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  1. Developers' loss of appetite for land may end in buyer starvation

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'There have been suggestions developers are colluding in an attempt to bring prices down.' SCMP August 14 NO, DON'T BE SILLY. The story is not that they are colluding to bring down the prices you pay them for the flat ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... of the 20th century: an estimated two million of Cambodia’s seven million people died at their hands, from execution, starvation, overwork and disease. In this murderous utopia, the ruling communists ... oldest son succumbed to starvation in the early days of communist rule. A few months later, Tai Tong was sent to Vietnam with “4,000 or 5,000 other people”. Most of these deportees spent time ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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