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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese film director Koji Wakamatsu dies at the age of 76

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Koji Wakamatsu dies at the age of 76, just weeks after being named Asia's top filmmaker, leaving behind years of passionate directing Tributes paid to independent cinema's master Award-winning Japanese director Koji ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

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

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

    ... Leung Ping-kwan will be remembered for his attempts to create a bigger world for literature Award-winning writer and poet Leung Ping-kwan's dying wish was for Hong Kong literature to receive the respect it deserves. But his friends say he should also ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, military hero of Gulf war, dies at 78

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The New York Times General Schwarzkopf routed Saddam Hussein's forces in the 1991 Gulf war and then became a global media and marketing phenomenon Stormin' Norman: a military hero Norman Schwarzkopf 1934-2012 General Norman Schwarzkopf commanded ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Patient hails selfless Chinese medicine practitioner dead at 27

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Lily Yang, 27, spent last years of her life fighting kidney disease while curing needy at no charge Patient recalls selfless young TCM practitioner Lily Yang Yan Lee-loi, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) doctor who spent the ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it, October 21, 2012

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... The legacy of Norodom Sihanouk, late king of Cambodia HOW THEY SEE IT 2. 3. 1. 1. China Daily Sihanouk will be remembered worldwide as a towering giant in modern Cambodian history. In the darkest days, were it domestic troubles or foreign aggression, it w ...

  7. Sport - Racing - OBITUARY

    Henry the great

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pirate Irwin More than an ordinary horse trainer, the blue-blooded Cecil, who died earlier this week, commanded the respect of owners and punters alike Henry the great Henry Cecil may have come from an aristocratic background and been knighted for his ser ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OBITUARY

    Esther Williams a star in the pool and on the silver screen

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Bob Thomas and Jocelyn Noveck Esther Williams' Olympic dreams were dashed by war but Hollywood fame was soon to follow A star in the pool and on silver screen As a teenager, Esther Williams dreamed of Olympic glory on the US swim team. She had to set ...

  9. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong', Karpal Singh

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:53pm by AMY CHEW AND AGENCIES

    ... Karpal Singh 1940-2014 Campaigner argued some of Malaysia's highest-profile legal cases Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong' A road accident in 2005 left Karpal Singh using a wheelchair and with neuromotor problems ...

  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Dissident Chen Yizi, former aide to Zhao Ziyang, dies in Los Angeles

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:47pm by Cary Huang, Zhang Hong, Minnie Chan

    ... Cary Huang, Zhang Hong and Minnie Chan Official who urged talks with 1989 Tiananmen protesters, then fled amid crackdown, dies Chen Yizi, ex-aide to Zhao Ziyang Chen Yizi 1940-2014 Chen Yizi, a former aide and senior policy adviser to ousted Communist Par ...




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