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  1. Children's cancer services to move

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their illnesses through play, like drama, games, music or pictures,' he said. 'All these can help them comply with medical treatment.' Each year there are about 170 new cases of cancer ... Ella Lee Ella.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong's first children's hospital will handle all children's cancer and heart disease cases when it opens at Kai Tak in 2016, a review ...

  2. Love helps win cancer fight

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a successful battle with cancer, and turned his lowest times into a positive outlook in life. Birch, 40, who works at a studio in Ap Lei Chau, was diagnosed with cancer of the immune system three and a half years ago. At the time he had only one thing on his mind: to fight it. 'I treated it like a project... my battle with cancer,' says the 1.88m tall artist, who was born ...

  3. Classes apart in treatment

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The party's attempts to stoke class warfare were largely ignored by the hard-working people of Hong Kong. But now a combination of unequal treatment and lack of opportunity for the less well-off ... equipment. Now he's being investigated for fraud. It is hard to think of a more vivid contrast in the treatment of two men who happen to be of the same vintage but are separated by a wide ocean ...

  4. Give mainland mothers fair treatment

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The number of mainland mothers who give birth in Hong Kong has been increasing dramatically over the past few years, and this has caused a lot of problems. Some people say the Hong Kong government is right to limit the quota of mainlanders allowed to have ...

  5. Shenzhen hospital a model for reform

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... transplants, in vitro fertilisation, spinal surgery and treatment for heart disease and cancer. The groundbreaking project can also be a showcase for badly needed reform of health care on the mainland, ... Kong people living in Shenzhen and other parts of the Pearl River Delta, and from mainlanders who can afford to come to Hong Kong for treatment. The opening of the hospital has been delayed ...

  6. Why some in HK don't like equal treatment

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Hazel Parry, Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry and Hazel Parry On a February afternoon, mainland visitor Li Xiabo sits down to pork and rice at a bustling outdoor cafe in Ocean Park. At the next table is a Hong Kong customer. His food is the same. The portion size is the same. In fact, the ...

  7. Shock treatment

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... 35, is one beneficiary of a decision by Zhuhai to become the first mainland city to move towards universal medical care. The new policy, which took effect on Tuesday, provides free treatment for minor illnesses, and government subsidies for major treatments. Zhuhai is a pioneer in sweeping medical reforms that will soon be announced by the State Council after 16 months of intense debate ...

  8. Equal treatment for local filmmakers

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tourism officials are right to promote Hong Kong by helping foreign film crews shoot on location in the city, but there is a fine line between being accommodating and bending over backwards. It is important for the government not to be perceived as showin ...

  9. Hope for baby quota outcasts

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... get priority for other services such as cancer treatment here? The issue is complicated.' ...

  10. Sewage treatment: how Hong Kong has progressed

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on sewage treatment, requires clarification. Since the 1970s, Hong Kong has built many large secondary sewage treatment plants, which use biological processes to treat wastewater to a very high ... sewage. It is treated water from the Sha Tin and Tai Po sewage treatment plants, which helps to maintain a steady flow of high-quality water in the nullah. For areas around Victoria Harbour, ...




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