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US police believe weather. Hutcheon. A quick check of the News 24 this Saturday, I'm Jane morning, you're watching ABC the For-Biden City. Good your nose up glens the glass place you'll see them is with cool $83 million. The only found in London auctioned for a for an - antiques, this anvase to Perth. And check your attic scare forces a plane to return release. Another Qantas engine confident of her imminent San Suu Kyi supporters Gathering at the gates, Aung Gathering at the bring her home safely. able to find Zahra alive and devastate ed that we're not devastate ed that have worked on this case are girl Zahra Baker. Staff who those of missing find remains believed to be Live. This morning, US police

US police believe they've

uncovered the remains of the

missing Australian girl Zahra Baker. More detailed DNA

testing is to take place. The 10-year-old went missing in

North Carolina a month ago.

Search teams made the latest

discovery in a Gunpowder Creek. DNA evidence digging in an area called

from the bone found at Christie Road matched a sample, a Road matched a sample, a DNA sample from the house on 24th

Avenue North-West. The sample

from the home was taken from the home was taken from

personal items believed to be Zahra. According to medical

examiner staff on site when the remains were recovered, they

are consistent with a child.

Until that test is complete we cannot officially confirm are Zahra's. cannot officially confirm they

those results are not available

at this time. This is still a developing case and we are

gathering all facts we feel

exist. We understand the

concern and interest in this

case by the public but we must be cautious in releasing

further information so it will not jeopardise future court

proceedings. The release of any

information from this point on information from this point

will be very limited.

Investigators, agents and

officers and staff who have worked on this case worked on this case are

devastated. That we're not

able to find Zahra alive and

bring her home safely. We

appreciate the support we

receive from the public. Today our community mourns, our State mourns, our nation mourn the world mourns as we go

forward.Thank you. That's Tom Atkins the Hickory Atkins the Hickory police

chief. Supporters of Aung San

Suu Kyi are waiting to find out

whether she will be released

today. She spent 15 of the last

20 years under house 20 years under house arrest

since leading her party to

victory in the 1990 general

election. Her house arrest term expires today and the junta

leader Than shwork has signed the papers for her Daniel reports from Bangkok. Last night's speculation was rife San Suu Kyi would be released. It began about 12:00

when security police and

authorities entered

lakeside home. We then heard

that military leader Than Shwe

had signed her firms and Aung

San Suu Kyi had received the paperwork. Hundreds of people began gathering around her house and at house

house and at the headquarters

of the National League for

that the authorities are democracy.

grappling with grappling with is simple

security. There are about 10 trucks of police around trucks of police around her

home and roads were closed but with what will happen if with they're obviously grappling

hundreds of thousands of people turn out to greet her. The

other key issue is whether her

release will be conditional.

Aung San Suu Kyi has made it

very clear that she will not accept that. She won't accept that. She won't accept restrictions on her restrictions on her freedom of movement, she won't movement, she won't accept

restrictions on her political activity and most she won't accept restrictions activity and most importantly

on her ability to talk followers. Another Qantas mid

Melbourne-bound flight back to air incident has forced a

Perth leaving 234 passengers stranded. The passengers

put on another flight stranded. The passengers were

put on another flight which

arrived in Melbourne at about 3:00 this morning eastern Here's what some of 3:00 this morning eastern time.

Here's what some of the

passengers had to say. It was basically well kept informed of

what was going on. They put made sure we landed away from emergency procedures

the airport just in case,

stopped at tend of the stopped at tend of the runway,

and checked out by the fire brigade

and the emergency services then treated us as well as they could. The could. The plane turned

around, half the people didn't

even realise it had turned

around and the pilot was

professional. The fire professional. The fire brigade

was following us in and they

turned the engines off and turned the engines off and we

all got off and then they gave

were up us a $25 voucher and people

it. And then we had to wait

around so it's been 12 hours or

more. So we're home now. And

they said it's just precaution,

we've put the fire brigade on

alert so when we land don't be surprised if you see a load of

fire engines. What else did he say? We're trained for this kind of

kind of stuff. Yeah, trained for this situation. kind of stuff. Yeah, we're

There was lots of nervous

laughter and people were saying

it's the third time it's the third time it's

happened in a week and we're

glad we landed in one

piece. Relieved passengers

landing in Melbourne. The

problem on the 767 comes a week

after a Qantas A380 super jumbo

was forced to make an emergency engine trouble. Rolls-Royce landing in Singapore after

