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World 13 Feb 2019 | 3:15 AM

Woman’s obituary declares she now has ‘smoking hot body, having been cremated’

ONTARIO, Canada (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): A woman who passed away recently was fondly honored by her children in a unique obituary, which stated that she now got “the smoking hot body I have always wanted… having been cremated.”

AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2016 | 8:48 AM

Singaporean's poetic obituary for late dad touches netizens

SINGAPORE: Four hours – that was the time it took for businessman Ong Tiong Yeow to write his father's obituary, a frank, heartfelt poem that has since gone viral on social media.

Nation 08 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Vendor shocked by his ‘obituary’ posters

Newsvendor V. Arumugam was shocked when he read his own 'obituary' last week.

World 18 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

US man's 'confession' obituary goes viral

LOS ANGELES: A US man's self-written obituary, in which he reminisces about the good times - and makes a few confessions, including never having earned the PhD he claimed in life - has gone viral.

Football 25 Nov 2016 | 8:09 AM

Inspired Rooney confounds his 'obituary' writers again

(Reuters) - An angry Wayne Rooney was adamant last weekend that his critics in the media were trying to write his sporting obituary. On Thursday, he picked the moment to demonstrate that reports of his footballing demise had been greatly exaggerated.

Nation 20 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Fiancee listed as ‘wife’ in Teoh’s obituary

TEOH Beng Hock's obituary has listed his two-month pregnant fiancee Soh Cher Wei as his wife, i>China Press/iand i>Nanyang Siang Pau/ireported yesterday.

Community 22 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Addict uses obituary ad to collect donations

PENANG:A drug addict used an obituary advertisement to dupe residents of an apartment block in Perak Road here into donating money for the burial of a man.

Nation 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Extorters using obituary info

Unscrupulous people have been extorting money from grieving families by using information obtained from obituaries published in newspapers.

Business 30 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Doha Round’s premature obituary

Jagdish Bhagwati warns that the Doha Round, the first multilateral trade negotiation conducted under the auspices of the World Trade Organisation, is at a critical stage.

World 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

OBITUARY - Former premier Heath took Britain into Europe

LONDON (Reuters) - Edward Heath, who died on Sunday aged 89, shepherded Britain into Europe as prime minister but he will also be remembered for long years in the political wilderness, often bitterly critical of his successor Margaret Thatcher.