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2009-07-09 11:40:00

LOS ANGELES, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daniel Pearl Foundation today announced the 8th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days will be held October 1 - 31, 2009.

2008-10-06 00:00:24

By Dennis Chua THE concert is in aid of China's post-Sichuan earthquake efforts to rebuild schools, infrastructure and homes damaged by the natural disaster early this year. The Love From Malaysia Charity Concert is organised by non- profit foundation I-Trust.

2008-09-29 00:00:23

By Teoh Su-Lin OFTEN considered a taboo subject, death takes a whimsical turn in the movie Accuracy of Death. Helming the role of Chiba the music- loving Grim Reaper is Takeshi Kaneshiro who spends a week with his potential candidates before deciding to pull the plug on them.

2008-09-17 00:00:24

By Hamidah Atan PUTRAJAYA: Race relations may be made a compulsory subject in public universities under a move to strengthen unity among undergraduates. Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Idris Haron said the move was a way forward for continued peace in the country.

2008-09-08 06:00:09

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 8 September [Report by Komsan Tortermvasana, Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn: "Spreading the word"] Activists' use of digital devices is changing the rules of the political game, for better or worse, report Komsan Tortermvasana and Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn In any political conflict, media are always exploited as a tool for one side to attack the other.

2008-08-20 18:00:51

By CAROLINE INNES A MERSEYSIDE doctor was suspended just weeks before hewas due to retire. Dr Javaid Iqbal, of the Halewood Health Centre, was barred from practising on July 24 by the General Medical Council (GMC). He was due to retire on September 1 after 43 years' service within the NHS.

2008-07-17 12:01:02

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL; Yaakov Lappin Israeli civilians are unprepared for nonconventional attacks, warned prominent members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Tuesday afternoon, blasting the defense establishment for ignoring calls to fix the situation.

2008-07-17 09:00:48

Greater China Media and Entertainment Corp. says it has entered into a contract with Kingjoy Vision Inc. to produce a TV series called Cherry Love. Greater China is an integrated professional media and entertainment company and Kingjoy is a movie and film producing company.

2006-08-25 10:40:28

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli President Moshe Katsav denied on Friday allegations that he coerced a former female employee into having sex with him, in his first public interviews since he was interrogated by police this week.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.