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  1. Li branded a sore loser for insulting Indian fans

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Chinese tennis champion Li Na has been accused of insulting Indian fans after describing them as behaving like a swarm of 'locusts'. Das Gourangalal, the first ... other nationality,' he said. Li, who is ranked 21st in the world, said: 'They [the Indian fans] are like locusts, and their [spectating] qualities are not as good as the audiences ...

  2. Record 1 billion yuan in international aid granted by Beijing in 2005

    Posted Jan 19th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and provided emergency relief in cash or kind after flooding in Romania, an earthquake in Iran, a locust plague and cholera in Guinea-Bissau and a dengue fever outbreak in Ecuador. It also offered ...

  3. Indifferent locals fail to realise what a great circuit they have

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... other than a few locals, staring with blank expressions at the empty track. Down below Macau unfolds before us. It seems like a regular work day until, like a plague of locusts, the noise begins ...

  4. 'This year is the worst. Everything we planted just dried out and died'

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... planted just dried out and died,' Ms Wang said, surveying the cracked earth below her house. A fine dust coats everything in the village and locusts fly above dead rice plants in terraced ...

  5. Earthweek

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of plants in the Dutch and British countryside could be at risk. A massive plague of locusts has swarmed over northern China's Inner Mongolia region, devouring more than 3.6 million hectares ...

  6. Snack attack

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... keystroke. Setting aside the exotic stuff- crunchy fried locusts, duck embryo and roasted chicken feet- I'd still have an army of delicacies wheeling tantalisingly over my head as I tried feebly ...

  7. Shot down in Chinatown

    Posted Nov 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and some want to block productions from the neighbourhood altogether. 'We have a phrase here to describe the chaos of a place- it has been destroyed by nuclear weapons, infected by locusts ...



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