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  1. letters

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from over-consumption. We are the ones who can lower food prices. We are the ones who can save the 30,000 people who are dying of starvation every day. It is time for us to act. Arthur Chan, La ...

  2. Choice is yours, say experts

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin As people's waistlines expand, there's a debate as to who is responsible for their health and well-being While millions around the world face starvation, some people have too much food. According to the World Health Organisation, 2.3 billion people- about a third of the global population- will be overweight by 2015. While our ancestors kept themselves ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will continue to reproduce quickly and the numbers will soon be up again at the level that the local food resources can support. The excess puppies produced will die of starvation, disease, on the road, ...

  4. There's more to this crisis than food

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Zimbabwe's chief 'have', Robert Mugabe, escaped from the 12 million hungry have-nots whom he has brought to the brink of starvation, to enjoy the high life, the hospitality and the podium ...

  5. What price the junta's legitimacy?

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... with them and the aid-givers should go away. Two weeks after the cyclone in Myanmar, dead bodies are still unburied on beaches, and 2.5 million people are exposed to homelessness, starvation ...

  6. At death's door

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... starvation?' said one diplomat 'Probably... but only as far as it affects the stability of the regime. If they are feeling secure, we know from hard experience that they are prepared to let ...

  7. Every second counts

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... mountains. Because if you destroy the forests on these mountains, the rivers will stop flowing and the rains will become irregular and the crops will fail and you will die of hunger and starvation ...

  8. A few grains of truth

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... this is a nutrition myth,' says Tsang. 'If you skip a meal, your body will think that you are in starvation mode and therefore slow down the metabolism to compensate. You then tend to overeat ...

  9. The orphans of Manchukuo

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the region, 80,000 died. Those who were not killed succumbed to disease, starvation or suicide. They were the victims of the ambition of their military leaders. Suzuki was one of the thousands left ...

  10. A better rat trap feeds poor community's hope

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... on the brink of starvation. However, a few years ago, the intervention of modern technology changed their fortunes considerably. A new rat trap has made their work more productive, tripling their catch ...




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