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  1. 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: ...

  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. 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. letters

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pui-yee, Hong Kong Chinese Women's Club College Let's put an end to starvation In Hong Kong, we can find restaurants and fast-food shops everywhere. There is so much food most of us do not give it a second thought. But there are many people who don't have enough to eat in other parts of the world. Starvation mainly occurs in poor places such as Africa. Crop failures and lack ...

  5. PLK students work as panda carers in Sichuan

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... are vulnerable animals that need a lot of protection. With their natural habitats fast shrinking due to rampant development on the mainland, they face starvation and homelessness,' said Chan ...

  6. letters

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... thousands have died from starvation so far. I think the UN should do more to help the needy. That should include punishing armed militants who steal food brought to Somalia by foreign aid agencies. ...

  7. Anorexia watch group formed after girl dies

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and seek to control their weight through means such as voluntary starvation, vomiting, excessive exercise or the use of drugs. In severe cases it can lead to death. Antoinette Lee Mei-ying, ...

  8. school news

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the members of the choir are survivors of wars, poverty or starvation in Africa and sadly lost their parents to conflicts or Aids. ...

  9. letters

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they find it, it is very dirty and they become sick after drinking it. Because they have so little food, everybody is always hungry and sometimes the children die of starvation or from illnesses. ...

  10. letters

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it would at least help them survive. Children in Africa face many serious problems, such as Aids, lack of health care and starvation. I don't know why there's such a huge difference ...




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