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Aussies pick ‘cheesy’ name for new Vegemite

By Wed, Oct 07, 2009 3:59PM UTC

ADELAIDE, Australia — Australians have picked a name for the cream cheese update to their iconic Vegemite spread after the name chosen by Kraft last month was rejected in a national backlash. Vegemite Cheesybite was named the winner Wednesday after 30,000 Australians and New Zealanders voted in a three-day poll.

Government Receives Pathetic Recommendation on Sentencing Reform

By Wed, Oct 07, 2009 8:01AM UTC

Perhaps this article should really be titled “Baby Step in the Right Direction.” After causing controversy in the Na-yeong Case, it is becoming very likely that maximum lengths for determinate prison sentences will increase from 15 to 20 years. With the government considering revisions to the criminal law next year, legal experts

Restless October

By Wed, Oct 07, 2009 12:34AM UTC

This October is quite meaningful for me. Screenshots will migrate to an international platform. The regular jeffooi.com URL will point to another destination and function whereas the alternative URL jeffooi.my will have a new role. It’s a new experimentation in my Internet journey. Suspense for now. I will start a

Jackson movie to screen in China

By Tue, Oct 06, 2009 4:17PM UTC

The Michael Jackson documentary “This Is It” has snapped up one of the last of China’s 20 annual foreign movie import slots, a Sony Pictures executive said Tuesday. Chinese censors approved the film before the weeklong National Day holiday that started on October 1, clearing it in time for the

Chen returns to silver screen

By Mon, Oct 05, 2009 4:16PM UTC

Edison Chen will appear in his first movie since his career was derailed by a sex photo scandal more than a year ago. The 28-year-old Chinese-Canadian actor-singer will feature in the English-language comedy, “Almost Perfect,” which stars Kelly Hu, according to the Web site of New York-based production company Slew

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