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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Haiwaiian woman wins fight to get 36-character surname on identity cards

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 08:45pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu Hawaiian resident wins campaign for identity cards to take 36-charatcter surname ID card victory for woman with long name A Hawaiian woman whose last name is 36 characters long has finally got it to fit on her driving licence and state identification cards after campaigning for the change. Janice "Lokelani", who has a surname consisting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1394119/haiwaiian-woman-wins-fight-get-36-character-surname-identity-cards
  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: What's in a Surname?, by David McKie

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Sam Leith What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker by David McKie Random House 3 stars Sam Leith What's in a Surname? is in part a social history of surnames ... with William Camden, the 16th-century English researcher "whose findings on surnames would not be greatly enhanced for centuries afterwards". It's to the Normans that the British owe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1309039/book-review-whats-surname-david-mckie
  3. It's Lee and Li, not Smith, that dominate the surname rankings

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver What's in a name? In Vancouver, it's evidence of the changing face of the city. A popular game in town these days is figuring out where your surname ranks among those of other Vancouver residents. In the past few weeks, The Vancouver Sun newspaper's website has received more than 100,000 visitors to its new database of surnames ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615300/its-lee-and-li-not-smith-dominate-surname-rankings
  4. Hounded families to shed hated surname

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to change their family name. Last September, a Public Security Bureau branch in the province's Shangzhou district received 544 name-change applications from people surnamed Gou, which ... to change their surname from Jing to Gou during a visit to the region. Jing, which means respect, was not a name that the emperor could call another person as it would imply that he was looking up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/560039/hounded-families-shed-hated-surname
  5. If your surname is Li, join the crowd

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in common: the No 1 surname in China. The latest survey of family names by the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Genetics found that Li continues to top the mainland's surname list, ... mainland cities and counties over the past two years, and involved the cataloguing of 4,100 surnames. Professor Yuan said the drop in the percentage of Lis was due to an increase in the sample ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/532329
  6. News - China - OVERSEAS INVESTMENTS

    US closes door to Chinese investors hoping to emigrate as annual quota reached

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 05:32pm by Kathy Gao

    ... consultant who identified herself only by the surname Xie. She helps prospective emigrants with their visa applications. Immigration consultants in Beijing and Chengdu, Sichuan, confirmed Xie’s ... Department says nearly 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas are issued annually to people from all countries. A Beijing-based consultant who gave her surname as Wang said most wealthy Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580826/chinese-investors-us-immigration-programme-hold
  7. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese schoolchildren 'beaten and forced to donate blood' by scammers

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... whose surname was given as Huang, and six jobless men were the arrested by police, the official Xinhua news agency reported said. The company, Lanzhou Institute of Biological Products in the city of Wuwei, is one of the country’s biggest producers of blood products, the report said. According to the report, a friend of Huang’s surnamed Zhang and some of Zhang’s friends forced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574973/chinese-schoolchildren-beaten-and-forced-donate-blood-scammers
  8. News - China - CRIME

    Suzhou couple asks for help finding 'snatched' baby

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by Angela Meng

    ... identified only by his surname Zhu, said yesterday that the family was at home when their daughter disappeared late on August 7. "It's been more than a week and not a single clue," Zhu said. "We are at a complete loss." Zhu and his wife, surnamed Zhao, are from Anhui and make a living selling scrap in Suzhou, Jiangsu. The couple also have a 17-year-old son. A sobbing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575111/suzhou-couple-asks-help-finding-snatched-baby
  9. News - China - ARSON

    Arson suspected as one person killed, 19 injured in Shandong bus blaze

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 06:05pm by XINHUA

    ... those injured have been sent to hospital. China has seen a string of bus arson cases in recent years. In July, a 25-year-old suspect surnamed Ou in south China’s Guangzhou province set a bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577761/arson-suspected-one-person-killed-19-injured-shandong-bus-blaze
  10. News - China - MEDICINE

    Chinese farmer whose head was crushed will be fitted with 3D-printed skull

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 06:52pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A farmer whose skull was crushed in a fall from the third storey of his home was due to undergo surgery to receive a titanium replacement, made using a 3D printer. Doctors in Xian, in Shaanxi province, used the latest technology to print out a custom-made implant that will be inserted under the skin of the man, surnamed Hu, and attached to the bones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581475/chinese-farmer-whose-head-was-crushed-will-be-fitted-3d-printed-skull

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