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  • Sep 2, 2014
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No smoke, plenty of fire fuels e-cigarettes

Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London businessmen say they have between their lips a cure for what the UN calls “one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced”.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 2:33pm 1 comment

When bats, monkeys and pigs are all in a day's work

Name Shek Chung-tong Job Wetland and fauna conservation officer

Where did you go to school? I went to the Lee Yao Memorial Secondary School in Kwai Tsing. My favourite subjects were biology, music and mathematics.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Experts cast doubt on Kissel claims over bat

Husband's DNA not found on baseball bat, nor did it make dents in ornament the accused says she used to deflect blows, court hears

24 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

New home for threatened bats

A colony of fruit bats whose habitat is threatened by a road project is to get a new home.

Dog-faced fruit bats have been living on a small clump of 10-metre high fan-palm trees near a roundabout between Mei Lam Estate and Tai Po Road in Tai Wai for the past five years.

14 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

'I couldn't tell her she was dying'

GRIEVING Alejandra Domingo told yesterday how hospital staff urged her to tell her daughter she had rabies and was going to die - but she could not bring herself to do it.

Instead, as the horrific final symptoms ravaged Cristina Solano, 22, her mother lied to her that her husband and baby girl were coming to be with her.

25 Jul 1999 - 12:00am