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  1. Word Power

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Word Power Match the following words with their meanings on the right. 1. cub 2. surpass 3. brink 4. starvation 5. jet-setter 6. hypocrites a. extreme hunger caused by a lack of food b. ... Word Power 1. c, 2. f, 3. d, 4. a, 5. e, 6. b; Fill in the blanks 1. brink, 2. hypocrites, 3. starvation, 4. cub, 5. jet-setter, 6. surpass; Language Focus 1. My cat is so cute that I want ...

  2. Grains of hope

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer As a child growing up in Australia in the 1960s, the topic of global hunger came up every other night at the dinner table. A reluctant vegetable eater, I was constantly being reminded by my mother about the world's starving children so ...

  3. Walk to help children

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More than 300 people took part in a walkathon to raise funds for malnourished children in poor regions around the world. Co-organised by Clariant, a multinational chemical company, and the United Nations, the walk aimed to raise public awareness of child poverty and starvation. This is the second year the company has organised the global charity walk. More than 1,000 ...

  4. Biofuels- solution or problem?

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... are replaced by biofuels, the global water needs for irrigation would double. It has warned that countries like China and India face starvation if they focus too much on the development of biofuels- ...

  5. Dying bamboo threatens pandas

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Animal Preservation Station, told a panda breeding conference on Sunday that the situation would be tightly monitored. 'No wild panda has been found dead of starvation to this date,' Mr ...

  6. Seeing cheap votes in an Armenian 'genocide'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of them in battle, in freezing weather or from starvation and disease. The Democrat-dominated committee, sending the bill for a vote by the full House, has embarrassed the US government. It needs ... or starvation or have frozen to death - the same fates that befell the Armenians in Turkey. It's unlikely, however, that the committee will display such courage. Perhaps Democrats are waiting ...

  7. The party of selfishness shows Hong Kong in its worst light

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are held down by long hours and starvation wages. Many waste away in multiple menial jobs, too proud to go on welfare. Inter-generational poverty is sealed into their fate. There will never ...

  8. PLK students work as panda carers in Sichuan

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... are vulnerable animals that need a lot of protection. With their natural habitats fast shrinking due to rampant development on the mainland, they face starvation and homelessness,' said Chan ...

  9. Tales of heroism

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jurek Becker, the film tells a heartbreaking yet funny story of a man who broadcasts the news of Russian victory to people in a Polish ghetto who are facing starvation or deportation to death ...

  10. Mini-meals or big feasts?

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... the excess sugar into fats which are then stored in our fat cells which can lead to weight gain. When you eat only one or two meals a day, your body goes into starvation mode. This sends signals ...




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