Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:13
Caravan migrants declare hunger strike to pressure US
Ten Central American women taking part in the migrant caravan camped on the US-Mexican border said Thursday they were starting a hunger strike to pressure American authorities to let them apply for asylum.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:47
Nations urged to accelerate efforts to beat malnutrition
With rising levels of global hunger jeopardising the goal of ending malnutrition by 2030, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) are hosting a conference in Bangkok aimed at urgently accelerating efforts to achieve Zero Hunger.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:21
Sampling the best foods with Foodpanda
Foodpanda, the on-demand food delivery service, prides itself on bringing the meals you love from local restaurants to your door. The app has the inside track on the best local cuisines from top restaurants in the cities and has compiled a list of must-tries that will satisfy your hunger and cultural cravings without having to do the legwork.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:13
Chaos in Palu after quake as survivors deal with hunger, thirst
In the wake of mass destruction caused by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors in Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi have been scrambling to salvage food supplies and other items, as aid from the central government began to trickle into the region.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:03
Conflicts may have killed 5 mn children in Africa: study
Injury, disease, and hunger caused by armed conflict in Africa may have killed as many as five million children under five from 1995 to 2015, said a study Friday.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00
What we owe to the victims in Laos
Mekong dams feed our region’s hunger for energy, but satisfying that appetite need not come at a cost to human life
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:00
Rooney feels hunger to taste US success with MLS deal
England record goalscorer Wayne Rooney left boyhood club Everton for D.C. United of Major League Soccer on Thursday, saying he hungers for American success to fulfill a career goal.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:45
TV-less Argentine prisoners go on hunger strike
Inmates in an Argentine prison have begun a hunger strike to press authorities to repair the cable TV system so they can watch the World Cup.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00
Activist goes on hunger strike to protest Doi Suthep construction
Peaceful protests step up as court defiant over housing for judges and staff
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:25
Activist plans hunger strike over Doi Suthep project
An environmentalist will go on a hunger strike over the construction of court officials’ residences at the foot of Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep mountain.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:05
Princess calls for agricultural diversity to eradicate hunger
HER ROYAL Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has pointed out the need for a holistic approach in eradicating hunger and malnutrition in all its forms and called for greater agricultural diversity.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
A menu suggestion for Catholics’ holy banquet
Serving up bits and pieces of Jesus cafeteria-style just might be the best way to satisfy every Catholic’s hunger for a Eucharist: tasty rib meat and other bloody parts lifted up from a red chalice while toenails and bland parts are offered from a green chalice.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:48
Food security report points to increasing malnourishment and obesity in Thailand
MORE THAN 815 million people around the world still suffer from malnutrition and hunger – 6.5 million in Thailand – but on the other hand 25 per cent of the population in developed countries were obese, including 5 million in Thailand, pointing to glaring inequalities in access to food.
Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:00
A hunger for life
Veteran singer Joan Baez muses on Trump ... and Hitler
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:10
Coal plant opponents declare victory after deal struck with government
Opponents of plans to build coal-fired power plants in Krabi and Songkhla ended their hunger strike and declared victory on Tuesday after Environmental and Health Impact Assessment studies were cancelled.