• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:26
    Villagers stung by bees at monk's ceremony
    Around 20 villagers were stung by bees at a Buddhist monk ordainment rite at a temple in Phichit’s Pho Prathap Chang district on Tuesday.
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  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:00
    The Hong Kong beekeeper harvesting hives barehanded
    High up in the hills above Hong Kong, Yip Ki-hok uses nothing but his bare hands to remove a honey-filled nest of swarming bees -- a remarkable skill he learned after the hardship of China's famine years.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:48
    Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’
    SCIENTISTS in Finland have developed what they believe is the world’s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause a global food crisis.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:06
    Bees get hooked on harmful pesticide: study
    Bumblebees acquire a taste for food laced with a pesticide known to harm them, according to a study suggesting the chemicals pose an even greater threat to pollinators than previously thought.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
    Malaysia's honey hunters defy angry bees to harvest treetop treasure
    Ulu Muda, Malaysia - On a moonless night deep in the Malaysian rainforest, two men perched precariously on high branches use a smoking torch to draw thousands of bees from a treetop hive, braving the angry swarm to collect their prized honey.
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  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:01
    New study links common pesticide to bee deaths
    WASHINGTON - Two of the most extensive field studies conducted to date in Europe and Canada have confirmed the hypothesis that neonicotinoid insecticides are harmful to bees and other pollinating species.
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  • Sun, 07 May 2017 10:40
    Lips that beg to be kissed
    Full, moisturised lips with a natural hint of colour are always considered sexy but, as all women know, traditional lip balm tends not to tick all the boxes because it only adds moisture without any colour.
  • Sat, 01 Apr 2017 15:17
    Bee stings prove fatal for man
    A 53-year-old man died four days after he was attacked by a swarm of bees when he cut down their hive in Kamphaen Phet province.
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  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:34
    Beleaguered bees hit by 'deformed wing virus'
    PARIS - A wing-deforming virus shortens the lifespan of wild honeybees already contending with a startlingly long list of existential threats, researchers said Wednesday.
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  • Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:00
    Buzzebees aims to blaze trail in Thailand for digital wallets
    BUZZEBEES AIMS to become the first digital-wallet payment gateway in the country, according to chief executive officer Michael Chen. The service will enable connections with online banking at any bank through a high-security mobile e-wallet platform. 
  • Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:00
    Queen bees: The honey co-ops giving Afghan women control
    I make my money for me,” declares Afghan beekeeper Jamila pointing emphatically at her chest. 
  • Sat, 03 Sep 2016 08:24
    Millions of US bees die from spray to fight Zika mosquitoes
    MIAMI - Beekeeper Juanita Stanley woke up stunned Monday morning when she realized the familiar buzz at her South Carolina apiary had gone silent.
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  • Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:28
    Decline of bees, other pollinators, poses crop risks: UN group
    KUALA LUMPUR - Populations of bees, butterflies and other species important for agricultural pollination are declining, posing potential risks to major world crops, a UN body on biodiversity said Friday.
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  • Sun, 27 Dec 2015 01:00
    Bees have the skincare answers
    Nourishing gift packs from Burt's Bees make an ideal holiday treat for loved ones
  • Thu, 09 Jul 2015 01:00
    The beekeeper bids a fond farewell
    Burt's Bees co-founder and namesake passes on
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