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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - OBITUARY

    Former Marlboro man dies from smoking-related disease

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 05:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Former Marlboro man dies from lung disease Another of the Marlboro Men who portrayed the rugged, cigarette-puffing cowboy in a series of advertisements has died of a smoking-related lung illness. Eric Lawson, who featured i ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Ariel Sharon dies after 8-year coma, leaving behind a complex legacy

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 08:36pm by AFP

    ... when he suffered a massive stroke and fell into a coma from which he never recovered. The Sheba Medical Centre that had been treating Sharon said last week that his health had been declining. ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Abortion doctor who championed women's rights dies at 74

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:59pm by AP

    ... form return to America.” Watch: A 2008 tribute video for Dr Kenneth Edelin Source: Planned Parenthood Health ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, 35 years a fugitive, dies aged 84

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:39pm by AP

    ... on compassionate grounds because of ill health. Biggs was infamous for taking part in the 1963 robbery and then escaping from Wandsworth prison. He made his way to Brazil, where he lived for many years beyond the reach of British justice. He was free for 35 years before voluntarily returning to England in poor health in 2001. He was arrested and imprisoned on arrival. Biggs was part of a gang ...

  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Cantonese opera singer Hung Sin-nui dies at age of 88

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 01:06pm by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip

    ... "As long as I have a single breath left in me, I shall strive on, in the hope that I can add a plot of greenery to the garden of art." Such was her zeal that, even though her health ...




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