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  1. Rites of passage

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh Traditionally, upon the death of a family member, a fung shui master will be consulted with regard to the most auspicious hour and day for the funeral or cremation and for the burial or interment of ashes. Close family members are present when the body is placed in the coffin, which will be lined with paper, clothes or other materials, depending upon the wishes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697629/rites-passage
  2. Angry residents protest over temple and urn site

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Angry residents clashed with monks and nuns at the opening of a new Buddhist temple with a columbarium in Sha Tin yesterday. The residents suspect the facility is illegal. About 50 residents from Mei Chung Court, 30 metres away from Puguangming T ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713248/angry-residents-protest-over-temple-and-urn-site
  3. News - World - IRELAND

    Irish probe death of Indian woman refused abortion

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Dublin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Woman refused abortion in Ireland dies Irish authorities yesterday investigated the death of a woman who was refused a termination after doctors told her it was a Catholic country, in a case that has revived debate about abortion laws. Prime Minister Enda Kenny told lawmakers he was awaiting the results of two reviews of the death of Savita Halappanavar, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1082691/irish-probe-death-indian-woman-refused-abortion
  4. News - World - IRELAND

    Abortion in Ireland returned to spotlight by death

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Dublin

    ... Associated Press in Dublin Death of Indian dentist brings abortion back to the fore in Ireland About 10,000 people marched through Dublin and observed a minute's silence in memory ... with her first child, died on October 28- one week after being admitted to hospital with severe pain at the start of a miscarriage. Her death, made public by her husband last week, has highlighted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1085655/abortion-ireland-returned-spotlight-death
  5. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Moonies mourn death of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon

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

    ... Agencies in Gapyeong Moonies mourn death of church's founderat 92 Members of the controversial Unification Church, famed for its mass weddings, were in mourning yesterday after the death of its founder, Sun Myung Moon. Moon, the self-styled messiah from South Korea who built a business empire spanning cars to sushi, was taken to hospital with complications from pneumonia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1028992/moonies-mourn-death-unification-church-founder-sun-myung-moon
  6. Urn niche buyers rally outside temple

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So About 30 people who had queued to buy urn niches in a Tuen Mun columbarium last week protested outside Ching Chung Sian Yuan yesterday, blaming the Taoist temple for abruptly changing the sales arrangement to a lottery. They urged the temple to g ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691779/urn-niche-buyers-rally-outside-temple
  7. Driver on trial over hit-and-run death

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A driver appeared in Fanling Court yesterday over a hit-and-run case in Tai Po last month that left one man dead and five people injured. Chiu King-tao, 48, faces one count of dangerous driving causing the death of Jeffrey Ngai Ming-kin on the Tolo Highway on May 24. No plea was taken yesterday. Acting Principal Magistrate Bernadette Woo Huey Fang released Chiu on bail, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682333/driver-trial-over-hit-and-run-death
  8. Mainland team heads to Taiwan to investigate death of monks

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jing Ran, then jumped to his death from the 13th floor of the Forte Hotel. Officers said Jing's face showed signs of trauma and he had been dead for a long time when his roommate jumped. ... and two family members. They would seek more information about the incident from Taiwanese police and deal with the aftermath of the deaths, Xinhua said. Monks from the temple said Chun had become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667453/mainland-team-heads-taiwan-investigate-death-monks
  9. Last of 470 old trees inspected in wake of student's tragic death

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A comprehensive inspection of 470 of Hong Kong's oldest trees has been completed since the death in August of a 19-year-old woman who was crushed when part ... part of a 23-metre tree fell on her in Stanley Main Street on August 27. Her death sparked concerns about whether the city's older trees were a public safety risk. Four old trees have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655459/last-470-old-trees-inspected-wake-students-tragic-death
  10. Suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Tao Niangen, a former labour and social security official in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve yesterday for taking bribes and embezzling tens of millions of yuan in social security funds. The decision by the Nanchang Intermediate People's Court made Tao the latest government official to fall foul of the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655807/suspended-death-sentence-graft

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