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  1. Have an ice day

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang 1. Boost your qi Summer heat consumes this vital energy, but proper diet can help the body adapt to climatic changes, says Dr John Fung of Integrated Chinese Medicine Holding's Herbal Medicine Clinic. For outdoor types, he suggests soups made with winter melon, mung bean, American ginseng, and lotus leaf, to clear body heat and promote body fluid and qi ...

  2. Workers feel the heat as June sets 30-year record

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the normal figure of 27.9 degrees. The sweltering conditions have taken their toll, with nine serious heatstroke cases at work reported in May and June. July has so far kept up the heat ... that construction sites are safe for workers. Employers are required, for example, to provide unlimited drinking water, a shady rest area and fans to keep their workers cool. Workers at the Tamar site say ...

  3. Summer heat means big bills for cage dwellers

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or rooftop flats last month- found that each family had to pay an average of HK$407 for electricity and HK$153 for water each month in the summer. In cooler times, they pay HK$268 and HK$103 ... the government should offer subsidies of HK$500 from June to August for low-income families to pay their electricity and water bills. It should also allow underprivileged families to swim and use other ...

  4. If you can't stand the heat

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... them in a bowl with fresh water, cover with cling- film and heat briefly in the microwave. Drain them again, then mix with the other ingredients. If you intend to serve them cold, add extra ... with cold water- are fine. The noodles need only a little protein (I like cold tofu with grated ginger, minced spring onion, toasted sesame seeds and drizzled with soy sauce and sesame oil) ...

  5. China switching on to the power of deep heat

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... far the energy has only been extracted where the heat source co-existed with a natural underground water pool, or geysers. Miners knew that the deeper they dug the hotter the rocks became. They just didn't have a way to take the heat out. An enhanced geothermal power system solves the problem by creating an artificial water pool. The system uses high pressure water or liquefied ...

  6. Therapy turns up heat

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such as heat, brightness and synergy. Thus, the medicine will be absorbed and drive away the phlegm and cold inside the body. Similarly, it's best to shower with warm water on the day of treatment ...

  7. Battle to stop Yangtze dam and save fish heats up

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of the Yangtze River Water Resources Protection Commission, said he was extremely disappointed because the reserve was created in the 1990s to rescue fish stocks that survived the building of the massive ...

  8. Marine chases dangerous, police say

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... years. Police spent HK$445 million on a maritime patrolling response system in 2005 to help track smugglers. It consists of many surveillance monitors and heat detectors installed in strategic ...

  9. Greens plans to open facilities in India, Brazil

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will, however, still use its production facilities in Shanghai and Jiangsu province to serve India and Brazil to reap the maximum cost advantage. Its economiser product is a heat-exchanging device fitted to a boiler which saves energy by using the exhaust gases from the boiler to preheat the cold water used to fill the boiler. The device saves fuel consumption in power plants. ...

  10. Mainland IPOs now in choppy waters

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Beijing should resort to the old offering mechanism began to heat up when the stock market turned bearish last year. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was the world's third-worst ...




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