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  1. Leaf encounters: where to buy your tea

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Fook Ming Tong Exclusivites, 1 Duddell Street, Central, tel, 2521 8626 Branches in Central, tel: 2295 0368; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2735 1077; Causeway Bay, tel: 2834 9978; Kowloon Tong, tel: 2265 7186; Hong Kong International Airport, tel: 2121 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hitting the high road in HIV fight with Aids Walk 2013

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Charity walk on The Peak aims to raise money for support services for those with the condition Hitting the high road in HIV fight Patients and volunteers braved the wind and drizzle to take part in a charity walk on The Peak yesterday to raise funds for HIV and Aids sufferers. Around 300 people took part in Aids Walk 2013, some bringing their children ...

  3. News - World - TOBACCO

    Russia plans to ban tobacco advertising and raise taxes on cigarettes

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Moscow

    ... spring if submitted to parliament by November 1, Nikolai Gerasimenko, deputy chairman of the State Duma's health committee, said. The Finance Ministry previously announced plans to increase the excise duty on tobacco 40 per cent for 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday it said it planned to raise taxes 10 per cent a year after 2015. Kiosk owners and workers have signed a petition against ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    A case for good weather warnings

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 10:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... There was no meaning in winter, spring, summer or fall. But since moving to Hong Kong about 30 months ago, I have developed a keen appreciation for the weather. I don’t complain about the rain, but I am extra ...

  5. Mass bird flu outbreak 'not likely' by spring

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The mainland did not expect a mass outbreak of deadly bird flu in the coming months, a top agriculture official said yesterday. Li Jinxiang, veterinary head of the Ministry of Agriculture, said the ministry was confident that a mass outbreak was not likely to strike before spring, adding that 80 per cent of mainland poultry had bird flu antibodies after vaccination. Mr Li ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: juice detox

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Hits and myths Q: Can a three-day juice fast really detox your body? The straight answer: No The facts: Fans of juice fasting claim that drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juices for three days is the trick to giving the body a good spring clean. As fresh juices contain high amounts of vitamins and minerals, they help detoxify the body from the inside, ...

  7. Spring-clean me

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... Considering a detox? Zara Horner reveals how to flush with success Let's face it- it's increasingly difficult to live a healthy life, even for those with strong willpower. Dodgy water and food sources, and chemicals floating around the home and ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... the Grand Slam for a while, it was game on for 2013. “There’s this mystic surrounding the Slam,” he says, “and it’s the pinnacle of the sport.” A good support crew and impeccable planning skills ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Scientists harness inbuilt power to fight the flu

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... medications that activate TLRs are expected to target different infections at the same time while not encountering problems in drug resistance. At Chinese University, researchers say they have ...

  10. Spring Pong

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allison Morrow Skin care: 'I am a skin-care addict. My favourite product is Bliss Sleeping Peel Serum. You put it on before you go to bed; it makes your skin glow and it heals my acne.' Perfume: 'It depends on my mood and the climate. For n ...




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