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  1. WHO's handling of flu in sharp contrast with Sars

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... On March 27, 2003, the WHO recommended exit screening of air passengers departing from four affected areas- China (Hong Kong and Guangdong), Canada, Singapore and Vietnam- aimed at 'reducing the risk of further international spread of Sars'. On April 3, 2003, the WHO issued a travel ban for Hong Kong and Guangdong, which brought the city's economy to a standstill. The ban ...

  2. Aids awareness

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... Tony Camaropolous, Guangzhou When it comes to treating and counselling Aids patients, Guangdong is often overlooked by the national government, as well as overseas charities and other non-governmental organisations. Due to the province's juggernaut economy and growing base of wealth, cities like Guangzhou are often ignored in favour of poorer areas such as Henan and Guanxi, which ...

  3. Province 'withheld vital data on Sars'

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... caught Sars if Guangdong authorities had not refused to share information about the outbreak before the virus spread across the border. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Yeoh Eng-kiong told the Legislative Council Sars inquiry yesterday that his team had 'extreme difficulties' in obtaining information from Guangdong officials when he was first alarmed by a media report on February ...

  4. One year on, the spectre of Sars has returned

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangdong village. As locals prepare for winter, some precautions are being taken to better combat the disease should it re-emerge, but many people have started eating wild animals again, despite ... called for a halt in consumption of wild animals, which is popular in southern provinces. Sars cost Asian economies a total of US$18 billion, according to the Asian Development Bank. The mainland ...

  5. State investment boosts Kunming centre

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

    ... said. Dr Yan said he had no regrets about returning to the mainland from the US, even though conditions in the early days were difficult. Supported by a soaring economy, the nation's ... and Wyeth. Other breeding bases in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Guangxi are expanding rapidly. 'I believe China will be a major centre of primate experiments one day,' Dr Yan said. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meanwhile, the swine flu vaccination programme and subsidy scheme will continue until expiry of the vaccines. Guangdong takes steps to ensure water supply to Hong Kong Guangdong has taken measures to regulate the flow of the Dongjiang, or East River, to ensure supply for Hong Kong, the Water Supplies Department said yesterday. After a visit to Guangdong, water officials said the province had ...

  7. New standards loom to ensure product safety

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the issue, this year. On January 1, Guangdong became the first province to move on the issue. Mr Wen also pledged to improve the oversight and control systems for product safety and to monitor ...

  8. Food scares play havoc on business costs

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... developed economies, and while the creation of brands is a natural progression as domestic consumers become more selective, the threat of being associated with a contaminated food product has many ... and vegetables is more pronounced in southern China because warmer weather and more intense farming have created a greater pest problem. Guangdong province, a big supplier of fresh fish to Hong Kong, ...



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