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  • Kerman, Iran
    Tuesday Dec 2, 2003

    Plane Accidents

    Iranian military Ilyushin Il-76

    Kerman, Iran
    Tuesday Dec 2, 2003

    An Iranian military Ilyushin Il-76 crashed in mountainous terrain near Kerman in Iran on February 19, 2003. The official report says bad weather brought the aircraft down; high winds and fog were present at the time of the crash.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Dec 8, 2003

    Eminem

    United States Secret Service said that it was "looking into" allegations that Eminem had threatened the President of the United States

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Dec 8, 2003

    On December 8, 2003, the United States Secret Service said that it was "looking into" allegations that Eminem had threatened the President of the United States (George W. Bush). The cause for concern was the lyrics of "We As Americans" ("Fuck money / I don't rap for dead presidents / I'd rather see the president dead / It's never been said, but I set precedents"), which was later released on a bonus CD with the deluxe edition of Encore.




  • Singapore
    Wednesday Dec 10, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    False quarantine in Singapore

    Singapore
    Wednesday Dec 10, 2003

    A researcher in a SARS lab in Taiwan was found infected with SARS after returning from Singapore attending a medical conference. As a consequence, 74 people in Singapore were quarantined but none of them were infected.




  • Guangdong, China
    Saturday Dec 27, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    SARS China Suspected a new Case

    Guangdong, China
    Saturday Dec 27, 2003

    On Dec 27, China announced the first suspected case of SARS in six months in Guangdong in an individual who was not a SARS researcher.




  • Bahrain
    Monday Dec 29, 2003

    Vodafone

    Vodafone in Bahrain

    Bahrain
    Monday Dec 29, 2003

    On 29 December 2003, Vodafone signed another Partner Network Agreement with Kuwait's MTC group. The second agreement involved co-operation in Bahrain and the branding of the network as MTC-Vodafone.




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