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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Novel retrieves forgotten memory of massacre in Pakistan

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13pm by Bron Sibree

    ... of a young Englishwoman, Vivian Spencer, who embarks on a quest to find an ancient Persian artefact in Peshawar, just as Britain's imperial reign crumbles. She talks to Bron Sibree A God ... on this important mission to go down the River Indus. What he wrote about India formed the basis of the Greek and the Persian imagination about India for a very long time. Tell us about this massacre ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Baghdad, by Justin Marozzi

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:15pm by GDN

    ... and west for the first time since Alexander the Great. Baghdad embodied the Abbasids' ambition, a magnificent new city drawing in a dramatically variegated population of Arabs, Persians, Jews ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in... Kep, Cambodia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... The charming Cambodian coastal resort town is making astunning comeback KEP Looking out across the sprawling sea of tropical green that makes up the base of Kep National Park, Dan Kreis takes a sip of his cocktail and watches the sky transform into a palette of colour as the sun slowly melts into the shimmering Gulf of Thailand. "It's moments like this that made me ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    The latest trends in creative floor art

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:40pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... (from HK$280,000 for a standard size rug of 2.7 metres x 3.6 metres) catches the eye with three designs inspired by the carpets of 17th century Persian courts and the emperor's private ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 4, 2014

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... provide defences against leaks such as BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010 and curb global warming, a scientific report says. The study identified a strain of microbe able to grow on both ... activity such as fracking and oil spills", it said. First found in northern Europe, the bacteria were also detected after BP's Gulf of Mexico spill, the worst US offshore disaster, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:36am by AGENCIES

    ... New jellyfish species found in Italy Scientists in Italy have discovered a new species of jellyfish in the Gulf of Venice. Sightings of yellow jellyfish were first reported to a citizen science project last year. Zoologist Ferdinando Boero said the team decided to name it Pelagia benovici, after a late colleague, Adam Benovic. The Guardian   Jupiter's Great Red Spot ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - MILITARY

    Book review: Into the Desert

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War by Jeffrey Engel (ed) Oxford University Press   The 1990-1991 Persian Gulf war played well on television. All those slick, smart ... of a six-strong, all-star war wonk cast. The line-up features the former Gulf War National Security Council official Richard Haass, supported by New York Times military guru Michael Gordon, and former ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Author Chan Koonchung finds humour in China-Tibet dynamic

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... together with Shell. While his relationship with her is much more of an equal partnership than with Plum, it's not smooth sailing, chiefly because of the gulf in their cultural experiences. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - MENUS

    Aqua Armani creates a menu based on rare salt varieties

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:10am by Andrew Dembina

    ... with it." For the "risotto rosso" Persian blue salt is shaved at the table with some ceremony. For the "three prawns", a pink Himalayan salt brick acts as a serving dish upon ... there are perceptible differences between the non-enhanced salts he selected. "Persian Blue is very salty when you first taste it but its effect on food is that, once the saltiness goes, it helps expose ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - CARPETBUYER

    Enter cave for surprises

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Euan McKirdy

    ... personality. CarpetBuyer, which occupies more than 3,000 sq ft on Horizon Plaza's 17th floor, stands out for its dedication to carpets. Butt also departed from the traditional Persian carpet route to start a contemporary carpet business. "He wanted to set himself apart from everyone else in the Persian carpet business, which his family started in 1967," says Heena Mir, who joined ...




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