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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