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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...


    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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Shelters for dumped babies 'the lesser of two evils'

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:30am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to afford health care- has long troubled mainland authorities. Many of the infants die of starvation, exposure or illness. So, two years ago, Hebei's provincial capital Shijiazhuang quietly ...

  6. 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 ...

  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 - China

    China to celebrate Mao's birthday, but events scaled back

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... the party has acknowledged he made mistakes, there has yet to be an official accounting for the chaos of the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution or the millions of deaths from starvation during the 1958-61 ...

  9. Flight of the Phoenix

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... less enthusiastic underlings. As thirst, starvation, exposure, madness and desperation settle in, the men turn on one another. ...

  10. Who could deny joyce her pound of flesh

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan Joyce Cheng Yan-yee's marvellous efforts to lose 36kg in less than 12 months have become the talk of the town, and her book, My Diet Diary, is a best-seller. LoDown, already surviving on starvation rations, has no need to trim any fat but has read the book out of curiosity. Here are a few lesser-known facts about Joyce's journey from lard to hard body: ...




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