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National University of Singapore lifts ban on condom sales at campus store

"The university does not restrict the sale of condoms on campus, and vendors can decide if they would like to carry these items," the school said in response to queries yesterday.

Saturday, 9 February, 2013, 4:31am

Banking on business without protection

What do bankers and porn filmmakers have in common? Both are sleazy and exploitative? Perhaps. But in the United States, what the two industries share is a common hatred of regulations.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Priest who stole condoms bound over

A priest who took a pack of condoms without paying was placed on a good-behaviour bond yesterday in Fanling Court. Stephen Leung Wing-seen, who took the condoms, worth HK$115.90, from a Mannings store in a Tai Po shopping mall on June 14 after paying for other items, was bound over in the sum of HK$2,000 for one year. He said he had absent-mindedly taken the condoms.

9 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

HK's youth most conservative about sex, global survey finds

Hong Kong youngsters are much more conservative about sex compared with their counterparts in other parts of the world, a survey reveals. But a sex education expert said the appearance that Hong Kong people were conservative about sex was deceptive.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Pet owner shocked by condom find in dog biscuits

A dog owner was shocked to find that a small packet inside a bag of dog treats, which he assumed was for keeping the treats fresh, was a wrapped condom.

Voice actor Michael Pizzuto said he had found the condom in a 250 gram bag of Pedigree's dog biscuits made in Beijing.

17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am


Biased Amnesty does itself no favours

I had occasion to read the 2006 Amnesty International Report and was disturbed by what I read.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

Democracy: second-best protection?

'Play Hard, Love Life', and join the League of Social Democrats. The newly-formed party is hosting a six-day carnival in Tsim Sha Tsui East and has devised a novel way of ensuring that people keep the party in mind - even during their most intimate moments.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Five steps for a happy fling

Counsellor Sharon Glick offers tips for those heading off in search of holiday romance.

Don't believe everything they say 'We tend to reinvent ourselves on holiday, so take your scepticism with you when you embark on a romance.'

19 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Brand names

1 Volvo means 'I turn' or 'I roll' in which language?

2 The name Google comes from a mis-spelling of the number 'googol', which is a one followed

by how many zeros?

3 Beyond Seven, Kimono and Rough Rider are all brands of which product?

4 What does Vespa, the iconic scooter brand, mean in Italian?

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing's bars, hotels and work sites ordered to lay on condoms

All entertainment venues in Beijing, including karaoke bars, have been ordered to make condoms available to their customers.

The regulation also extends to other public places in the capital and obliges hotel and motel operators to place condoms in guests' rooms.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am