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2014-03-22 23:04:21

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) celebrated the grand opening of the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT) – home to the University’s School of Design (SD) and the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (JCDISI) on 18 March. It is also the first permanent Hong Kong architectural project by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) celebrated the grand opening of the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT)...

2013-09-05 23:00:21

The School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is staging its Annual Show for the very first time at its new headquarters in the University's Jockey Club Innovation Tower -- the city's first permanent architecture designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 The School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is staging its Annual Show for the very first time at its new headquarters in the University's...

2011-05-26 12:16:00

RABAT, Morocco, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary producer Quincy Jones has partnered with United Arab Emirates-based social entrepreneur Badr Jafar to jointly produce an Arabic charity single entitled 'Tomorrow/Bokra' to raise money and help finance educational arts and culture scholarships and projects for children in the Middle East and North Africa. The project is being implemented in association with the Mawazine Festival. (Photo:...

2008-09-30 12:00:30

The music production company 'Rotana' will launch the latest album by the famous Iraqi singer Kathem Al Saher on September 29. The new album features 13 songs, including Iraqi folk songs, for which Al Saher is famous. There is also a poem written by the famous poet Nizar Al Qabani, and two of the songs are sung in the Khaliji (Gulf) dialect. Most of the songs on the album were written and composed by Al Saher.Al Saher has filmed a music video clip for his song "Insa Al Alam" (Forget...

2008-08-18 12:00:14

The Sunday Monitor's Aug. 10 editorial ("State's mental health services need attention") barks up the right tree. As a client of Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., I have seen the shortfall in money slated for the mental health agency in dramatic ways. At Riverbend I only get to see the doctor once every two months (or, in times of emergency, once every month). This contrasts rather sharply with a private psychiatrist, who is willing to see his customers once a week. I don't know how...

2006-08-07 04:35:08

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - "Is it time to wash our hands of the country and find a stable life somewhere else?" The question in "Girl Blog from Iraq" was posted only last weekend by an anonymous young Iraqi woman whose weblog has now been adapted into a theatrical documentary at the Edinburgh Fringe arts festival. Played by actresses of Palestinian, Syrian, Iranian and Iraqi origin, she recounts the horrors of abduction, murder and rape alongside her determined efforts...

2005-10-11 08:32:10

By Luke Baker BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has issued arrest warrants for the former defense minister and two dozen other officials in connection with the alleged misappropriation of more than $1 billion from government coffers, investigators said on Tuesday. Judge Radhi al-Radhi, the head of the Commission on Public Integrity charged with investigating government corruption, told Reuters the warrants were issued several days ago by prosecutors from Iraq's criminal court. Officials from...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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