Purification fails to clear the air at Legco

It is not just pollution on the streets lawmakers have to worry about - even the air in the new Legislative Council complex could leave them coughing and rubbing their eyes.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00am

Linde in deal to supply gases to Yantai plants

German gases and engineering company Linde won deals to build and operate two plants to supply oxygen and nitrogen to factories owned by Yantai Wanhua Polyurethane in Yantai, Shandong. The project involves investment of about Euro130 million.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pollution cocktail turns deep breathing aid into a doubtful blessing

Sweden's Jarmo Sandelin may have cost himself a chance at the title with a new deep-breathing technique he has adopted during golf tournaments, as the final day of the Hong Kong Open was thick with murky grey air pollution yesterday.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Cream lends an air of beauty


26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Beauty Flash

Summer scent for guys

Dior Parfums has launched Fahrenheit 32 (HK$340/50ml, HK$475/100ml), a 'fresh oriental' fragrance with orange blossom for freshness, vanilla for smoothness and vetiver for masculinity. Available at all Dior beauty counters.

Help your skin breathe

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Beauty Flash

Rejuvenate your face

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Key tests for officer on oxygen treatment

Paralysed police officer Jacky Chu Chun-kwok will have a thorough medical assessment at the end of this month to determine whether his health has improved after five months of high-pressure oxygen treatment in Guangzhou.

15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Toddler gets blue lips after playing with McDonald's toy

A toddler who developed blue lips at his Sheung Shui home while playing with a McDonald's toy was diagnosed with a life-threatening blood disorder triggered by an agent in the toy.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Karin Herzog

What is it?

25 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Something in the air

IF YOU WANT to get out of town for a relaxing break, there's often no other way than by air. And although many Hongkongers are seasoned flyers, it's not always smooth sailing up there - everything from bugs to ear ache and air sickness. Here's a list of potential nasties and how to avoid them.


24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Tracking the numbers:

US$4.2 billion - cost of rail construction

US$192.5 million - amount spent on environmental protection

400, 000 - expected number of annual tourists to Lhasa by rail

38 out of 45 - number of unmanned stations due to lack of oxygen

550km - amount of track that runs over frozen earth

US$751 - train driver's monthly salary

6 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Authority mulls oxygen therapy

The use of high-pressure oxygen, or hyperbaric, treatment in public hospitals is being assessed by a technical team, said William Ho Shiu-wei, the former chief executive of the Hospital Authority who was recently appointed chief executive of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.

29 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

CityU study reveals sex imbalance in fish

Researchers at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have discovered that lower levels of oxygen in water could significantly increase the ratio of male to female fish among certain species, leading to a threat of extinction.

12 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Industrial oxygen used on patients

Health authorities to tighten control after incident in Guangxi

Mainland public health authorities are tightening controls on hospitals and oxygen suppliers after medical facilities were found using industrial-grade oxygen to treat patients.

12 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Coma 'miracle' woman visits stabbed policeman

A news anchor who recovered from a coma after receiving controversial oxygen-pressure treatment offered encouragement yesterday to a brain-damaged policeman whose family want him to receive the same therapy.

28 Apr 2006 - 12:00am