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  1. Word Power

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Word Power Match the following words with their meanings on the right. 1. cub 2. surpass 3. brink 4. starvation 5. jet-setter 6. hypocrites a. extreme hunger caused by a lack of food b. ... Word Power 1. c, 2. f, 3. d, 4. a, 5. e, 6. b; Fill in the blanks 1. brink, 2. hypocrites, 3. starvation, 4. cub, 5. jet-setter, 6. surpass; Language Focus 1. My cat is so cute that I want ...

  2. Grains of hope

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer As a child growing up in Australia in the 1960s, the topic of global hunger came up every other night at the dinner table. A reluctant vegetable eater, I was constantly being reminded by my mother about the world's starving children so ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After a closure of sorts, Cambodia must now look to future

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cambodia must look to future No penalty would be enough to serve justice for responsibility in the deaths of up to two million people- from execution, disease, starvation or forced labour. Nor would it fit the charges against those responsible, such as crimes against humanity, genocide, torture and religious persecution. There is therefore an element of symbolism ...

  4. News - World - NICARAGUA

    Nicaraguans told to eat iguanas as drought threatens food supplies

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:20pm by GDN

    ... were on the verge of starvation. ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... killing, is just part of the Cambodian story. Nearly a quarter of the population died under their rule, through a combination starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution when the group held ... and mass starvation, while Khmer Rouge cadres embarked on a bloody purge of perceived enemies of their revolution. Agence France-Presse, Associated Press ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for 'extermination' of millions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... of the crimes" both would remain in detention. Nearly a quarter of the population- about 1.7 million people- died under the Khmer Rouge through starvation, medical neglect, overwork and executions ...

  7. News - Asia

    Cambodian diary a rare glimpse of life under the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... the lives of 1.7 million Cambodians through overwork, medical neglect, starvation and execution. Poch Younly was acutely aware that he could be killed if discovered. He hid the diary inside a clay ... to young people what starvation felt like. But the whole nation was starved... and this story is rarely told." Written in Khmer, Poch Younly's diary fills about 100 pages. It is divided ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: A Capitalist in North Korea, by Felix Abt

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by Julian Ryall

    ... required to attend public executions, starvation, abuse at the hands of camp guards and children born into life in the camps with no hope of escape other than death. The Western media is apparently ...

  9. News - Asia

    Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge leaders start genocide trial

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... and her brother who died of starvation while working at a labour camp under the regime. “The Khmer Rouge killed Chams because they wanted to eliminate the race. They did not allow us to speak the Cham language or to pray,” she said after attending the hearing. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan also face a string of other charges for the deaths of up to 2 million people through starvation ...

  10. News - World - SPACE

    Lizard love space test back from brink as Russia contacts lost satellite

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... it was left floating in space after the loss of contact, an industry source said the geckos- four females and one male- would probably die of starvation within two and a half months, predicting ...




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