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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1022582/calamity-made-man
  2. Who could deny joyce her pound of flesh

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan Joyce Cheng Yan-yee's marvellous efforts to lose 36kg in less than 12 months have become the talk of the town, and her book, My Diet Diary, is a best-seller. LoDown, already surviving on starvation rations, has no need to trim any fat but has read the book out of curiosity. Here are a few lesser-known facts about Joyce's journey from lard to hard body: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466540/who-could-deny-joyce-her-pound-flesh
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002825/china-wave-rise-civilizational-state
  4. '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.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721664/xinyang-was-not-only-place
  5. Boatpeople won't be towed to sea, Thai PM says

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... detainees were shot dead. They told horrific tales of starvation and thirst. The Muslim Rohingya flee Myanmar each winter and head for Thailand, Malaysia or Indonesia. They face severe persecution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680550/boatpeople-wont-be-towed-sea-thai-pm-says
  6. Class conscious

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... more, the excellent harvest of 1958 was followed by several poor years. It is thought 20 million people died of starvation and disease between 1959 and 1962. 1966-76: The Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505061/class-conscious
  7. Unmasking the false god Mao

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million died in the camps. Close to 38 million people died of starvation and overwork during the infamous Great Leap Forward of 1958-1961. Mao's reaction? 'With all these projects, half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/506328/unmasking-false-god-mao

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