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  1. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Sunday Morning Post editorial headlined 'Golden opportunity for medical sector' wrongly stated that 1,453 mainland mothers had given birth at public hospitals in Hong Kong without a prior booking. According to the Hospital Authority, in 30 per cent of those cases, a prior booking at an obstetrics unit had been made, but the mothers ended up seeking urgent delivery ...

  2. Authors report worsening persecution by Beijing

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com The recent banning of six mainland writers from visiting Hong Kong and the barring of two exiled authors from returning to their homeland shows Beijing's ... will only get tighter and tighter,' Jiao said. Several writers and academics confirmed independently they had been warned by the authorities in recent months to maintain a low profile ...

  3. Ex-PBOC official to advise monetary authority

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mu Huaipeng, a senior People's Bank of China official, is to leave his post to become an adviser to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. The authority did not confirm Mu's appointment but said having expert advice on developing Hong Kong's renminbi business would help its work. Mu said he would start work for the HKMA soon. ...


    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Prudence Lui Event A German multinational in the manufacturing industry hosted a sales conference in Macau to mark its 100th anniversary, targeting leading partners on the mainland, where it has five plants. The event was attended by 270 people from 220 p ...

  5. Call for fresh Li inquiry

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chairman of the Democratic Party in Hong Kong. The Hunan authorities released an investigation report on July 12 that said Li had torn a strip from his bed sheet, which he used to hang himself from a window in his hospital ward on June 6. The circumstances of the blind and deaf activist's death, a few days after an interview with a Hong Kong television station in the lead-up ...

  6. Workload may force A&E exodus

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Society for Emergency Medicine & Surgery, which works to improve Hong Kong's emergency services, questioned 500 doctors and nurses at public hospital A&E departments - about 40per ... per cent fear they do not have enough time to attend to each patient properly. The society called on authorities to relieve pressure on the doctors and boost low morale by employing more ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they, like their patients, should join the queue. Raymond Wong, Happy Valley I am appalled that the Hospital Authority and the government are prepared to use a staggering $4 billion to rebuild ... Authority and the government are facing huge budget deficits, it would be more fiscally responsible and environmentally friendly to renovate the hospital. To rebuild the hospital under the present ...

  8. More gains than losses for US from China, say authors

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the United States-China relationship to be published just before Mr Hu's arrival should help put the record straight. Authored by heavyweight thinkers from the Centre for Strategic ... The book's authors credit the stunning pace of the mainland's economic growth over the past quarter-century to five relatively straightforward factors: Beijing's willingness to embrace ...

  9. Author still expects party to fall

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove Five years after the publication of his controversial book The Coming Collapse of China, author Gordon Chang says his belief in its central thesis remains unchanged. 'I said I didn't believe the Communist Party would rule in China by the end of this decade and I still believe that,' he told the Shanghai Foreign Correspondents' Club this week. ...

  10. From tots to toilets, author ensures you waste no more Sundays

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... would order a book in advance so that we would know where all the playgrounds are.' The author explored nearly 100 local family attractions with her daughters, now aged six and four. 'I would go there at least once with my children and I myself went back many times,' she added. The author even checked out toilet facilities. 'I went into toilets and checked ...




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