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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola-hit Liberia fears starvation as quarantine blocks food supplies

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... region fears quarantine means starvation Residents of northern Liberia have been in a state of peril for months as the deadly Ebola epidemic swept through the region. Now they face a new threat as measures to stem the spread of the virus spark fears of starvation. To try to contain an epidemic that has cost nearly 1,000 lives throughout west Africa, the Liberian government has quarantined ...

  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan police probe death of ‘skeleton’ 8-year-old girl as abuse by starvation

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Chlid weighed eight kilograms: a third of the average healthy eight-year-old Taiwanese police are investigating abuse claims after an eight-year-old girl who weighed just eight kilograms was allegedly starved to death, inves ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut The Syrian army has been using starvation as a “weapon of war” in its siege of the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, Amnesty ... year and access to food and medicine cut. The document, entitled “Squeezing the life out of Yarmuk: War crimes against besieged civilians,” said 128 of the deaths were caused by starvation ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian couple to hang for murder of Indonesian maid who died of starvation

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:43pm by AFP

    ... a court ruled was deliberate starvation, according to Malaysian media reports on the ruling issued on Thursday. She was 26 and weighed barely 26 kg when she was taken to the University Malaya ...

  5. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Osteoporosis, dehydration, kidney stones, starvation: how Hong Kong's jockeys are punishing their bodies to make the weight

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Behind the glamour and glory of being a top jockey exists a life for many of denial, abstinence and suffering Beyond the pain barrier Zac Purton is in a world of hurt, a parched mouth and gnawing headache the least of his ...

  6. Woman from Shanghai

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... for 're-education' at Jiabiangou labour camp in Gansu province. Most died of starvation. Xianhui Yang, who first heard of the place in 1965, interviewed nearly 100 former Jiabiangou rightists, turning ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Relief for town on brink of starvation

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not sure my old parents can withstand this starvation.' Like everyone else in town, the Chen family does not store food, even though the town does not grow grain. The residents have found ... but it was enough to fend off starvation. Then, just as most households started to run out of rations, Lady Luck smiled on them once again: People's Liberation Army soldiers entered the town yesterday ...

  9. Voluntary starvation dates back centuries

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Women starving themselves is not a new phenomenon- in Western Europe at least. In medieval times, women in the Catholic orders would starve themselves in order to get closer to God, sometimes refusing all food except the holy Eucharist. The wome ...

  10. Developers' loss of appetite for land may end in buyer starvation

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'There have been suggestions developers are colluding in an attempt to bring prices down.' SCMP August 14 NO, DON'T BE SILLY. The story is not that they are colluding to bring down the prices you pay them for the flat ...




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