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  1. 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

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Cheng Naishan, who came to Hong Kong as a child in 1949, is famed for novels about 1930s Shanghai and her translation of Nien Cheng's memoir Writer had love affair with the old Shanghai Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghainese literature and who had close ties to Hong Kong, has died after a long battle with leukaemia. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Commercial Radio’s founder George Ho Ho-chi dies aged 95

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:29pm by Phila Siu and Amy Nip

    ... Phila Siu and Amy Nip Late radio tycoon put people before profits George Ho Ho-chi, the Hong Kong media mogul who founded Commercial Radio, died yesterday aged 95. Ho died peacefully ... of students," Leung said. Ho held the position of honorary chairman at Commercial Radio until his death. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Ho, and son, George Joseph Ho, the station's chairman.   ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    George Heilmeier made flat-screen TVs possible with invention of LCD

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post RCA engineer developed the liquid crystal technology that led to today's slim devices Electronics pioneer made flat-screen TVs possible George Heilmeier  1936-2014 George Heilmeier, one of the principal creators of the liquid crystal display (LCD) technology that made it possible to hang television sets on walls and carry computers in coat pockets, died ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Howard Baker, America's 'Great Conciliator' and admired across party lines, dies

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... served as president George W. Bush's ambassador in Tokyo. Baker arrived just as Japan's often turbulent politics were stabilising under prime minister Junichiro Koizumi, who forged ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Maya Angelou: American Renaissance woman dies aged 86

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... hopeful On the Pulse of the Morning at former president Bill Clinton's first inauguration. For former president George W. Bush, she read another poem, Amazing Peace, at the 2005 Christmas ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Nixon challenger, liberal icon George McGovern dies at 90

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 07:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Former US senator George McGovern, a liberal icon who vowed to end the Vietnam War but lost a landslide presidential election to Richard Nixon in 1972, died early on Sunday at the age of 90. The family said in a statement that the liberal standard-bearer died at about 5.15am at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    George McGovern an unrepentant liberal to the end

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    ... Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota George McGovern took on Richard Nixon and the Vietnam war, only to suffer a humiliating defeat, but he stayed true to his Methodist roots An Unrepentant liberal to the end George McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam war as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by WASHPOST

    ... everyone who has come in contact with these individuals has been abused, wronged, deceived and betrayed." While Rebhorn succeeded in putting away Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer- a result ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Pioneer was one of city's first specialist surgeons

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Top ear, nose and throat expert and tireless advocate for rights of deaf people dies at 92 Pioneer was one of city's first specialist surgeons Dr George Choa Wing-sien 1921-2013 A doctor who pioneered the ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialty in Hong Kong has died at the age of 92. Dr George Choa Wing-sien was one of the first batch of four University ...

  10. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Indian sitar virtuoso, Beatles muse Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Ravi Shankar, the sitar player and composer described as the “godfather of world music” by Beatles guitarist George Harrison, has died. He was 92. Shankar, who first performed internationally as a child, devoted his adult life to Indian classical music. His audience widened after Harrison, who introduced the sitar into rock music by playing the instrument on the Beatles’ ...




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