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  1. Watch for suspicious viruses, WHO urges

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Amy Nip H5 and H9 not the only bugs that could bring the next pandemic, health body warns The World Health Organisation yesterday warned countries to be alert to the possibility that many different viruses could spark the next flu pan ...

  2. Who's who? Only their keeper can tell

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Even to the trained eye, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan look identical. The man who has seen more giant pandas than anyone else, Wei Fuwen , secretary general of the China Zoological Society, cannot tell them apart. Professor Wei prowled the treache ...

  3. Dream ticket

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Wellness centres, spas and even shopping malls are scrambling to sell sleep to the bleary-eyed, writes Suzanne Harrison, Redfeatures At a Pure Yoga class, an obviously exhausted man snores so loudly that the other dozing students glance around to find the ...

  4. Frozen-chicken sales expected to increase

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Owners of shops selling chilled and frozen meat are looking forward to a prosperous winter solstice on December 21, with sales of frozen chickens expected to rise by 10 to 40 per cent after the suspension of sales of live birds. But fresh-poul ...

  5. HK truffle power wilts amid crisis

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Hong Kong's wealthiest have lost their status as buyers of the world's most expensive truffles in a further sign that the economic downturn is curbing their spending habits. Nine of Hong Kong's elite flew to Tokyo for the 10th A ...

  6. Flexible thinking pays off

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows A carefully designed programme can ensure gains of up to 40 additional yards on your driving in as little as three months While a day out on the green or a session at the driving range will improve your game, sometimes it is not possible ...

  7. The Little Ones

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan O'Tool

    ... Jonathan O'Toole The Little Ones Morning Tide (Heavenly) The unbridled optimism of this Californian five-piece is immediately striking. Jaunty, at times overly so, Morning Tide conjures the image of elves singing gaily while toiling in Santa's w ...

  8. Pick of the bunch

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung The beginning of the cherry season can be an agonising time - the markets have piles of the fruit but if you buy it too early, it will be disappointing. Fortunately, we're past that point in the season and the cherries are glossy and sweet ...

  9. Farmers may cull chickens amid threat of bird flu

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Loretta Fong The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department may help chicken farmers to cull some of their livestock, amid fears that farms could get dangerously overcrowded. Some 5,600 chickens have been killed in wet markets ...

  10. Tests offer few clues in search for source of bird flu outbreak

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Scarlett Chiang and Austin Chiu The government has yet to locate the source of bird flu infection after five chickens from a Sham Shui Po market tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain on Saturday. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department ass ...




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