says it's pinpointed the fault

that's believed to have caused

the fire over Indonesia. In a the fire over Indonesia. In a

statement the company said:

is specific to the Trent 900

engine which is used on A380

planes. The company will

continue inspecting its engines

and will replace they're faulty. The latest

schedule from Qantas shows the

A380 won't be back in the air for at least the next for at least the next few

weeks. The head of airbus says

the incident on board flight

QF32 will affect the delivery

of more A380s to the Qantas

fleet. The G20 summit in fleet. The G20 summit in South Korea is over

turns to Japan as leaders turns to Japan as leaders

arrive for the APEC gathering. There the Prime Minister Julia

Gillard will hold her first

formal talks with the US President

President Barack Obama. Ms Gillard says the key issues

will be the outcomes of the G20 summit and America's reengagement in the Asia

Pacific region. Reporter Mark

Simkin filed this report

Seoul. The G20 is over Seoul. The G20 is over for another year, the leaders have

moved on and they say that they

have moved the debate and the issues on as well. agreeing to financial system reforms that reforms that will make reforms that will make banks stronger and more stronger and more stable, agreeing to reforms of the IMF to

to broaden its base and give to broaden its base and give smaller, developing smaller, developing nations more of a say and critically,

agreeing to some sort of ceasefire in the so-called

currency wars between the United States and

means that the resources of the

IMF are increased to enable IMF are increased to enable it

to go about its work and the

voting shares between developed

and developing countries have been allocated course a lot more still needs

to be done even though the

leaders agreed to move on the Doha ground of free trade

talks. Of course that's been

talked about for

really progressed and even the

so-called currency wars the

leader acknowledge there is

still a great deal of tension between Washington and between Washington and

Beijing. I am very pleased that

the summit communique makes it

clear that leaders here are

committed to bringing the Doha

trade round to the end game in

2011 to getting done. The leaders, including

Julia Gillard are now in joke

ham a, Japan for the APEC

meeting and later today Gillard will meet Barack Obama. They

We will be talking about the future strategy in Afghanistan, particularly given the NATO

summit is in Lisbon next weekend. Julia Gillard weekend. Julia Gillard there.

Residents who fled violence in the remote NT community the remote NT community of

Yuendumu are making their way

Adelaide in September after the stabbing death of a man sparked fighting between rival groups.

Some 60 members of the group had been living at a police

academy in the city's north. Police say buses and cars carrying the group left last carrying the group left last

night. Hundreds of homes have

been damaged in thunderstorms that hit Melbourne's south-east overnight. The State Emergency Service

Service took more than 200

calls for assistance. Most were

residents whose homes were

and heavy rains. The worst and heavy rains. The worst hit suburbs were Chelsea,

Frankston, Oakleigh and Moorabbin. It was very

frightening. The children were in their room and my daughter

Madeleine, who's 8, was sitting

on the couch and she actually

saw the tree coming towards the window so she came

screaming with her brother and her sister because she thought

the house was going to fall down, she was very frightened

and terrified. I was at one of

the jobs about

the world went crazy. The wind

hit, the rain, and it was hit, the rain, and it was gone

in 2 or 3 minute. A short in 2 or 3 minute. A short time

after that the pagers started

going crazy and everything

we've seen tonight we've had a

micro burst which is what a lot of people call a mini tornado. It's a microrow burst which is a very nar o, intense front that comes through. It

dissipates very quickly but leaves a lot of damage in its

wake. Phil Waugh from the SES

in Victoria. A massive clean up operation continues Pakistan's financial capital

Karachi after one of the

lanchest car bomb explosions

yet seen in the country. At least 15 people were killed and 130 injured when the Taliban demolished the multi storey head quarters of the criminal investigation department where terror suspects are held and interrogated. The blast occurred in one of the city's most heavily secured areas. The scale and attack

scale and audacity of the

attack left nearby residents in

shock since people in the southern areas of so far been spared the worst of

the Taliban insurgency. A huge car bombs demol yirked the

headquarters of the CID and

damaged buildings up damaged buildings up to a lom

ter away. The attack is thought

to be in retaliation for the

recent arrest of 6 members of a

terror cell.

