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  1. Industry players unlikely to buy into non-profit scheme

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Medical insurers would like to participate in the proposed mandatory insurance scheme, but a non-profit-making model is unlikely to be acceptable to the industry, the chief executive of international player Munich Re says. The government is now consulting the market on its health reform that involves six proposed financing options for medical expense. Three options ...

  2. Health insurers face calls for pre-reform regulatory checks

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Medical issues top patient complaints to industry watchdog The government-proposed health-care reform may provide huge business opportunities for the city's 62 medical insurers, but industry experts are urging a tougher regulatory model be applied before it becomes compulsory for everyone to buy medical cover. To meet the demands of an ageing population on future ...

  3. Boyhood dream comes full circle for 'Dr Wu'

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hospital Authority chief talks insurance and mega cities As a boy, Anthony Wu Ting-yuk wanted to become a doctor, just like his grandfather. While that did not happen, he ended up forging a successful 30-year career as an accountant - reaching the post of chairman of Ernst & Young Hong Kong, China and the Far East and becoming a member of the firm's global ...

  4. Back to work

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Chim Pui-chung, legislator for the financial services constituency, attended his first public event yesterday after recovering from a cancer on his neck. Mr Chim said in July he had been treated for cancer. Despite his illness, he missed only four Legco sessions. ...

  5. Ivy Yiu

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The painter's Chinese inks and colours of the lotus (above). Today-Fri, 11.30am- 8.30pm, OMM, 36 Cochrane St, Central. Proceeds go to Children's Cancer Foundation. Inquiries: 2350 7928. Ends Fri ...

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    Men grow moustaches for 'Movember' health awareness push

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... grow back soon," he said. "Moustache goes to mark Movember debut" Video by Hedy Bok Other spokesmen include Salom Yiu Kam-shing, a member of the Hong Kong team that won the Asian ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hepatitis B survivor does Trailwalker to raise awareness

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... and is a martial arts consultant for television shows and movies. Joining Hui on the Oxfam Trailwalker are Commercial Radio DJ "Little Master Law" Hui Yiu-pun, 30, and Queen Mary Hospital ...

  8. Scientist talks about ginseng and the root to better health

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Chinese medicine has come under the close scrutiny of biochemist Ricky Wong, writes Linda Yeung HAVING CLONED PROTEINS in the United States in the 1980s when DNA technology was relatively new, Ricky Wong Ngok-shun found his own research mission after returning to Hong Kong in the 1990s. And it was related to his ancestral roots. The head of Baptist University's biology ...

  9. Stand by me

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... patients reintegrate into society. Francis Yiu Man-kit- a social worker at one of the centres, the Lok Hong Integrated Community Centre for Mental Wellness in Wong Chuk Hang- says family members usually best understand the patients and the critical role their support plays in recovery. 'They must learn about the illness and what to do in case problems arise,' Yiu says. 'If ...

  10. Virus linked to high blood pressure

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a vaccine to control or prevent it could possibly be developed. Dr Ricky Man, a professor of pharmacology and pharmacy at the University of Hong Kong, said further work was needed to substantiate ...




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