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  1. How the law helped China progress

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland. A runaway population growth puts undue strain on resources, such as water, the environment, education, health and welfare. Starvation, drought, a lack of land and services can lead ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Weavers seek divine intervention

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... selling a child, to ward off starvation and ruin in the city, on the banks of the Ganges. Their despair stems from the result of a government decision in 1995 to allow the import of Chinese silk. ...

  4. Population policy a concern for us all

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the best-selling 1968 book, The Population Bomb, which warned of the mass starvation of humanity in the following two decades- a prediction that was obviously flawed. What the book did not account ...

  5. five Ws

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... starvation. What? At the end of last month, the North Korean government revalued its currency. New paper notes replaced the old ones at the rate of 100 to one. People only had one week to change all ...

  6. Hospital not to blame for girl's disability, judge rules

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... to the intensive care unit. Wai-yi has since been diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which was caused by oxygen starvation to the foetus. Ms Chum's case relied on an expert report ...

  7. letters

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... starvation. Also, as more land is needed to grow crops for biofuel, large areas of forest will be destroyed. Then more carbon will be released into the air and the problem of global warming ...

  8. Rescue of a few N Koreans hurts majority: expert

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... policy of turning a blind eye to the movement of people across the border. Since the early 1990s, tens of thousands of North Koreans have crossed the border into China, driven by starvation ...

  9. Life in China no holiday for traders

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They complained of the negative image of Africa and Africans. 'In the media, African people are portrayed as people dying of Aids, people dying of hunger and starvation,' one said. Africans ...

  10. letters

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should change our wasteful eating habits. We cannot waste food while millions of people around the world are dying of starvation. Karen Man ...




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