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  1. New York

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the city. But for some people, participating in the parade with pride and dignity is only a dream, and that includes one of New York's most powerful politicians, City Council speaker Christine ... that the organiser cannot be forced against religious belief to include gay people in the parade. Ms Quinn didn't attend the parade last year because she was not allowed to wear a gay pride pin. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Opponents of national education parade democracy statue

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, LO WEI, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng, Stuart Lau

    ... Thomas Chan, Lo Wei, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng and Stuart Lau Opponents of national education parade replica of statue outside government headquarters Protesters erect Goddess of Democracy A replica of the Goddess of Democracy statue was erected outside the government headquarters in Admiralty last night by protesters fighting against national education. The arrival ...

  3. Din Tao- Leader of the Parade

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... though, the film never manages to break free of routine narrative and stylistic conventions to a degree that would parade Din Tao in a refreshingly cinematic light. Din Tao: Leader of the Parade ...

  4. The biggest party on Earth

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Every year before the austere period of Lent, Catholic nations celebrate Carnival. It's a time to party, eat, drink and be merry. The world's biggest carnival is held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where samba schools parade in the Sambadrome and millions of tourists join the fun. Enjoy some of this year's great pictures. 1 and 2 Skulls have been a popular addition ...

  5. Gods join parade to mark Taoist festival

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the temple's 90th anniversary this year. Wong and fellow gods, including Tin Hau, the Goddess of Heaven, and Che Kung, who is said to bring good luck to gamblers, went on parade for the first time. ... vice-chairman Leung Tak-wah. Leung Yu-wah, vice-chairman of Sik Sik Yuen, the operator of the Wong Tai Sin temple, said: 'The parade is to wish for peace and stability in Hong Kong.' He said ...

  6. Confucian virtues on parade for festival

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Ningbo, Zhejiang Thousands of villagers crammed into the dusty, gravelled car park outside their local market, chattering and using umbrellas to shade themselves from the autumn sunshine. They pressed to the front and stood on plastic stools ...

  7. Stormy weather fails to rain on Dior's mascara parade

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. A No3 strong wind signal and some drizzle didn't stop Dior from hosting its mascara party at Watermark on Tuesday night. Although the event was still star-studded, the rain did keep ...

  8. Rising religious pride and prejudice

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... Hagai Segal Early last month, the tiny Christian community of Charsadda, in northwest Pakistan, received a stark ultimatum: immediately convert to Islam or 'face the consequences'. This naturally caused great concern, but also came as little sur ...

  9. Falun Gong row threatens Sydney parade

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... of being excluded from the parade that winds through Sydney's vibrant Chinatown, Falun Gong supporters are threatening to gatecrash and send protesters to the event. And this year they have the city's lord mayor on their side. Organisers of Sunday's parade claim that including Falun Gong could anger Beijing, putting Australia's lucrative exports at risk and leading key ...

  10. Temple to hold patriotic cultural fair

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Wong Tai Sin temple will hold a carnival to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic over the weekend. The event includes a parade of the deity Wong Tai Sin's portrait. About 10,000 tickets are available and can be picked up during office hours. Admission is free. ...




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