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Manila WUDC 1999 Results

WINNER

Monash University A Australia

FINAL
"This house believes Nethanyahu is the biggest obstacle to peace in Israel"
University of Sydney E
Oxford University 
Monash University A
University of Sydney B

Semi Finals
"This House would get US bases out of Asia"
University of Sydney E Australia Progressed
Oxford University U.K. Progressed
Monash University A Australia Progressed
University of Sydney B Australia Progressed
University of Toronto A, Canada Eliminated
University of Witwatersrand South Africa Eliminated
Durham University A U.K. Eliminated
Macquarie University A Australia Eliminated

Quarter-Finals
"This house believes that Media is more Powerful than the Government."
University of Sydney E Australia Progressed
University of Toronto A, Canada Progressed
Oxford University U.K. Progressed
University of Witwatersrand South Africa Progressed
Monash University A Australia Progressed
University of Sydney B Australia Progressed
Durham University A U.K. Progressed
Macquarie University A Australia Progressed
Government College of Pakistan A Pakistan Eliminated
University of Santo Tomas-A Philippeans Eliminated
Inner Temple A U.K. Eliminated
University of Sydney A Australia Eliminated
University of Sydney C Australia Eliminated
Monash University B Australia Eliminated
Glasgow University A Scotland Eliminated
Glasgow University C Scotland Eliminated


Octo-Finals
"This house believes that old dictators should not have to face the music"
University of Sydney E (Australia) Progressed
Monash University A (Australia) Progressed
Oxford University (U.K.) Progressed
Macquarie University A (Australia) Progressed
University of Toronto A (Canada) Progressed
University of Sydney B (Australia) Progressed
Durham University A (U.K.) Progressed
University of Santo Tomas A (Philippines) Progressed
University of Witwatersrand A (South Africa) Progressed
Government College of Pakistan A (Pakistan) Progressed
University of Sydney A (Australia) Progressed
Monash University B (Australia) Progressed
Inner Temple A (UK) Progressed
University of Sydney C (Australia) Progressed
Glasgow University A (Scotland) Progressed
Glasgow University C (Scotland) Progressed
University College Dublin (Ireland) Eliminated
Stellenbosch University A (South Africa) Eliminated
Middle Temple A (U.K.) Eliminated
University of Dublin, Postgrad-A (Ireland) Eliminated
Oxford University B (U.K.) Eliminated
University of London A (U.K.) Eliminated
Cambridge University B (U.K.) Eliminated
Victoria University (New Zealand) Eliminated
University of New South Wales B (Australia) Eliminated
Columbia University (Canada) Eliminated
Johns Hopkins University (U.S.) Eliminated
University of Sydney F (Australia) Eliminated
Bates College (U.S.) Eliminated
University of Santo Tomas B (Philippines) Eliminated
National University of Singapore (Singapore) Eliminated
University of the Philippines Law A (Philippines) Eliminated

First round motions were
1. TH supports the bombing of Iraq.
2. TH believes globalisation marginalises the poor.
3. TH believes the father should be present at conception.
4. TH believes ASEAN should rally behind Anwar.
5. TH believes art should be free from censorship.
6. TH believes democracy is the best way forward for Russia.
7. TH believes religious leaders should listen to opinion polls.
8. TH would rehabilitate criminals.
9. TH believes that federalism will not work for europe.


ESL Competition
Winner :University of Santo Tomas Grad B  (Arlene Maneja & Franco Larcina)
Finalists:
Government University of Pakistan (Masuma Zareen Farooki & Ali Raza Naqvi)

University of the Philippines Law A (Rommel Casis & Ephyro Amatong)
University of Santo Tomas A (Enrique "Buco" de la Cruz& Jason Go)




Masters

The following are the details of the World Masters Championships in Manila.


England made the semi-final even though they were defeated by Scotland in the 1st round. The tie-break to decide the fourth team was 'winning-margin' ie the team that lost their round by the narrowest number of speaker points. (thanks to Richard Swales for this info)

WINNERS
Ireland
Colm O' Cinneide (Limerick)
Gavin Hurley (Cambridge)
John Long (Cork)
Diarmuid Conway (Cork)

World Masters Championships

Finalists
Australia  v Ireland
Masters Semi-Finals

"This House believes that Child Labour is necessary in developing countries"
Ireland V England
Australia V Scotland

Masters 1st Round
"This house would support global nuclear disarmament."
Australia V Phippipeans
Ireland V Japan
Scotland V England.
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