Search Results for: Amanda Kwan

Shooting Among Thailand’s Military


Online Story #10 Amanda Kwan The Thai army warned it would shoot anti-government protesters if they resist the military, the Christian Science Monitor reports. The threat comes a day after the army was sent to the streets of Bankok to block the protest route,…

Stephen Harper News


By Amanda Kwan Online Story 8 The Hill Times reports that canceling vote subsidies to political parties will be a key feature in the Conservative government’s election platform. Parties currently get $1.75 for each vote they receive in a federal election. The subsidy is…

Sudan


Online Story 7 Amanda Kwan Sudan’s president has threatened to expel foreign election monitors after they called for a delay in the vote, scheduled for April. The suggestion came amid security concerns from election observers and opposition groups. A report from the US-based Carter…

Thai Protests


Amanda Kwan Online Story 6 Thai protesters spilled blood in front of government headquarters in Bangkok today as part of their campaign demanding for new elections. The symbolic act was aimed at Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, who demonstrators say stole power from former prime…

Iran


Online news story Amanda Kwan Iranian authorities shut down two pro-reform news publications yesterday, including a weekly run by the family of opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi. The ban is the latest media crackdown by the government, who have tried to suppress dissident voices that…

Sudan ceasefire to be signed today


By Amanda Kwan The conflict in Darfur may soon end if Sudan’s government and main opposition group implement a peace deal, set to be signed today. President Omar al-Bashir will sign the framework agreement in Qatar, which outlines power-sharing roles between the government and…

Kenya in Turmoil


Online Story Amanda Kwan Kenya once deemed the most stable country in Africa, is in danger of becoming a failed state, according to lobbying group Transparency International. Kenya’s coalition government is embroiled in a power struggle after PM Raila Odinga suspended two cabinet members…

Comfort Foods, Millionaires and the Olympic Games


Alice Hoang Online story 2 Indulging in comfort foods is a vicious cycle of craving, satisfaction, and more craving. Gregory Smith, of the psychology department at the University of Kentucky, said that the act of eating becomes something we do to achieve a desired…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories


Ryan Jhagroo Slug: Tracy McGrady, Rockets, 76ers, Andre Iguodala The highest-paid NBA player, Tracy McGrady, continues to be a hot topic amongst trade spectators around the league. But who wants his expiring contract?

AFRICAN CANADIAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION (ACHA)


By Louis March ACHA is a non-profit and community supported organization, which operates a curriculum-based heritage program for families with children from five – 16 years of age. The programs objectives are achieved by including the seven principles of Kwanzaa in all the activities…

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