The southern United States is being invaded - again. This time it is erratic but troublesome "crazy ants" from South America marching - actually, hitching rides - setting up massive colonies and relieving other occupying ant armies, including fire ants, of their duties.Monday, 20 May, 2013, 6:44am
1. Board game
Rainy days are great opportunities to gather around and play board games with your family.
2. Bowling1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
When Egyptian filmmaker Sameh Abdel Aziz began making his seventh feature two years ago, he was aiming for a satire which ends in tragedy.29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
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It's the first week of 2012, and you're probably still sticking to your New Year's resolution: mission new svelte body. Dietitians will tell you that small steps count in what could be a mission impossible, and the best way to track your steps is with a pedometer.3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Under the tree shades
Forget about spine-chilling mice climbing from sewers to haunt dai pai dong diners. The world's largest rodent, the capybara, is stockier than rats, but no less endearing than guinea pigs.15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
They are intelligent, vulnerable young people who work hard for low pay and tend to live together in poor-quality housing. Little wonder, then, that a Beijing-based academic termed them 'the ant tribe'.15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
The Ant Colony By Jenny Valentine Published by HarperCollins ISBN 978 0 00 728359 08 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
The Other Half Lives
by Sophie Hannah
Hodder & Stoughton, HK$19528 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
Country park marked for landfill15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Last July, 41-year-old widow and laid-off worker Zhang Liyun borrowed 240,000 yuan from relatives and friends to be a contract ant breeder for the Yilishen Tianxi Group, an aphrodisiac tonic maker based in Liaoning province. Ms Zhang was promised she would get the money back from Yilishen in four instalments within a year and would see a return of more than 30 per cent.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Wang Fengyou, the chairman of the Yilishen Tianxi Group who is in custody for allegedly instigating social unrest, took a long and winding road to become the 'King of Ants'.
Born into a poor farmer's family in a small village in Fushun , Liaoning , the 45-year-old made a living after finishing middle school by opening a tofu shop.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
I have a sprained ankle, a head full of bee stings and a cut on my neck from some stupid plant. The jungle marathon was the hardest race I have ever done. Unlike most races where there are easy days and hard days, this race just kept gnawing at you with steep hills, muddy swamps, the ever-present danger of snakes, stinging bees, ants and spiky plants.23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
A man who launched a fake ant-breeding business promising investors tempting returns has been sentenced to death for swindling his mostly poor victims of 3 billion yuan.16 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
After confessing his frustration at the public's intellectual inadequacy in understanding the need for a goods and services tax (GST), Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen (right) yesterday tried a different tack.9 Sep 2006 - 12:00am
Word wizards will be buzzing with delight when they visit a new exhibition for children at the Hong Kong Central Library.
Animated bees, ants, butterflies and ladybugs are used as icons to teach social skills and encourage leisurely reading in Children's Growth and Development - The Bugs' Community.29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am