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  1. Chapel might be restored to honour canonised priest

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... to which the missionary belonged. 'He [Freinademetz] learned the Hakka dialect and got his first taste of the Chinese culture at Yim Tin Chai island near Sai Kung where he was taking care ... Freinademetz imbibed the Chinese culture, which was one reason the mainland welcomed the move to canonise him, Father Lim said. Three years ago, the central government was incensed ...

  2. More than 250 isolation wards finished by October

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... will be available. The possibility of another Sars outbreak has been discussed this week following the confirmation that a 27-year-old Chinese-Singaporean postgraduate medical student had caught the disease, probably in a laboratory where the virus was being cultured. The incident has raised concerns about the safety of laboratories worldwide. The two laboratories at Hong Kong's Prince of Wales ...

  3. Think-tank helps Ngau Tau Kok residents zero in on black spots

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... announcements on how to dilute the chemical. The Chinese-language brochures will address concerns of all tenants, Ms Yip said. Lee Yan-ki, a graduate student at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong ... to do something to keep the culture of keeping clean.' Ms Lee, who is using Lower Ngau Tau Kok as the subject of her design thesis, said most of the residents 'are very concerned about ...

  4. Over 50pc chance Sars will return, expert says

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... by the World Health Organisation for discovering the new coronavirus that causes Sars, said a culture of infection control must be ingrained in all public hospitals to prevent another potential ... disastrous,' the professor said. The Sars outbreak began on March 8 at the Prince of Wales Hospital, the teaching hospital of Chinese University, when about 100 health workers came down ...

  5. Shock at high level of cancer chemical

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... farming has been banned since 2000 in the west and on the mainland since 2002. Chan King-ming, associate professor at Chinese University's department of biochemistry, said: 'The ban ... long.' Professor Chan said malachite green was used for eels because it was 'a high-density, intensive culture'. 'The eels are prone to fighting- damaging their skin, which leaves ...

  6. Young likes, dislikes revealed in survey

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of basketball, badminton and swimming. They do not like jogging, cycling or table tennis. Two out of five have visited performing arts venues and their favourite venue is the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, ... work at Chinese University and a former member of the youth commission, said the survey painted a broad picture. 'We identified some positive aspects. On the other hand, we also identified ...

  7. Animal instinct

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... compound of the Chinese University in Sha Tin is an animal laboratory where rodents, rabbits, goats, chickens and pigs are bred and raised for the gamut of medical and scientific research ... pigeons would be allowed, so long as they're not raised in urban areas. But Dr James said: 'That is part of the trouble. There is always the cultural aspect. Maybe it's about time ...

  8. Prime time for public health

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... '[Globalisation] has many contexts. It is impacting on health systems all over the world, on cultural norms, on our behaviour,' said Dr Yeoh. Delegates at the meeting recognised that infectious ... as the conference opened, of a new confirmed Sars case in Singapore. The 27-year-old Singaporean Chinese post-graduate medical student and laboratory worker involved did not exhibit classic atypical ...



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