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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    Hilary Mantel does Booker double with 'Bring Up the Bodies'

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author, and the first woman, to win the literary prize twice, after first receiving the accolade in 2009 Writer does Booker double with 'Bodies' British writer Hilary Mantel has won the prestigious Man Booker literary prize for a second time with her blood-soaked Tudor saga Bring Up the Bodies, which ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British author Mantel slams ‘plastic princess’ Kate

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 08:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British novelist Hilary Mantel faced criticism on Tuesday after describing Prince William’s wife Catherine as a “shop window mannequin” with a “plastic ... Boleyn, who features heavily in Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall. In a lecture given two weeks ago at the British Museum and reprinted this week in the London Review of Books literary journal, Mantel said ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Funding withdrawn for Man Asian Literary Prize

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... publicly traded hedge-fund manager, and also sponsors the Man Booker Prize, which was awarded in London on Tuesday to British author Hilary Mantel. The Man Group's link to literature has ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Cameron woos Xi and Li with signed England soccer shirt, Murray racquet

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:37am by Angela Meng

    ... by Hilary Mantel and Julian Barnes. Along with the tennis racquet, Cameron also chose books as gifts for Li, who holds a doctoral degree in economics, including biographies of Margaret Thatcher, ...

  5. News - World - HISTORY

    Gospel of Jesus’ Wife papyrus is not a fake, scientists say

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:11pm by AFP

    ... "As a student of Coptic convinced that the fragment is a modern creation, I am unable to escape the impression that there is something almost hilarious about the use of bold letters." ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Private cars are jamming up Hong Kong's streets at rush hour, US students find

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Worcester Polytechnic Institute- Adria Fung, Mark Mantell, Derek Tsaknopolous and Ryan Welch- counted the number of vehicles on Connaught Road Central, Argyle Street in Mong Kok and Hennessy Road ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 10, 2014

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:05am

    ... My hilarious, heartbreaking, triumphant season with the American Football League of China |Source: New Republic Fat Baby and his teammate Bobo had just returned from a trip to Japan, where they’d bought matching Under Armour skullcaps. “You can’t find these in Chongqing,” he said proudly. Visit to Tokyo by Xi confidant may herald better Tokyo-Beijing ties |Source: Asahi Shimbun ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Eason Chan and Hilary Tsui deny drug rumours

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Singer Eason Chan complains of intimidation after wife caught in storm over restaurant video Celebrity pair deny drug rumours Canto-pop singer Eason Chan Yik-shun and wife Hilary Tsui Ho-ying have denied she is a drug abuser, amid claims a video was shot showing celebrity drug-taking at a restaurant. Their denial followed reports that drugs were ...

  9. News - World - US POLITICS

    Obama to decide who will replace Timothy Geithner and Hilary Clinton

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg in Washington

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Finding a new treasury boss and secretary of state top the agenda in reshuffle of top officials Who will succeed Geithner and Clinton? US President Barack Obama now confronts two questions that he has been avoiding for more than a ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Hilary Tsui gets a lonely-forest look for autumn-winter

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Party regular Hilary Tsui gets kitted for the cooler months with a lonely forest look Now that her daughter is back at school, party regular Hilary Tsui Ho-ying is on a roll. The boutique owner and wife of Canto-pop star Eason Chan Yik-shun attended two fashion presentations on Wednesday. In the afternoon, she was a special guest at the launch ...




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