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Canada set for election after government defeated

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's shaky minority Liberal government lost a vote of confidence on Monday, ending a 17-month stay in office that was largely overshadowed by a patronage scandal.

Scandal-hit Canadian government set to be ousted

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's fragile minority Liberal government, which has never managed to shake off the effects of a patronage scandal, is set to be defeated in a parliamentary vote on Monday after 17 months in power.

Teaching the masses about conservation

Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam) is spearheading the education for sustainable de-velopment programme under the patronage of Unesco.

Energising trip

In answer to the government's call to produce more engineers with initiative and creativity, Multimedia University Malaysia (MMU) founded the Multimedia University Engineering Society Overseas Research Programme (Mescorp) in 2002, under the patronage of chancellor, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.

SMI body seeks aid to expand overseas

FINANCIAL institutions under the patronage of the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) were urged yesterday to look into the possibility of financing the overseas expansion of local small and medium-sized industries (SMIs).

It's been a good first year for GUC

The German University in Cairo (GUC) is exactly one year old! From the time of its grand opening in October last year, GUC, an ambitious offshore project under the patronage of the Stuttgart and Ulm universities, has come a long way.

Focus on energy

IN 2002, the Engineering Society of Multimedia University in Cyberjaya founded the Multimedia University Engineering Society Overseas Research Programme (MESCORP), under the patronage of its chancellor, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali.

Perak council sets up fund to help war victims

The Perak Council for Religious Affairs and Malay Customs has set up a humanitarian fund under the patronage of Sultan of Perak Sultan Azlan Shah to help war victims in Iraq.

Yuju Opera star wins award

CHINESE Yuju Opera artist Chen Bailing (stage name Xiao Xiangyu) won the 2003 Mont Blanc Arts Patronage Award last week honouring her devotion to promoting the development of Yuju Opera as well as her work to promote the education of children from poor areas.

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge becomes a Scout

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge has cemented her place in Britain's royal family by taking on her first patronage roles since her marriage to Prince William, and became Scouting's newest volunteer.