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Viagra

Briefs, November 13, 2012

Margaret Chan announces the war on illegal tobacco. Photo: AFP

WHO unites to tackle illegal tobacco trade

Tuesday, 13 November, 2012, 2:56am

Briefs, November 9, 2012

Bachmann watches election results at a hotel. Photo: MCT

President 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'

9 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Pfizer denied right to Chinese name of Viagra

US drug giant Pfizer has suffered a loss in its battle with mainland pharmaceutical companies over the trademark of its anti-impotence drug Viagra, denied the right to use a common translation of the product's name on the mainland.

5 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Viagra's stiff competition

Male potency drug Viagra has been a boost to lots of men - but where there's an up, there is always a down and the manhood-saving pill can also have a shrinking effect. On the trade in animal parts, that is.

17 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Viagra pills smuggled in rail cargo

Smugglers have switched from airmail to rail in their attempts to get parcels of Viagra through Hong Kong, Customs officials said yesterday.

In one of the largest hauls of the anti-impotence drug, a package of 4,200 tablets worth $420,000 was intercepted on Tuesday.

5 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Ban on copycats fails to dampen ardour for Viagra

What is the smartest gift for your favoured contact in the government ministry you depend on: a bottle of vintage cognac or the latest Sony camcorder? No, it is a box of Viagra, the real thing that is, bought in a store in Hong Kong or abroad.

26 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Weak excuses

Not since penicillin came on to the market in 1941, has any drug attracted such widespread public acclaim as Viagra.

Scarcely a week goes by without a television programme, a newspaper article or a scientific journal reporting on the benefits and drawbacks of the wonder drug that has changed the lives of millions of men from Minneapolis to Macau. But not, of course, Hong Kong.

7 Jan 1999 - 12:00am