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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Carry the One by Carol Anshaw

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Carry the One by Carol Anshaw Penguin Carry the One opens in 1983, with a wedding and a tragedy happening in quick succession. The wedding of Carmen and Matt is a pleasantly raucous affair, held outdoors at a bohemian farm in rural Wisconsin. Carmen's brother and sister have both momentarily slipped away from the proceedings. Alice, to her thrilled astonishment, has been ...

  2. News - Asia - MANILA BUS TRAGEDY

    Turmoil with HK quiets down as Filipinos mark Manila bus tragedy's anniversary

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:13pm by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Crowds gathered in Manila this afternoon to mark the fourth anniversary of the bus hostage tragedy which claimed the lives of eight Hong Kong tourists, laying ... and profound sympathy” over the tragedy, stopping short of an apology. The families of those affected received an undisclosed sum in compensation, which they described as reasonable. Manila Mayor ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Doctor tells on Facebook page how he brought baby back to life after tragedy

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com 'Suddenly, my thumb felt a very weak heartbeat' A doctor who revived a baby after an emergency caesarean section may have inadvertently stepped into a controversy as he shared the experience on his Facebook page ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CORONER'S COURT

    Inquest into Egypt balloon tragedy could start at end of year

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:25pm by Amy Nip, LO WEI

    ... into last year's hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt which cost the lives of nine tourists from the city. It is understood the inquest will not start until late this year at the earliest, ... the tragedy". The other survivor was the balloon pilot, Egyptian Moman Mourad. He is involved in a criminal investigation into the accident and cannot attend. The majority of witnesses to be summoned ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Black teen Michael Brown’s shooting by police ‘a tragedy’, Obama says

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ferguson, Missouri Missouri shooting victim’s father calls for peace after riots Obama urges calm after second night of riots over shooting of Missouri teen President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy on Tuesday and urged a thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting and arrests in a St Louis ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    MH17 tragedy proves need for a higher authority on flight safety

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by HUGH DUNLEAVY

    ... was in airspace approved by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. Its flight plan was approved by the Ukrainian authorities and Eurocontrol. Yet still it was brought down. This tragedy has taught ... thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones. As a company, Malaysia Airlines has twice been in a period of mourning this year but we will overcome this tragedy and emerge ...

  7. News - World - MH17

    Obama says Europe should see the tragedy of MH17 as 'wake-up call'

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... "It is with great concern and sadness that we are watching what is happening in eastern Ukraine. It’s awful, it’s a tragedy." The comments came as the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian ... rebel leader Sergei Kavtaradze. "Soon they are due to arrive at the site of the tragedy. We support the maximum number of experts possible." The OSCE later said about 30 of its staff ...

  8. News - World

    Tragedy strikes for photographer

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:51am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Kuala Lumpur Indonesian journalist used to covering disasters tells of losing her sister Tragedy strikes for photographer For 28 years, well-respected Indonesian photographer ... probe to bring justice to the victims, reported Sin Chew, a Chinese-language daily. Ibrahim Suffian, head of Malaysia's leading polling firm, said the twin tragedies were destroying ...

  9. News - China

    Man dies in Shenzhen after being swallowed by massive hole- video

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 03:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler One man died when a massive sink hole opened up under his feet at a Shenzhen residential compound on Tuesday evening, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported. The sink hole that swallowed 25-year old security guard Yang Jiabin measured five metres in diameter and was some four floors deep. It is unclear what caused the tragedy. The daily said residents at the residential ...

  10. News - China

    Shenzhen residents mourn man swallowed by massive sink hole

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 10:33am by Amy Li

    ... Candles were lit and wreaths laid on Wedneday night by residents in a Shenzhen residential compound for  a 25-year old security guard who died after being swallowed by a massive sink hole,  which opened up under his feet on Tuesday evening. The sink hole ...




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