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  1. Price of live pigs goes down, but shoppers pay more for pork

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for transport, salaries and rent, Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok told lawmakers yesterday. The average price of live pigs imported from the mainland dropped by 23.5 per cent to HK$10.40 ... was priced at HK$37.10 last month, compared with HK$36.30 in January. Dr Chow said the government had approached retailers to find out the reason. 'Some retailers explained that they were unable ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for …, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... is a stakeholder.   Dr York Chow Yat-ngok The former health minister was a relatively popular member of the government, but created controversy when he took over the leadership of the Equal Opportunities ...

  3. Guidelines needed for duty-free tobacco ban

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The health minister says some 'technical issues' over the proposal to ban duty-free cigarettes still need to be sorted out with customs. Dr York Chow Yat-ngok ... was initiated by Chow's bureau and seeks to limit the number of duty-free cigarettes that an arriving traveller can bring into Hong Kong to 19, compared to 60- or three packs- under present rules. ...

  4. Chow: abandoned abbatoir may become chicken slaughterhouse

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 12.43pm: The abandoned Kennedy Town Abattoir might be used as one of the regional slaughterhouses of chickens, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok said on Monday. Dr Chow told local radio measures to isolate chickens from people must be considered to avoid a local outbreak of bird flu. He said the government might set-up three ...

  5. Inquiry is not about punishing culprits, health minister says

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Hospital Authority has been considering ways to improve the health care system after a spate of blunders that have tarnished the image of public hospitals. The authority's board will tomorrow discuss a report of an investigation into the baby mix-up at Queen Elizabeth Hospital last month. But Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said it would ...

  6. HK will help international efforts to fight avian flu: Chow

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.00pm: Hong Kong would be actively involved in international efforts to fight avian influenza, Secretary for Heath, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok said on Friday.?We fully support the joint ministerial statement for regional and international collaboration,? Dr Chow said. He was addressing the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Association ...

  7. New measures for further outbreaks to be aired this week

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... yesterday. York Chow Yat-ngok said the battle against swine flu was like a 90-minute soccer match. 'Our current situation is like playing a football match for the first five minutes, without any ... for the government when they were released from quarantine on Friday night. Dr Chow acknowledged that guests' demands had not been properly handled in the first two or three days, as each government ...

  8. Database of mentally ill being considered

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So The Hospital Authority may set up a database of psychiatric patients, the health minister says. York Chow Yat-ngok was asked by lawmakers to produce figures on the number of psychiatric patients who had killed themselves or inflicted harm on others, including murder and manslaughter, within one year of being discharged from hospital. Dr Chow said the authority did ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EQUAL RIGHTS

    York Chow's EOC appointment questioned

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Joshua But and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Stuart Lau, Joshua But and Jennifer Ngo Critics say the former health secretary lacks knowledge of equality issues York Chow's EOC role questioned A former health secretary was yesterday named head of the Equal Opportunities Commission. Critics were quick to protest about Dr York Chow Yat-ngok's appointment, saying his long service in government made him ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

    Dr York Chow pledges to protect gay rights

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Chow prioritises law on gay rights, quashes Christian concern The new chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission has promised to make legislation to protect gay rights a top priority during his three-year term, which begins today. Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, former secretary for food and health, added that the issue should be handled discreetly. ...




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