TRANSLATION: I rushed back and

saw bodies trapped in the

rubble. My room was there in the corner of this building. The strength of building. The strength of the

blast left a crater some 5

metres across and caused metres across and caused such widespread death and damage

that locals are stunned should stop and consider

whether we are Muslim. If we

are Muslim, if they call

themselves Muslims then it themselves Muslims then it is not true. Non-Muslims are

better than these better than these people, it is

not in Islam that you kill your brothers. This latest brothers. This latest attack

comes just a week after a

suicide bombing killed 68 in a mosque in north-west Pakistan. Taliban violence has so far

claimed nearly 4,000 lives in the past 3 years and defied

escalating attempts by US and

Pakistani security forces

nullify them. Indonesia's Mount

Merapi volcano continues to

spew ash and dust into the atmosphere almost atmosphere almost 3 weeks after

its latest eruption began. The cloud

cloud of ash has drifted as far as

as Western Australia and

although most international flights into Jakarta have resumed, airports across

central Java remain closed. Aviation authorities are

keeping a nervous eye out as

every few hours thousands of

tonnes of gritty ash are up into the sky. Peter Cave reports from Central

Java. Nature at its most

terrifying. Almost terrifying. Almost 400,000

people are now clustered in more than 600 evacuation

shelters ranging from small community halls to giant stadiums sheltering tens of

thousands. The death toll thousands. The death toll is around 200 with whole villages

swept away by the flows. 500 people are in hospital and crops, trees and houses have been devastated. Hundreds square kilometres of crops and

trees look like this. The clean up

up bill alone will cost

hundreds of millions of dollars

and will take months if and will take months if not years and the experts could happen again at any could happen again at any time. Those expert s are closely

monitoring every sliver in the monitoring every sliver in the

earth's surface around

Merapi. The eruption we're

facing right now is quite horrifying, you know, and horrifying, you know, and up to

now more than 100

metres of mag Matic metal are ejected to the surface. A thick layer of that material, some as

fine as cement dust, some like

coarse, gritty and toxic sand

have blanketed the countryside. Streams

Streams and rivers have Streams and rivers have been

poisoned. The Government has

sent in a brigade of troops to

help but the task is daunting.

The scientists say while they don't know when the present

eruption will stop it's most unlikely to end cataclysmic explosion. This system already open so it's

easy for magma coming up to easy for magma coming up to the air. At the summit we have open

crater. What will really worry

people is if the uncontrol ed

flow of ash and magma suddenly

stops. So for now they can only

wait and try to wash away the

mess. The top stories here on ABC News 24 - US News 24 - US police believe

they've uncovered the remains

of the missing Australian girl

Zahra Baker. Police Zahra Baker. Police have matched the matched the DNA from a bone

they found to sample s from the girm's home. Expectations are high that the high that the Burmese prodemocracy leader Aung San

Suu Kyi will be released today.

Her house arrest term expires

and the junta leader Than Shwe has signed the papers for her release. And Qantas release. And Qantas is investigating engine accident during an

overnight flight from Perth to Melbourne. The flight crew noticed a vibration in one of the engines of the Boeing 767. Families Families of Australian soldiers killed in action joined killed in action joined the Governor-General and Turkish

diplomats yesterday to create a new living memorial in

Canberra. The new pine Canberra. The new pine forest

is the latest addition to the

National Arboretum. Yesterday the Governor-General led the nation's Remembrance Day

observance. Today he did the

honours at a smaller less poignant ceremony. I'll have to have a dig too. The have to have a dig too. The 102

