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  1. Health warning as pollutants build in delta fish

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the Yangcheng Evening News. 'What's more serious is that the toxins are multiplied through the food chain and can eventually damage human health.' The report said Guangdong's water ...

  2. Health checks a hit at Senior Fair

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... populations in the world, so the need is great,' says project manager Jacqueline Choo. The fair has attracted more than 100 exhibitors, both commercial and non-profit. The health checks ...

  3. Club co-operation vital for sake of our health

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on all days apart from those for racing have been provided for public use. Changing ways will not be easy, but must be done. For the sake of Hong Kong's health, the government has to give ...

  4. We can learn from HK, says health minister

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The mainland should learn from Hong Kong when reforming its health-care sector, according to Health Minister Chen Zhu. Speaking on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference yesterday, Dr Chen said Hong Kong had set a good example in providing accessible health care ...

  5. Protecting health while preserving choice

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... support for the good of our health and our city. The progress of this legislation has not been easy, however, and is only going to the vote after a vociferous debate, during which we led the fight ... and exempted from nutritional labelling, there would have been no such exemption for items containing nutritional claims. The result? Many small-volume products with health claims would not be sold ...

  6. Health system needs foreign cash: minister

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Beijing Investment in the mainland's beleaguered health care system is badly needed from Hong Kong and overseas to help fund its reform programmes, the health minister said. Gao Qiang said the Ministry of Health would cut the number of public hospitals and clinics to focus its resources on helping the poor. 'At the moment we have too many public ...

  7. Better health care from smaller Hospital Authority

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong enjoys a highly subsidised health-care service that delivers world-class life expectancies and health statistics, despite spending, as a percentage of gross domestic product, one of the lowest amounts. There are only four major flaws that require treatment: overdependence on public health care, the Hospital Authority's deficit, increasing demand for service, and low staff ...

  8. New NPC deputies to focus on rural health care, environment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... for 17 years, Professor Lam wants to push forward health-care reform in his new role. 'As a doctor I can help people,' he said. 'But on the NPC, I can make use of this platform ...

  9. Firms tap into health, beauty in $21.4b blitz

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Hong Kong advertising spending increased 11 per cent in the first half of the year to $21.4 billion, thanks to strong marketing of female skin-care and health and fitness ... advertising categories. Health and fitness recorded a 25 per cent increase to $774 million. 'The figure reflects that Hong Kong people are increasingly concerned about their health and personal ...

  10. Health is key to a Guangdong move

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Authorities are looking for affordable medical insurance for elderly people who want to settle in Guangdong, the health minister said yesterday. Secretary for Health, Welfare ... it now that I have no income? I only need to pay $1,000 a month here,' she said. Dr Chow is leading a health and welfare delegation to Guangzhou, to strengthen ties with mainland ...




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