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World 05 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Obituary: Hugo Chavez - socialist showman who transformed Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - At two defining moments of his rule, Venezuela's theatrical leader Hugo Chavez took a small silver crucifix from his pocket and held it above his head.

World 06 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Obituary: Mutharika, Malawi's flawed "economist-in-chief"

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi's Bingu wa Mutharika liked to portray himself as the all-knowing

World 06 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Obituary: Mutharika, Malawi's flawed "economist-in-chief"

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi's Bingu wa Mutharika liked to portray himself as the all-knowing

Nation 25 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Woman in obit gets RM11,000

JOHOR BARU: A High Court overturned a lower court judgment and awarded RM11,000 in damages to a 27-year-old woman who read her obituary in a vernacular newspaper six years ago.

AseanPlus News 24 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

The Economist apologises to Lee

The British news magazine I>The Economist/Ihas apologised to Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew for allegations contained in an obituary on the city-state's former president Devan Nair.

People 24 Apr 2014 | 3:30 PM

Couple married 70 years, held hands every breakfast, dies 15 hours apart

A couple who met as teenagers and were married for 70 years, almost never sleeping apart according to their kids, died within 24 hours of each other.

People 24 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Death of a true newspaperman

‘Ink in his veins’ might be a cliché but it truly describes the editor of a small-town newspaper who finally left for the great newsroom in the sky.

Lifestyle 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

King of the game

HIS grandfather, Lim Boon Keng, was a doctor and community leader in Singapore. Hailed as the #8220;sage of Singapore#8221; upon his death, Boon Keng had bridged the British and Chinese worlds in a way no Singaporean had done before.

Lifestyle 14 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Remembering Vai

A recent obituary in the newspaper caught my eye. A 12-year-old pooch had made such a profound impact on a family that its bereaved owners went to the extent of describing the dog as their very own son.

Lifestyle 14 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Remembering Vai

A RECENT obituary in the newspaper caught my eye. A 12-year-old pooch had made such a profound impact on a family that its bereaved owners went to the extent of describing the dog as their very own son.