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World 25 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sydney police make merry in race riot's aftermath

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police patrolled Sydney's beaches in buggies and on horses decorated with tinsel and reindeer antlers on Sunday, as fears of fresh racial violence dissolved into a quiet Christmas Day.

World 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Police seek to stop third night of Sydney unrest

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 450 policemen, four times the usual number, will patrol Sydney's streets on Tuesday to prevent a third night of racial violence by youth gangs who have attacked people, smashed cars and hurled rocks at police.

World 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Racial violence hits Sydney for second night

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Seven people were injured and dozens of cars damaged in a second night of racial violence spread across Sydney, Australian police said on Tuesday, as they were given special powers to stop the unrest.

World 08 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

European cities on guard for French-style violence

BERLIN (Reuters) - Images of French ghettos in flames are causing increasing discomfort across Europe and have raised fears the violence could spread across borders.

World 08 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hurt pride shows as France sees world report riots

PARIS (Reuters) - A barrage of critical world media reporting on the violence in its rundown suburbs is rubbing nerves raw in France, which is more used to hearing praise for its food, its countryside and its opposition to the Iraq war.

Letters 03 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Law firm is 100 and going strong

It survived two World Wars, great depression eras and the administration of severalgovernments. At 100 years old today, the firmShearn Delamore Co is still in robust health. CHELSEA L.Y. NG finds out the secret behind its sense of vitality.

Nation 06 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dr M: Social equity vital for growth

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said promoting social equity is crucial for world economic growth, citing Malaysia's success as an example.

Nation 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Change of mindset vital for success

FOUR days of speeches and debates have left Umno's camp-followers exhausted. They are now ready to return to their I>kampung/Ito herald in the I>Ramadan/Iand turn their thoughts to more religious pursuits.

Lifestyle 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Telling our own story

PHILIP GOLINGAI talks to Beth Yahp whose first and only novel I>Crocodile Fury/I>, won the Victorian Premier's Prize for First Fiction.

Letters 10 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Uniting as one Malaysian race

Race relations is a sensitive subject at the best of times. In a two-part series, SUHAINI AZNAM takes a look at the daunting challenges ahead.