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The Sydney punchbowls, made in China during Emperor Chia Ch'ing...

wikipedia - 11 Sep 2016
The Sydney punchbowls, made in China during Emperor Chia Ch'ing's reign in 1796–1820, are the only two known examples of Chinese export porcelain hand painted with Sydney scenes and dating from the Macquarie era. The bowls were procured in Canton about three decades after the First Fleet's arrival at Port Jackson where the British settlement at Sydney Cove was established in 1788. They also represent the trading between Australia and China via India at the time. Even though decorated punchbowls were
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Greek Australian architect behind Sydney's Punchbowl mosque

Neos Kosmos - 23 May 2018
Greek Australian architect behind Sydney's Punchbowl mosque. Angelo Candalepas said it was a Greek Orthodox priest that guided him to embrace the project. Photo: The Golden Mean Agency. 23 May 2018 5:27pm. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos ...
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$6b for NSW schools to deliver 170 new and upgraded schools

The Sydney Morning Herald - 13 Jun 2018
Punchbowl Public School will be upgraded while there will be extra teaching spaces for Carlingford West Public and Cumberland High students, the government says. Carlingford West has more demountables than any other school in NSW, with 35 currently ...
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Ramadan opening still possible for mosque 23 years in the making

ABC Online - 19 May 2018
After 23 years of planning, a $7 million council-required carpark and a case in the High Court, Punchbowl's newest mosque is expected to open its doors by the end of Ramadan next month. Funded by the community — through grants, donations and ...
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Sydney man pleads guilty to helping killer - 13 Jun 2018
A Sydney man has pleaded guilty to helping shooters who gunned down another man in the city's south west nearly six years ago. Bilal Haouchar admitted he helped assailants who fatally shot 38-year-old Ali Eid in Punchbowl in November 2012 and opened ...
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Merrylands man walks free after helping execution cover-up

Daily Telegraph - 15 Jun 2018
Merrylands man Bilal Haouchar pleaded guilty to assisting two masked gunmen who fatally shot 38-year-old Ali Eid at his Punchbowl home in November 2012 and opened fire on Mohammed Hanouf, who survived the attack. The 31-year-old Haouchar ...
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'We hope others will follow': Inside Sydney's Auslan-fluent restaurant

The Sydney Morning Herald - 02 Jun 2018
It's a tough ask, but the franchisee of Rashays restaurant in Punchbowl says they have been so enthusiastic in their classes, he expects it will happen. Mr Krayem's 35 employees are studying Auslan, a sign language used by the deaf community and others ...
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Sydney buses: One-in-10 services regularly late in some suburbs - 22 May 2018
It's an inconvenience that's sadly become a custom in Sydney: buses running late and commuters kept waiting. The NSW government is now facing enormous pressure to fix the most overcrowded routes and the timetables that aren't being met. Commuters in ...
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Meet the Greek Australian Who Designed the 'Aussie Mosque'

Greek Reporter - 22 May 2018
Having worked previously on designing a primary school for All Saints Orthodox church in the Sydney district of Belmore, his involvement in the mosque project at first came as a surprise. Speaking to Australian broadcaster ABC, he said the approach by ...
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Government backs down on Bankstown line closures

Daily Telegraph - 11 Jun 2018
According to the Sydney Metro plans, services will be more than tripled at several stations including Hurlstone Park, Canterbury and Wiley Park. These stations will also finally get lifts along with Punchbowl. The spokesman confirmed 400 trees around ...
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Local Knowledge: Where to Eat During Ramadan in Sydney

Broadsheet - 23 May 2018
In Sydney there are many Lebanese pastry shops but none are quite as revered as Punchbowl's Al Afrah. Ask for kalaj (an old pastry recipe using rice paper, rose water and cream); mafroukeh (a twin-layered pistachio-paste cake filled with clotted cream ...
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Khaled Merhi escapes conviction for owning Taser-like bug swatter

The Sydney Morning Herald - 30 May 2018
One of four Sydney men arrested in connection with an alleged terrorist plot to down a passenger plane with a bomb has escaped conviction after police charged him for owning a modified bug swatter. Khaled Merhi, 40, pleaded guilty in Downing Centre ...
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Harriet's dad needs to know what he's doing for the future

The Sydney Morning Herald - 27 May 2018
Robert Pallister, Punchbowl. Hoping the best for his children, Perrottet wants a Sydney of 7 million without urban sprawl ("Perrottet plans for Harriet, and NSW, in 2039", May 26-27). This can only be achieved with a significant growth in density ...
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NSW court dismisses man's weapons charge - 30 May 2018
Two of the men arrested in the July 2017 raids were charged over the alleged plan to target the flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi. Khaled Khayat, from Lakemba, and Mahmoud Khayat, of Punchbowl, are each accused of acting in preparation for, or planning, ...
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Week in review: Trade war threat still remains

Switzer Financial News - 17 Jun 2018
Major central banks slowly taking away the punch bowls but it's very gradual and there is still lots of punch around: The Fed provided no surprises in hiking rates again for the seventh time this cycle but yet again it was a bit more hawkish and the ...
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A purely Sydney-based portfolio

Smart Property Investment - 24 May 2018
In this episode of the Smart Property Investment show host Phil Tarrant sits down with John to discuss his purely Sydney based property portfolio and share why he decided to become a buyers agent rather than continuing his work as a chartered accountant.
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Latham's Law - 02 Jun 2018
Yet when it comes to settlement patterns in Sydney, the ALP and Greens refuse to accept the essential truth of white flight. Foley has been denounced as a heretic, even though he was talking about realities in his own Western Sydney seat of Auburn ...
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NSW builder found guilty of 2011 murder - 25 May 2018
A Sydney builder said to have been delusional when he wrote diary notes about torturing a neighbour has been found guilty of murdering him in 2011. Elefterios "Terry" Fantakis, 43, had denied murdering 52-year-old Elisha Karmas, whose body has never ...

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