Shrimp injected with glue-like material

Tianjin authorities are conducting tests to identify a glue-like material apparently injected into frozen shrimps to increase their weight.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am


1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui Tel: 2522 9318 Open: Sunday-Thursday, noon-midnight; Friday and Saturday, noon-2am Cuisine: Scandinavian

Price: about HK$430 per person before drinks and service charge.

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Space restrictions make crystal shrimp an ideal pet for Hong Kong homes

When we think of aquatic pets, we usually envisage colourful tropical fish swimming in their glass enclosures. Rarely do we imagine shrimp crawling around in there.

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Medicating the oceans

I bet you never think about the fish when you flush your toilet. But studies have shown that a range of drugs and chemicals used by humans ends up travelling through the sewer system and into the sea, where it affects marine life.

27 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Wu Dang Swing (CD)

Local duo Swing - feted pop-maker Eric Kwok and human trumpet Jerald Chan - are back with a bang on Wu Dang. A feast of beautifully written music, the album picks up where the flamboyance of their last, pre-disbanding hit Big Big Company left off.

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Forty Years Ago

HONGKONG (July 17): THE colony's biggest export market has traditionally been the United Kingdom but this position is steadily being overhauled by the United States which seems likely to absorb more than half the Colony's export production within the next few months.

11 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

To whom it may leave in stitches

Letters from a Nut by Ted L Nancy, Avon Books, $143 Companies occasionally receive letters that do little except confirm the existence of people who are a few croutons short of a salad.

6 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Chauvinism is Shrimp-sized

DETAILS of a new club, strictly for men only and likely to make anti-sex discrimination legislator Anna Wu hot under the collar, have reached Keeping Posted's ears.

The Shrimp Club already boasts over 600 members despite having only been launched last September.

28 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Shrimp cocktails

OVERHEARD in a bar recently: Q: So who's this 'Shrimp' geezer who's left flyers all over town offering blokes membership of a club which entitles them to glossy pictures of 'Asian babes' and also information on 'fun spots' to visit around the region? A: Just some sad old hack trying to make a buck. Wouldn't give him the time of day if I were you.

How curious.

15 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Mantis shrimp host to permanent diners

AT food stalls, you can enjoy that favourite delicacy, chilli salt deep-fried mantis shrimp. In the sea, these creatures are predators of small crabs, shrimps and fish.

Living in burrows on the muddy sea bed, the mantis shrimp catches its prey with out-flung preying mantis-like claws. Prey within reach of the shrimp have little chance of escaping.

23 Feb 1994 - 12:00am