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  1. Doctors fight healthiest contest in years

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and the president of the Hong Kong Doctors Union, Henry Yeung Chiu-fat. The public doctors are University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung and the former president of the Public Doctors Association, Leung Ka-lau. Several medical leaders said a candidate always had an advantage if he was pro-democracy, a private doctor and a sitting member with a track record of protecting ...

  2. Prescription for change

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Lee Sum-ping, the new dean of medicine at the University of Hong Kong, has a habit of telling people that his Chinese name literally means 'mind and peace'. They couldn't ... institution, one of only two doctor training centres in Hong Kong, has been dogged by bad publicity in the past few years. For a while, most of the headlines were not about scientific breakthroughs ...

  3. 'Practical democracy' seen as key

    Posted Oct 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Executive Councillor-designate Leong Che-hung says Hong Kong people should be practical enough to accept the government's constitutional reform proposal, saying it is a plan ... should accept reality and get things going.' On his expectations of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Dr Leong said both Hong Kong and Beijing wanted a strong, rational leadership ...

  4. Tung makes Article 23 concessions

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to the bill at a later stage. But the chief executive refused to defer the bill for further consultation, saying it was 'for the good of Hong Kong'. 'Our community has been highly ... Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong, said the amendments would address public concerns. 'Deferring the legislation cannot solve any problems,' he said. Proposal to outlaw groups linked ...

  5. Heart starter

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... time. Special features include two 40-metre-long 'expresscalators', the longest unsupported indoor escalators in Hong Kong; a grand atrium and a 'digital sky' spanning ... are being wooed to the new hotel to enjoy the uniqueness of Mongkok- a fusion of new and old urban Hong Kong. Dr Lo- a cardiologist who practised in the US two decades ago- says his medical training ...

  6. Hong Kong right to quarantine people in hotel, Mexican envoy says

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Mexico appreciated the way Hong Kong handled the swine flu emergency, the country's representative in the city said yesterday, noting that the two places shared the painful ... the virus. Health officials took no chances, Mr Huerta told the South China Morning Post. 'They did it for the safety of the public and the measure was the right one. The lesson that Hong Kong ...

  7. Hong Kong draws up swine flu battle plan

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ng Yuk-hang and Ella Lee The health minister declared yesterday that Hong Kong was ready for the first local case of swine flu, saying all schools would be shut down and holiday camps used ... flu infection case to come to Hong Kong,' the secretary for food and health said. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the city was well prepared. 'We would rather take extra ...

  8. Authority says MRSA is under control in Hong Kong, but cannot be eradicated

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... chief infection control officer Seto Wing-hong said hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Hong Kong was being closely monitored. Dr Seto, former head of microbiology ... is not a problem here in Hong Kong, but it is not out of control,' Dr Seto said. 'The MRSA proportion of about 40 per cent is stable and the bacteria are endemic here as it is in many other ...

  9. Banker's arrest 'not linked to BOC operations in Hong Kong'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... The arrest of prominent banker Liu Jinbao did not appear to be related to the Bank of China's operations in Hong Kong, the head of the monetary authority said yesterday. The BOC ... Kong operations. Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said yesterday it had not been informed by mainland authorities whether Liu's case was related to BOC ...

  10. Five more cities allow individual Hong Kong visits

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Residents from five more mainland cities including Shanghai and Beijing are expected to be allowed to travel to Hong Kong as individuals within a month, according to the Immigration ... and Zhuhai to visit Hong Kong as individuals instead of in tour groups. Since the new travel policy took effect last Monday, about 32,000 residents from Dongguan, Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhongshan ...




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