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Monitor Archive for December 30, 1988
Chinatown bursts cultural seams. San Francisco's Chinatown is feeling an international crunch. Hong Kong developers are competing with Vietnamese im...
Panel urges putting bases on the block. Commission seeks to end 10-year deadlock over closing unneeded sites
Experts see future in new bomb detector
West Virginians bursting with pride as football team shines
Lawmakers plot another pay hike try
After 14 years, busing in Boston rolls to a stop
Ozone pact: obsolete before it starts? Ozone layer may be decaying faster than pact can protect it
News In Brief
Amusing bits for wordy wits
Working your way toward the exit
A call to arms
Let's not fritter away this opportunity in the Middle East
Cambodia can't be forgotten
Family planning and Brazil's floods
Making thrifts more thrifty
Small Quebec town goes touristy; merchants love it, locals grumble. Designer boutiques, cable TV - and up-market prices come to Knowlton
Bolivia has trouble polishing tin's luster
`The best life - home and family'. So says a ceramist wife and mother, who lives and works happily in a far northern district of Luzon Island. A CRE...
`Rain Man': Hoffman in monochrome role. Tom Cruise co-stars in comedy-drama hopefully started by five directors
On stage: `Legs Diamond' makes it to Broadway. Raffish musical inspired by Hollywood gangster film
Resolution and action
Staying free from infidelity
As Western influence grows, Soviets lose favor with Vietnamese. OUT FROM SOVIET SHADOW
Credit where it's due: African women get chance at a better life
In a changing world, inexperience is an asset for new secretary of state. As trade becomes the key issue, Baker takes on job unencumbered by old, co...
Shamir: confident, stubborn hand at Israel's helm. His government will fall rather than talk to the PLO, inside observer predicts
Who bombed Flight 103? Numerous groups have track record, ability, and motive
Black quarterbacks achieving higher profile
New electronic keyboards: they're `like - wow!'
And now, back to our regularly scheduled lobsters
A tune that carries the day away
Desert worship. Cool sanctuary in the ancient, earthen mosques of Mali. In this drought-ridden country, there is not the usual ablution fountain at...
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