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  1. Strange Days Indeed

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... gloom, with books forecasting mass starvation owing to overpopulation. For Wheen, the flavour of the 70s was a 'melange of apocalyptic dread and conspiratorial fever', and this despite ...

  2. Better use of money

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of disease and starvation. In trying to show off their power, many leaders neglect the poor- both in their own country and abroad. I agree that dreams drive us forward. But when life is being threatened, we need to adopt a down-to-earth approach. When the earth is suffering because of climate change, starvation, economic crises and wars, how can we give attention to other planets which ...

  3. A place of extremes

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Global climate change is not just about warmer winters in Hong Kong. In extreme situations - such as a small island in the Philippines - it can lead to starvation and poverty. San Miguel Island in the Philippines is on the western tip of a necklace of islands in the Lagonoy Gulf, which is endowed with vast coral reefs, a seagrass bed and mangroves, all of which the inhabitants ...

  4. Opportunity to help the world

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... be made that would resolve problems on Earth- such as starvation or global warming. However, my opinion has changed. Thousands of years ago, our ancestors fought for their survival with stones ...

  5. A net loss to the planet

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... extinction of bluefin tuna, brought on by increasing western demand for sushi; the damage caused by the vast increase in the jellyfish population; and the mass starvation that would result from ...

  6. A necessary, but small step to land reform

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that replaced collectivism 30 years ago under Deng Xiaopeng's economic reforms. The success of the household system helped end the threat of starvation as a result of the failures of collectivism ...

  7. letters

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... factories. Then there are rulers who go to war to exploit weak countries. The result is starvation, disease and death. I agree technology can bring us prosperity, but we should not be indifferent ...

  8. Baby boom in a land that can ill afford it

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... starvation in the 1980s. It is going to get much uglier in Ethiopia. Yet it's practically taboo to say that. The whole question of population, instead of being central to the debate about ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Staging of choral work tips scales into bleakness

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... lynchings in the west; Europe brooding on a war of starvation'. The second is an impressionistic narrative of the teenage killer- 'the child of our time'- while the third offers ...




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