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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm

    ... at the city’s Saint-Luc Hospital, named in honour of the patron saint of doctors, Luke the Evangelist … Born in the ancient Syrian city of Antioch, Luke the Evangelist is believed to have been a doctor and author of the Gospel According to Luke and Acts of the Apostles. In artistic depictions, Luke is usually accompanied by a bovine creature, often an ox or a bull with wings. As well as looking out ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:27pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Han Suyin, also known by her pen name Elizabeth Comber, was an author, historian, doctor and general overachiever, who died two years ago today. Born in 1917 in Henan ... Queen Mary Hospital and started the affair that inspired her famous autobiographical novel A Many-Splendoured Thing. Han’s lover was the married journalist Ian Morrison … Based in Singapore, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... prescribed on the public purse through Hospital Authority channels which end up being resold through these shops. How does this particular wheeze work? Certain ailments – non-specific back pain ... for piles – the list goes on – are freely dispensed. A four-month supply of, say, Lexapro, would cost more than HK$1,000 if purchased legitimately. But when a Hospital Authority patient is charged ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters John Le Carre, author of The Honourable Schoolboy, a novel about a British spy sent to Hong Kong, celebrates his 83rd birthday today. Le Carre is the pen name ... the 80s, as the DJ sought personal donations from Thatcher for the rebuilding of Buckinghamshire’s Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Thatcher’s Iron Lady moniker, inspired by her staunch opposition ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Ken Kesey (pictured) was a little-known author of a very well-known book – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the play adaptation of which is being staged at the Sheung Wan Civic Centre tonight. Kesey’s novel was inspired by his employment at a hospital where experiments were carried out for the CIA-funded Project MKULTRA, which examined the effects ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Peters

    ... Records, Cash had to take a break from her country-music career in 2007 when she was admitted to hospital suffering from Chiari malformation type 1. The Grammy award-winning artist had lived ... nearly causing a riot among the crowd. In 1951, Colette's novel Gigi was made into a Broadway play, the author declaring "There is my Gigi" upon spotting the woman who would go ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... author, Fyodor Dostoevsky …   The Russian novelist and philosopher spent four years in exile, his hands and feet shackled, at a Siberian prison camp after his execution by firing squad ... in London and the Middle East, where his father, an Iraqi doctor of Armenian descent, continued to work in the hospital he had helped build in Baghdad. When United States and British forces invaded ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: amazed and confused

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... highest grossing film, Lost in Thailand, was shot. Bill Barnett, a Phuket-based Asian hospitality expert and head of consultancy C9 Hotelworks, says Bangkok's rise is concurrent ... By contrast, Thailand offers "a little bit of everything on the menu". But Asia's City of Angels is not for resting on its laurels, with Sansern Ngaorungsi of the Tourism Authority ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My Life: Chris Bonington

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... the last expedition in which the Nepalese authorities only allowed one expedition on the route at a time; so we had the Western Cwm and the mountain to ourselves on our summit day. There were six ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am

    ... – was treated in a hospital in Hanoi by Italian doctor Carlo Urbani …   Urbani realised when he was treating Chen that this was not regular influenza but a highly contagious disease. He warned the World Health Organisation and advised Vietnamese health authorities to start screening patients and travellers. Urbani, a father of three, would also die, in Bangkok, after contracting Sars. His wife ...




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