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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    A calamity made by man

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of and condoned mass starvation in the second year of the Great Famine, and the quote is contained in The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962, a documentary history by Zhou Xun, a research assistant ... "The first is to erect a tombstone for my father, who died of starvation in 1959; the second is to erect a tombstone for the 36 million Chinese who died of starvation; the third is to erect ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How rudeness was once a survival strategy

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by ZHOU XUN

    ... of starvation. In the archives I researched and during my interviews with survivors, I constantly came across documents or heard stories of how, just to secure the odd mouthful of food, desperate people were always ready to steal from one another, or even commit murder. Time and again within many families, there was violent strife over food. One grandma in Sichuan died of starvation because ...

  3. Psychic octopus grips the nation

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rejects all the food and dies of starvation- a commentary on China's poor food quality. ...

  4. The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational State

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... denigrating the 'inefficiency' of India. But any system that unleashes two decades of terror and starvation before spreading breakneck prosperity alongside ruinous pollution and brutal ...

  5. News - China

    China seeks peaceful solution, not collapse of regime in North Korea

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Beijing to seriously consider a dramatic change of direction. It is obvious that North Koreans would face starvation, civil strife and the possibility of a regime collapse if China cut off all ...

  6. Tourist site offers glimpse of nuclear age's secrets

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Work on the projects continued amid the deprivations of the Great Leap Forward and the mass starvation that followed. The underground command centre comprised eight key segments, including ...

  7. Facing a global challenge from behind a financial Great Wall

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... from the rapid expansion of the euro zone in the past few years. It compared that expansion to Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward, which resulted in millions of deaths from starvation ...

  8. Apec climate pact a small step on a long, uphill road

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'disunity is death' could have a literal meaning for regions vulnerable to starvation from crop failure or inundation by rising sea levels. Any international attempt to confront the issue ...

  9. China's high-stakes emissions game

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... government study last year predicted a 37 per cent fall in crop yields within the next 50 years if current trends persist. That prediction implies mass starvation. Don't officials care? ...

  10. Pasadena

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Starvation. A mixed-media painting and screen print on canvas and ribbon, the work shows people feasting and banqueting lavishly, while men are imprisoned nearby- a scene that looks to be set ...




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