Month: December 2021

Iran’s morality police crack down on un-Islamic dress

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, “Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects.” Others have, of […]

Psychiatrist Learn From A Professional

Read An Opinion On: Career Programs For Pharmacy Technicians Eagle Rock For many people, visiting a psychiatrist can be a little taboo, especially because these visits will involve deeply personal issues. Unfortunately, a lot of people would rather avoid the embarrassment rather than to deal with their issues with the help of a trained professional. […]

Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics

Monday, December 3, 2007 At Thanksgiving dinner David Shankbone told his white middle class family that he was to interview Reverend Al Sharpton that Saturday. The announcement caused an impassioned discussion about the civil rights leader’s work, the problems facing the black community and whether Sharpton helps or hurts his cause. Opinion was divided. “He’s […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

Riyo Mori is crowned Miss Universe as Japanese after 48 years’ absence

Thursday, May 31, 2007 According to The Japan Times, the 20-year-old Japanese delegate Riyo Mori was crowned as the 56th Miss Universe, in a ceremony held at Mexico City on May 28 . Riyo, the new Miss Universe titleholder, is from Shizuoka, Japan. She had stayed in Canada to study ballet while in high-school.After Riyo […]

Semi Circular Wash Fountains

Read An Opinion On: Buy Indoor Furniture La By Patricia Holland Semi-circular wash fountains are perfect for locations that require heavy duty hand washing. Laboratories and kitchens are just a couple of places that may need to have an area designated for washing hands without taking up the amount of space conventional sinks and faucets […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

Buying Guide For Kitchenware

Read An Opinion On: Multi Cooker With Air Fryer On Sale Submitted by: Louise Barlow Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you re looking for in kitchenware, so we ve put this guide together to help you make your choice Index Dinnerware Cookware Bakeware Cutlery & […]

International row after Spielberg quits 2008 Beijing Olympics

Friday, February 15, 2008 On Wednesday, United States film director Steven Spielberg withdrew from his position as artistic adviser to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. “Conscience will not allow me to continue with business as usual,” he said. “Sudan’s government bears the bulk of the responsibility for these ongoing crimes but the international […]