Monthly Archives: June 2008

Chinese South Africans qualify for BEE

Chinese South Africans qualify for BEE Sapa Published:Jun 18, 2008 As Chinese South Africans we were officially classified as ’coloured’ during the apartheid era…   The Pretoria High Court today granted a landmark ruling that Chinese South Africans are to … Continue reading

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Government Study Criticizes Bush Administration’s Measures of Progress in Iraq

Quote: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/24/world/middleeast/24gao.html?ref=world     Government Study Criticizes Bush Administration’s Measures of Progress in Iraq   By JAMES GLANZ Published: June 24, 2008 Beyond the declines in overall violence in Iraq, several crucial measures the Bush administration uses to demonstrate economic, … Continue reading

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Obama Meets Boeing, Ford, JPMorgan, Other Execs

Quote: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/washington/politics-usa-politics-obama-business.html   Obama Meets Boeing, Ford, JPMorgan, Other Execs   By REUTERS Published: June 25, 2008 Filed at 6:51 p.m. ET Skip to next paragraph WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior executives from a range of businesses, including Boeing Co, Ford … Continue reading

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Justices Cut Damages Award in Exxon Valdez Spill

Quote: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/26/washington/25cnd-punitive.html?hp     Justices Cut Damages Award in Exxon Valdez Spill     By ADAM LIPTAK Published: June 26, 2008 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday reduced what had once been a $5 billion punitive damages award against … Continue reading

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Italy Gives Cultural Diversity a Lukewarm Embrace

Quote: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/25/arts/design/25abroad.html   Italy Gives Cultural Diversity a Lukewarm Embrace Stefano Renna/Agnfoto/Reuters Local residents shouted slogans as a Roma camp burned for the second time in a day in a suburb of Naples on May 14, 2008. Attacks on immigrant … Continue reading

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Mars’ two-faced riddle ‘solved’

Mars’ two-faced riddle ‘solved’ The impact would have hit the northern half of Mars The puzzle of why the northern and southern hemispheres of Mars look so different may now have been solved. Mars’ crust is thicker in the southern … Continue reading

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