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  1. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    MI5 worked with Boy Scouts to head off infiltration in first world war

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:26pm by BLOOM

    ... of communist infiltration attempts. By 1934, the concern had shifted back to Germany and links with the Hitler Youth. The papers also tell how Margreet Zelle MacLeod, an exotic dancer better known ... sent a reply about her: "Madame MacLeod is considered extremely suspect by Captain Ladoux, but he has not been able, so far, to obtain definite evidence against her. Therefore in order ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474158/mi5-worked-boy-scouts-head-infiltration-first-world-war
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Overseas tours will help Hong Kong Philharmonic hit the high notes, says conductor Jaap van Zweden

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by LO WEI

    ... and March next year, performing in cities including London, Zurich and Berlin, according to Michael MacLeod, the chief executive of Hong Kong Philharmonic. Van Zweden described the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1448011/overseas-tours-will-help-hong-kong-philharmonic-hit-high
  3. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    HK Phil cancels concert after sudden death of operations manager

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by Oliver Chou

    ... session at 7pm. Chief executive Michael Macleod told the musicians a discussion would be held on whether the concert should go on. "The chairman, music director Jaap van Zweden and I held ... Macleod said. Last night, a sell-out performance by the orchestra was dedicated to Yeung's memory. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1386041/hk-phil-cancels-concert-after-sudden-death-operations-manager
  4. News - World - ART

    BBC's Antiques Roadshow unearths genuine Van Dyck worth HK$5m

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:24pm by Reuters

    ... by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for only £400. Father Jamie MacLeod, who purchased the painting because he liked the thick, gold-coloured frame, plans to sell the portrait to fund ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1393348/bbcs-antiques-roadshow-unearths-genuine-van-dyck-worth-hk5m
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Celebrations and tours keep HK Phil on its toes

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... It turned professional in 1974. Chief executive Michael MacLeod said a special heritage concert would be held on January 10 next year, the day of the anniversary, and another gala concert would ... by side with players of the HK Phil, MacLeod said. This season also marks the final year of the 90 musicians' five-year contracts, which are due for renewal in February. Addressing any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1304200/celebrations-and-tours-keep-hk-phil-its-toes
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    British empire staff burned sensitive files before new nations' birth

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... of an instruction issued in 1961 by colonial secretary Iain Macleod that postindependence governments should not be handed any material that "might embarrass [the] government... police, military ... on a British ship". The files show that destroying papers pre-dated Macleod's 1961 instructions. A British official in Malaya reported that in 1957 "five lorry loads of papers... were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369191/british-empire-staff-burned-sensitive-files-new-nations-birth
  7. News - World - LITERATURE

    Malaysian author Tash Aw's novel up for Man Booker prize

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... books. In total seven women are on the list, the others being Alison MacLeod with Unexploded, Charlotte Mendelson with Almost English, Canadian Ruth Ozeki with A Tale for the Time Being, and New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289475/malaysian-author-tash-aws-novel-man-booker-prize
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong maestro to conduct Berlin Philharmonic for first time

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Michael MacLeod, the Phil's chief executive, said the anniversary season would mark "the rebirth of our touring", taking the orchestra to Beijing, Shanghai and other cities next ... , MacLeod said. The anniversary concert, slated for January, will feature the same programme that ushered in the Phil's professional era 40 years ago at the City Hall. Jing Wang, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1229519/hong-kong-maestro-conduct-berlin-philharmonic-orchestra-first-time
  9. News - World - LITERATURE

    Scottish author Iain Banks says he has late stage cancer; has 'months to live'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... if she would do him the honour of "becoming my widow" was typical of the author. Ken MacLeod, the award-winning Scottish science-fiction author, has known Banks since the pair were at high school together, and paid tribute to the thousands of fans expressing their love for the writer online. "It's very moving indeed how many people are very sad," said MacLeod ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1206615/scottish-author-iain-banks-says-he-has-late-stage-cancer-has-months-live
  10. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Hong Kong classical music brand Naxos celebrates 25 years

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... of the city's musical luminaries including Tom Lee music chain president Frank Lee, BW Group chairman Helmut Sohmen, Hong Kong Philharmonic chairman Y.S. Liu, and chief executive Michael MacLeod. Also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1063344/hong-kong-classical-music-brand-naxos-celebrates-25-years

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