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    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - NATURE

    Book review: 'A Sting in the Tale'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... but requires a colossal amount of energy. A bumblebee with a full stomach is only 40 minutes from starvation, so they have to eat almost constantly. Pollen gives the protein-rich food they need and, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China - FILM

    China film broaches sensitive topic of famine

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 02:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s latest blockbuster film, to be released nationwide on Thursday, focuses on the hypersensitive topic of famine – but not the mass starvation that Mao ... of making a similar film about the starvation under Mao, the director did not answer. “You have to respect the constraints that exist, you know, and how difficult it is for filmmakers,” said Brody. ...

  6. News - Asia

    Father 'killed and ate his children' in famine-stricken North Korea

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 11:30am by Global Post

    ... 10,000 perished from starvation in provinces south of Pyongyang last year. “While his wife was away on business he killed his eldest daughter and because his son saw what he had done, he killed ...

  7. What is fatty liver?

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What It is the accumulation of excess fat in the liver. But if the fat is more than 5 to 10 per cent of a person's liver's weight, then they have fatty liver. Causes Alcohol abuse, obesity, or high triglycerides- a type of fat found in the blood. It may also be genetic or the result of poor diet, starvation, lack of exercise and taking of fat-lowering drugs. Symptoms ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial adjourned as accused hospitalised

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... regime oversaw one of the worst horrors of the 20th century, wiping out nearly a quarter of the population through starvation, overwork and execution in a bid to forge a communist utopia. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - NATURE

    Book review: The World's Rarest Birds, by Erik Hirschfeld, Andy Swash and Robert Still

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID DISKIN

    ... on the flyway are threatened with development. For example, the recent reclamation of the mudflats at Saemangeum in South Korea has already led to the death by starvation of 90,000 great knots. Similar ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    A calamity made by man

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of and condoned mass starvation in the second year of the Great Famine, and the quote is contained in The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962, a documentary history by Zhou Xun, a research assistant ... "The first is to erect a tombstone for my father, who died of starvation in 1959; the second is to erect a tombstone for the 36 million Chinese who died of starvation; the third is to erect ...




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