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  1. News - World - GREECE

    Ancient Greek tomb may offer secrets from the era of Alexander the Great

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amphipolis Archaeologists hope the biggest structure of its kind found in Greece will contain a treasure trove from the era of Alexander the Great Ancient tomb set to give up its secrets To the villagers near the ancient Greek town of Amphipolis, archaeological treasure is nothing new. Many have lived off antiquity smuggling for decades. But a massive tomb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579444/ancient-greek-tomb-may-offer-secrets-era-alexander-great
  2. News - Hong Kong - CORONER'S COURT

    Inquest into Egypt balloon tragedy could start at end of year

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:25pm by Amy Nip, LO WEI

    ... Amy Nip and Lo Wei Relatives of 9 Hongkongers killed in balloon crash attend court briefing Inquest to be held into Egypt deaths The Hong Kong Coroner's Court is to hold an inquest into last year's hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt which cost the lives of nine tourists from the city. It is understood the inquest will not start until late this year at the earliest, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521221/inquest-egypt-balloon-tragedy-could-start-end-year
  3. News - China

    China’s fake Sphinx to be demolished after Egypt complains

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:40am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A replica of Egypt’s iconic Sphinx built in northern China will be dismantled after an Egyptian ministry complained about the structure, state media said on Sunday. A massive replica of the ancient statue was built in Hebei province, the official Xinhua news agency said. But Egypt’s ministry of antiquities complained to the United Nations Educational, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1519612/chinas-fake-sphinx-be-demolished-after-egypt-complains
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    In Scenes of Guangdong concert, musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 03:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Musical journey's first notes sounded in ancient history The festive sound of lively music drifts out of a rehearsal studio in an industrial ... "Chiu Chow music is a descendent of ancient Chinese music played in palaces and at religious rituals," said Kwok, 74, who is guest conductor for the Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594582/scenes-guangdong-concert-musical-journeys-first-notes-sounded-ancient
  5. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Mummy mystery unwrapped: Egyptian burial custom began 6,000 years ago

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Egyptians created mummies '6,000 years ago' It has long been known that the practice of mummification of the dead in ancient Egypt- fundamental ... out in Egypt more than 6,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought. They said embalming substances contained in funerary textiles from the oldest-known Egyptian cemeteries dated from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573683/mummy-mystery-unwrapped-egyptian-burial-custom-began-6000-years-ago
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Archaeologists in Luxor, Egypt, piece together two more pharaoh statues

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by AFP

    ... of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to existing attractions. The two monoliths in red quartzite were raised on Sunday at what European and Egyptian ... of Amenhotep III whose reign archaeologists say marked the political and cultural peak of ancient Egyptian civilisation. "The world until now knew two Memnon colossi, but from today it will know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456332/archaeologists-luxor-egypt-piece-together-two-more-pharaoh-statues
  7. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Seal the deal

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:47pm by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... JT Seal the deal Jewellery designers often have a flair for the exotic, and Evan Yurman is no different. The chief design director of David Yurman has a passionate interest in unique materials and designs, and this spring he has gone back to ancient Egypt for the new Signet Ring collection. The rings, featuring black diamonds and carbon fibre, have a robust design ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1500674/seal-deal
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt is using jail without trial as a way of stifling dissent, say critics

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Alexandria Lawyers say unlimited 'preventive detention' is being used as punishment to crush opposition Jail without trial Egypt's way of 'silencing critics' In his white prison uniform, Sherif Farag was forced to present his thesis behind bars, where he spent months without trial, a procedure Egypt's government is accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596219/egypt-using-jail-without-trial-way-stifling-dissent-say-critics
  9. News - World - GREECE

    Stunning female statues unearthed in ancient Alexander-era Greek tomb

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Athens Caryatids unearthed at Alexander the Great-era tomb may lead to other fabulous treasures Stunning statues found at ancient site Two stunning statues have been unearthed holding up the entrance to the biggest ancient tomb ever found in Greece, archaeologists said. The female figures in long-sleeved tunics, known as caryatids, were found standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587992/stunning-female-statues-unearthed-ancient-alexander-era-greek-tomb
  10. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Egyptian balloon tragedy company confirms victims had insurance cover

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:11am by Lana Lam

    ... of the nine Hongkongers who died in a hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt have won a small but crucial victory, with confirmation that their loved ones were covered by an insurance policy. The news comes ... Cruises, the hot-air balloon company in the ancient temple city of Luxor that chartered the ill-fated flight. All nine victims had bought insurance specifically for the hot-air balloon ride. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433556/egyptian-balloon-tragedy-company-confirms-victims-had-insurance-cover

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