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  1. Business - Companies

    BlackBerry admits defeat as consortium bids US$4.7b to take it private

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 08:40am by ALASTAIR SHARP, Andrea Hopkins

    ... Alastair Sharp and Andrea Hopkins in Toronto Smartphone maker BlackBerry has agreed to go private in a US$4.7 billion deal led by its biggest shareholder, allowing the on-the-go email pioneer to regroup away from public scrutiny after years of falling fortunes and slumping market share. The US$9 a share tentative offer, from a consortium led by property and casualty insurer ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Axing Kevin Pietersen was a brave call to make: Alastair Cook

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... Axing Pietersen was justified, insists Cook England captain Alastair Cook has given his backing for the "brave call" to end the international career of Kevin Pietersen. Despite being ... is. It was obviously a very big and important decision Alastair Cook But he was unable to put the topic to bed, with some members of the England hierarchy having previously indicated ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... for assessing refugee claims” nor provided “safe and humane conditions of treatment in detention”. Nauru in particular has come under fire after President Baron Waqa earlier this year unilaterally ...

  4. News - World - MEDIA

    Guardian, Washington Post share Pulitzer for Snowden exposé stories

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:25pm by AP

    ... chilling year working on this story and we're grateful for the acknowledgment by our peers." Post executive editor Martin Baron said the reporting exposed a national policy "with ...

  5. The Lace Reader

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Baron

    ... Fiona Baron The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry William Morrow, HK$200 Unfortunately the accolade 'best-seller' does not accurately reflect a book's literary merits. Rather it points to a compulsive, or at least effortless, read. Brunonia Barry's debut novel, The Lace Reader, is such a book. It is already topping America's reading charts. Yet while it is easy ...

  6. News - Asia - ENTERTAINMENT

    Wendi's rumoured affair with Tony Blair led to my divorce, Rupert Murdoch says

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:21pm by DARREN WEE

    ... reported rumours that Deng and Blair had allegedly conducted an affair at the press baron’s Carmel, California ranch. “Well, you know, everybody was talking about these things and never telling me ...

  7. The Lost Dog

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Baron

    ... Fiona Baron The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser Vintage, HK$272 Award-winning Sri Lankan-Australian writer Michelle de Kretser has described herself as 'no minimalist'. Certainly, in her latest novel, The Lost Dog - a contender for this year's Man Booker Prize - images and ideas abound and collide in prose sumptuously laden with metaphors. Even as a particular ...

  8. Asia Literary Review, Spring and Summer 2008

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Baron

    ... Asia Literary Review, Spring and Summer 2008 Various Print Work, HK$99 The latest incarnation of the Asia Literary Review is offered as a work in progress. Under incoming editor Chris Wood and consultant Ian Jack, former editor of acclaimed literary perio ...

  9. Business - Economy - AGRICULTURE

    Australia sets sights of beef exports to China after success of Japanese deal

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by Reuters

    ... say beef industry firms. Cattle baron Graeme Acton, already a major beef exporter to Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia, has his sights on Asia's expanding market. "Live cattle ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    England could have managed Kevin Pietersen better, says Graeme Smith

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 08:39pm by Reuters

    ... campaign in Bangladesh. Smith, the most successful test captain, believes England are in desperate need of new leadership and says questions remain over test captain Alastair Cook. "England ... with that. "I think Alastair Cook needs to answer some important questions like: do the players trust him? He's also going to have to focus on performing and scoring runs. If he scores runs ...




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