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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Philanthropist Paul Soros, innovator in shipping, dies at age of 87

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Philanthropist Paul Soros, a successful innovator in shipping and the older brother of billionaire financier George Soros, has died in New York after a long bout with a host of illnesses, his son Peter Soros said. He was 87. ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Yothu Yindi's tribal voice, Mandawuy Yunupingu, dies in Outback aged 56

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Mandawuy Yunupingu's passionate pleas for unity catapulted his band onto the global stage Yothu Yindi's tribal voice leaves lasting legacy Tributes poured in yesterday for Mandawuy Yunupingu, the former lead singer of ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Actress Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Jean Stapleton, the character actress whose portrayal of a slow-witted, big-hearted and submissive housewife on the groundbreaking series All in the Family made her one of the foremost women in television comedy in the 1970s but a symbol of emergent femin ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Best-selling French writer Stephane Hessel dies at 95

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:18am by AFP

    ... Best-selling French writer, veteran diplomat and concentration camp survivor Stephane Hessel, whose work inspired protest movements worldwide, has died at the age of 95, his wife announced on Wednesday. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    City-born top Chinese official in colonial era dies

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Gary Cheung and Simpson Cheung

    ... Danny Mok, Gary Cheung and Simpson Cheung City-born top Chinese official in colonial era dies Mo Kwan-nin, the highest ranking Chinese official with a local background appointed during the colonial era, died on Saturday aged 76. Mo passed away in a local ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    'Dear Abby' agony aunt Pauline Phillips dies

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies Dear Abby agony aunt and pop culture icon dies Pauline Phillips 1918-2013 Pauline Phillips, who consoled millions around the world writing the iconic Dear Abby advice column, has died at the age of 94, her syndication service said. In a statement ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Paterson- advocate of hospital without walls

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Superintendent set up community nursing without official support Paterson- advocate of hospital without walls One of the key figures in Hong Kong's health services sector, Dr Edward Hamilton Paterson, died on Saturday at the ag ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: British actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies at 81

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:51am by NYT

    ... Peter O'Toole Acclaimed actor who shot to fame in desert epic 'Lawrence of Arabia' is famous for eight failed Oscar nominations and hell-raising lifestyle Film legend will be remembered in sands of time He was tall, lean and handsome, with ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: Joan Fontaine, Hollywood great spurred by rivalry with her sister

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:02pm by AFP

    ... Joan Fontaine 1917-2013 Hollywood great spurred by rivalry with her sister Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine, whose film career was marked by a long-running rivalry with her sister, Olivia de Havilland, has died aged 96 at her home in Carmel, California ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Writer and poet Leung Ping-kwan remembered for crossing art divide

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Leung Ping-kwan will be remembered for his attempts to create a bigger world for literature Poet who crossed the art divide Award-winning writer and poet Leung Ping-kwan's dying wish was for Hong Kong literature t ...




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