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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Fears of tainted rice turn delta shoppers to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... are starting to look for a solution or at least a way to avoid eating tainted rice. Safe choices seem limited to changing a centuries-old habit of regarding rice as a staple food or buying rice in Hong ... rice-growing regions across Guangdong. Cadmium, an element used in battery production, can cause digestive system failure and other health problems. Only a fool would eat tainted rice. However, delta ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Singapore put some of its eggs in a bottomless basket; HK should not seek to follow suit When looking for Delta talent beware what they might eat Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ...

  3. Conditioned by our culture

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... I strongly support this, because I closely watch what I eat. Such labelling will help people eat more wisely. But will they? Of course, Hong Kong people are not alone in liking junk food. In some parts of the world, people eat badly because healthy food is difficult to get or prepare, or people are badly educated about what they should eat. But our traditional diet of fresh vegetables, ...

  4. A new way to eat well

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Order for one. Feed two. And help the world eat better. That's the slogan and concept of social enterprise Table For Two (TFT) International. The non-profit operation was started in Japan by Masahisa Kogure in 2007. His book Connecting the World with Twenty Yen explains how the initiative addresses a double global nutrition crisis in our planet of seven billion ...

  5. City drags heels on green living

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkongers have adopted what Wong called 'low-level green behaviour', such as bringing their own bags and practising household recycling. But he said they were yet to adopt habits such as eating organic food, walking to reduce pollution and buying products with less packaging. ...

  6. Move with the times by taking less time to eat

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While it looks to digest its acquisition of the Australian stock exchange, the Singapore stock exchange is also considering doing away with its midday meal break, giving a decidedly lean and hungry look to Hong Kong's regional rival. But it takes mor ...

  7. Soccer fans given tips on healthy viewing

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of accidents and injury,' it advises. It also suggests fans eat snacks only when feeling hungry and try to divert attention from the urge to smoke by 'washing your face, doing stretching ... focused.' But Yip does not think the advice will change people's habits. 'If they smoke and drink, they smoke and drink even if there is no Euro 2012,' he said. Ting Siu-kwan, ...

  8. A test of HK's ability to adapt

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... disconcerting turn of events, videos showing altercations between Hong Kong citizens and mainland tourists eating in a MTR train, against the rules, sparked a no-holds-barred condemnation by Kong ... for resources, which on its own would pose a critical threat to the continued survival of any society. The problem is a much more fundamental one, connected to the competing values, priorities, habits ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environment for people is the best method of altering their eating habits and general lifestyle. Having a scheme with a healthy menu is much more effective than any advertising campaigns. More ... play an important role in helping their children develop a healthy diet and good eating habits. They can make special requests in restaurants, too. For example, have a separate portion of sauce ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bird flu fears prompt 36pc to change eating habits Thirty-six per cent of people in Hong Kong are switching to safer alternatives as bird flu becomes a health threat, a global survey by market research firm ACNielsen has found. Of those who have switched, 59 per cent are eating more fish, 39 per cent are on a vegetarian diet, 27 per cent have more red meat and 20 per cent enjoy ...




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