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  1. News - China - OBITUARY

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461253/phuntso-wangye-tibetan-communist-who-urged-reconciliation-dies-91
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402453/amiri-baraka-activist-writer-allied-black-power-movement-dies
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1434850/serious-actor-director-harold-ramis-leaves-legacy-laughs
  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    Cantonese opera singer Hung Sin-nui dies at age of 88

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 01:06pm by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip

    ... with her debut, Unforgettable Love. That was the start of her starring in more than 90 films. During the wave of purges in the Cultural Revolution, the opera star was branded as "Black Line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376747/cantonese-opera-singer-hung-sin-nui-dies-age-88
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410020/italian-conductor-claudio-abbado-dies-aged-80
  6. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407863/hiroo-onoda-who-refused-surrender-30-years-after-second-world-war-dies
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1399612/tributes-legendary-movie-mogul-and-philanthropist-run-run-shaw-dies
  8. News - China - OBITUARY

    Cheng Naishan, a Shanghai literary icon with close ties to HK, dies aged 67

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of the Cultural Revolution, a political movement that pushed China to the brink of collapse and caused huge ethical problems that had a profound effect on subsequent generations. In her later years, Cheng ... was the foreign chief of British oil firm Shell in Shanghai before the Cultural Revolution broke out. Nien Cheng - no relation to Cheng Naishan - continued to work for Shell after her husband died ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1220945/cheng-naishan-shanghai-literary-icon-close-ties-hk-dies-aged-67
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1391189/long-time-post-editor-chose-live-his-words
  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Ng Chun-bong, the face of Hong Kong's television history, dies at 66

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Face of city's television history dies at age 65 Acclaimed historian, teacher and scriptwriter Ng Chun-bong- the first to study the history of Hong Kong television- died early yesterday morning, aged 66. A prolific author, Ng- better known by his pen name Ng Ho- wrote extensively on Hong Kong history and popular culture, ranging from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1382605/ng-chun-bong-face-hong-kongs-television-history-dies-66

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