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  1. Fighting plagues demands more funds, says expert

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Global warming worsens threat of locusts and rats The central government must increase spending to prevent plagues of locusts and rodents, which are more likely to occur due ... of locusts and other insects last year, according to the report using Chinese Grassland Society statistics. Half the land has been damaged. Rats and mice last year plagued 37 million hectares ...

  2. Herb offers new hope to leukaemia sufferers

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... be used on other forms of cancer. The herb, from a small tree also known as Chinese honey locust, is commonly used as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, or to relieve constipation. Researcher ...

  3. TV Tutor

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... locust swarms have been big news in the past month. Devouring everything in their path, they damage livelihoods, devastate entire regions and challenge authorities in how to deal with them. This show takes a look at the impact of locusts in West Africa this year and, using scientific research, tries to find out if their disappearance in North America in the last century could hold ...

  4. Ten plagues on Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... ourselves for further attacks. What can we expect? Swarms of locusts, hordes of frogs, or a scourge of boils? Or perhaps their 21st century equivalent- the latest computer virus for which neither ...

  5. Hedges may be secure hiding places if the going gets tough

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... the suspension of redemptions in a C$370 million fund operated by Norshield, a Canadian company. Reputations are beginning to suffer too. In Germany, the ruling SPD party dubbed them 'locusts ...

  6. Schroeder's election call puts German reforms in firing line

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Marc Young

    ... some international- mostly American- financial investors to 'swarms of locusts' that descend upon and destroy everything they touch, before moving on to their next victim. At a time ...



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