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    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pearl, 9.30pm Ramesses III set out to become Egypt's greatest ruler but a single fatal mistake set about a chain of events that led to murder, a cover-up and ultimately the decline of Egypt ...

  2. Family uprooted from Sai Kung life

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry The Belhommes appeared to be thrilled about their move to Alexandria- an ancient city steeped in romance and culture. But close friends say that behind the smiles ... brought back from a trip to Egypt. But the friends say Florence was unhappy about uprooting the family from their home in Hong Kong where they had been happy- so much so that she had initially ...

  3. Ancient tale tugs the heartstrings

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... The Butterfly Lovers- Leon & Jo, a 95-minute film based on the ancient Chinese folklore of Liang and Zhu, occupies a place similar to Romeo and Juliet in western literature. Jo (Zhu), a young woman, leaves home and attends school by pretending to be a man. In ancient China, women were not permitted to attend school. She meets Leon (Liang) and falls in love. The two secretly plan ...

  4. Former HK man charged with wife's murder in Egypt

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry An expatriate engineering executive who moved from Hong Kong to Egypt with his family and Filipino maid has been formally charged with the murder of his wife, consular ... to be still in Egypt. A spokesman for the French Embassy in Cairo said Belhomme had been charged and had appeared in court on three days last week for preliminary hearings, with the defence presenting ...

  5. Perfect 10

    Posted Dec 28th 2004, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... but it wasn't until 1880 that the City authorities bought up and excavated properties in order to unearth the ancient Roman bathing complex. When the Romans discovered Bath's mystical waters about ... baths describe the fascinating history of this ancient Roman outpost. The main features are the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple and the Roman Great Bath. The Great Bath is an open-air pool ...

  6. Murdered wife's parents stand by jailed son-in-law

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Former HK man in Egyptian court tomorrow The parents of a former Hong Kong mother-of-three stabbed to death in a luxury expatriate resort in Egypt are standing ... on bail. The family's Filipino maid, Christina Santiago- who moved to Egypt with the family and who police suspect was having an affair with Mr Belhomme- was also detained and questioned ...

  7. Students remain principal priority

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... his conversation with reference to history, he said: 'People have been complaining about kids since Ancient Egypt and China- societies that didn't change from one generation ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Opera Group. Thu-Sat, 8pm. Taipei Eye, 113 Zhongshan N. Rd Sec 2, Taipei. NT$ 880. Inquiries: (886 2) 2568 2677 or www.taipeieye.com The Ancient Egyptian Art From The Louvre Up to 600 items from the Louvre are now in Taiwan, where they will tour for a year. Daily, noon-8pm. Culture Gallery, National Concert Hall, CKS Memorial Hall. NT$180. Inquiries: (886 2) 2343 1549 or www.udn.com/egypt ...


    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... persons who link arms on shoulders. They probably find they need this support after they have downed all that ouzo. D is also for democracy, a concept born in ancient Athens. E is for Earthquake ... from this ancient rider. K is for Kolonaki. Close to the central business district in Athens, this is a trendy, chic area. The favoured haunt of Athenian tai tais. Its up-market cafes ...

  10. Diplomatic Baggage: The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ever since their honeymoon in Egypt. She's not afraid to feel sorry for herself, painting a clear picture of the loneliness and frustrations of starting afresh in a new country- feelings ...




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