Opposition Nationalist Party lawmaker Hung Hsiu-chu, right, displays a placard that translates as 'Catch the corrupt vampires that suck the blood of Thai workers' during the first session of the Taiwan Legislature Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005 in Taipei, Taiwan. As the Legislature opened a new session Tuesday following its summer recess, opposition legislators demanded that Premier Frank Hsieh take a leave of absence amid various scandals ranging from charges of labor rights abuses to high level corruption.
(AP Photo/Andy Chen)
Protesters in batman costumes show pictures portraying the Philippines President Gloria Arroyo as a blood sucking vampire bat as a leftist-led signature campaign kicks off in Manila against Arroyo's centerpiece expanded value added tax law. Arroyo says she will try to assure US businessmen about investing in the Philippines despite a political scandal shrouding her presidency and concerns over a rising budget deficit.
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Vampire active again, claims occult expert
THE Highgate Vampire Society has been revamped and come back out of its coffin with a new website. David Farrant, president of the British Psychic and Occult Society, founded the Highgate Vampire Society in 1997 ... (more)
- Hampstead & Highgate Express
also: David Farrant's British Psychic and Occult Society website