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  1. News - China

    Nanjing mother arrested after her two children die of starvation

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 05:56pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Nanjing police have detained a 22-year-old woman on suspicion of murder following a report that she left her two young daughters at home and allowed them to starve to death, Hua Shang Daily reported. The case has angered and s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1268724/nanjing-mother-arrested-after-her-two-children-die-starvation
  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Khmer Rouge wiped out up to two million people through starvation, overwork and execution in the late 1970s. The trial, which began hearing evidence in late 2011, is widely seen as a landmark ... Civil party lawyers alleged the defendants had intimate knowledge of the Khmer Rouge’s “elimination” policy through deliberate starvation and of the persecution of those branded “class enemies”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1333009/khmer-rouge-trial-hears-closing-statements
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Famine looms as Syrian military tightens siege of Damascus suburbs

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... opposition groups and international relief organisations are warning of the risk of mass starvation across the country, especially in the besieged Damascus suburbs where a gas attack killed hundreds ... it to their children for lack of food. According to the Moadamiyeh Media Centre, six people have died of starvation over the past 20 days: two women and four children aged 18 months to seven years. It added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317736/famine-looms-syrian-military-tightens-siege-damascus-suburbs
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why the cunning snake is beloved of the Chinese

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by XUN ZHOU

    ... omen. It is believed that, in times of crisis, the snake, being resourceful, manipulative and deceptive, can keep the family from starvation. When I was researching the Great Famine of 1958 ... starvation. When things were desperate, his father would get food from the black market. He would bring it home at night, when no one was watching. The next day when he cooked it, he would say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1151102/why-cunning-snake-beloved-chinese
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry told of prison camp 'atrocities' in North Korea

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 11:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Evidence from exiles of abuse and starvation remind investigator of Nazis UN told of prison camp 'atrocities' A UN-mandated investigator has ... suffered through childhoods of starvation and unspeakable atrocities as a product of the 'guilt by association' practice, punishing other generations for a family member's perceived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312168/un-probe-exposes-shocking-north-korean-rights-abuses
  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier, which prevents many drugs from reaching the brain.   Oxygen starvation therapy shows promise in treating spinal injuries Exposing patients recovering from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1368780/lab-report
  7. News - China

    Yunnan ‘Cannibal Monster’ killer executed

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... is a particularly sensitive subject in China. It was practised as a survival tactic during periods of mass starvation, including in the wake of the Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. A local newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124820/china-cannibal-killer-executed
  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... heavily mined places. The brutal hardline communist Khmer Rouge regime was responsible for the deaths of up to two million people from starvation, disease, overwork or execution during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296872/six-cambodian-farmers-killed-anti-tank-mine-blast
  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am

    ... a reformer, but time will tell.   On a survey that predicts China will replace US as the leading superpower: Sean Niem- Corruption, pollution, starvation. Superpower? With earth resources dwindling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1289440/whats-being-said-facebookcomsouthchinamorningpost
  10. News - World

    Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... through starvation." Turing broke German ciphers using the bombe method, which allowed the codebreakers to crack the German Enigma code. His colleague Tommy Flowers built the Colossus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287765/enigma-codebreaker-alan-turing-be-given-posthumous-pardon

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