Turkish pine represent the soldiers who died serving their

country since 1860. It country since 1860. It was an emotional occasion for the

family of the departed. I miss

John daily. And there would be

hundreds out there just the

same who haven't had the sort

of band aid of being here of band aid of being here and seeing that people seeing that people haven't forgotten. forgotten. The pines are native

to Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula to Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula and the Governor-General reflected on the iconic battle

in which close to 9,000

in which close to 9,000 Australian troops died. Place nah is sacred to nah is sacred to all Australians. Remembering the

battle of Lone Pine there battle of Lone Pine there on

August 15, 1915 and extraordinary sacrifice made by

our servicemen. The trees were

grown from seed provided grown from seed provided by the Turkish Government. The symbol of hope and lasting peace between the two

countries. We've turned a war

into a unique friendship and that makes us very happy. Because this is a really

living memory. We've got the war memorial and we've got

statues until we're blue in the

face but something like this

you you can communicate. The Turkish pine will extend the

National Arboretum's existing

lone pine forest. The trees will double in size to mark the centenary of Canberra. With the G20 meeting in Seoul taking place this week China has again

been in the news over its dominant trade position and

uncompromising view on the

value of its currency. Well

someone who knows about the

language of Chinese diplomacy

and indeed the language of

China is Debra fall - Fallows

and she's a writer and and she's a writer and has a

diploma in linguistics. Thanks

so much for joining us to be here. From the outside it

often - China's often

misunderstood as a nation and

when you see particularly when you see particularly the

formal way its leaders tend to

speak in public, you find the language

impenetrable to begin with? It's It's interesting, I've been stud yig languages and Lin

gisics all my life and did a little preparation before we

went to China to learn the

language. I thought I can do this, ki handle this and it was really a surprise to land in

Shanghai and find that this was a a much more difficult a much more difficult language, Melbourne Cup more impenetrable, much more difficult to get a handle on

than any other language I'd

tried to do. We often think of

China, the whole of China in

way as a financial and way as a financial and economic

powerhouse. Did you find Shanghai really a powerhouse or

is it very different when you

live on the ground there? I

think the answer is yes to both

of those things. It's definitely a powerhouse and in

Shanghai you feel nit the you feel you're hyperventilating because things

are moving so fast and yet when

you get out of that sphere into

doing your every day daily life

and going about your own

business it really feels much more more like the old China and that's certainly for me where

the language helped a lot. OK.

We hear a lot of blustering

from Chinese officials when

they don't like something, for

example, the way they often

describe the Dalai Lama or when

it flexes its muscles over

Japan and the sovereignty issue

in the East China Sea. Do

ordinary people echo that that's used by that's used by the leadership?

It's interesting

It's interesting because there are different levels of

language going on in the country in respects and certainly one is

this kind of official

diplomatic language that you

hear about events or hear about events or situations going on and yes, people do

echo it because you hear it

over and over and over again.

It's just kind of by rote It's just kind of by rote what

you learn and the way you learn to describe or get to describe or get your opinions or express thoughts about certain places. But that's a very different kind of language from the

street language that's street language that's going on that's, you know, much more idiosyncratic and incredibly by region, by

dialect by accent around the

country. I understand you

visited many different parts China but we always tend to

think of China as a monolith in

a sense but the main language Mandarin is only spoken in a few cities? It's been the

national language from the '50s

so everyone is taught that in

school but it's not necessarily

the first language of everyone.

There are 6 or 8 major families going on and 50

different dialects and accents is

is zimpbt, I guess, in the use

you would say it's different

from Boston to Dallas, I'm not quite sure how you'd quite sure how you'd say that

in - where you'd put the geographical differences in Australia. For example, when we

first landed in Shanghai I

honestly couldn't understand word of the Mandarin that was being spoken and being spoken and later discovered that my teacher had

been from Beijing and spoke

with a completely different

accent, a whole register of sounds from the speech in

Shanghai so it took a while to

sort that out. In fact it was

so bad at the beginning that I thought maybe he had playing a joke on us and

teaching us Cantonese instead

of Mandarin. We often see China

still as a one-party state even though things have moved on

from the real days of

communism. On does it feel like that? It

feels - well yes and no. You feel Chinese. There feel Chinese. There is certainly a strong nationalism

in being Chinese and a pride of

that but there's so much going

on at the local level that that's where your real engagement is and that's where

your personal oversight and

operation in daily life with

local officials, be it in

health or education comes in.

