ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday May 25, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 52
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times

‘No time to lose’ after junta okays aid deal
Disaster relief officials said there was “no time to lose” to help Myanmar's cyclone survivors after the secretive military government promised the United Nations it would allow in more aid workers. The junta, criticised by the West for failing to accept a full-blown aid operation following the devastation of Cyclone Nargis three weeks ago, went ahead today with a referendum in the Irrawaddy Delta and Yangon on its new constitution.
Cannes critics cool as film competition nears end
A lack of memorable movies means the 2008 Cannes film festival has scored poorly among many critics, who argue that after a solid start the main competition faded. Star power was sustained, however, with the red carpet attracting big names like Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Clint Eastwood, Penelope Cruz, Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford and sports stars Mike Tyson and Diego Maradona.
Java’s Buddhist past in lost-and-found temple
The Buddhist temple of Borobudur, set among volcanoes on Indonesia's Java island, stands as a testament to the Buddhist roots of the world's most populous Muslim country. The temple, the world's largest Buddhist monument, was built in the eighth and ninth centuries. It is a pilgrimage site for followers from around the region and it is also the most popular tourist attraction in Indonesia.

‘No time to lose’ after junta okays aid deal
Clinton faces uproar with Kennedy assassination comment
Fury over fuel price increase
Chinese leader says quake death toll may top 80,000
Malaysia calls for calm after ICJ gives islet to Singapore
McCain says fit to run for White House
Cannes critics cool as film competition nears end
Rising food prices: Blame it on oil? No, blame it on Bush
Tibet, quake and the Chinese media
Java’s Buddhist past in lost-and-found temple
Saudi Arabia marks oil’s 75th birthday with boom

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