Police say an incident where an Indonesian maid became ill after drinking a bottle of distilled water was probably an accident. The maid, 24, suffered throat pain and vomiting after drinking a...
Bottled water has been making inroads in Hong Kong and on the mainland. It is convenient for people who do not trust their water sources and drink only boiled water.
While some women spend a lot of time and money on skin care, Hong Kong actress Catherine Hung Yan has a simple, inexpensive beauty routine.
There was a time when everyone in Hong Kong took drinking water from the tap. Now bottled water is the preferred choice of many. Tap water is practically free. This raises the question of why...
Residents in the coastal city of Qingdao will soon be flushing their toilets with seawater as authorities seek to tackle a chronic water shortage.
It is good to see the Consumer Council is on the mark and quickly brings us information about such things as the fact that most mineral water contains no more of the good stuff than tap water.
HAD SAMUEL Taylor Coleridge's Ancient Mariner been around today he might have had to retract his paraphrased lament about water everywhere and not a drop to drink.
YOU WOULD NEVER catch Vincent Wan drinking water that comes from the tap. The brand of mineral water he drinks depends on his mood and the time of day. He even waters his flowers with mineral...
A glass of water used to mean a trip to the kitchen tap. Now it takes a visit to the supermarket and a toss-up between an ever-increasing range of bottles.
Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.
Well. Not safely anyway.
That's how it feels here in Hong Kong, where ex-raindrops are the stuff of heated debates and...
WATER used to fall from the sky and we drank it. Now it is so complicated you need a manual to understand it.
We refer to your report headlined, 'Distilled water can pose risk for hikers' (Sunday Morning Post, September 26). We are happy to offer some further information about bottled water.