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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Poland's last communist leader Jaruzelski dies aged 90

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AFP

    ... in a 2005 interview. He spent the rest of his life seeking historical vindication. Jaruzelski claimed partial credit for negotiating the peaceful transition to democracy as Poland's last ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Japanese American community leader Frank Kitamoto dies, aged 74

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by MCT

    ... Island near the end of the war. He struggled with identity, said Gerald Elfendahl, who met him in the early 1980s when they worked together on an exhibit at the Bainbridge Island Historical ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    US authority on Chinese art James Cahill dies at the age of 87

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:54pm by NYT

    ... In 1973, Cahill was among the first group of American art historians to visit China after president Richard Nixon's historic meeting with Mao Zedong in Beijing the previous year. They were ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Tributes as legendary movie mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw dies

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 09:53am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in the 1960s. King Hu’s Come Drink with Me (1966) became a new classic in the wuxia film genre. Li Han-hsiang’s historical drama Empress Wu Tse-Tien was invited to compete in Cannes Film Festival ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Ng Chun-bong, the face of Hong Kong's television history, dies at 66

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... was the first to put Hong Kong television into historical context," Cheuk said. "He was also the best teacher in scriptwriting. It's a great loss." In 1975, Ng joined TVB, ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Walt Disney daughter Diane Miller dies at 79

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... and generosity and tireless work to preserve her father's legacy." Miller, the eldest daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney, was born on December 18, 1933. In later life, she remembered her ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter had the right stuff

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... American to do so. Carpenter had been the backup for Glenn's historic mission, which took place almost a year after the Soviet Union's Yuri Gagarin became the first person to orbit ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes flow for Thatcher, giant of the 20th century

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by KC NG, AFP

    ... to preserve most of what was unique to Hong Kong through applying Mr Deng's ['one country, two systems'] idea In a 2007 radio interview with Hong Kong businessman David Tang ... to preserve most of what was unique to Hong Kong through applying Mr Deng's ['one country, two systems'] idea," she said. Tang, who had planned to visit Thatcher this summer, ...

  9. News - China - OBITUARY

    Zhuang Zedong, key to China-US ping-pong diplomacy, dies at 73

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 09:00pm by Associated Press and Global Post

    ... Associated Press and Global Post Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in 1971’s groundbreaking “ping-pong diplomacy” between China and the US, has died. He was 73 and long struggled with cancer. His gift of a painting of the Huangshang mountains to American player Glen Cowan in 1971 led to a US tour of China later that year, and preceded the historic visit of then president Richard ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Concorde's luxury designer and boutique hotel pioneer Andree Putman dies at 87

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... spent in the family's historic abbey in Burgundy, Putman was born into a world of refinement. But her first design project- her bedroom- marked a break with her milieu when, aged 15, she ...




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