Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014   

Sites warned on using singer's name
Several mainland online shops are using the name of disgraced Taiwan actor and singer Kai Ko Chen-tung in the hope that internet browsers will come across their products when searching for his name.

Marine parks to shield white dolphins
Plans to designate southwest Lantau and the Soko Islands as marine parks were announced yesterday, 12 years after they were first gazetted.

Female tutor, 21, on teen sex rap
A 21-year-old female tutor has been charged with having sex with a 15-year- old boy.

First-day chaos for kids as cross-border system falters
Scores of children living across the border were late for classes on the first day of the new school year.

Salad days at AsiaWorld-Expo for fruit trade show
More than 6,500 fruit retailers and suppliers are expected to descend on Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo between today and Friday for the 8th Asia Fruit Logistica.

Dancing to action against diabetes
Diabetes sufferers can now take steps to seek better health by moving to the beat of "dancercise."

Don't miss beat on heart rhythms, urges doctor
Two-thirds of people with abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation are suffering from a dormant type but it does not mean it should not be treated, a report says.

Testing time arrives for Ebola teams
A simulation exercise is being held today to test the revamped abilities of front- line emergency crews and staff of public hospitals to handle a person suspected to be carrying the deadly Ebola disease.

Eyes wide open about caring for a dog
It's strange how often we try to trick ourselves by pretending we haven't seen something that's before our very eyes and thereby avoid the bad side of life.

One-horse race sees Chui get to lead Macau again
Macau's incumbent Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai-on won another five-year term with 95.9 percent of the 396 votes cast by the 400-member Election Committee. He was the sole candidate.

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