So again, different levels operating and

we came to think of our life in

China not being in a country

that is a monolith but much

more being in a more being in a country that is

of 1.3 billion individuals

of 1.3 billion individuals all

who are as personally minded as

Australians or Americans seem

to be. Just very quickly I to be. Just very quickly I love

the story in your book about

seeing a whole batch of

prochute os on the street that you didn't dare to buy. How

would it come to be that you of China? I don't know how it comes. There are many things that you don't know how it

comes to be in China but being opportunistic about what you

run into you learn that

a very important way to behave because because what you're going out

to find. Like that day I was

going out to look for milk and bread and a couple of bread and a couple of other

things. I didn't find any of those but I found this giant

mountain of big ham legs frozen

on the sidewalk and I didn't

buy those but you do buy those but you do kind of grab for whatever else along your way thinking you might horde it later. Fascinating. Deb Fallows

thanks for joining us today.

And staying on the theme do you

know your Mings from

Qings? Well there may be one

under the house or in your loft. A recent decluttering

effort in London unearthed a

rare Chinese vase which sold at

auction for a staggering $83

million. The piece million. The piece dates from

the 18th century and it's thought the buyer was from

China. It is beautiful, but it was being cleared out of a bungalow in north-west London

and the family thought it was only worst around ?800. But only worst around ?800. But the sales room staff decided to

have a closer look. have a closer look. The

auctioneers realised they had

something special. They

advertised it and they thought

well maybe it could go for more

than a million. 13 million is

bid. 14 million. That million pounds, though, was a pounds, though, was a serious underestimate. The atmosphere was electric, I fair way to describe it. The

bidding is now ?20 million, at

?20 million now, any

advance? It It was the advance? It It was the most surreal surreal experience I think I've ever witnessed because I come

to this auction house a lot and I'm I'm bidding like ?10, ?20 and things like thasmt But when

you get to the millions it's

unbelievable. ?40 million is where we're at, ladies and

gentlemen, at ?40 the gentlemen, at ?40 million. When

the hammer fell and smashed I have to say, such is my

enthusiasm, the place erupted. And time tonight, ladies and gentlemen, it's ?43 million. Sold. ?43

price that means the buyer has

to pay another 20% buyer's

premium on top of that. It's

the most strood price, it really is. But sit a vase fit

for a palace. Indeed it was

when the British and French

destroyed the old destroyed the old Summer Palace in Beijing that led to many

similar vases leaving China.

This ended up on in suburban Pinna. It's an

extraordinary vase. Vases of this sort which employ all

these different techniques, the

only place you will ever see them really is with your nose

up against the glass in the

Forbidden City. Time now for

sport with Tulsen

Tollett. We'll start with golf.

The opening groups have hit the

course for their third round of

the Australian Masters in Melbourne with conditions there to greet them.

The leaders won't tee off for

The leaders won't tee off for another few hours with Australian Adam Australian Adam Bland the 2-stroke leader on 10 Tiger Woods is 9 strokes adrift

with 1-under par and Robert

Allenby giving himself and this

gentleman a fright yesterday

when a tee shot went in the wrong direction. Allenby signed

a ball for the man who got more

than bargaining for when

than bargaining for when no

doubt a ticket would give him a

bird's eye view. But all's well

that ends Four Nations tournament concludes tonight in Brisbane.

The Kangaroos won the title

last year and defeated the Qi

wees in Auckland last week. Tim Sheens has Sheens has had the changes with Billy Slater and Darren Lockyer returning. Petero The misses out last week and

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith admits last week's win doesn't really

count. Laos week isn't really

applicable to us. We just

prepare the best we can this week. We've got a few new blokes in the we've got to play well to win

it tomorrow. The Wallabies face

England at Twickenham tomorrow

morning in the second match of

their European tour. Reserve hooker Edmunds has been hooker Edmunds has been forced to pull out

to pull out injured. Skipper

Rocky Elsom admits it's a blow. It's

late in the piece to be late in the piece to be ruled out. Obviously he played a fair

bit of the match up there at

Leicester and took a knock at

the break down and very hard call for him to not be able to

play but I guess it's probably

the right call the right call and just

unfortunate that he couldn't be

part and couldn't be passed

fit. Mark Webber's bid to win the Formula One world championship will come to a

climax tomorrow. To avoid all

confusion put simply Webber needs to win in Abu Dhabi but

it was Red Bull team-mate Se best yen Vettel and Lewis

Hamilton who stood out in practice and both still have practice and both still have a

