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  1. News - World

    Last of the original Navajo Code Talkers dies

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 01:31am by AP

    ... 93. Flags are being flown at half-mast until Sunday on the tribe's territory in the US. "The power of our language was shared with the world when the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers ... Corps' history", said Marine Corps spokesman Colonel David Lapan. "The Navajo Code Talkers made invaluable contributions to the war effort in the Pacific theatre." Last year, Nez ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Last original native American Indian Navajo Code Talker dies

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:15am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers stepped forward for service,” Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said in a statement. He said Nez’s passing in his sleep during the morning hours “closes another ... and Marine Corps’ history,” said Marine Corps spokesman Colonel David Lapan. “The Navajo Code Talkers made invaluable contributions to the war effort in the Pacific theatre during the second world ...

  3. Magazines - Style - COVETED

    Smart talker: Goldvish’s Revolution mobile phone

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:59pm

    ... Vivian Chen WHAT: GOLDVISH REVOLUTION HOW MUCH: ABOUT HK$3.97 MILLION   Why: We’ve all been guilty of resorting to our smartphones to check the time. Folks at Goldvish have created a phone with a real chronograph – the equivalent of a smart pocket watch f ...

  4. So, a Talker and a Grump walk into a meeting...

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Alanson

    ... feels comfortable displaying a lack of interest. The Talker- most people are keenly aware and oversensitive to the way the audience reacts when they speak, which is the main reason so many people are afraid of public speaking. The Talker has the opposite problem; he is oblivious to the reaction of the audience and so is capable of continuing to talk long after everyone has ...

  5. Hard talker stops to listen when Hong Kong hollers

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... to face with the hard-nosed interrogator? So far only the veteran talker Martin Lee Chu-ming (who else?) has taken up the offer. Mr Lee's nemesis, the Democratic Alliance for Betterment ...

  6. Top talkers set for showdown

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A star-studded line-up including former England stars Austin Healey and Martin Bayfield, New Zealand sevens great Eric Rush (pictured) and Welsh wizard Jonathan Davies will pit their public speaking skills against each other at a black-tie gala dinner at ...

  7. Real talker

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... His days as a hit-making ghostwriter are behind him. David Momphard learns how Ne-Yo has taken to life beyond the shadows Ne-Yo wants you to get to know him more personally. The R&B singer-songwriter's platinum debut last year, In My Own Words, s ...

  8. Sweet talker

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... Life is good for Paul Arnott. As his new memoir shows, he's having his cake and eating it, too, writes Antonella Gambotto-Burke PAUL ARNOTT, THE 45-year-old British author of the memoir Let Me Eat Cake: A Life Lived Sweetly, had a bowl of porridge wi ...

  9. Don't be 'a talker'

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The best way to deal with unwanted promotional calls is to get off the line as quickly as possible, the Consumer Council advises. The longer you stay on the line, the more likely you are to get future calls from advertisers, who will see you as 'a talker' who can be engaged for long enough for them to make their pitch. 'They will put out a message ...

  10. Long-walk talker

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Ffyona Campbell spent 12 years of her life, from the age of 16 to 28, walking the Earth and raising money for various charities. She is in the Guinness World Records for the longest trek by a woman - 32,000 km - and will be in Hong Kong tomorrow as the ke ...




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