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August 21, 2007

Have you guys ever noticed headlines in the newspaper? I am a great fan of the media actually but sometimes when I read the headlines, they are not what they seem. I know headlines are there to attract your attention but when you come to the article, it can be sometimes upsetting or dissapointing. I will be posting examples when I next see ‘funny, weird, tempting or even useless’ headlines. I should have saved those I have seen earlier but I am sure there will be more…mark for newer post on this later.

I have an alert on my email which shows a headline and a short, two or three lines on the news body. I thought these headlines were telling me –

– Dissapointment: 

Indonesia beats Brunei of ASEAN youth football game
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Indonesia on Sunday won Brunei by 3:0 in opening match of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asia Nations) U17 Youth Football Championship Tournament held.
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– Happier note (but guys – surely, Lawas?):

Brunei tops in tug-of-war at Lawas Fest
The Brunei Times – Bandar,Brunei,Brunei Darussalam
BRUNEI pulled its way to top spot of the tug-of-war event to end the sultanate’s participation in the Lawas Fest on a high note yesterday. The tug-of-war,
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– I see light at the end of the tunnel (will check if the students do win): 

Brunei Students For Ozone Quiz In Bangkok
Bru Direct – Brunei Darussalam
By Za’im Zaini Bandar Seri Begawan – Two students from the Sixth Form Centre who are representing the country at the Regional Ozone Quiz Competition left
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  – This is promising:

Local livestock firm making big strides
The Brunei Times – Bandar,Brunei,Brunei Darussalam
The general manager also said that there is always a demand for cattle, and added that in Brunei the Brahman breed is highly favoured, especially during the
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– Bruneians are good in this (weekend social activity): 

Walkathon to bolster ties
The Brunei Times – Bandar,Brunei,Brunei Darussalam
It was a strong showing from the private sector, with staff and personnel from companies such as PetroleumBRUNEI, Brunei Shell Petroleum, Brunei LNG,
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One Comment leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    January 15, 2008 4:22 pm

    Haha… you never ceased to ‘amaze’ me… *hint*hint*

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