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  1. News - China - OBITUARY

    Former People's Daily chief editor Hu Jiwei sought Tiananmen vindication

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. During his leadership at the party newspaper, he was often criticised by the conservatives for his liberal positions. Hu was charged ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com 'Truth about Tiananmen' was ex-editor's last wish Hu Jiwei, a former People's Daily chief editor and one of the most vocal advocates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1039377/former-peoples-daily-chief-editor-hu-jiwei-sought-tiananmen-vindication
  2. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar helped share ancient Indian practice with the world

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Trust of India news agency said. His website carried a picture of Iyengar's smiling face beside a message that read: "I always tell people, 'live happily and die ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577861/yoga-guru-bks-iyengar-helped-share-ancient-indian-practice-world
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes flow for Richard Attenborough, actor and director

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... Attenborough was born August 29, 1923 into a family with strong liberal views and a tradition of volunteer work. One of his younger brothers is naturalist David Attenborough. As a director, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580597/tributes-flow-richard-attenborough-actor-and-director
  4. News - China - OBITUARY

    Phuntso Wangye, Tibetan communist who urged reconciliation, dies at 91

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... founded the Tibetan Communist Party and launched a series of guerrilla uprisings against Nationalist rule until joining forces with the Communist Party in 1949. He led People's Liberation Army troops into the remote mountain region in 1951 and served as a translator for Chinese leaders Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai during talks with the Dalai Lama in 1954. Phuntso was later purged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461253/phuntso-wangye-tibetan-communist-who-urged-reconciliation-dies-91
  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Discount supermarkets pioneer Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi chain, dies

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... army during the second world war and was wounded on the Russian front. The brothers took over their mother's store in Essen in 1946 and within seven years had a 30-outlet network ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557277/discount-supermarkets-pioneer-karl-albrecht-co-founder-aldi-chain-dies
  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner, prisoner of war, dies at 97

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AP

    ... on a US Army Air Forces bomber that crashed in the Pacific Ocean during a reconnaissance mission. He and one of the other surviving crew members drifted for 47 days on a raft in shark-infested ... in researching the book, asked to interview his friends from college and the army. "And now after the book was finished all of my college buddies are dead, all of my war buddies are dead. It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546181/louis-zamperini-olympic-distance-runner-prisoner-war-dies-97
  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Actor Eli Wallach dies at 98

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:52pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... at the Neighbourhood Playhouse Actors Studio before the second world war broke out. After serving as an army hospital administrator during the war, he found work on the New York stage and took classes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1540556/actor-eli-wallach-dies-98
  8. News - China - OBITUARY

    'Crazy Yang', Chinese oil tycoon who pioneered deals with Iran, dies

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:53pm by Reuters

    ... contravening US sanctions law. Yang was a hard-drinker from a military background who always wore an army-green jacket, with a matching canvas bag slung over his shoulder. Stories of Yang banging his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1539671/crazy-yang-chinese-oil-tycoon-who-pioneered-deals-iran-dies
  9. News - China - OBITUARY

    Lin Ruo, a liberal reformer stood firm for what was right, dies at 88

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Zhao's memoirs were published in 2009. Lin, who became head of Guangdong's provincial people's congress in 1991, was also credited with promoting the rule of law through his drive ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Lin Ruo, an unrepentant supporter of the late premier Zhao Ziyang, stood firm for what was right- and encouraged others to do the same Liberal reformer was a man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1056635/lin-ruo-liberal-reformer-stood-firm-what-was-right-dies-88
  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, dies at 60

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the so-called Guildford Four, Conlon was a free man- his conviction overturned after serving 14 years for a 1974 Irish Republican Army terrorist bombing of a pub in Guildford, near London, that killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538369/gerry-conlon-one-guildford-four-dies-60

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