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  1. The Pig that Wants to be Eaten- And 99 Other Thought Experiments

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The Pig that Wants to be Eaten- And 99 Other Thought Experiments by Julian Baggini Granta, $135 'I have always rather identified with pigs,' Chris Patten once observed, and quoted Winston Churchill as saying: 'Cats look down on you, dogs look up to you; only pigs treat you as an equal.' In that respect, there is an argument to be made ...

  2. A city that keeps rising from the dead

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com 'This city is dying, you know?' Somehow this painfully pseudo-profound statement from a TVB soap opera has taken root and was recently adopted by an 'anti-locust' campaign against the influx of mainland tourist ...

  3. Phuket's glowing tribute to dead and the living

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... for the spirits of the dead. Many who suffered losses in the aftermath of the tsunami wept, but one monk suggested that this was perhaps the beginning of the healing process. Relatives of Hong Kong ... Peter Pakpoom of the Church of Our Lady of Assumption in Phuket led the Catholic prayers for the souls of the dead to find peace, for the survivors to be granted strength and for help for those ...

  4. Gifts for the dead

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland is planning to outlaw the burning of paper offerings for the deceased because the tradition is 'superstitious' and gifts for the departed such as mistresses and sedans are 'vulgar and obscene'. Do you agree? Write to us ...

  5. poets' corner

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unicorns Some say they're just a myth, Others say they're real. I wish I could say the truth, I wish I could appeal. It was a secret I hid for a long time, I kept on researching every night. I was on the verge of making a discovery, If everything I planned was right. 'Pixie dust is made from pigs.' 'The Bermuda Triangle is actually a square.' All ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldiers ignored warnings by Afghan colleagues not to burn Korans

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington US soldiers ignored repeated pleasby Afghans not to burn Korans In the most detailed account of an incident that triggered deadly riots across Afghanistan, ... were not disclosed, were given "non-judicial punishment" for a video that came to light in January showing members of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment urinating on dead ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine bishops fighting trends, and own flock, on reproductive health bill

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of influence in Spain and Ireland, he added. Jesuit lawyer Joaquin Bernas also cautioned: "Let us not burn the house just to roast a pig." The church is prepared to lose members, insisted ...

  8. Tao Heung cooks up growth plan

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... costs. Last year, it bought poultry- and pig-rearing farms. Tao Heung also has centralised kitchens in Dongguan and Tai Po to prepare dim sum. Stringent cost control and an integrated supply ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia cracks down on religious radicals

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and an anti-terror officer dead. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Muslim leaders in Hong Kong vow peaceful rally over anti-Islam film

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the YouTube trailer for the film Innocence of Muslims . The protest is the first public gathering by Hong Kong's Muslim community in reaction to the video, which sparked deadly protests across ...




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