Source:Sundayobserver There has always been an interest and curiosity in the Western world in understanding more about Asian societies and cultures. Cinema has been an amazing window of intensifying this curiosity productively and it is a fine tool we Asians have been using for decades to tell our stories to ...

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  He died at 64 years of age, in 2002, after having suffered multiple complications of the dreaded diabetes, yet another cursed disease inflicted on humankind, and especially on those who have, what is called a “sweet-tooth”. Waylon Jennings, was first discovered by the Guitar-Genius Chet Atkins, who noticed this ...

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Vinodh Wickremeratne reminisces his childhood/adolescence and anecdotal ‘renderings’ of many ‘elders’  In the unique pursuit he is involved the ‘young’ are about ages 50-60 middle aged are 70-80 and the elderly are over 90. The challenge being to find people with good memory.  (This note is disjointed, but it will ...

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John Clunies-Ross, ‘king’ of the Cocos Islands, was toppled by Canberra Source:-smh.com.au John Clunies-Ross, who has died aged 92, became the last “king” of the Cocos, a tiny (5.5 square miles) coral archipelago in the Indian Ocean, in 1944, but spent much of his “reign” fighting rearguard actions against hostile ...

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‘We can’t turn people back’: Religious services wait until all can attend By Josh Dye Anglican churches are keen to avoid “uncomfortable situations” around vaccination status, Archbishop of Sydney Kanishka Raffel says.CREDIT:JAMES BRICKWOOD Source:-smh.com.au Most religious services in Sydney will remain online-only for another two weeks as faith leaders grapple with ...

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