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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    US$40m towards brain implant that could restore soldiers' memories

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:22pm by AFP

    ... not only scientific but medical- approaches that can help repay some of that debt." Darpa said it was carefully weighing the ethics of such experiments and was consulting with neuroscience ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD SEOUL

    Postcard: Seoul

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by DARCY PAQUET

    ... the son of a woman he owes an emotional debt to is arrested and tortured by the authorities, he is forced to decide between maintaining his successful practice and standing up to the military ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Will Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver's new Hong Kong restaurants signal Asia expansion?

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Mischa Moselle

    ... crunch. In 2009, the chef had to sell his Ferrari to help pay off debts of about £7 million (HK$92 million). The problems led to a very public bust-up with his then business partner, Chris ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Flamin' Groovies are shaking the joint again

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by CHICAGO TRIBUNE

    ... frontman David Lowery says. "Every college, indie, alt and power pop band from the '80s and '90s owes them a debt of gratitude. They paved the way." Yet even as recently as two ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Unbalanced- the Codependency of America and China, by Stephen Roach

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... and Chinese investment to fund its debt. It shouldn't take an economist to come up with the solution: China needs to consume more while the US needs to produce more. But there are many political, ...

  6. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obituary: Garcia Marquez, an influence ‘all over the planet’

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:52am by AFP

    ... I am an absolute admirer of his work and I have an immense debt to him as to Gunter Grass,” French writer Erik Orsenna told AFP. “When I discovered Garcia Marquez, it was an enormous shock. We ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Godfather proves a mixed blessing for director Coppola

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36pm by James Mottram

    ... The second was 1971's THX 1138, a bleak sci-fi work that marked Lucas' directorial feature debut. A box-office failure, its costs left Coppola personally in debt for US$400,000. Never mind ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Masterpieces of brevity in a short story collection

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Kidd

    ... a lot in common with poetry: this poised, metaphysical jest about time, death and language owes a debt to its line endings, and plays longitude (those 105 years) off its concision (those three ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Singapore's food-loving cop cracks a case in Beijing

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Guy Haydon

    ... to be approved to help pay off his debts; media-savvy policeman Fu Xinghua, who crushes corruption in a hail of bullets; and his crusading boss, Beijing deputy mayor Dai Wei (clearly inspired ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Mr Selden's Map of China, by Timothy Brook

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:11pm by Kit Gillet

    ... to trace the map back to its creator- the earliest is the possibility that it was accepted by an officer of the East India Company in lieu of a trading debt- but that matters little because his ...




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