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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The uncaptioned photograph published on C8, the Joe Frazier obituary page, in yesterday's Sports section was of George Foreman. We regret the error. ...

  2. Great Lives- A Century of Obituaries

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Great Lives- A Century of Obituaries by The Times. Times Books, HK$208 Everyone dies, but not everyone is given an obituary in The Times, which has had the last word on how people are remembered since 1785 (when it was The Daily Universal Register). Rarely does an illustrious individual pass without comment and Great Lives- A Century of Obituaries gathers 124 ...

  3. Dead editors write again

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... I love reading The New York Times' obituaries. When it comes to writing about dead people, by dead people, the paper has no rivals in the journalistic world with its elegant summation ... physicist and father of the hydrogen bomb, who died on Tuesday in his home in Palo Alto, California, at the age of 95. Actually, this has become a bit of a Times ritual. In July, the obituary ...

  4. Mixed legacy

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... to Soong's power and influence. She was a woman whose life touched three centuries, and whose words touched the American people. Obituaries have been plentiful in Taiwan and elsewhere around ... A relationship between two powerful, strong-willed people is how most remember the Soong-Chiang coupling. It is a model many young women in Taiwan today would like to emulate. So, as the obituaries roll ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ABSURD DRAMA Local theatre group Prospect Theatre Company will stage an absurd Cantonese drama The Penguin. Directed by Lee Kwok-wai and written by Leung Ka-kit, the story revolves around a columnist who writes obituaries for a living. But his obituary predictions begin to come true after he adopts a sick penguin from the zoo. He and his pet embark on a strange journey to investigate ...

  6. The Man Called Cash- The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The Man Called Cash- The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend by Steve Turner Bloomsbury, $130 When Johnny Cash died on September 12, 2003, just four months after his wife, June Carter Cash, there were few who had heard his voice- described in one obituary as 'granite-strong but tender, expressive and numinous' with its 'peculiar ...

  7. ATV drama pioneer dead at 79

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Steve Huang OBITUARY Steve Huang, a founding executive of broadcaster ATV, has died. Huang, 79, died peacefully of an illness about midnight on Tuesday, ATV said last night. A spokeswoman for the station said his family had not told them where he died or the nature of the illness. She praised his work during his time at the station between 1975 and 1980, saying he was the driving force ...

  8. Outspoken professor raps official response to Zhao death

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about a possible re-evaluation of Zhao by authorities in the official obituary. 'I don't think there will be a re-evaluation. I guess they will avoid the sensitive issues [in the official obituary] and talk about some of his history during the years of revolution, as well as his contribution to the [country's] reforms,' he said. Kang Xiaoguang, of the Centre ...

  9. Faith ache

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... the calf and hawk) in Hong Kong every day of every lunar year, let alone in the first 14- it's just that the majority don't get an obituary in the press. One must presume, then, ...

  10. Funeral for rescued girl's parents

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an air-conditioning unit, would not now need to be amputated, as was originally feared. An obituary sent under the child's name to local media yesterday read: 'My deceased father, Xiang Yuan, ...




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