chance at the title. Vettel has turned philosopher before turned philosopher before the big

big race. 4 years ago, a bit

more, Formula One driver said

in these races there is no

tactics, the only tactic is to

go flat out and the approach go flat out and the approach hasn't changed for the last couple of races and will not

change for myself here, so it's

a long weekend and we try to a long weekend and we try to do our best and ideally, you know,

try to put us in a

position than in careeria and then

then we will see. Just for then we will see. Just for the

record Mark Webber was fourth quickest in Sheffield Shield matches Sheffield Shield matches being

paid head into the final day

later. In Hobart Queensland

need 212 trounce take victory

against Tasmania. At stumps on

day 3 the Bulls were 2 for day 3 the Bulls were 2 for no loss in the loss in the rain-affected

match. Meanwhile at the SCG a second Andrew McDonald century has Victoria in a has Victoria in a strong

position against NSW. The Bush

rainctioners led by 357 runs having already taken first

innings points. Meanwhile England produced another solid bowling performance yesterday

match against South Australia

heading into the final day of the 3-day match. Jimmy Anderson

and Graeme Swan rr were the

best of the bowlers and England

made a promising start to made a promising start to its second

second innings. Callum Ferguson

were impressive for the

Redbacks. He departed for 35.

The Redbacks were bowled out

for 221 and the tourists now

lead by 161 runs. And in tennis France's Gael Monfils has

beaten Andy Murray progress to

a match World Federer.

Cloud stretching from the Northern Territory to the south-east in a deepening trough is triggering rain and

storms. Low cloud over the WA south coast in cool south-easterlies but that's not producing rain. Cloud over Queensland in

Queensland in a weak trough and onshore winds is causing

showers in the east. Showers and storms will become

and storms will become widespread over Queensland

today, locally heavy falls are expected in

Isolated showers in the south-east. In NSW,

thunderstorms are predicted in

the east and west although it

will be fine along the northern

and Central Coasts. Rain and isolated thunderstorms isolated thunderstorms will

extend throughout Victoria,

they will ease later in the far

western areas, warm and humid

in the east and cooler

elsewhere. Wet weather

elsewhere. Wet weather will also spread across Tasmania's north-east. Isolated showers in

the south and west should clear

later on. In South Australia

there's rain developing in the

east and south-east with

north. A mostly clear, dry and

warm day in Western Australia

except for some isolated shower

about the Eucla coast. Further

north afternoon showers storms are predicted, hail possible in the Alice Springs

district. And around the capitals

capitals tomorrow, Brisbane can expect some light expect some light shower,

mostly sunny in Sydney with a

top of 28.

The top stories The top stories from ABC News. Police in North Carolina believe they've found the

believe they've found the remains of missing Australian girl Zahra Baker.

Testing on a bone recovered from the woods a week ago

matched DNA samples from the girl's home. Police also confirm that the human remains found in a hole near a creek earlier this week earlier this week are consistent with those of the

child. Expectations are high

that the Burmese prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi

released today. Authorities entered her lakeside entered her lakeside home yesterday and military leader

Than Shwe is said to have

signed her release forms.

Hundreds have gathered at home and at the headquarters of

her National League for Democracy party. Qantas is

investigating another mid air

engine problem, this I'm on the

Perth to Melbourne run. 15 minutes into the trip the pilot

turned back to Perth after an engine

engine started to vibrate. Qantas says

Qantas says the engine is a

different make to those

involved in 2 other mid air incidents over the past 2 weeks. And the Prime Minister

Julia Gillard will hold a one

on one meeting with the US

President Barack Obama today.

Ms Gillard has arrived in Japan for the APEC summit after

wrapping up a G20 meeting in

Seoul. She's praised world

leaders for agreeing to reform

the global

the global financial system.

They were known as the hold outs, Japanese soldiers outs, Japanese soldiers who

refused to surrender after the end of World War II. Dozens fought on from their jungle that Japanese empire had been defeated. One of the last to surrender was Hiroo Onoda who spent 30

spent 30 years waging his own guerrilla the Philippine.

the Philippine. He the Philippine. He eventually laid down his arms after his

former commander returned to

the Philippines in 1974 and

ordered him to give up.

