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  1. Flight to Guilin turns into an ordeal for tourists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez For 14 mainland-bound tourists, it was a case of so near and yet so far. They were among 154 Dragonair passengers for whom a one-hour flight to Guilin turned into a 22-hour ordeal. The 14 yesterday refused to board the Dragonair flight fo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551327/flight-guilin-turns-ordeal-tourists
  2. No room for complacency

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez No government is well enough prepared for a flu pandemic, not even Hong Kong's, influenza experts said as they urged authorities in East Asia to take more action. At the end of a two-day meeting in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee on Influenza hammered out a consensus statement encouraging all countries in the region to continue working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519927/no-room-complacency
  3. No room for complacency in Asia's war on virus

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez No government is well enough prepared for a flu pandemic, not even Hong Kong's, influenza experts said as they urged authorities in East Asia to take more action. At the end of a two-day meeting in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee on Influenza hammered out a consensus statement encouraging all countries in the region to continue working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519926/no-room-complacency-asias-war-virus
  4. Experts fear increase in suicides

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... not inevitable' because countries could do more to prevent them and people needed to be made more aware of resources available. They were speaking at the Asia Pacific regional conference ... Mary Ann Benitez Asia should brace for an increase in suicides with the global financial crisis, a conference was told yesterday. Of 849,000 suicides worldwide in 2006, about 65 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658501/experts-fear-increase-suicides
  5. Farmers' spokesman detained at airport

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... on the grain. It is co-organised by the Malaysian-based Pesticide Action Network Asia-Pacific, the Save Our Rice Campaign and the People's Coalition on Food Sovereignty. 'I told them ... on the same Cebu Pacific flight had a trouble-free entry, said Eman Villanueva, spokesman of the Asian Migrants Co-ordinating Body. The news came as passengers on a Thai Airways and Cathay Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/528842
  6. 'Road trip' getting an early start this year

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... organiser. Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) is gearing up for its annual golf day. 'It is a fun day out,' said Danielle Gernandt of marketing and communications. 'We take a group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659973/road-trip-getting-early-start-year
  7. Journalists in the line of fire

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of Journalists Asia Pacific, 'A Dangerous Profession: Press Freedom Under Fire in the Philippines', the NUJP said more killings had taken place. Nine of the 30 reported killings occured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558901/journalists-line-fire
  8. HK children unlikely to get new vaccines

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... hospitalisation of babies, thus reducing the economic burden in Asia Pacific'. It is estimated that without vaccination, in the next five years 171,000 Asian children will die of rotavirus diarrhoea, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543602/hk-children-unlikely-get-new-vaccines
  9. Coalition pushes for release of all activists

    Posted Dec 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... signed a petition to Hong Kong authorities asking them 'to respect the right to expression of all the people here and to release the detainees'. Titi Soentoro, of the Asia Pacific Forum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530053
  10. Golf stars' simulated tournament reaps real rewards for charity

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Oliver Bertschinger, executive director and head of sponsorship in Asia Pacific of the Swiss banking giant. Mr Bertschinger said the turnout for the event could have been better, but the golfers ... currently ranked Asia's No1, Australia's Peter Thomson and Germany's Bernhard Langer. The tournament, which celebrates its golden anniversary this year, has been supporting Operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660746/golf-stars-simulated-tournament-reaps-real-rewards-charity

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