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  1. 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 ...

  2. Market forces

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... starvation'. 'Me father died of starvation in the black '47. Maybe you've heard of it? 'The famine?' 'No, the starvation. When a country is full of food and exporting it, ...

  3. Rice shortages are a symptom of greater ills

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... from starvation and disease. Droughts and floods are the reasons you most often hear for rice shortages in North Korea- plus terrible mismanagement by leader Kim Jong-il, who has to rely ... pestilence wiped out crops. The worst fear of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is that of starvation among those categorised as living in poverty- one-third of the population lives ...

  4. Two-thirds of world's wild pandas dead or at risk in quake aftermath

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen About two-thirds of the world's wild giant panda population is dead, injured or facing starvation in the wake of the Sichuan earthquake, according to a senior State Forestry Administration official. There are about 1,600 wild giant pandas on the mainland and more than 1,000 were imperilled, Yan Xun, an administration chief engineer, said yesterday. All but one ...

  5. 'Xinyang was not the only place'

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... 'I do not agree with the term 'Xinyang incident',' he said. 'In the spring of 1960, mass starvation occurred in many places. Xinyang was not the only place.' ...

  6. The politics of death

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill In one of the worst atrocities of the communist period, a million people died of starvation between October 1959 and April 1960 in 15 counties in southern Henan, because ... of the earliest cases of mass starvation during the Great Leap Forward (1959-1961), during which 35-40 million died. As president, Liu Shaoqi blamed the deaths 30 per cent on nature and 70 per cent ...

  7. Twelve

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Ryan

    ... Iuda (Judas) who seem possessed of intelligence and it is mankind who is responsible for the ultimate evil: the razing of towns, starvation and random acts of brutality. Twelve is a monumental ...

  8. Mother of HK panda focus of abuse claim

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... photos. It also said the panda beating on the door was a habitual behaviour, not out of starvation. Yongba gave birth to 28 cubs in Sichuan before she was retired from the reserve's breeding ...

  9. A patriot determined to fight for political reform until he dies

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... in the famine between 1958 and 1961. 'In 1958, during the Great Leap Forward, many journalists witnessed the starvation but... nobody dared say anything,' Du said in an interview. Du was one ...

  10. Pride and dogmatism worsened Great Famine, author says

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to the village.' Mao was insensitive to reports of his people starvation, blaming it on 'class enemies' and those who aimed to sabotage his policies. 'When there is not enough to eat, people ...




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