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Hard News 11/04/03 - New and Good

Hi folks,

Tons to read while you're sitting at your desk pretending to work on a Friday afternoon.

Rob O'Neill reports on what's really news in Australia - and our new guest blog, Speaker, debuts with a fine dispatch from Greg Wood in Singapore. And, as ever, oneself has a bit of a blog.

Enjoy.

Cheers,

RB

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The to-do list |Apr 11, 2003 11:27
Russell Brown's Hard News

The extraordinary lifting of tyranny in Baghdad this week has been compared, by the US leadership among others, to the fall of the exhausted communist regimes in Eastern Europe more than a decade ago. But, even in Romania, those peaceful revolutions left the civil infrastructure relatively intact...
http://publicaddress.net/default,hardnews.sm#post382

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Sport, what is it good for? |Apr 10, 2003 15:09
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

Absolutely everything, here in the Lucky Country. The big news in Sydney, once you get past the war coverage, is the Federal Government's report on Soccer Australia and the rolling of George Piggins from Souths...
http://publicaddress.net/default,heat.sm#post381

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Something in the air |Apr 10, 2003 12:35
GUEST Greg Wood in Singapore

So I'm in a taxi and the driver's not wearing a mask and I think this is unusual. I don't mean a Godzilla mask or a Zorro mask, but rather one of those flimsy hospital masks that look like they'd keep out more farts than bugs, or the industrially disposable ...
http://publicaddress.net/default,speaker.sm#post379

ENDS


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