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  1. Study Abroad- united states

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Students wanting to further their education in the United States have two options: they can do so after completing Form Five or wait until they have completed Form Six ... school. These schools tend to have high entrance requirements and tuition runs from US$15,000 to US$30,000 a year- roughly the same as what it would cost to attend university in the United States ...

  2. United States Supreme Court

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the court ordered states not to have separate school systems for black and white children. In 1962, it found that schools violated the constitution by having pupils recite prayers. In 1971, ...


    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... law, business Harvard University was founded in 1636, just 16 years after the Pilgrim Fathers landed in what was to become the United States of America. It is one of America's elite Ivy ... Berkeley is consistently ranked as the top public university in the United States. It was ranked first in the world by The Times in terms of peer review. Its faculty have won 18 Nobel and five ...

  4. What exactly is this coca that has the United States' knickers in a twist and what is its relationship to nose candy?

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer FYI: What exactly is this coca that has the United States' knickers in a twist and what is its relationship to nose candy? Evo Morales, the newly elected president of Bolivia, alarms the government of George W. Bush, not least because he has vowed to be a 'nightmare for the US'. Morales has promised to nationalise Bolivia's natural gas industry ...

  5. Interest rates will have to catch up with United states

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Hong Kong's interest rates will eventually have to catch up with those of the United States, but any rise should be gradual, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said yesterday. He said the local currency peg to the US dollar meant local rates should really be around the same level as those in the US. But there was still a significant ...

  6. Open mind on wartime stragglers

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall After the US secured Peleliu Island, within the nation of Palau, in November 1945, 33 Japanese soldiers took to the jungle where they held out until March 1947. Led by Ei Yamaguchi, the soldiers harried US marines until they were convinced th ...


    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan 'I can only imagine that is what Hiroshima looked like 60 years ago' Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, on the scale of destruction left by Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama 'I thought the Asian Game ...

  8. The Weather Underground

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott The Weather Underground Starring: Bernardine Dohrn, Mark Rudd, Brian Flanagan, David Gilbert, Bill Ayers Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel The film: The late 1960s were a wild time in the US, as students and peace activists hit the streets sc ...

  9. Garden State

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Paul Kay Garden State Starring: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm Director: Zach Braff The film: Andrew Largeman (Zach Braff) lives a detached life. Estranged from his family ... friend- bubble with all the peculiar eccentricities that such a rich, character-driven script allows. But it's the leads who sustain Garden State's dramatic core. Portman, given ...

  10. Enthusiastic US look to end winless streak

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem The United States enters the World Cup with humble ambitions but plenty of heart as they try to win their first game of the season. Team manager Tristan Lewis acknowledges ... our games. 'I feel we have a very competitive pool that we hope to do well in, but our biggest aim is to represent the United States as well as we can on the field and also off ...




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