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Compression sales take off

Forget Spandex. The latest tight-fitting sportswear isn't just a way to decrease drag or show-off a slim physique. More and more athletes are turning to compression garments to boost performance, minimise injuries and reduce recovery time.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Death in the early morning

There is a killer (or killers) on the loose and, although it is likely there exists incriminating evidence, little effort will be put into apprehending them. If past practice is any guide, there will not be much of an attempt made at preventing them killing again, either.

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Celebrate Year of the Ox and refrain from eating our sociable bovine friends, Peta urges

Whatever you think of animal rights activism, the people who run Peta at least have a sense of humour. What I particularly appreciate is that their lovely officers love taking off their clothes on busy street corners to protest against the horrors visited upon other species that share our planet. My only complaint is that they don't do it often enough.

17 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Urban Jungle

It's the end of the year and the beginning of a new one. This makes me sentimental, so I am going to share an interesting incident from my veterinary schooling.

Being a veterinarian isn't all doom and gloom of sick and dying animals. Sometimes, it's wonderful, such as the birth of an animal.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Where to choose those shoes

A guide to custom men's shoes in Hong Kong

Gucci The Landmark, Central, tel: 2524 4492. From $7,900 for calf leather to $41,000 for crocodile skin.

J.M. Weston IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2234 7288. Choose from lizard, crocodile, shark skin and ostrich, ranging from $5,188 to $13,188. Takes eight weeks.

17 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

in the pink

A pink dolphin calf belonging to a highly endangered species has been born in a Singapore marine park, the first such birth in captivity, the park's management said.

6 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Urban cowboys round up adventurous cattle on the run

SMACK bang in the middle of a residential zone flanked by 35-storey buildings is not the most idyllic grazing spot for cattle.

Yet a small herd of eight yesterday seemed to have adapted to their new environment on a half-enclosed New Territories development site.

1 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Bovine first

LONDON: The world's first calves whose sex was determined before birth have been born in Britain. Mastercalf Ltd, the Cambridge-based company which developed the method of sorting sperm to determine the calves' sex, said the technique probably would not work with humans.

12 Jan 1993 - 12:00am