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  1. Biological heritage the key to future prosperity

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... to attract about M$20 billion of investment in agro-biotechnology, genomic and molecular biology over the next 10 years. Experts from China would play a lead role in training researchers and biotech ...

  2. dished up

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Gastronomic goings-on with Susan Jung Petrus at the Island Shangri-La is holding a dinner tonight featuring the wines of grand cru classe Chateau Gruaud-Larose, including Chateau Gruaud-Larose vintages 1995, 1989, 1986 and 1978 with a five-course meal tha ...

  3. Stinging rebuke for Sars chiefs

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Health authorities regarded private hospitals as an 'unwanted problem', according to an inquiry into the Baptist outbreak A retired judge investigating April's Sars outbreak at the private Baptist Hospital yesterday delivered a strong rebuk ...

  4. Calling planet Earth

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... THE CHUNG YING Theatre Company is returning with what it calls 'an icy cool, touching story'. Not in the sense that Angel Aurora is a story about touching, but in terms of its ability to reach out and embrace the audience with a mixture of charm ...

  5. Efforts to save whale prove futile

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... A government vet last night put down a young male sperm whale stranded at a remote Hong Kong beach after deciding it was too sick and dehydrated to be revived. The animal, rarely seen in Hong Kong waters and one of the world's most protected whale sp ...

  6. Quick-fire crises make for extraordinary challenge

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... FIRST THERE WAS September 11, then came Sars and war in Iraq. The three have dealt a hefty blow to the hotel industry and now the task ahead is to lure clients back. This has made Arthur Kiong's job far from ordinary. The regional director of sales i ...

  7. Shanghai grows 11pc despite Sars

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shanghai recorded double-digit economic growth of more than 11 per cent in the first half of this year, shaking off the impact of the Sars outbreak, officials and local media said yesterday. The first-half figure outpaced the level for all of last year, w ...

  8. Benefits seen in immunotherapy

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. The way NSCLC spreads is different to that of small cell cancers. Treatment options for NSCLC include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation and biologic therapies. ... of life of patients. Biologic therapy, sometimes called immunotherapy, uses drugs called biological response modifiers or immunomodulatory drugs. These have been shown to be effective in treating ...

  9. Parents turn to umbilical cord-blood bank for medical insurance

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... and keep the blood, which is a rich source of specialised cells. Keith Mo Wai-ho, the company's customer services manager, says cord blood is 'a kind of biological insurance ...

  10. Cub opens window on world of cross-species breeding

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... a biology professor at Central Michigan University in the American Midwest, said crossbreeding in general was not necessarily a bad thing. Indeed, it could serve a positive conservation purpose: one ...




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