He fought for emperor and

empire. A soldier who believed

shadow on the land of the rising sun. Hiroo

rising sun. Hiroo Onoda has

come today to the shrine to

pray for his comrades who died

in the dense jungles and in the dense jungles and deep

waters of the Pacific.

TRANSLATION: I was enshrined

here because they thought I too was

was dead. It said this shrine

collects the spirs of the

fallen. Because I wasn't dead my spirit wasn't collected. The shrine

shrine is believed to house the

souls of Japan's

war dead, including 14 class A

war criminals. Hiroo Onoda's

name is no longer here but name is no longer here but even today he spirit of the war dead. And just like a ghost, Hiroo Onoda

haunted the island of Lubang

for decades.

for decades. When lieutenant Onoda of the Onoda of the Japanese empeerial army walked out of the jungle

and laid down his sword the war had been over TRANSLATION: Every Japanese soldier was prepared for death but as an intelligence officer

I was ordered to conduct

guerrilla warfare and not to die. I had to follow my orders as I was a soldier. And he

followed his orders to letter. Togethering with 2

fellow hold outs Hiroo Onoda

survived on coconut survived on coconut milk,

bananas and by stealing and butchering cattle. For information he would listen to

a stolen short wave radio. His favourite broadcast, ABC

Radio Australia's Japanese language language service. TRANSLATION: Once I TRANSLATION: Once I listened to an Australian election

broadcast and another time I

was interested in a cattle

story. That helped me to later

become a cattle breeder. For

years Hiroo Onoda would ignore attempts to get him

surrender, dismissing Japanese leaflet drops and search parties as

parties as enemy trickery. The leaflets they

judged it was a plot by the

Americans. In the end it would

be a wondering college drop out

who would tempt lieutenant Onota out of the jungle. In

1947 with his two fellow hold

outs dead with clashes with Philippine villagers and

soldiers the intelligence

soldiers the intelligence officer ran into Suzuki. This

hippy buy Suzuki came to the

island to listen to the island to listen to the feel

oftion a Japanese solder. He

asked me why I woul not come

out. I said if the war was and I received an order telling

me to stop fighting I would

come out. So Suzuki brought my

commanding officer and he did just that. After just that. After being pardoned by then Philippines by then Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos for Ferdinand Marcos for his

involvement in the killing of some

some 30 Filipino, Hiroo Onoda

would return triumphantly to

his homeland as a symbol bol of the irrepressible, if not fanatical, Japanese soldier.

But by the mid '7 #0s

soldier didn't like what he saw. TRANSLATION: TRANSLATION: Japan's

philosophies and ideas changed

dramatically after World War

II. That philosophy

II. That philosophy clashed

with mine so I went

Brazil. In South America he

started the cattle ranch he dreamed about since listening to ABC radio in the

Lubang but later he would

return to his homeland to teach youngsters survival skills. Now aged 88 he still travels to schools

schools to pass on schools to pass on his philosophies.

has come to speak to

has come to speak to 1,000 teenage stunts. While some

struggle to stay awake, others

are receptive to his ideas of honour.

TRANSLATION: When I saw him I could not believe he was 88

years old. I want to become an old man like him.

TRANSLATION: Onoda went to the Philippines when he was just

22. He lost 2 comrades and was

fighting alone at the end. I think

think he's incredibly strong. He may still be Hiroo Onoda is now the last of

the stragglers. With the 60 or

so other Japanese hold outs

surrender ing to time and age. TRANSLATION: He's a loyal soldier. He followed an order as the last Japanese hold out,

I think he has an obligation to

tell his story. Hiroo Onoda has

has come to symbolise the spirit of the spirit of the Japanese straggler, men who refuse to surrender in the face of

overwhelming odds, if not logic and reason.

