Thai government drops origami cranes as message of peace

Sunday, December 5, 2004  BANGKOK – Millions of origami cranes have been dropped on Thailand’s three southern provinces following violence between the government and ethnic minority Muslim populations. The move has been called a “goodwill gesture” towards Muslims. Up to 120 million such paper sculptures were dropped on Thailand’s three southern-most provinces, Narathiwat, Pattani and […]

US stock markets tumble on ‘Black Monday’ anniversary

Saturday, October 20, 2007  Some say history tends to repeat itself. Today marked a day in history, when 20 years ago, the United States Dow Jones Industrial Average market crashed, on what is known as ‘Black Monday’. The crash sent the market tumbling down 508 points, losing nearly 24%. On Friday, the Dow Jones nearly […]

Scugog flag controversy comes to an end

Friday, September 1, 2006  The Scugog flag controversy has now came to an end. The controversy began when councillor Lynn Philip Hodgson lowered the town hall flag out of respect for a fallen Canadian soldier. Rather than an issue of patriotism, the controversy dealt with union contracts which may have specified that the raising and […]

Design And Printing Considerations In Brochure Printing

See More About: Best Juicer Best Blender Australia Submitted by: Robert Johnston When you talk about promotional brochures, the first thing that probably comes to mind is they are conventional and obsolete. There are more high tech and astonishing marketing pieces today that will help put your business on top of people s mind. But […]

Chinese hostage rescued in the Philippines

Tuesday, July 6, 2010  A Filipino police official said that Xili Wu, a Chinese buinessman held by al-Qaida-linked militants on a southern island for one and a half years, has been rescued. Amil Banaan, Chief Inspector of Sulu provincial police, says Wu was under the name Peter Go to hide his illegal status in the […]

Frenchman climbs skyscraper in 20 minutes without any equipment

Tuesday, August 31, 2010  48-year old Alain Robert, affectionately known as the ‘French Spiderman’, has climbed a 57-storey {[w|Sydney}} skyscraper without any equipment in 20 minutes. The purpose of Alain Robert’s actions was to raise awareness of global warming. Following the previous like events in other cities, he was arrested and will possibly be fined. […]

Wikinews:Request an interview/Archive

I have been banned from my campus for one year in a case in which ample evidence has arisen that 1) I am innocent of the myriad charges pressed against me by the administration of my school and 2) that I have been specifically targeted for my activism. I face a criminal trial on Tuesday […]

Blender Foundation launches open movie, open game projects

Monday, June 11, 2007  The Blender Foundation, which maintains the open source 3D tool Blender, has announced two new projects, codenamed Peach and Apricot. Project Peach will be a new open source movie, following in the footsteps of last year’s Elephants Dream project (which was initially codenamed Orange). Apricot, on the other hand, will use […]

What Makes For A Good Interior Designer?

By Andy C. Anderson This of course is a question that has been running rampant within the interior design industry of late, and this is something that you need to know about when you do come across a situation where you have to make a decision and from there. You would be able to know […]