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2014/10/21 17:56
2014/10/21 17:56
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What I see as extremes that must necessarily end badly, others see as mere extensions of recently successful policies and trends. A long-time reader recently chastised me for using too many maybe's...
2014/10/21 17:56
2014/10/21 17:56
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2014/10/21 17:02
2014/10/21 17:02
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... historical facts.” That’s Beijing’s basis to claim islets, rocks, reefs, shoals, sandbars, and waters of the South China (West Philippine) Sea. If asked what those ancient historical facts...
2014/10/21 12:39
2014/10/21 12:39
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Actually the lotus is a very ordinary plant. Nevertheless, during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) a complex bureaucratic structure was built up around this plant. The lotus was part of the Imperial...
2014/10/21 00:05
2014/10/21 00:05
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COMMENT Many people were feeling a little dizzy after the rounds of debate following the announcement of the half-kilogram penalty for Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti. And for good reason. The...
2014/10/19 17:02
2014/10/19 17:02
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ILOILO CITY — Are many of our leaders cultural philistines? Why are we wantonly destroying a lot of the cultural heritage and historic landmarks in our cities nationwide, demolishing old buildings or...
2014/10/19 01:04
2014/10/19 01:04
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From city chic to overwater villas to alpine chalets; from Melbourne to the Maldives to Montenegro and just about everywhere in between ... join Angela Saurine on a tour of the hottest new hotels and...
2014/10/17 19:17
2014/10/17 19:17
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A small Chinese sugar bowl that was bought 50 years ago for a tiny sum is now expected to make its owner a millionaire. The 6ins wide unassuming porcelain jar was brought back from the Far East by...
2014/10/17 16:48
2014/10/17 16:48
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STATEN ISLAND — Forget the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Museum of Natural History. There's a hidden gem being overlooked on the city's tourism scene. Around 30 New York tour guides...
2014/10/17 03:33
2014/10/17 03:33
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SAN MARINO >> A volume of the largest book ever written in China lay shelved and uncataloged in The Huntington’s library collection for nearly five decades before curators recently discovered the text...
2014/10/16 18:41
2014/10/16 18:41
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts director Alex Nyerges calls it "the most important traveling exhibition" in the museum's "nearly 80 year history." On Tuesday evening, Oct. 14 a galaxy of the state's...
2014/10/16 15:24
2014/10/16 15:24
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In April 2012, just six months after Colonel Gaddafi had been killed by rebel forces in Sirte, Libya, and as fighting between rival militias continued, an exhibition of British street art opened at...
2014/10/16 07:56
2014/10/16 07:56
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SINGAPORE: Although it may not have the same hype surrounding it as Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Chinese director Lu Yang’s Brotherhood Of Blades is an exceptional wuxia action film. Set...
2014/10/16 04:26
2014/10/16 04:26
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Caulfield Cup: A history of Australia's premier 2,400m staying handicap The Caulfield Cup is one of Australia's premier staying handicaps, second only in stature to the Melbourne Cup. First run in...
2014/10/11 09:13
2014/10/11 09:13
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Feature: Exploring the Japanese art of green tea in Singapore October 10, 2014 9:57 am By Ma Yujie SINGAPORE, Oct. 9 (PNA/Xinhua) — Combination is often the zenith of new ideas. Brew green tea, the...
2014/10/10 23:37
2014/10/10 23:37
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Some of us like to sit like boulders on a hill, unmoving. Perhaps we have gathered some lichen over the years. Comfortable, safe, confident with who we are, the last thing we want to do is change our...
2014/10/10 15:35
2014/10/10 15:35
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Hon. Deputy Foreign Minister Peya Mushelenga, Representative of Namibian government, Hon. Minister of Justice Utoni Nujoma, Hon. Director-General of National Planning Commission Tom Alweendo, Mr....
2014/10/10 05:24
2014/10/10 05:24
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Pro-democracy protesters on an occupied road in Mong Kok in Kowloon, a vice-prone area across the harbour from central Hong Kong. As thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged Hong Kong's major...
2014/10/08 22:45
2014/10/08 22:45
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A King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) perches on a trunk at the Zoo Summit outside Panama City on June 17, 2013. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images) A secretarybird is pictured at the zoo of the French...
2014/10/08 07:55
2014/10/08 07:55
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There are a couple of good formulas for group 1 success but a last-start winner within seven days for Gai Waterhouse would be near the top of the list. There are a couple of good formulas for group 1...
2014/10/06 07:03
2014/10/06 07:03
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A decision on whether brilliant Flight Stakes winner First Seal attempts to become the first filly to win the Spring Champion Stakes will be made as late as possible. Trainer John Thompson said First...
2014/10/21 17:56
2014/10/21 17:56
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