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  1. It only takes a small incident to upset the status quo

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Ant Colony By Jenny Valentine Published by HarperCollins ISBN 978 0 00 728359 0 Number 33 Georgiana Street is a rooming house in north London. The area has seen better ... him. At first, 33 Georgiana Street seems ideal: he needs a fresh start and to vanish without a trace. Award-winning author Jenny Valentine's new novel, The Ant Colony, will interest ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    Crazy ant invades the US South

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

    ... The Christian Science Monitor Immigrant ant drives the US South crazy The southern United States is being invaded- again. This time it is erratic but troublesome "crazy ants" from South America marching- actually, hitching rides- setting up massive colonies and relieving other occupying ant armies, including fire ants, of their duties. With billions of ants possible ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by LETTERS

    ... On report, " New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers ", August 20: chuchu59- In principle, I advocate a means test. Alternatively, all applicants may be required to declare their assets and those who make false declarations can be severely punished. Ant Lee- Don't understand why if you have HK$100m in assets, you ...

  4. Nature's riches from the Amazon

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... frogs draw their poison from prey such as ants, termites and spiders in their native habitat,' Young explains. 'Here we isolate them from those insects and feed them with fruits, so ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE RACING

    Elite runners up the ante for locals in HK50 event

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:09pm by RACHEL JACQUWLLINE

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Impressive field of international athletes, especially women, set to test Hongkongers Elite runners up the antefor locals in trail event Hong Kong's popularity as a drawcard for Asia's mountain running gathers momentum with eli ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... stock market is hardly one of the world's over performers, and- unlike the property market- shows little sign of being in a bubble. Ant Lee- HKSAR government doesn't want HK investors ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Elderly man critical after setting home ablaze ‘while trying to kill ants’

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 04:47pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A 71-year-old man is fighting for his life in hospital after accidentally setting his flat on fire in the early hours of Thursday as he tried to kill ants ... residents of Shek Kai House along Lei Pui Street were evacuated. “An initial investigation showed [the man] accidentally set alight a blanket when he was trying to kill ants with a burning newspaper ...

  8. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Jockey Club can up the international ante by boosting support card

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:17pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Bringing back 'Show Off Day' could alert fans to the idea that the minor-event runners are extremely well thought-of Jockey Club can up international ante ... that the Jockey Club can up the ante. The day has been static in terms of events since the Hong Kong Sprint was added in 1999 and it is only in terms of prize money changes or cosmetic touches to some ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok anti-government protests turn violent as crowd ups the ante

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:23am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Bangkok One killed by gunfire near stadium holding mass pro-government rally, while protest gangs attack red-shirt bus and pelt police with bottles Army drafted in as Bangkok protesters turn to violence Thailand's government has called on ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 6, 2014

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 01:29am by AGENCIES

    ... electric shock, about two-thirds of the men and one-quarter of the women opted to shock themselves at least once, according to the study in the journal Science. AFP   Wasp uses dead ants to scare ... with piles of dead ants. The female wasps do not hunt the large, dangerous, stinging ants for food, instead using the carcasses apparently to frighten off nest invaders. Centuries ago, the Aztecs ...




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