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Burning of Koran would not have helped the war against terrorism

Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Centre in Gainesville, Florida, stepped back from the abyss of burning the Koran on September 11 and the anger and violence that it would have engendered in Muslims towards Americans specifically and Christians throughout the

Sunday, 19 September, 2010, 12:00am

The Essential Nostradamus

The Essential Nostradamus by Richard Smoley Tarcher, HK$120

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

Give stressed-out students a break

Hong Kong's education system has become so exam-oriented that it's all about grades, not learning. It is common to find students attending tutorial classes after school.

There are extra-curricular activities to provide us with a balanced education. But these activities - mostly chosen by our parents - put more pressure on us. Who says they are meant to help us relax?

3 May 2010 - 12:00am

A language steeped in history

The language of Saudi Arabia - and its only official language - is Arabic, a tongue that in its standard spoken form is used by up to 400 million native speakers across the Arab world.

But Arabic is much more than a means of communication - it is an important part of the Arabic soul and belief system.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

The Messenger: The Meanings of the Life of Muhammad

The Messenger: The Meanings of the Life of Muhammad

by Tariq Ramadan

Allen Lane, HK$400

25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Controversial Prophet cartoons

A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines

Deaths, burned embassies, mass boycotts and worldwide anger: derogatory cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed have sparked an unprecedented reaction.

What do we know about the Prophet?

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

A different path

The name on my passport is Wayne John Morrison, but I have a Muslim name - Salman.

30 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Driving force behind one man's career change

Have you ever looked at your taxi driver and wondered about his past? Next time you're stuck in traffic, ask the man at the wheel what drove him to drive.

The answer could surprise you.

A Lai See agent discovered this in a taxi bound for Central.

The Western passenger was impressed by the excellent quality of the driver's English.

1 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Muslims celebrate prophet's birthday

IT was a day of chanting from the Koran and paying homage to Mohammed for Hong Kong's Muslim community yesterday as it celebrated the anniversary of the holy prophet's birth.

Throngs of the faithful, many of them in traditional dress, were joined in Kowloon Park by two Muslim priests who travelled from Pakistan for the occasion.

5 Sep 1994 - 12:00am