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Review: Precious Life

WITH the help of a prominent Israeli journalist, Precious Life documents the struggle of an Israeli pediatrician and a Palestinian mother to get treatment for her baby, who suffers from an incurable genetic disease. As Larissa Nicholson discovers, it’s a compelling slice of real life played out against the tragic backdrop of ongoing violence and grief, and each character’s profound biases.

Review: Lonely Planet’s Melbourne and Victoria guide

THE latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Melbourne and Victoria travel guide is as funny as it is informative.

Singapore National Day Celebrations 2011 Melbourne

170 Russell Street, Billboard. Singapore’s 46th Birthday is around the corner and this year we’ll be holding it in the heart of the city, with entertainment, games and LIVE telecast of NDP. It…

Home Cooked, the Carlton Community Cookbook Project

OUR very first cookbook is out, and the collection of 30 homemade recipes is all about cooking from the heart!

Weekly news round-up: Cadel Evans wins Tour De France, Refugee swap finalised and Amy Winehouse dies

IN OUR new wrap this week, Cadel Evans wins the Tour de France, Australia and Malaysia’s refugee swap deal is finally done, and Amy Winehouse dies at 27.

The Language Connection

WHAT you say matters – and Dan Ednie would know better than anyone else. He’s helped countless international and Australian students engage one another through a weekly language exchange program.

Only Yong once: An interview with Momo Sushi founder Robin Yong

HARD work and an enterprising mind has paid off for Melbourne entrepreneur Robin Yong who opens a second store just two years after establishing his flagship, Momo Sushi on Swanston St.

Register to vote, Malaysian MP urges Malaysians overseas

MALAYSIANS in Australia should register to vote to pressure the government to allow overseas voting, says Malaysian Member of Parliament Teresa Kok. Sumisha Naidu reports.

Review: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

ONE to watch? Connie Foong previews the movie inspired by Lisa See’s bestselling novel Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, a poignant tale of two women and their relationship tightly bound by fate and customs in 19th century China.

AMP launches new financial planning competition

AMP has launched a new financial planning competition with great prizes just for participating. Applications close today!

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Live and learn: Things you can do in Carlton

UNIVERSITY life isn’t just about passing exams. It’s also the best time to explore your secret interests and hidden passions. Connie Foong shows you don’t have to look very far to begin.

Melbourne International Film Festival 2011

AUSTRALIA’S annual film event Melbourne International Film Festival kicks off today! Meld reporter Amanda Yap brings you some of the highlights.

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