Sexual Attraction


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Sunday, 18 August, 2002, 12:00am

Newspaper cleared

The Oriental Daily News was cleared of defaming Easyfinder , owned by rival Next Media Group, over a story about white-collar workers spiking women's drinks with an aphrodisiac.

18 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Sex-report magazine sues over criticism

Criticism of an article describing a drug which supposedly turns young women into sex maniacs has landed a newspaper in court.

Next Media's Easyfinder magazine claimed in the Court of First Instance yesterday it was libelled in an Oriental Daily News article.

22 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Moore Flirting with success

FLIRTING Dancer returns to action today for the first time since the second day of the present season and trainer John Moore can take the featured Tung Wah Centenary Cup with the six-year-old.

27 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Danger drug to stay on sale

THE Chinese medicine, chan su, banned in the United States last week, will continue to be sold in Hong Kong, the Department of Health said yesterday.

Chan su was named as a major ingredient in the Hong Kong-made aphrodisiac which allegedly killed four New York men.

28 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Aphrodisiacs fairytale in facts of life

THE course of true love, alas, seldom runs smoothly and much human ingenuity over the centuries has gone into attempts to make the path a little less rough.

One of the most popular devices and one which, like most of the others, almost certainly does not work, is the aphrodisiac.

5 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Whisper sweet nothings

IF your dwindling passions need perking up, an old-fashioned aphrodisiac may help.

The Greek word aphrodisios means ''belonging to Aphrodite'', who was the ancient goddess of earthly and carnal love.

Many great lovers, including the infamous Casanova, attributed the success of their amorous adventures to aphrodisiacs.

6 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Time to stay in step with Dancer

FLIRTING Dancer's Derby credentials will be tested in the fifth event at Sha Tin today but Patrick Biancone's well-bred galloper should continue on course for the February Classic.

Those Blue Riband hopes took a slight knock at his last start when Flirting Dancer was touched off by Insider having previously disposed of a lower grade field with almost contemptuous ease.

27 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Aphrodisiacs spice up amour

THE notion that certain types of food and drink are capable of eliciting an amorous response from the person to whom they are fed is one of the most enduring of all myths.

7 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Don Juan's bare necessities

DON Juan is not a play. It has been ''made'' by The Sydney Front themselves and is what might once have been called a ''happening''. There is no plot, only fragmentary narrative interest and minimal dialogue.

19 Jan 1993 - 12:00am