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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why the cunning snake is beloved of the Chinese

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by XUN ZHOU

    ... omen. It is believed that, in times of crisis, the snake, being resourceful, manipulative and deceptive, can keep the family from starvation. When I was researching the Great Famine of 1958 ... starvation. When things were desperate, his father would get food from the black market. He would bring it home at night, when no one was watching. The next day when he cooked it, he would say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1151102/why-cunning-snake-beloved-chinese
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN inquiry told of prison camp 'atrocities' in North Korea

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 11:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Evidence from exiles of abuse and starvation remind investigator of Nazis UN told of prison camp 'atrocities' A UN-mandated investigator has ... suffered through childhoods of starvation and unspeakable atrocities as a product of the 'guilt by association' practice, punishing other generations for a family member's perceived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1312168/un-probe-exposes-shocking-north-korean-rights-abuses
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 03:21am by STAFF

    ... of the plight of the prisoners today subjected to starvation, torture and slave labour in the country's four concentration camps.   Brunei diamond theft trial commences The trial of a woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1414528/talking-points
  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier, which prevents many drugs from reaching the brain.   Oxygen starvation therapy shows promise in treating spinal injuries Exposing patients recovering from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1368780/lab-report
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Direct rage at officials, not mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:07am by Philip Bowring

    ... over the past decade to supply land for housing, whether private or public. Leung Chun-ying is trying to rectify these years of deliberate starvation of land supply. But his two closest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1432714/direct-rage-officials-not-mainland-chinese-visitors
  6. News - China

    Yunnan ‘Cannibal Monster’ killer executed

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 05:59pm by AFP

    ... is a particularly sensitive subject in China. It was practised as a survival tactic during periods of mass starvation, including in the wake of the Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. A local newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124820/china-cannibal-killer-executed
  7. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tsang mistakes full employment (good) for a manpower shortage (bad)

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:19am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and Indonesia to do all the dirty work. They will take starvation wages, and we can ship them back out again if we don't want them any more. The problem with this, however, is that if we do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1430943/tsang-mistakes-full-employment-good-manpower-shortage-bad
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Human misery, whether in Syria or North Korea, stains our conscience

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:40am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... against its citizens, including systematic executions, torture, rape and mass starvation, "wrongs that shock the conscience of humanity", according to Michael Kirby, the retired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1432478/human-misery-whether-syria-or-north-korea-stains-our
  9. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: does eating more frequently boost your metabolism?

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 09:56am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... metabolism becomes, and the more calories you will burn. What we know for sure is that skipping meals slows down your metabolism, as it triggers the body to go into starvation mode, causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1396773/hits-and-myths-does-eating-more-frequently-boost-your-metabolism
  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Hong Kong missionary held in North Korea ‘left Christian pamphlets in temple’

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:42am by Agence France-Presse

    ... report, headed by an Australian former judge, outlined a litany of crimes against humanity in North Korea, including mass murder, enslavement and starvation. North Korea refused to cooperate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431591/hong-kong-missionary-held-north-korea-left-christian-pamphlets-temple

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