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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manchester Britain's Labour leader promises to make wealthy pay for improved health care Miliband shifts to the left as he looks to poll Opposition Labour party leader Ed ... health care. Yesterday's speech, the last he will deliver before May's national election, shifted his party further to the left and away from the centre ground, where one of his ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Photos show the toll of prison and age on pop legend Phil Spector

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 07:59pm by AP

    ... system's huge California Heath Care Facility in Stockton. The facility provides medical and mental health care to the state's sickest inmates, including those with chronic conditions. The spokeswoman said she could not reveal details of Spector's health because of state medical privacy regulations. He is serving 19 years to life for the 2003 killing of actress Lana Clarkson. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AIR POLLUTION

    Hong Kong pollution soars as city experiences smoggiest day of the year

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:22pm by James Griffiths

    ... of the year on Friday as weather conditions left the city choking on pollution that represented a 'serious risk' to health.  At 4pm, all 15 monitoring stations operated by the Environmental ... at level 10+, the highest level on the government's Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), introduced last year. The PM2.5 level was over 160 for much of the day, more than double ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With more ships expected at Kai Tak, why the delay in reducing pollutants?

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by WESLEY LAU

    ... A second berth at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is due to come into operation today, potentially doubling the amount of air pollutants being emitted. By now, we know pollutants cause health problems to residents and increase the costs of our health care. Long before Kai Tak opened, we were pushing for action to curb air pollution from marine transport. In 2012, the amount of sulphur dioxide ...

  5. News - World - DISEASE

    1.4 million people may be infected with Ebola by January, US warns

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 08:33pm by AFP

    ... according to a worst-case scenario released by US health authorities. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that Ebola cases in these two West African nations could range ... according to the World Health Organisation. The CDC estimate is based on the assumption that Ebola cases in the world's largest outbreak of the disease to date are being underreported ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Changes eyed to Beijing indoor smoking ban set bad example, WHO says

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing will set a bad example for the rest of the country and hurt anti-smoking efforts if law is watered down, says UN health body W.H.O. warns ... the nation's anti-smoking efforts, the World Health Organisation's representative in China says. "It would be a great shame- and a tremendous waste of life- if Beijing's leaders let ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICE

    Hong Kong police inspector kills himself in North Point police station

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 06:10am by Jennifer Ngo and Niall Fraser

    ... investigations indicated suicide, adding that Philips had no known financial or health problems. A police spokeswoman said one shot was fired, leaving an entry wound on one side of Philips' head ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's revised smoking bill sets a poor example

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Health Organisation is not convinced. "It would be a great shame- and a tremendous waste of life- if Beijing's leaders let special interests derail progress towards passage of a law ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMS

    Mobile carrier's health tool offers new way to stay in the pink

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Health tool offers new way to stay in the pink Amid the alarming increase in the number of Hong Kong adults with metabolic syndrome, wireless network ... and even share their health-related data with physicians and close family. After more than two years of development, the new "HealthReach" app from SmarTone subsidiary Connected Health ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Natural Dairy narrows loss

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:28am by Eric Ng

    ... million, which the company said was due to better sales of health-care products in China. Its food, beverage, health-care and dairy products trading operation booked an operating loss of HK$20 ...




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