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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... heavily mined places. The brutal hardline communist Khmer Rouge regime was responsible for the deaths of up to two million people from starvation, disease, overwork or execution during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296872/six-cambodian-farmers-killed-anti-tank-mine-blast
  4. News - World - SURVIVAL

    Fisherman Alvarenga's survival at sea physiologically possible, experts say

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 10:04pm by AGENCIES

    ... of starvation and Alvarenga apparently pushed the body overboard. Alvarenga claims he survived on raw bird and fish flesh, turtle blood and his own urine as his boat drifted from Mexico after the engine ... starvation that people get really emaciated. What kind of psychological effects would such a journey have? I'm not an expert in psychiatry, but we all [do] have the feature of resilience. Bottom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422232/fisherman-alvarengas-survival-sea-physiologically-possible-experts-say
  5. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am

    ... a reformer, but time will tell.   On a survey that predicts China will replace US as the leading superpower: Sean Niem- Corruption, pollution, starvation. Superpower? With earth resources dwindling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1289440/whats-being-said-facebookcomsouthchinamorningpost
  6. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into starvation. The next campaigns were against intellectuals and religion, involving denunciations, arrests and deportations. Next came forced collectivisation of land and state monopoly of grain ... Guizhou and Sichuan, there was widespread starvation. Following his mentor Joseph Stalin, Mao constructed a system of labour camps, which housed about two million people, of whom 90 per cent were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1324256/book-review-tragedy-liberation-frank-dikotter
  7. News - World

    Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... through starvation." Turing broke German ciphers using the bombe method, which allowed the codebreakers to crack the German Enigma code. His colleague Tommy Flowers built the Colossus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287765/enigma-codebreaker-alan-turing-be-given-posthumous-pardon
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Jumping up and down about poverty

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that of the extreme-starvation, under-US$2-a-day kind, Hong Kong eliminated that way back in the 1960s. This was the clarion call of economist Jeffery Sachs to end global extreme poverty. He did not mean the type ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1320866/jumping-and-down-about-poverty
  9. News - China

    Naked girl begging on Nanjing streets is sent home after public outrage

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:20am by Patrick Boehler

    ... to process by the weekend. The case comes only weeks after two children, one and three years old, were found dead in a Nanjing flat. They had died of starvation, after their drug-addicted mother had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1275829/naked-girl-beggar-nanjing-sent-home-after-public-outrage
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘Rape and torture’ in growing North Korea prison camp revealed by former guard

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 01:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... inmates said detainees were subject to forced labour- usually for between 10 to 12 hours a day on near-starvation rations with a strict production target. “Often we did not meet our targets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1373622/rape-and-torture-growing-north-korea-prison-camp-revealed-former-guard

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