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  1. News - World

    Islamist governor of Egypt's ancient city of Luxor says he has resigned

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 07:26pm by AP

    ... CAIRO (AP) — Islamist governor of Egypt's ancient city of Luxor says he has resigned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1267368/islamist-governor-egypts-ancient-city-luxor-says-he-has-resigned
  2. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    'I was here' Chinese carving on ancient Egyptian wall is decried on Weibo

    Posted May 26th 2013, 04:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Etched into a 3,000-year-old clay wall of Luxor's most fabled temple is now a strange inscription that looks nothing like what an ancient Egyptian might ... Temple spread quickly on Weibo at the weekend, the Beijing News reported on Sunday. They showed seven Chinese characters carved into the torso of a drawing of an ancient Egyptian. Shen’s post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1246598/i-was-here-chinese-carving-ancient-egyptian-wall-decried-weibo
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY

    Families of Egypt balloon disaster victims ‘want the truth’

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... over Egypt's ancient temple city of Luxor in February. A bureau spokesman said the bureau had requested a written report on the investigation from Egyptian officials and had been working ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Family of balloon crash victims 'want the truth' Relatives of victims killed in the hot-air balloon crash in Egypt earlier this year are seeking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308525/families-egypt-balloon-disaster-victims-just-want-truth
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Balloon tragedy holds painful lessons

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in 2009 that injured 16 people, there can be no resumption until an investigation and review of safety standards has been conducted. Egypt is an ancient land, but one that is also struggling ... SCMP Editorial Painful lessons from tragedy Few of us can imagine the horror and disbelief of the tourists, nine from Hong Kong, caught up in the hot-air balloon disaster in Egypt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1160555/balloon-tragedy-holds-painful-lessons
  5. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON TRAGEDY

    Egyptian balloon operators could be back in business this week

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 04:16am by Amy Nip, Lana Lam

    ... and the big demonstrations taking place in Cairo because outsiders think Egypt is just Cairo. "But Luxor is a very safe place. That's why the balloon companies asked for a review ... at the crash site. He grounded all hot-air balloons over the ancient temple city of Luxor, 600 kilometres south of Cairo, immediately after the accident. The possibility of reopening the skies follows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1171527/egyptian-balloon-operators-could-be-back-business-week
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Egypt balloon crash bodies flown back to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... during a sunrise flight over Egypt’s ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26 when it caught fire. The other victims include Japanese, British, French and Hungarian nationals, while two people ... Agence France-Presse The bodies of nine Hong Kong people who were among the 19 killed in a hot air balloon tragedy in Egypt last month were flown back to Hong Kong on Monday. The bodies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1188555/egypt-balloon-crash-bodies-flown-back-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    People's Daily's anti-American rant backfires as Chinese teen trashes ancient Egyptian temple

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... online of self-incriminating graffiti he left at the Temple of Luxor in Egypt. The teenager's act of vandalism - he scratched the words "Ding Jinhao was here" in Chinese characters on a 35-century-old sculpture - struck a raw nerve in a in a country so proud of its ancient civilisation. And, embarrassingly, it followed an astonishing attack by the Communist Party mouthpiece ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1251545/peoples-dailys-anti-american-rant-backfires-chinese-teen
  8. News - Hong Kong - EGYPT BALLOON TRAGEDY

    Relatives identify Hong Kong balloon crash victims in Egypt

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 03:19pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Six out of nine deceased identified by their relatives without need for DNA testing Six of the nine Hong Kong victims of the Luxor balloon crash have been identified by their relatives, a Hong Kong police officer said in Cairo on Friday. Tuesday’s balloon crash at near the Egyptian city of Luxor, the country’s ancient capital and a major tourist attraction, killed 19 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1166255/six-nine-luxor-balloon-crash-victims-identified
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong forensic experts to examine bodies of Egypt balloon accident victims

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 05:00pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... a forensic pathologist and a specialist in the identification of bodies – are part of a seven-member team who arrived in Egypt on Thursday to join another team of government officers to help ... Hongkongers were among 19 tourists who died after the sightseeing hot-air balloon they were aboard burst into a fireball shortly before landing in the ancient city of Luxor. Their bodies are badly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163077/hong-kong-forensic-experts-examine-bodies-egypt-balloon-accident
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Precious Afghanistan heritage reclaimed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green A Melbourne exhibition of Afghan treasures is a remarkable affirmation of a troubled land's ancient culture and a tribute to the people who saved them, writes Sue Green ... it and by the time it was abandoned because of the impending US invasion he had found more gold objects than in the tomb of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun. Some years later, while Hiebert was researching his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1260781/precious-afghanistan-heritage-reclaimed

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