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  1. Lifting lid on all that's Egyptian

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... back to ancient Egypt. The three actors bring an extra dimension to the show by directing questions to the audience. Their performance includes snippets from the era when the Egyptian pyramids ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Assassin slit throat of Pharaoh Ramses III to alter line of succession

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... from about 1188BC to 1155BC, is described in ancient documents as the "Great God" and a military leader who defended Egypt, then the richest prize in the Mediterranean, from repeated ... in plot to alter line of succession An assassin slit the throat of Egypt's last great pharaoh at the climax of a bitter succession battle, scientists say in a report on the 3,000-year-old ...

  3. Ancient values, customs and morals explored

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... power, representing a king, sometimes a queen, with a body of a lion. Flanking temple doorways and processional avenues in ancient Egypt, sphinx statues served as guardians that kept enemies ... to the eaves of a roof on an ancient Greek temple in Italy. Greek and Etruscan buildings often featured such tiles, which were also highly decorative, to ward off evil. Also on display ...

  4. Beware wealth's flight to safety in turbulent 2012

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... prosperity. Today, its pyramids attract tourists. But 4,500 years is a long wait for investment break-even. As in ancient Egypt, governments direct China's resources. It is hard to find any ... ghost cities attest to misguided stimulus of investment, with another banking crisis already on the cards. China's misallocation of capital is so massive that it brings to mind ancient ...

  5. Ra Restaurant and Lounge

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nan-Hie In Shop 1, G/F Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East Tel: 2721 3600 The vibe: laid-back with a pervading scent of fruity tobacco in the air from the shisha being smoked by a predominantly Middle Eastern clientele. The interior has an ancient Egyptian theme and there are statues of Anubis (ancient Egypt's jackal-headed god) among other ethnic decorations. Named ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - PREVIEW

    Arts preview: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... is a frothy farrago of nonsense about an archaeologist who is transported to ancient Egypt in a dream and- you guessed it- falls in love with the Pharoah's daughter. This lavish spectacle gives ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    About time: shoot for the moon

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Abid Rahman

    ... Abid Rahman Abid Rahman   There are few American cities better than Las Vegas, the Macau of the West. If one looks at the city with an ironic, post-modern eye, the giant gaudy casinos that are architectural pastiches of Paris, Venice and ancient Egypt just seem hilarious fun. Pirates, gondolas and knights in armour all within a few minutes' walk of each other; what's not to love? ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Egypt's Mohammed Mursi makes smart move to woo China first

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... offers much-needed diversity. Egypt and China have much in common, from ancient civilisations through a shared identity as victims of Western colonialism. They have had unbroken diplomatic ... SCMP Editorial Egypt plays the China card first Revolutions change political landscapes, and they also can alter foreign policy. Egypt's president, Mohammed Mursi, making his first ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - LEGENDS KAHK

    Legends: kahk

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... and family to exchange gifts and, of course, feasting. In Egypt,one of the most popular foods offered at this time is kahk, sweet, yeast-risen cookies that can be filled with minced dates or figs, or baked plain. It is thought they date back to around 1500BC. Images of kahk and the baking process can be found on the walls of the tombs of pharaohs who ruled in ancient Thebes. Honey was shown ...

  10. Rowing proves more oarsome challenge than it looks

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Additional reporting: YP cadet Imogen Butler History Rowing was used as a means of transportation in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. But it wasn't probably until the 1700s that rowing races ...




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