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  1. Favourites

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Karmel Shreyer is a Hong Kong-based author and has written two novels for young adults- Naomi: The Strawberry Blonde of Pippu Town and A Singing Bird Will Come: Naomi in Hong Kong. The third book in the Naomi trilogy, An Ordinary Courage: Naomi in Indones ...

  2. Unveiling life under the Taliban

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Golden Globe best foreign language film Osama is the first Afghan film made since the fall of the Taliban. Its importance lies not only in its political significance, but also in what we learn from this moving tale about how women survived under the Taliban. Under the regime, women in Afghanistan were prohibited from getting work or receiving education, and they had to wear ...

  3. UN struggles to meet timetable for Afghan polls

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... James Astill in Kabul Qummergal grimaces as she faces a camera for the first time. But, when she sees her portrait, the middle-aged Afghan woman giggles with delight. 'I can't believe it's me,' she said, grinning at the blurry digital ...

  4. Beijing right to demand better safety for workers

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For the 3,000 or so Chinese workers involved in infrastructure projects in Pakistan, there was, until recent months, a sense that they were exempt from the violence affecting the country's border areas. China, as a key Pakistani ally and a provider o ...

  5. Historical barrier may hamper the hunt for al-Qaeda

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... al-Qaeda members were hiding in the area. 'There is a lot of hype,' said Rashid, author of the best-selling Taliban: Islam, Oil and the New Great Game in Central Asia. 'They want ...

  6. Afghanis capitalise on war offshoot

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Taliban took over. Cricket was discouraged under that hardline government perhaps because it was a sign of imperialist Western decadence. But since the toppling of the Taliban regime in 2001 ...

  7. On a steady path to peace and prosperity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... has literally been on the front line of US President George W. Bush's war on terrorism, courtesy of the long mountainous border it shares with its formerly Taliban-controlled neighbour. ...

  8. Birthday blues

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tolerance of his forebears and adopted a fanatical version of Islam. He brought in a Taliban-style rule, portrayed himself as the torchbearer of the faith and ruthlessly persecuted Hindus and other ...

  9. The original Birkin

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... anti-Taliban freedom fighter] Ahmad Shah Massoud gave me. He came to France. He asked for help. He told us to be careful of Palestine. Had we listened to him, 9-11 might not have happened. 'They ...



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