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  1. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Former Exco member Marvin Cheung dies after long battle with leukaemia

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... and Airport Authority chairman Marvin Cheung Kin-tung died yesterday after a long battle with leukaemia. He was 67. His death came a little over three months after his departure on health grounds from ... over as chief executive in 2005, Cheung was appointed to the Executive Council. It was during his time in the cabinet that his health problem emerged. In 2006, he took eight months' leave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591985/former-exco-member-marvin-cheung-dies-after-long-battle-leukaemia
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528120/japans-prince-katsura-dies-aged-66-after-years-ill-health
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    A comedy trailblazer with a caustic tongue: Joan Rivers remembered

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... in New York. New York State Health Department said it was investigating the circumstances surrounding her reported cardiac arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy Centre. "It is with great sadness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586134/comedy-trailblazer-caustic-tongue-joan-rivers-remembered
  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes flow for Richard Attenborough, actor and director

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... "I want to be remembered as a storyteller." The actor's son, Michael Attenborough, told the BBC that his father had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580597/tributes-flow-richard-attenborough-actor-and-director
  5. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar helped share ancient Indian practice with the world

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... majestically' 14-Dec 1918-20 Aug 2014." Despite suffering a heart attack at 80, he had continued to practise yoga into his nineties. He suffered from ill health as a child, but found that he could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577861/yoga-guru-bks-iyengar-helped-share-ancient-indian-practice-world
  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... issuing a statement through an agency, said the 63-year-old's most recent problems had been with his mental health and with Parkinson's, a degenerative nerve disorder. "It is our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574162/robin-williams-was-suffering-parkinsons-disease-wife-reveals
  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Brady, Reagan’s press secretary, dies at 73

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:24pm by AP

    ... "We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved Jim 'Bear' Brady has passed away after a series of health issues," Brady's family said in a statement. "His ... and a Secret Service agent suffered lesser wounds. Brady never regained full health. The shooting caused brain damage, partial paralysis, short-term memory impairment, slurred speech and constant pain. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567062/james-brady-reagans-press-secretary-dies-73
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401378/lee-shiu-hung-former-director-health-passes-away-80
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542412/tributes-pour-out-soul-singer-bobby-womack-us-music-legend-dead-70
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1533646/casey-kasem-us-king-top-40-dies-82

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