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  1. Capital prepares to combat locust swarm

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Pest-fighting units in Beijing have been put on alert as a swarm of locusts flies closer to the capital. The insects have already devoured more than 4.6 million hectares of grassland ... for a possible locust invasion,' she said. Ms Jin said the agency had begun to mobilise its staff at the municipality's 10 monitoring stations after officials discovered some of the insects ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from a so-called mega drought (and now faces plagues of locusts), and the people of Pakistan and Bangladesh know all too well the effects of increasing rain levels. Try telling them ...

  4. 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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