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  1. 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 ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Author Bi Feiyu leaves it all down to chance

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Oliver Chou

    ... at each Ching Ming that followed. The boy was further shattered to learn, by discovering abandoned name chops in a wastebasket, that his father's surname was Lu. His father had been adopted ... Bi's own son was born and a decision had to be made on the surname. "Lu or Bi?" asked the new father on the phone. Silence ensued. Eventually, Bi hung up. Bi recalls this moment ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Employers help their domestic helpers in times of need

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:25am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Winnie (who prefers not to disclose her surname) is another Hongkonger who came to the assistance of her helper the Filipina was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. "It was stage ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sydney exhibition tells the Chinese story

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 03:32pm by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green Art historian and academic Nicola Teffer's children have Dutch first names and Chinese surnames. They are, she says, the story of Sydney and of Australia: "This is the way it is going to go: the whole idea of the mixed-race family is completely ordinary." Teffer's family background is Dutch. It wasn't until she married her half-Chinese ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BRITAIN

    Book review: Acts of Union and Disunion, by Linda Colley

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by Nick Walker

    ... are causing a nationwide media stir, the paradox that generations of one family surnamed the Windsors can live on state financial support, while proles who do the same are jeered at, is not addressed. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - BIOLOGY

    Acne-causing bacteria strain found on vines named after Frank Zappa

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by LA TIMES

    ... the genre-bending and iconoclastic Zappa- whose surname in Italy also means "hoe"- in a nod to the agrarian roots of the wine-related institute where the discovery was made. "This ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art Stage Singapore puts region's art in global spotlight

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 04:14pm by Clara Chow

    ... will riff on her Tofu-100 Chinese Surnames series, comprising characters of common Chinese surnames made from the basic beancurd staple in Han Chinese diets. Chen, 38, writes in an e-mail interview ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Four young artists show up critics of Hong Kong culture

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 03:47pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... because I didn't grow up here, though I do have family ties to Hong Kong." In a bid to deflect hostility, Wong created fake business cards using a Korean surname: Won. Wong uses whimsy ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: No Place to Call Home, by Katharine Quarmby

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... opposing gypsy or traveller sites is referred to by their surname, while all sympathetic characters are first-name only. Is the future more confrontation, hostility and trouble? The final chapters ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Video of Chinese farmers ripping fur off live rabbits damages angora trade

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:05pm by Andrea Chen

    ... much to ask that they pay me back every three months with their wool?" writes a farmer surnamed Zhang on the online forum. Why should I be concerned about animal welfare while my own ...




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