Animal panic

Have you ever felt the kind of fear that sends shockwaves through your entire body? You might tremble uncontrollably and even feel ill. How about a kind of fear that prevents you from living a normal, healthy lifestyle?

Sunday, 5 February, 2012, 12:00am

Sing a song to rid yourself of fear

Everyone has someone or something he or she fears. When we are afraid, our heart is as weak as a feather; it can be blown away.

During times like this, singing can help us. People who are afraid should sing, because singing eases our mind and makes us feel good.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Medical Muses

Medical Muses by Asti Hustvedt Bloomsbury HK$168

8 May 2011 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Brainless bigots don't worry the terrorists

7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai police 'crack' terrorists targeting Games

Shanghai police have 'cracked' a group of terrorists after obtaining information that international terrorists were targeting the Games, a top police official said yesterday.

25 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Shanghai police on alert after raiding group of terrorists

Shanghai police are on crisis alert after they had 'struck down' terrorists, a top city official said yesterday.

25 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

running scared

1 Who said: 'Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood'?

2 The pseudonym Richard Bachman has been used by which horror writer?

3 What fear is appropriately known as hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?

4 What is the once crazy-haired Spice Girl Scary Spice's real name?

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Be afraid, be very afraid

What makes you afraid? Does your heart beat faster and do your hands get sweaty when you're alone in the dark? We all get scared sometimes and there's very little we can do about it. Some people even enjoy being a little scared and pay money to watch horror movies or go on roller-coaster rides. Let's face a few fears ...

Favourite phobias

20 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Fear factor

Hongkongers are more worried about their security than many other people in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a new survey. How secure do you feel in this city, often said to be one of the world's safest? Write to us.

5 May 2007 - 12:00am

Beat fear of flying - plane and simple

Sebastian Lim has suffered from a fear of flying for more than a decade. As his job was about to demand regular business travel, he thought he would give hypnosis a shot.

11 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

A time to take stock

Today we begin a series of daily reports leading up to next Monday's anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, examining key issues and asking how life has changed

5 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Fear and knowing

What are you most afraid of? Sars? Terrorism? A plane crash?

26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Expose hate-mongers in battle against terror

There is weary frustration at the latest terrorist incidents in London and the atrocity in Egypt that has claimed at least 88 lives: we are no closer to defeating the motivation or methods of the terrorists.

24 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

The machine that will save the world?

Oh, to be wide-eyed and innocent again. Terrorism, globalisation and the need for greed dictate our lives, rather than us determining how things should be done.

27 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Necessary vigilance

You may not see the world as a safer place because of the US going after terrorists, but it sure beats sitting back and letting them do what they want ('Peace would be a fitting legacy of September 11', September 11).

16 Sep 2003 - 12:00am