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Qur'An

Love conquers all, no matter how you say it

Solomon Leeder already knew several languages.

But the one that had eluded him - until he met Bess Chan - was the language of love.

Saturday, 7 July, 2012, 12:00am

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 world. It can only be hoped that his decision will remain to cancel the event as he has indicated.

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

The Koran

Sacred book

The Koran is the sacred book of the world's second largest religion - Islam. Islam has around 1 billion followers. Only Christianity has more. Christianity has nearly 2 billion followers. Followers of Islam are called Muslims.

13 May 2009 - 12:00am

'Culture change' for hospitals

The Hospital Authority needed 'cultural reforms' so staff would no longer be 'rule-bound', and would always remember their mission was to serve patients and the public, its chief executive said.

20 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Islam defines moral principles

Islam is one of the three main religions which recognise Abraham as a prophet, along with Judaism and Christianity. These religions believe in one God, called 'Allah' in Arabic.

23 Jun 2008 - 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

Mainland critic to quit Congress

One of Capitol Hill's most dogged China critics, Gerald Solomon, is to quit Congress at the end of the year.

Mr Solomon's retirement is likely to mean less emphasis in the House of Representatives on debating China's human rights and arms proliferation record.

29 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

'Dress code' open to question

Aida Wong believes that the veiling of women is 'ordained by God' (letter headlined, 'Trying to prevent promiscuity', South China Morning Post, July 30) and that, for women, 'it means covering their bodies, except hands and faces, with loose clothes'. I am a male non-Muslim and would consider it unseemly to question these beliefs in a way which would imply a lack of respect.

8 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Koran plan dropped as marriage fears grow

A government minister has put off a plan for Muslim couples to read a chapter from the Koran as a pre-marital requirement after it caused widespread protests.

1 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Valley strike it rich

VALLEY may have found a gold mine in Mark Solomon, a powerfully built New Zealander who made his First Division rugby union debut last night against Club Dragons.

Built more on the lines of a forward than the three-quarter he is, Solomon scored a hat-trick of tries in Valley's 44-10 victory at Happy Valley.

11 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

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