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  1. Pick of the day

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alien Empire Pearl, 8.30pm Miniature lenses and cameras, endoscopes and straightscopes are used to shrink viewers down and take them on a journey into the world of insects, allowing a close-up view of their world as never seen before. Trial And Error Pearl, 9.30pm Gene therapy is a beautifully simple concept. For any disease caused by a genetic mutation you remove the defective ...

  2. Bogus mattresses filled with rubbish

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... rubbish. 'The odour almost made me throw up. It also may be infested with insects.' Ms Chan said that inside the mattress was a layer of grass, a layer of nylon cement bags and a layer ... carry bacteria or insects which can cause infections,' he said. 'Another concern is such materials are actually flammable. They could be dangerous if the mattress caught fire ...

  3. Official defends ant-warning delay

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui A senior Beijing-based quarantine official yesterday defended the information-sharing system with Hong Kong, despite the mainland taking two months to inform the city of the red fire ant menace. Ge Zhirong, a vice-minister at the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, admitted the fast-breeding insects first appeared in southern China ...

  4. Powerful tales give voice to a time of shared suffering

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Norman Aisbett

    ... by the Malaysian navy and chased by Thai pirates, they landed on an uninhabited, insect-infested Indonesian island. They were there for two months without food or medical supplies before UN High ...

  5. Preserving precious assets

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... arboricultural operation to help them revive and recover. 'In the event of insect infection, fungal decay and structural problems, rectification plans, such as pest control, tree surgery ...

  6. Battling blood-suckers

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... are advised to wear a long-sleeved top and trousers. Apply insect repellents to the exposed parts of your body. Vaccination is generally recommended for people who will be spending 30 days or more ...

  7. Fishing on HK reservoirs could be new attraction

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by two months. The reason: the reservoir fishing season in Hong Kong is limited to the winter months, when there is little insect life. Fly-fishing requires the study of local entomology in order to choose the correct fly to match the insects that fish are preying on; this is why it is a fascinating sport. Extending the season to May 31 would allow fly-fishermen to exploit the insect hatches ...

  8. HK on alert as mystery animal bug kills nine

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... contacts and nail down the infection as soon as possible, otherwise more deaths might occur,' he said. The CHP advises people to: Protect themselves against insect bites; Avoid exposing open ...

  9. Slice of Life

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... them to the third defendant. The crickets were placed in the tub and started fighting, which lasted five to six minutes, and the one on the west side won. As the crickets were valuable insects ...

  10. Sick new world

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... are transmitted by mosquitoes or other insects. Malaria kills almost 1 million people each year, mainly in Africa and Asia. The WHO estimates that there may be 50 million cases of dengue infection ...




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