TRANSLATION: I became an

officer and I received an

order. If I could not carry order. If I could not carry it

out I would feel shame. I'm very competitive. His soul very competitive. His soul may not be enshrined

not be enshrined but Hiroo

Onoda remains a living spirit

of war time Japan. The last of the stragglers. Truly

incredible story. And now to an

art exhibition that people art exhibition that people have aichb an arm and a leg for literally. It's literally. It's called spare

parts and that's what's parts and that's what's on show with 40 donated

with 40 donated artificial

limbs providing the basis for

some extraordinary art work. 31-year-old Priscilla Sutton

is all about being

positive. When you are having a

really bad day one of the

nicest things you can do, I

think, as a female is get

dressed up really lovely and

feel really good about yourself. The Brisbane-based curator has a lot to

curator has a lot to feel good

about. Her first exhibition is about to be launched. The ex-politician is called Spare Parts,

Parts, it's bringing together

40 diverse artists all using preloved preloved prosthetic limbs as their canvasses. It's an unlikely combination but it

resonates with Priscilla

Sutton. 5 years ago she faced

Sutton. 5 years ago she faced a decision decision most people couldn't

imagine. I was 26 years old and I actually had elective surgery. Priscilla Sutton was born born with a severe limb condition that gave her chronic debilitating pain. Ordinarily

doctors would amputate the leg

if childhood but Priscilla Sutton's mother be able to make that choice. The realisation of pain The realisation of pain started to outweigh the fear of being an

an amputee. Her right leg was amputated below the knee and she says she's never looked

back. It was a very daunting

decision, you know, but decision decision, you know, but best decision I've ever made in my

life really. I get to fabulous shoes now so that's a

really great impact. And these

days I can run, which is really

exciting and I'm also

exciting and I'm also into

boxing which is really cool and that's been really good for my

balance with wearing a

prosthetic as well and trying

to get a little bit faster and quicker. But I guess in other

ways I think that it's just allowed me to live a lot allowed me to live a lot easier

of a life. And she's often

asked to share her experiences with new amputees. Hello. with new amputees. Hello. How are you going? Good, how are

you. Very, very good. So about 2 weeks and I should have my

leg, I'll be walking, just got

to heal up a little bit more

with my scar and And up and warkWaughing. That's a bit

excitele. A bit exciting? Too

exciting. What do you want to

do as your first thing when


walking? Run. 20-year-old

Natalie Graham lost her leg in

a car accident 10 weeks ago. I thought everything was going to

thought everything was going to

change, like my life, my

family's life. Yeah, I thought it was all going thought it was all going to just change it would just be sitting around

doing nothing all the time or,

you know, it was a you know, it was a bit depressing when it depressing when it first happened. You're meeting these people at possibly the worst time in their entire life

they're surviving. For me I

think that's really inspirational as well inspirational as well seeing how some people have become an

amputee and it can be a very traumatic

traumatic experience and to see someone surviving through someone surviving through that

is wonderful. Priscilla Sutton put Natalie Graham to work put Natalie Graham to work on the Spare the Spare Parts exhibition. This

exciting. Have a squiz

something to do. My social life

is back. The exhibition

combines 40 prosthetics combines 40 prosthetics from

around the world and a wide range of artistic talent. We have graffiti

have graffiti artists, street

artists, painter, sculpt tors, comic artists and we have comic artists and we have a jeweller and a cobbler and a fashion designer. Sthe says

it's not just the art work that has captured people's imaginations but the stories behind the limbs prosthetic eye, so I wasn't expecting the eye. It was donated by a friend. And I

donated by a friend. And I knew

that her mother had passed that her mother had passed away

and that she had had cancer and that she had had cancer and

had worn a prosthetic eye and

then one day she came to work

and she said to me "So and she said to me "So we'd really love to give you the really love to give you the eye

for the eck Biggs." I went

"Really?" Nothing I do have

a few favourite, especially the

peg legs from Mackay. I think they were beautiful and quite

old and they're huge and big

and the guy who gave them to me

is such a character. When we

were talk on the phone he said he preferred a he preferred a peg leg because

it was better for shooting and

fishing and I thought that was

so great. And she says that's

what she hopes people take away

from the show. Have fun, be

proud because, you know, you've survived whatever

survived whatever experience

you've gone through to get

there and just go forth and

embrace it. From little things big things grow. A little idea,

yep. And I'll be back with all

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