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Sunday, 11 May, 2008, 12:00am

Splash out on a cool, fresh range of summer fragrances

Marc Jacobs launches its Splash series this month - three new scents that evoke the best things about summer.

Grass (HK$570) captures fresh green foliage, blossoms and sun. The notes range from snow peas, wildflowers and white muguet to soft woods and dewy musks.

18 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Scent of attraction

Vanilla, musk and apple pie ... the right fragrance will wrap you in an aura of sensuality

Ah, summer, the season of smelly feet and pungent body odours. In this heat you'll be hard-pressed to find a woman who gets off on the au naturel man. Trust me, you are far better off with a dash of Calvin.

29 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Rodent parts seen as tiger bone substitute

An international conference is to be told how rodent parts can be used instead of tiger bone in traditional Chinese medicine.

The conference, which organisers hope will become an annual event, will focus on substitutes for tiger bone, used to cure rheumatism.

25 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Medicine parts seized in raids on premises

Four premises of the venerable Chinese medicine manufacturer Eu Yan Sang (Hong Kong) have been raided by the Agriculture and Fisheries Department on suspicion of breaching rules on the protection of endangered species.

8 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Items seized

CUSTOMS officers seized more than 12,000 items of Chinese medicine believed to contain substances controlled under (protection of endangered species) laws at the China ferry terminal yesterday. The seizure included 9,960 pieces of musk and tiger bone analgesic plasters, 1,194 pills, 834 bottles of oil for rheumatism and 440 kidney-strengthening pills, and was worth about $28,500.

20 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Lead into musk murder

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of the world's leading musk dealer are looking for two ''Indians'' who were seen by a caretaker near the office at the time of the attack. Police are also looking for three Nepalese men suspected of smuggling restricted animal products, who they believe may be able to identify the killers.

4 Jul 1993 - 12:00am