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  1. News - World - LANGUAGE

    Study finds Europe, Asia shared common language 15,000 years ago

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of people across Europe and Asia are descended from an ancient tongue uttered in southern Europe at the end of the last ice age, according to research. The claim, by scientists in Britain, points ... University evolutionary biologist Mark Pagel said. Linguists have long debated the idea of an ancient Eurasiatic superfamily, a controversial idea because many words evolve too rapidly to preserve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1232432/study-finds-europe-asia-shared-common-language-15000-years-ago
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Higher purpose

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... dynamited into dust, and all but a handful of its ancient monuments buried beneath soaring structures. As Angawi says: “There is no other place in the world where development starts with bulldozing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1073891/higher-purpose
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Secret group screens films over Saudi ban

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Where's it going to show? So they'd rather give money to filmmakers in Lebanon and Egypt. It's very frustrating." Mona Deeley, a producer for Cinema Badila: Alternative Cinema ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1064906/secret-group-screens-films-over-saudi-ban
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Chiu Kwong-chiu

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Italy, Greece and Egypt as I conducted research for my thesis on Western culture and art. When I visited ancient sites which had survived thousands of years, I learned that true value lies beyond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1041408/my-life-chiu-kwong-chiu
  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Using the past to speculate on China's future

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... state-market dichotomy, which has ensured robust growth. He acknowledges, however, that the outcome of China's second rise remains an educated guess, as there is no history of an ancient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1036716/using-past-speculate-chinas-future
  6. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    China and Egypt enter new era of co-operation

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Mursi trip ends with vow of more co-operation and opposition to intervention in Syria China pledges loyalty to new Egyptian rule China and Egypt vowed ... issued after Mursi's visit, the two countries yesterday vowed to deepen high-level official dialogues, and China voiced support for Egypt playing a key role in both regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1026621/china-and-egypt-enter-new-era-co-operation
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tangled past of the Diaoyus/Senkakus

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... is brought into play. China had its own ancient claim to the Ryukyus, which was only abandoned after the Treaty of Shimonoseki of 1895 ending the Sino-Japanese war and ceding Taiwan and part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1022816/tangled-past-diaoyussenkakus
  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China digest, August 13

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... ANHUI Aid for ancient pines Ancient pines at the Huangshan World Heritage site received a helping hand last week as the province braced for Typhoon Haikui, China National Radio reports. Special teams were assigned to watch and reinforced 54 trees that are more than 1,000 years old. The tree trunks were reinforced with ropes, and measures were taken to prevent soil erosion. Xinhua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1008781/china-digest-august-13
  9. Artful lodgings add a sense of heritage to visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... baths. There you can sip South Asian-inspired cocktails served at your wicker deckchair as you read ancient texts from the library. Those hoping for a deeper relaxation can try the Pancha Kosha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014434/artful-lodgings-add-sense-heritage-visit
  10. On shaky ground in disputed waters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... that they were allied with the ancient enemy. 'President [Nguyen Van] Thieu ordered a champagne reception for the returning heroes in Saigon.' The hangover, however, was swift. Soon South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008308/shaky-ground-disputed-waters

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