Month: May 2003

Paper Lotus Flowers

While assisting other practitioners on Saturday 26th April, 2003 at the Menangle Pace Way Fair, I learnt a beautiful skill, i.e. making paper lotus flowers.

SARS Tests Communist Rule in China

The fast-spreading SARS virus and the mounting death toll of victims have caused worldwide attention and anxiety. Neglected by outside observers, however, have been frantic rumors within China that have aroused public imagination.


The value of deals at China’s top trade fair slumped to a quarter of previous levels — the worst showing in 15 years — state media said on Wednesday, in the latest sign that SARS is hitting Asia’s fastest growing economy.


The World Truth Forum will examine topics such as Justice, China and the Law, as well as Human Rights and Civil Liberties.