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  1. News - China - OBITUARY

    'Crazy Yang', Chinese oil tycoon who pioneered deals with Iran, dies

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:53pm by Reuters

    ... Saving Private Ryan. Yang retired in 2011 to become Zhenrong's adviser. "Chin'¦s Iranian oil business has been carried on till today largely because of Yang's heritage ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... that no one else believed in it didn’t seem to deter him, he just kind of pursued it with incredible passion and tenacity that I hadn’t really ever seen before in a filmmaker.” SVT’s culture chief Eva ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Al Feldstein, former editor of satirical Mad magazine, dies aged 88

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... replacing founding editor Harvey Kurtzman, and led the magazine as it became influential in satirising US pop culture and a commercial success. He retired in 1984, settling in Montana to paint ...

  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    Phuntso Wangye, Tibetan communist who urged reconciliation, dies at 91

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... to traditional Tibetan culture." Phuntso, who was in a Beijing hospital since July, recently developed lung problems. Born in 1922 in the Tibetan county of Batang, now part of Sichuan, Phuntso ... said they let him escape an even worse fate during the political chaos of Mao's Cultural Revolution, according to the Tibetan leader's biographer Melvyn Goldstein. Later, Phuntso ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - OBITUARY

    Serious actor-director Harold Ramis leaves a legacy of laughs

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 03:34pm by AP

    ... Harold Ramis: 1944-2014 Actor-director inspired generation of comedians with hits like Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day Harold Ramis' early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as National Lampoon's Animal House, Caddyshack and ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Amiri Baraka, activist writer allied with Black Power Movement, dies

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... Associated Press Amiri Baraka led Black Arts Movement, an in-your-face force in American culture Poet ally of Black Power activistsmourned Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died. He was 79. His booking agent, Celeste ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies aged 80

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... throughout the world. Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said: "The world of music and culture has lost an absolute champion." Abbado's surprise appointment as chief conductor ...

  8. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Hiroo Onoda, who refused to surrender for 30 years after second world war, dies

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... was in the midst of a decades-long economic boom and in thrall to Western culture. It was also avowedly pacifist. Onoda had trouble adapting, and in 1975 emigrated to Brazil to start a cattle ranch, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Tributes as legendary movie mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw dies

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 09:53am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in shaping Hong Kong media culture, co-founding the Shaw Brothers Studio, which produced more than 1,000 films since its establishment in 1958, and Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s first free ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Long-time Post editor chose to live by his words

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by Christy Choi, C.P. Ho and Jane Ram

    ... of the matter with a few "pungent words", said friend and ex-Reuters journalist C.P.Ho. Ram was well-known in the arts and culture community, covering some of the world's great arts ...




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