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  1. Mainland insurers poised to emerge as 'champion' players

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Mainland insurance companies, with their strong home base and ample capital, could emerge as regional and global players in five years, according to research by McKinsey. ... domestic market and sufficient capital, so it would not be surprising to see any one of the firms stand out to become multinational insurers after five years.' Mainland regulators have curbed ...

  2. Review of home care for mental patients

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the phones will advise patients whether they need to go to a hospital accident and emergency department or at an outpatient clinic. Psychiatrists and the patients' group say that while ... illnesses. Just over a year ago, a schizophrenic chopped to death a neighbour's three-year-old boy at a Sham Shui Po market. The patient had been discharged from Kwai Chung Hospital in 2006 ...

  3. HK emerges as key drugs sales point

    Posted Dec 26th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... emerged as one of the key sales points in the region, the police chief said yesterday. Police Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai said recent years had rarely seen large hauls of drugs passing through ... into Hong Kong,' Mr Lee said, 'Yet most of these drugs, we believe, are for sale in the local market.' On Sunday, police seized 8.5kg of ketamine and more than 40,000 Ecstasy pills ...

  4. Negotiation begins at home for police team

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... established in 1975, has 82 members and handled 81 emergencies last year. Commanding officer Gilbert Wong Kwong-hing said about 70 per cent of incidents were attempted suicides and the rest involved ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Forget doomsday, we've more pressing issues to worry over

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the end of the world. Forebodings about Friday tend to be found among the uneducated, gullible and more-than-ordinarily superstitious. They are spread by word of mouth and by runs on emergency ...

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    Keep zero-birth quota on track

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... to a noticeable drop in September in the number of births without bookings, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying hailed the measures he put in place as a success. The number of women gate-crashing emergency ... up measures to deter abuse of emergency facilities. For instance, Union Hospital is introducing a hefty surcharge up to HK$170,000. It will also report cases to the police to see whether ...

  7. Police trace mass-suicide group on Facebook as more emerge

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Martin Wong

    ... emerged on Wednesday night- also registered in Chinese characters- and named 'I have to (practise) suicide'. Ninety-seven people had signed up. In its description, it said: 'What ...

  8. Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Rosario Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China by Cheris Chan Oxford U Press Marketing Death is a detailed study of how life insurance companies ... cent to 2.02 per cent. Chan says the market grew because of the 'rise of the new modern life in China'. AIA, the first commercial life insurer in China, faced no serious competitors ...

  9. Fund-raisers emerge from the shadow of Sichuan disaster to help out refugees

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. With the urgency of the Sichuan quake, a lot of worthy charities have had to take a back seat in fund-raising. Tomorrow is World Refugee Day, and local group Christian Action is looking to step back out ...

  10. Social workers seeking respect for an emerging profession

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Among the millions of job seekers flocking to Shenzhen this summer, 22-year-old Yu Xin stands out as a trailblazer. While most migrants want jobs in offices or factories, taking part in the business of making money, the Foshan native has a more ...




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