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  1. Business - Economy - HEALTH

    Sick workers cost economies billions

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:36pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Economic Forum study estimated that the six key contributors to premature death and poor health- cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, respiratory illness, cancer and mental ill health- would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555349/sick-workers-cost-economies-billions
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... "affordable quality care", especially for its ageing population and a middle class facing chronic diseases. The World Bank has forecast China's economic growth rate will reach about 7.6 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  3. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Luye Pharma IPO well received on enthusiasm for health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... said an analyst with a US brokerage. Luye develops proprietary drugs for the treatment of cancer and heart disease, spending 194 million yuan (HK$244 million) on research last year. It has 22 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1546094/luye-pharma-ipo-well-received-enthusiasm-health
  4. Business - Companies

    R&D spend in biotech outpaces revenue

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters R&D spend in biotech outpaces revenue For the first time since the global financial crisis began in mid-2007, spending by biotechnology companies on research and development grew at a faster rate than revenue, according to consulting firm Ernst & Young. Biotech companies are on the cutting edge of research for new ways to treat diseases such as cancer or even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1539911/rd-spend-biotech-outpaces-revenue
  5. Business - Economy - CLEAN ENERGY

    How World Bank sees climate action boosting global GDP by US$2.6tr

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... pollution-related diseases by 2030, improve crop productivity and prevent about 8.5 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases being emitted- the same as taking about two billion cars off the road. For example, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1539943/how-world-bank-sees-climate-action-boosting-global-gdp-us26tr
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Banking chiefs preoccupied with looming Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by George Chen

    ... as a crisis similar to the time when the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) disease broke out in 2003, dealing a huge blow to Hong Kong and mainland economic development. "Plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1538530/banking-chiefs-preoccupied-looming-occupy-central
  7. Business - Money - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Bird flu fears spark stock stampede

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... the as yet unnamed disease. The H7N9 strain of avian flu is a statutorily notifiable infectious disease in Hong Kong. There is so far no vaccine for it. Shenzhen Neptunus Bioengineering, Shandong ... of the avian influenza virus. Experts say the virus does not seem to be highly contagious but appears more deadly than other strains of the H7 virus that have previously infected humans. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1205091/bird-flu-fears-spark-stock-stampede
  8. Business - Commodities - MINING

    China-fuelled mining boom a double edged sword for Queensland

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Glen Norris

    ... for Brisbane-based miner Pan-Aust. There are now fears the resources boom is causing a form of "Dutch disease" for Australia's northernmost state, which boasts of its links to Asia. The phrase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1528176/china-fuelled-mining-boom-double-edged-sword-queensland
  9. Business - Companies - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Samsung targets low cost drugs as its next growth driver

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:13am by BLOOM

    ... in Europe and a version of Johnson & Johnson's Remicade treatment for autoimmune diseases in 2017, according to Ko. A separate unit called Samsung Biologics has contracts to manufacture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1510759/samsung-targets-low-cost-drugs-its-next-growth-driver
  10. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    China's demand for meat to change the face of global trade in feed grains

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... costs, disease, environmental regulations and resource constraints. China's meat imports could rise even further if production cannot sustain its current pace of growth, shifting from feed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1516060/chinas-soaring-demand-meat-change-face-global-trade-feed-grains

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