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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Dr Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong's flu-fighting official, takes a well-earned break

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... he took a lead role in the battle against bird flu. During the 2003 Sars outbreak, his contribution to containing the disease earned him the nickname of "Detective Fai" for tracing ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai, the renowned health official who led the fight against Sars and deadly flu outbreaks, is calling it a day The derring-do ...

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    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... titles were published under the name "Robin", after a bird that would eat the "Ladybird", a London-based publisher of children's books, Chou said with a laugh. Popular ...

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    Yuen Kwok-yung - the stoic scientist soldiers on

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... The man behind the city's bird flu findings is no stranger to meeting dead ends in research, he simply lets go and moves on Long before the H7N9 novel coronavirus emerged ... that visited the mainland a few weeks ago to probe the cause behind the H7N9 outbreak there. That he was on the team was no surprise as he was no stranger to the bird flu. He gained international fame ...

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    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and lends a hand once in a while, or when old customers specially request his abalone, his pan-fried fresh grouper, or the bird's nest "eight treasures" claypot rice. "I find ...

  5. Business - Companies - PROFILE

    Insurance novice Charoen Pokphand Group is Beijing's friend

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... The listed CP Pokphand was hard hit by the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the outbreak of bird flu. Since restructuring in early 2000, the group's focus has been its core retail and animal feed ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PROFILE

    Harry Harrison: a life of sketchy behaviour

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... politicians, but another artistic device he uses on occasion to convey the message are two old Chinese men sitting at a table with a caged bird. "The tea shop men are based on guys I've met ... the war. About once a week I use the bird to back up whatever the cartoon is saying. So I get the bird to do something related to the story." One recent cartoon that Harrison is particularly ...

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    No 2 at Health Bureau is just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... addressing the Legislative Council, she said: "I am grateful that the lawmakers were not too harsh on me." Just two months into her new job, Chan got a bout of flu and had all but lost her ...



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