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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters Cung Le, the Vietnamese-born sanda champion, will headline the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event to be staged in China this week. In a testosterone-fuelled spectacular in Macau, Le (above left)- who says he was discriminat ...

  2. Six degrees

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Top footballers are often feted as heroes but few can claim to have ended a civil war, which is what Drogba did in his native Ivory Coast. After leading the national team to the World Cup, ... first break aged 12 in the excellent Leon: The Professional opposite the super sexy Jean Reno... The six-foot two-inch Moroccan-born actor, who seems to have a penchant for playing psychotic ...

  3. Six degrees

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord Famed DJ and turntablist Grandmaster Flash (below), who was scheduled to play at Central nightclub Hyde last night, is a figure of weighty cultural import these days. For instance, his best-known song with the Furious Five, The Message, was among the first 50 recordings placed in the United States Library of Congress' National Recording Registry when ...

  4. Six degrees

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is clearly not enamoured with autocratic governments. Occasionally, however, his undying commitment to freedom seems to slip his mind- like the time he said the African National Congress 'was ...

  5. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... national rugby team that won the World Cup in 1995. It was turned into a film, Invictus, in which Mandela was played by Morgan Freeman... The veteran actor was nominated for a Golden Globe last ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a noted humanitarian, and, in 2006, was appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Fund for Women. Other UN goodwill ambassadors have included Gong Li (Food and Agriculture Organisation), Jean Michel Jarre (Unesco), Sophia Loren (UNHCR), photographer and current Sundaram Tagore Gallery Hong Kong exhibitor Sebastiao Salgado (Unicef) and, for the United Nations Population ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... had a national holiday in the United States named in his honour. The man who inspired generations was himself moved by the words of dour Russian literary great Leo Tolstoy... The War and Peace ...

  8. Museum, academics fight taboos to study nation's culture of death

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... rooms off the main entrance and dispel the foreboding people might feel when visiting the nation's first funeral museum. On display are mainly old pictures, documents and relics, ... (HK$2.28 million) and six months to set up the 1,500 square metre museum, even though they had been talking about it for three years. It belongs to Shanghai Funeral and Incineration Services, ...

  9. Six degrees

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hammerstein's first musical was originally called Away We Go! When the musical was revived at London's National Theatre in 1998, it marked Hugh Jackman's professional stage debut. ...

  10. Small but influential nation to highlight all its strengths

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but their impact is big- and the country's consul general is happy in his belief that the nation's influence here will expand. For Jorgen Mollegaard and the 1,100 or so other Danes living here, ... in August for instance will underline the huge influence this nation of around 5million people has had in marketing successful global brands ranging from beer and bacon, to dairy products ...




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