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  1. Cathay's clouds gather

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by David Robinson

    ... David Robinson Despite a flurry of 'buy' ratings, the airline continues to face threats both old and new The share price of Hong Kong's flagship carrier has flown into enough heavy turbulence in recent years, yet in the face of economic meltdown, terrorism, industrial action, war and disease, Cathay Pacific Airways has always exhibited remarkable powers ...

  2. Nobel calling for Chinese stem cell scientist who beat the odds

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stage,' she said. 'Before their removal, we will not use them to produce any tissues or organs for humans... We may use [the stem cells] to study some diseases such as Parkinson's ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... causes disease. These points are all correct under current accounting rules. However, this is no solution because we have consistently failed to effectively distribute wealth and the external ...

  4. Cultivating a fragile peace on Liberia's bloodied soil

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the spread of diseases such as cholera. Until aid organisations can reach them, the humanitarian crisis will worsen, World Food Programme spokesman Richard Lee said from Abidjan in the Ivory Coast. ...

  5. Abdullah vows to crack down on corruption

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... is a terrible disease', Mr Abdullah said. 'We need to wipe out graft to win the confidence of the public and foreign investors.' The government has set up an Integrity Management ...

  6. Don't fill precious open space with more concrete and tiles

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... serious public health issues related to air pollution and environmental stress- including asthma and other respiratory diseases, obesity, hypertension and related disorders. A cultural green park ...

  7. It's wrong to pull the plug on a GST

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... study, covering 100,000 people, found that wine consumed in moderate quantities reduces mortality. It concluded that moderate, regular doses can reduce mortality from cardiovascular disease by 40 ...

  8. Guilt edged

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... for everything that happens to us. 'These new agers have managed to interpret all physical diseases as psychological in origin and all illnesses as spiritual lessons we are giving ourselves. ... not changing my diet, not stretching often enough, not seeking medical help or trying alternatives before the disease progressed,' she says. 'I was depressed and blamed myself for creating ...

  9. Doing more harm than good

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... tobacco companies for damages, recouping billions of dollars of taxpayers' money spent on treating smoking-related diseases. And the practice of the Hospital Authority handing surpluses back ...

  10. Think-tank lashes the mainland's health care

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... expensive treatment. Basic health care for rural dwellers is almost nonexistent, the report said. That had led to the recurrence of infectious diseases brought under control before the market-based ...




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