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Thai government reportedly planning Internet censorship

Thursday, January 26, 2006 According to a report in the Bangkok Post, the Thai government’s Public Relations Department is considering blocking the website of Manager Online as a possible instigator of “social chaos”. The report claims that a document was submitted to the Communications Authority of Thailand urging a block be issued against the site […]

Citizenship of Australian terrorists overseas under question

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Yesterday, Australia’s Prime Minister proposed his government might strip individuals of their Australian citizenship if authorities consider them involved in terrorist activity. Prime Minister Tony Abbott stated, “As flagged by me in my national security statement in February, we will be legislating within a few weeks to strip dual citizens involved […]

Heavy rain causes flooding across the UK

Friday, July 20, 2007 Heavy rain and thunderstorms have hit several areas of the UK today, causing flash floods and disrupting some transport links. The UK Met Office have issued severe weather warnings. In London, parts of Victoria Station were inches deep in water, with rain pouring in through leaks in the roof. Many shops […]

Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan engaged

Monday, January 15, 2007 This article features in a News Brief from Audio Wikinews: Legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has confirmed that his son Abhishek and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai were engaged last evening at a private ceremony at the Bachchans’ residence in Mumbai. It is believed that the younger Bachchan proposed to his […]

Direct Mail Advertising Top 8 Tips To Wow Your Customer So That They Buy From You

Click Here To Know More About: Shirts For Sale Online Buy Shirts Online Australia By Daljeet Sidhu Direct mail is an effective tool to market your business. The trick is to make the direct mail so appealing to customers, that they are compelled to give it their attention. This is a great strategy to attract […]

Galloway and Pasqua deny any wrongdoing on their part in the oil-for-food program

Tuesday, May 17, 2005 Following accusations issued by the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), British Member of Parliament George Galloway and Senator Charles Pasqua of France have vehemently denied any wrongdoing. George Galloway declared: I’ve now had a chance to read the report which was compiled without this Senate committee asking me […]

Scientists crack age-old egg problem

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 Scientists in the UK have developed a new way to ensure boiled eggs are perfectly cooked thanks to a brand new hi-tech logo being printed on shells. After cooking starts, people will be able to see if their egg is soft, medium or hard-boiled with the help of a thermochromic print […]

GM, Chrysler offer buyouts and early retirement to workers

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 General Motors NYSE: GM (GM) and Chrysler have both begun to offer layoff packages to their workforces. The automobile manufacturers have been hard hit in the recent economic downturn and have been forced to seek federal aid from the U.S. government. Reports say that GM’s package includes a $20,000 cash payment and a […]

Chesapeake Bay Program issues first-ever water quality forecast

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 For the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, a first-time-ever “water quality forecast” was issued Monday for the upcoming summer season by the Chesapeake Bay Program. The eastern mid-Atlantic region’s heavy spring rainfalls are predicted to increase nutrient levels in bay waters, leading to oxygen eating algae blooms […]

‘Davos man’ versus ‘Camp Igloo’; 42nd World Economic Forum convenes in Swiss alps

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel gave yesterday’s opening address to the 42nd meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which is facing a distinctly different geo-political landscape from twelve months ago. Outside the WEF security cordon, in the sub-zero temperatures of Davos’ train station car park, the local incarnation of the Occupy […]

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