9-7 amid simply astonishing scenes at the All ...

  10. China a familiar foreign land

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... student is in the land of her ancestors studying at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University. Ms Lei is in the middle of a four-year undergraduate degree course, double majoring in Putonghua ... attending class, learning characters and trying to pronounce new words. For some, being Chinese may give them an advantage over their classmates: thanks to their parents they may already be familiar ...




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