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  1. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Japan's Prince Katsura dies aged 66 after years of ill health

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP, KYODO

    ... Agencies Japanese prince dies after years of ill health Prince Katsura   1948-2014 Prince Katsura, a cousin of Japanese Emperor Akihito, died yesterday in Tokyo of heart failure after years of ill health, the palace said. He was 66 and had fought against a string of illnesses in recent years. As the second son of Prince Mikasa, a 98-year-old uncle of the Emperor, Prince ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes pour out for soul singer Bobby Womack, US music legend dead at 70

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 04:36pm by AFP

    ... who was credited with influencing generations of acts, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. He struggled with drugs and health problems for decades, but released ... in the decade. His health problems included drug addiction, diabetes, colon cancer and the early signs of Alzheimer's disease. It was unclear if any of these ailments contributed to his death. When ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Lee Shiu-hung, former Director of Health, passes away at 80

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:12pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Tributes for city's first health director The first ever director of the Department of Health, Professor Lee Shiu-hung, has died at the age of 80. ... for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man described Lee's death as a "loss to the local medical industry and public health sector". "Lee Shiu-hung made great contributions ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Casey Kasem, US 'king of top 40', dies at 82

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... adult children and his second wife, former actress Jean Kasem. In 2013, his children filed a legal petition to gain control of his health care, alleging that he was suffering from advanced ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Alexander Shulgin, godfather of Ecstasy, dies at 88

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... but rediscovered the compound created in 1912 about 65 years later and introduced it as a possible mental health treatment. He and his wife published two seminal books on chemical compounds. Shulgin said ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Ann Davis, housekeeper Alice in The Brady Bunch, dies, aged 88

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:23pm by AP

    ... Associated Press Brady Bunch housekeeper Alice dies Emmy-winning actress Ann Davis, who became America's favourite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of The Brady Bunch, has died in a San Antonio hospital. She was 88. A Texas health official said Davis died on Sunday morning at University Hospital. She said no cause of death was available but an autopsy ...

  7. News - China - OBITUARY

    Chongqing police ‘hero’ in Bo Xilai’s ‘strike black’ campaign commits suicide

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:42pm by Alice Yan

    ... crimes investigation unit, appeared to have been depressed because of his poor health. He had diabetes and heart disease. He had also recently been diagnosed with a serious liver illness and had ...

  8. News - China - OBITUARY

    Dissident Chen Yizi, former aide to Zhao Ziyang, dies in Los Angeles

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:47pm by Cary Huang, Zhang Hong, Minnie Chan

    ... without fear or anxiety," she said. Chen's health had been deteriorating, according to Bao Pu, the son of Bao Tong, the personal secretary to Zhao and the highest-ranking official jailed ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    'Big Man' Walter Gerrard, former professional footballer, dies aged 70

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:45pm by Derek Currie

    ... died on Sunday morning in Queen Mary Hospital after his health deteriorated. Legends are not born, they have to earn that title, and Walter carried that distinction in spades. He loved Hong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Co-founder of Hong Kong's only private university, Dr Chung Chi-yung, dies aged 93

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... with the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2000. Chung's health had deteriorated since 2001 when she had a stroke. She is survived by her husband and two sons, who are also vice-presidents of the university. ...




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