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    China Digest, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... BEIJING Woman 'killed for phone' A 22-year-old man appeared in a Beijing intermediate court on Tuesday, charged with killing a woman on April 8 to get money to buy a mobile phone, the Beijing Morning Post reports. The man allegedly stabbed the w ...

  2. Lessons to learn, even if we can breathe easier

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Draconian measures to prevent the possible spread of swine flu in Hong Kong are, thankfully, no longer required. Nearly 300 possible contacts with the city's single case of the infection emerged triumphantly and in good health last night from a week& ...

  3. Appeal to Tung over denial of 'hero' payout

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The Hong Kong Medical Association will make a last-ditch appeal to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa on behalf of the widow of a doctor who died of Sars in her bid for money from the government's so-called Fund for Heroes. This follows rejection ...

  4. CommunicAsia set for a strong rebound

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The show, cancelled last year because of Sars, will see an influx of new exhibitors The region's largest communications trade show is back on track just a year after it was sidetracked by the Sars outbreak, with support from big Asian tech ...

  5. CommunicAsia set for a strong rebound

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ The region's largest communications trade show is back on track just a year after it was sidetracked by the Sars outbreak, with support from big Asian technology firms and an influx of new mainland exhibitors. The Asian International Commu ...

  6. Hong Kong goes back on virus alert

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Screenings of travellers will be stepped up at the airport and Hunghom station Hong Kong last night raised the Sars alert level and will post more health officers at the airport and Hunghom rail station after the mainland confirmed two Sa ...

  7. Delay over reporting suspected second case draws criticism

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing But some health workers say authorities are right to take their time and try to prevent unnecessary panic Belated confirmation by Guangdong that it has a new suspected Sars patient has raised concern over how the province is handli ...

  8. Lawmakers approve $155m Sars trust fund

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A $155 million trust fund to assist families of people killed by Sars and those suffering long-term side-effects from their treatment was approved by legislators yesterday. However, lawmakers feared that the size of the fund- approved by the L ...

  9. 28 Sars survivors have bone disease

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Twenty-eight recovered Sars patients have been diagnosed with a degenerative bone disease linked to the heavy dosage of steroids used in their treatment, the Hospital Authority disclosed yesterday. Some may require hip replacement surgery ...

  10. Mainland airlines see growth in ticket sales

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Strong domestic traffic growth in the second half will help mainland airlines attain last year's passenger numbers despite a severe second-quarter slump due to the Sars outbreak. Travelsky Technology, China's largest ticketing agency, saw bookin ...




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