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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the people of Myanmar's borderlands

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mawlamyaing Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the borderlands High in the hills of Myanmar's war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country's battle with the ancient disease is far from over. It took six days by plane, boat, motorcycle and bus- plus an arduous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578703/leprosys-ancient-curse-still-strikes-people-myanmars-borderlands
  7. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar helped share ancient Indian practice with the world

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... BKS Iyengar 1918-2014 BKS Iyengar developed methods using props to help people learn poses as novice practitioners Yoga guru helped share practice with the world BKS Iyengar, the yoga guru who helped take the ancient Indian spiritual practice to the rest of the world, died yesterday aged 95, his website said. Iyengar started his yoga school in 1973 in the western city of Pune, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577861/yoga-guru-bks-iyengar-helped-share-ancient-indian-practice-world
  8. 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
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Qing dynasty coin may show ancient trade link In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia's economy, and the threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of US marines on Australian soil. But a team of amateur ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Human Right Watch demands Egypt's President face crackdown inquiry

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Call for Sisi to face inquiry into deadly crackdown Human Rights Watch yesterday demanded that Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and two other ... said. Egyptian authorities said the report lacked objectivity and that Human Rights Watch had no legal status to work in Egypt. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572482/human-right-watch-demands-egypts-president-face-crackdown-inquiry

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