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  1. Growing anger at Metropark Hotel

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung, Ng Yuk-hang and Joyce Ng Grievances among people quarantined in the Metropark Hotel have grown and the government sent psychiatrists to counsel 'inmates' on their third day of isolation yesterday. 'We have all been exposed to ...

  2. Cab Chat

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan The world is on edge over the H1N1 flu outbreak. This outbreak has become headline news. I am pleased with the government's measures to fight against the outbreak in Hong Kong, such as the preparation of hospital beds and enforcement of pre ...

  3. Six years on, painful memories revived

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam As the world races to stop the spread of swine flu, the families of victims of the city's 2003 Sars outbreak have mixed feelings about the deadly new virus. 'Of course I'm scared. [Health chief] York Chow Yat-ngok coming out and ...

  4. Appeal court upholds Sars date

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Court of Appeal has upheld that March 27, 2003, should be recognised as the date for the outbreak of Sars in a case where New World Development sued a number of insurers for losses of tens of millions of dollars at its hotels. New World want ...

  5. Royston Tan- 12 of the Decade

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Singaporean director Royston Tan has proved his versatility with a diverse range of feature films. But it's with his even more disparate short films that Tan made his name. Since Remain in 1995 Tan, 33, has made more than 30 shorts and ...

  6. Doctor on call to help needy

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Jan Chan Ko Wing-man is a man on a mission. The orthopaedic surgeon has devoted his time and professional expertise to helping the needy and, when possible, to travelling to danger areas where his professional skills are put to good use. ' ...

  7. 'Sars hero' voted most popular

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese University vice-chancellor, Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, tops the rankings as the most popular head of the city's universities. Sung (right) took over from economist Lawrence Lau Juen-yee on July 1 last year. He edged out the poll's 20 ...

  8. New film brings back Sars memories

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com The portrayal of Hong Kong as a disease-stricken city in a star-studded Hollywood blockbuster movie which opens in the city this week may get the cash rolling in at the box office, but how it will promote 'Asia's ...

  9. The China enigma

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Pallavi Aiyar took almost six years to begin to unravel the complexities and contradictions of the mainland, writes Maseeh Rahman The only reason Pallavi Aiyar came to Beijing was to be near the man she loved. But her contact with China became so extensiv ...

  10. Anti-Sars drain wins top design prize

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A Sars-inspired household product has won the top prize in a design contest. The round and square drain guards were chosen as the open category champion of the Hong Kong Original Gifts and Household Products Design Competition. Designer Chiu Yue-ming want ...




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