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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia's population successes bring new challenges

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by NOELEEN HEYZER, BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN

    ... Noeleen Heyzer and Babatunde Osotimehin Noeleen Heyzer and Babatunde Osotimehin say region faces ageing crisis Asia's population successes bring their own challenges Half a century ago, the world was warned of the imminent explosion of "the population bomb". There were fears that humanity would suffer mass starvation and that societies would plunge into turmoil- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1312372/asias-population-successes-bring-new-challenges
  2. News - China - FILM

    China backs niche films about minority groups in hope of easing ethnic tensions

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 01:34pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com State films tap minorities but will they sell? In the upcoming film Deegide, a Mongolian woman herder struggles to keep her family and their sheep alive as a spring snowstorm descends upon the plains, threatening them with starvation. She gets no help from her husband, a depressive alcoholic who is lost without the horses and lush meadows his father ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1355779/china-backs-niche-films-about-minority-groups-hope-easing-ethnic-tensions
  3. Cherish your food

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are undernourished. If developed countries do not help, more people will die from starvation. Many poor families have to reduce their spending on education, clothes and basic medical care for the sake ... to poverty-stricken nations. They need our help. Starvation could lead to an unstable political environment and eventually trigger the third world war. Winnie Yeung Wing-lam, Tin Ka Ping Secondary School From ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705471/cherish-your-food
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mother left her adopted daughter to die outside in cold

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... endured included beatings, starvation, being forced to sleep outside and use an outdoor toilet and that she had lost a significant amount of weight since her adoption. Prosecutors said her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1307835/mother-left-her-adopted-daughter-die-outside-cold
  5. Walk to help children

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More than 300 people took part in a walkathon to raise funds for malnourished children in poor regions around the world. Co-organised by Clariant, a multinational chemical company, and the United Nations, the walk aimed to raise public awareness of child poverty and starvation. This is the second year the company has organised the global charity walk. More than 1,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593079/walk-help-children
  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population through starvation, overwork or execution in a bid to create an agrarian utopia. The UN-backed court has achieved one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1307173/new-setback-khmer-rouge-war-crimes-court-prosecutor-resigns
  7. PICK OF THE DAY

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Larry King Live: The David Blaine Interview CNNI, 5pm This is American illusionist David Blaine's first interview since he finished his 44-day voluntary starvation stunt in a plexiglass box suspended above the river Thames in London. Blaine talks about his experiences in the box, from the early taunting of the crowds, and how the reactions changed, to the hunger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433661/pick-day
  8. Crocodiles starving to death at zoo

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nearly 400 crocodiles are starving to death at a zoo in Fujian province because operators cannot afford to feed them. More than 300 crocodiles have already died at the Fuzhou Crocodile Zoo in the past five years, either from starvation or sickness, according to the management. The zoo was set up as a joint venture in 1998 by a Hong Kong company and the local forestry bureau. They bought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425323/crocodiles-starving-death-zoo
  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia criticised for not paying its share of costs of Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 03:06pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... died from starvation, disease, forced labour and executions. Under the agreement with the Cambodian government that established the tribunal, the UN pays the salaries of the foreign staff, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1303961/cambodia-criticised-not-paying-its-share-costs-khmer-rouge-tribunal
  10. Separation of powers will help cut abuse

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite a widely publicised campaign by the Supreme People's Procuratorate to clean up the mainland's notorious police detention centres, a prisoner has died of starvation after ... to torture, beatings by guards and fellow prisoners, 'accidents' and violent suicides. Although the latest death resulted from passive self-harm, it is in essence no different. Starvation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695443/separation-powers-will-help-cut-abuse

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