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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Art Basel coming to Hong Kong in a cloud of cigar smoke

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:34am by Howard Winn

    ... related disease, it seems strange to say the least that Art Basel thinks it is okay to take tobacco money. Tobacco sponsorship is pretty much banned in Hong Kong. So it is something of a surprise ...

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    Is it possible to be a good CEO and a good mother?

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Howard Winn

    ... of stress-related diseases just like men, "a tough price to pay for equality". "Women have made the world, men can run it." Interestingly, about 85 per cent of the audience were women, ...

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    The Women's Foundation seeks those with blue-chip credentials

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 05:29am by Howard Winn

    ... of disease and death caused by smoking." Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius says smoking has "killed 10 times the number of Americans who died in all of our ... in the body. The latest one takes this further with a long list of further diseases that are caused or exacerbated by smoking. It draws attention to the use of electronic cigarettes. Their use by US ...

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    John Tsang is already taking too much out of the economy

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... a recent study found that sexual activity helped to stave of Alzheimer's disease. Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a forerunner of Alzheimer's disease, were only ...

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    Going up in smoking

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 11:51pm by Howard Winn

    ... years, while Lithuania, Serbia, and Bulgaria have increased over the period. According to the Global Burden of Disease study, co-ordinated by Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, tobacco ...

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    Asia pays heavy price on front line of 'smoking epidemic'

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and Singapore. The World Health Organisation estimates that in Southeast Asia some 1.3 million people die every year from tobacco-related disease, whereas ... "governments' preoccupation with other events or diseases that cause far fewer deaths than tobacco, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, avian influenza, or financial crises".   StanChart ...

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    HSBC to end UnionPay chaos with a new Plus ATM card

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... rates due to acute respiratory infection and diarrheal disease. An Asian offshoot of the organisation, Clean the World - Asia, is partnering with casino group Sands China to establish its first ...

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    Government could save lives by raising cigarette taxes

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... as a letter from the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health in our august organ pointed out yesterday, one in every two smokers dies from a tobacco-related disease. This is a figure that is now ... for HK$139.60, in New York HK$95.87, London HK$90.70, and Singapore HK$76.50. Another aspect of smoking is the high hospital costs of treating tobacco-related diseases, which in Hong Kong amount to HK$6 ...

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    Time to idle Hong Kong's idling-engine 'enforcement'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... is good for our health. Compared to other kind of barley, highland barley has much more B-hyskon. It can reduce our cholesterol, avoid cardiovascular diseases, adjust sugar and blood-fat ...

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    Ex-employee laughing all the way from the bank

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 02:57am by Howard Winn

    ... Cancer was a rare word. Now it has become a common disease," he said. "Liver cancer may have something to do with [the polluted] water; lung cancer has something to do with our air; ...




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