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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SQUASH

    Laura Massaro crowned new world champion in epic final

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 10:19pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... US$20,400 in prize money. She is also relishing the prospect of a hero’s welcome back home. “It’s going to be amazing going back with this title. Winning the British Open last year was huge, so it’s ... and tie the scores at 2-2. The deciding fifth game was as close as it got, but Massaro again showed nerves of steel to win 11-9 and claim the game’s biggest prize. Massaro, who banished the memory ...

  2. Business - Money - FUNDRAISING

    Fundraising setback by foreign funds casts pall over through train scheme

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by REN WEI

    ... on the whole process." Beijing has yet to liberalise the yuan's capital account, which means money cannot leave the mainland for equity purchases elsewhere. However, investors in Shanghai can transfer their money abroad through underground banking systems or take advantage of the regulatory loopholes to invest in overseas-listed shares or funds. For example, Shanghai residents can ...

  3. Business - Money - DUE DILIGENCE

    Checklist for investing in a fund

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:59am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... is a quick list of things to check before you invest. 1. Diversification. Diversification. Diversification. If your adviser tells you to put all your money in one fund, or one fund house, ... a form saying buying it was your idea. In principle, lying is a bad idea, and it’s certainly not a good sign if you are being asked to lie when investing your own money. If you sign such a form, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Fuel of dreams

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Kylie Knott

    ... all expenses. "I really wanted the programme to not just be about money. We offer three components, which is very different from other scholarships," Yip says. "We pay ... or a concert," Yip says. Applications for the scholarships will be assessed by a panel made up of filmmakers, a Pulitzer Prize winner and a sitting judge. The scholarships will accept rolling admissions ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    A sense of timing, not money, required to buy a piece of Derby glory

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 06:45pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy When Designs On Rome – a horse no-one wanted as a yearling – settled down to fight out Sunday’s BMW Hong Kong Derby with Able Friend – a royally bred blueblood from an exclusive yearling sale – it was ra ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    The goods

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Abid Rahman

    ... of "kicks", as the kids say. If you're the lazy sort, or if you have a bit left over from the money your Gran gave you for Christmas, why not buy two pairs that cover all the bases? We recommend ... but there are a few precious weeks of weather where you can sport a jumper or cardigan without drowning in sweat and for those prized days we recommend a couple of looks from Bottega Veneta. First up we have ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    Q&A: Massimo Bottura

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Andrew Sun

    ... the way to Hong Kong for just two nights? "I said yes to chef Umberto Bombana because I was here three years ago, when a chef conference gave me a prize, and I enjoyed Hong Kong so much. ... my third Michelin star, everyone was like, 'Why are you rebuilding now, you just got three stars?' I said, 'Because I need it.' I invested money that I didn't have ...

  8. News - World - LITERATURE

    Obituary: Garcia Marquez, an influence ‘all over the planet’

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:52am by AFP

    ... referring to the imaginary village of Macondo in “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. In China, writer Mo Yan, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 2012, was so bowled over by that novel that he ... it. Chika Unigwe, a Belgium-based Nigerian-born author who won Africa’s biggest literary prize in 2012, said Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece completely redefined how people looked at reality. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China is right to try to end its bubble addiction

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:08pm by ANDY XIE

    ... Andy Xie Andy Xie says China has recognised that tightening the money supply is the way to rein in the excesses of the past, and, along with curbing corruption, is good for long-term ... appreciation of the renminbi against the dollar. The perception of a sure winner enticed a huge amount of hot money to flood into China. The resulting liquidity orgy caused one asset bubble after ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Tindall hoping for victory at Aintree

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:48pm by AP

    ... the gelding has since claimed two victories at Cheltenham and is now one of the favorites for the Grand National at Aintree, the world's most famous and gruelling horse race whose prize money has ...




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