People living in tropical areas are likely to die more than seven years younger than those in other regions, the first findings of a global research project show.Tuesday, 20 November, 2012, 4:18am
G62, Ocean Terminal Tel: 2730 3508 Open: noon-10.30pm (last order)
Cuisine: Steakhouse Price: It would have been about HK$700 per person without drinks and before adding service charge but we were comped a few things for reasons explained below.12 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Foreign buyers have been snapping up bargains in cash-strapped Florida, and Hongkongers are not excluded. 'A cash buyer from Hong Kong or the mainland would have no problem buying property [here],' says Paul Merlesena, an estate agent, at the Galleria Collection of Fine Homes in Fort Lauderdale. 'Even buyers who need financing should be able to get a deal.'31 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
As if slippery conditions underfoot were not enough of an obstacle, four-time champions England had to be wary of 'banana-skin' opponents Canada, who made life difficult for the crowd favourites before succumbing 24-12.29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Tales from the Torrid Zone: Travels in the Deep Tropics
by Alexander Frater
Picador $12019 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
Hand cream heaven
Smitten Hand Cream is the latest offering from Lush. It is made of natural ingredients including almond oil, beeswax, cold-pressed avocado oil, cocoa and coconut butter. The non-greasy product is good for daytime use. Available from Lush counters at $99 (100g) from the end of the month.
Radiant eyes20 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
If you're planning a two-week jaunt to Florida, I would suggest one week at the theme parks and one week chilling out in Miami and the Florida Keys.24 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
Piles of durian (right) are heaped up in the markets at present - and you can smell them a block away. This fruit seems to inspire a 'love it or hate it' reaction. Some people can't get beyond the pungent, almost rotten odour, while the flavour of the fruit is distinctive - sweet and creamy, with a custard-like texture.18 May 2001 - 12:00am
Weighing in at more than 100 kilograms with a 127-centimetre waist, Chordoa Chanthanuraks is no Celine Dion.
But that did not stop her belting out the Titanic theme song at full volume during a celebration of fat women in Bangkok yesterday.2 May 1998 - 12:00am
Hvide Marine Corp of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has won a contract to build two ship docking modules for Halter Marine Group at a cost of about US$4.75 million per vessel. The vessels are to be delivered early next year.17 Feb 1997 - 12:00am