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  1. To boldly glow

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... while drinking as this can cause serious liver damage. The latest fad is to take heart-burn medicines, such as Zantac or Pepcid AC, to combat the flush. Apparently the tablets have to be taken ...

  2. Fine diners help Gaia carnival gala dish out $132,000 donation

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Gaia Ristorante- famous for its fine Italian food- raised $132,000 for Operation Santa Claus by staging a spectacular carnival-style gala. The Italian restaurant's impressive effort boosted the total to $4,150,913. The charity dinner, whi ...

  3. Hampers at Fortnum & Mason

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Bryan It's hamper season. A time you realise your true worth at work; a season when horns of jealousy rise from your temples like quick-grow bamboo because you don't get a hamper but your boss receives three. Try not to wrestle the reception ...

  4. New British disease

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in culture, by adopting a continental approach, meaning staggered, all-night drinking. The strategy is risky for the police, which predicts a leap in violent crime, and political dynamite ... numbers of 'lager loutettes' are also bingeing on cheap alcopops and cocktails, all within the confined opening hours of low-rent town centre chain pubs and neon-bright drinking halls, ...

  5. Cold war hangover cure for HK boozers

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Herbal treatment developed by Russian scientists might encourage binge drinking, doctor warns A hangover cure allegedly used by Russia's cold war secret agents to drink rival spies under the table is to be sold in Hong Kong and the mainland, with distributors boasting that it can help stop the ill effects of excessive drinking. However, a leading Hong Kong ...

  6. Sweeping review of restaurant licensing

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A review of the food business licensing system is under way, aimed at speeding up applications and closing loopholes, a senior official told lawmakers yesterday. Principal assistant secretary of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau Vincent Liu Mi ...


    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nell Raven

    ... writes Nell Raven HEAVY DRINKING WAS once seen as a macho pursuit, and only tough men with tough livers were considered up to the job. But it appears that women are fast catching up. Doctors ... sight to see a lot of women in Lan Kwai Fong and Wan Chai drinking and smoking,' says Chinese University of Hong Kong psychiatrist and alcohol expert Professor Lee Sing. 'Women now ...

  8. Barley

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung When people think of barley- if they think of it at all- it's probably when they notice the small grains in the bottom of a bowl of soup. Knowledgable drinkers, though, know that without barley, many of their favourite tipples wouldn' ...

  9. Calculating the cost of alcohol addiction

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... and related problems, although the average person [is drinking less],' said Chinese University of Hong Kong psychiatrist Lee Sing. A Department of Health spokesman said a surge in alcohol-related ... diagnosed among those with the most severe level of addiction. Symptoms include tolerance limits for alcohol that would normally kill casual drinkers, and ritualistic approaches to drinking ...

  10. Eateries with a record may not get licence

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Citing loopholes, officials ponder tighter laws for offenders The government is considering refusing full licences to restaurants with a record of illegal operation, after 10 restaurants were found to be operating without a licence in Langham Pl ...




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