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    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Larry King Live: The David Blaine Interview CNNI, 5pm This is American illusionist David Blaine's first interview since he finished his 44-day voluntary starvation stunt in a plexiglass box suspended above the river Thames in London. Blaine talks about his experiences in the box, from the early taunting of the crowds, and how the reactions changed, to the hunger ...

  2. Crocodiles starving to death at zoo

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nearly 400 crocodiles are starving to death at a zoo in Fujian province because operators cannot afford to feed them. More than 300 crocodiles have already died at the Fuzhou Crocodile Zoo in the past five years, either from starvation or sickness, according to the management. The zoo was set up as a joint venture in 1998 by a Hong Kong company and the local forestry bureau. They bought ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to starvation and malnutrition. Though organisations like World Vision and Oxfam regularly distribute donations to poverty-stricken people in India, China and African countries, I believe that a greater ...

  4. The Long Patrol: With Karen Guerrillas In Burma

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... perpetrated by the Myanmarese Army, including torture, forced starvation and execution. The rebels' claims for a separate state are ignored internationally, and their choices in life, according ... on the South China Morning Post's international news desk. Tucker meets villagers who tell of atrocities,including torture, forced starvation and execution ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and starvation every year and have no schools to walk to. But this is not Hong Kong's problem, and never has been. As Mrs Chan says, we should consider ourselves lucky. Budget deficit, negative ...

  6. Call yourself a dictator?

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... 20 million of his own people through starvation and genocide- and the world did nothing. Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot ordered the killing of 1.7 million Cambodians and still died a free man ... Jong-il topped the list. Humanitarian groups estimate up to a third of his country's 22 million people face starvation this winter because of crop shortfalls. Millions of people are believed ...

  7. Indian tea workers starving to death

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am

    ... starvation deaths on tea estates. India is the world's biggest tea producer, with much of its harvest coming from two states- Assam and Bengal. About 400,000 people are directly employed in West ...

  8. Abuse of power leads to 460 deaths

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the death by starvation of a three-year-old girl in Chengdu, Sichuan, after police had arrested her mother for theft. Despite the woman's pleas, police did not inform her relatives of her ...

  9. Cancer strikes bush devils in Tasmania

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Animal Health Laboratory in the Tasmanian town of Launceston. 'In the end, the animals die of starvation because their faces are so eaten away.' Having conducted post-mortem ...

  10. 50 years on, Korean war still perplexes many Chinese

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... but foreign sources say 380,000 died in action. When those who died of starvation and disease are added in, total Chinese casualties reached upwards of 900,000. Faced with many ambiguities of the war ...




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