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  • Apr 21, 2014
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Pill

Contamination of pills tied to mainland plant

Contaminated capsules made by well-known Chinese medicine manufacturer Li Chung Shing Tong resulted from the unauthorised subcontracting of the refining of ingredients to an unregistered factory on the mainland, according to a court document.

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 12:00am

fool's gold

'Like an addict, all I want is more.' That's the slogan for Ju$t Another Rich Kid - an independent design label and maker of objets d'art 'for the man who has absolutely everything'. If this is a plight you share, then J.A.R.K.'s (in collaboration with designer Tobias Wong) Indulgences series may be ju$t the thing for you.

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

The Leadership Pill

The Leadership Pill

by Ken Blanchard and Marc Muchnick

Pocket Books $156

27 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Model makes a boo-boo

This advertisement for breast-enlargement pills guarantees they will make you a proud woman in just one week.

'Seven days can rewrite your destiny, make you proud for the rest of your life,' it declares.

However, the model featured in the advertisement admits that it took two weeks for the natural tablets to increase her breast size from a 34 C to a 35 D cup.

20 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Slimming pill alert

More than 100 women have been advised to seek specialist treatment after taking mainland-produced slimming pills found to contain fenfluramine, a drug linked to heart disease and banned in Hong Kong. The Health Department asked people who might have taken the Seven Days Seven Fairy Maidens Forever-Youth Immunity Capsule to come forward.

3 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Pill overdose

A Chinese University student is in hospital after taking pills in the university's Sha Tin quarters. Police said the 25-year-old student consumed several pills of an unknown type when he and his girlfriend, 20, had an argument.

3 Nov 2000 - 12:00am