SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileInternet censorship is alive, well, and creeping. China, Iran and now even Australia are among the many countries blocking or planning to block thousands of sites. But as millions of Chinese know (and as hundreds of journalists covering the Bejing Olympics learned), barriers installed by armies of technicians and bureaucrats can be bypassed with a few deft keystrokes.
Political will for compromise was needed from the parties, which in turn, required international assistance to improve socio economic situations on the ground.There must be also be a more rapid and effective deployment of the United Nations African Union Hybrid Force (UNAMID), he said. Hand picking eligible nationalities for a peacekeeping operation was not consistent with the United Nations Charter, and complicated the peace process. More effective efforts must also be made to end the arms flow to Darfur, and the people of Darfur must be more actively engaged in the process.
(Paramount)Rudyard Kipling’s The Second Jungle Book, Mowgli and Baloo The title says enough, doesn’t it? Live action, with animals and Roddy McDowall, too. (TriStar)Twin Town A Fargo” like black comedy thriller set in a small town in Wales, Twin Town” is the dark, twisted story of how two semi disturbed brothers wreak revenge and havoc when a wealthy contractor tries to cheat their father, a workman injured on the job. Executive produced by Andrew MacDonald and Danny Boyle (Trainspotting”).
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileCanadian household savings collapsed in the 1990s and debt levels rose to record highs in the 2000s, according to a preliminary report by the Vanier Institute for the Family.”For many families in Canada, the first decade of the 21st century brought unprecedented opportunity: these years witnessed continuous labour market growth, moderate rises in average household income, and a substantial upward shift in household savings rates,” said the report.”This decade, however, also brought with it never before seen growth in household debt. The 2000s can be labelled the decade of debt. In this same vein, the 1990s can probably be labelled the decade of the collapse of savings as annual savings plummeted by two thirds between 1990 and 2000.”The institute looked at Statstics Canada figures for spending and savings rates, as well as increases in incomes and household debt levels.Full storyHave you struggled with debt in the last decade? How do you manage?Take our poll:Financially, are you better or worse off than you were a decade ago?(polls)(This poll is not scientific.