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Sweetness

Sweetness in the Belly

Sweetness in the Belly

by Camilla Gibb

Penguin, HK$112

Sunday, 10 June, 2007, 12:00am

Enjoying an academic discourse - with pleasure

'The Case for Pleasure' - who would expect a talk like that at an academic conference? We had no high expectation when Polytechnic University sent us its press release for a symposium on 'Functional Foods and the Future of Asian Health' to be held next week, until we read the abstract from Georges Halpern (pictured), the university's professor of pharmaceutical sciences.

15 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Closing the loopholes

The row over the use of the artificial sweetener stevioside in some popular, mainly Japanese, snacks has exposed a major flaw in the food surveillance programme of Hong Kong and also, for that matter, Singapore.

22 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Hayes has Sweet tooth for Victory

Sweet Victory can put David Hayes and Basil Marcus back on the winning trail in the fifth event on this afternoon's highly competitive 10-race Sha Tin card.

23 Oct 1999 - 12:00am