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  1. Demolition crew dumped asbestos, villagers say

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... for more than 50 years, said asbestos had been used in nine of 10 houses there and it was unlikely the contractor would not have encountered any. An Environment Bureau spokesman said it would ...

  2. Clean bill of health

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... this yet. Nevertheless, we need a champion and the Environment Bureau must be our pollution buster. One of the most urgent issues that environmental officials must tackle is improving air quality ... remit. Its officials are not health specialists- they focus on the presence of pollutants, not what they do to our health. This attitude comes through in the bureau's 'Air Quality ...

  3. Checks on mail from flu-hit areas

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The State Post Bureau on Sunday issued the order that post offices in all provinces inspect all mail from countries hit by the flu, and that customs and inspection authorities quarantine or treat them, Xinhua said. 'Pigs and pork products from prohibited areas must be prevented from entering the country,' a notice from the bureau said. Personnel and vehicles used to collect ...

  4. Damage control on typhoid scare

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of typhoid in the city by saying the disease in 'isolated factories' was under control. A spokesman for the city's health bureau was quoted by Xinhua as saying no deaths had been ... environment clean,' she said. 'Every year, Shenzhen has a number of typhoid cases. There is nothing abnormal and there is no need for panic.' Liu Yue is an industrial zone with hundreds ...

  5. Task force for mental health services urged

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

    ... consultation. One person close to the working group said: 'The bureau may think that even if it works out a plan, it can't move other departments to act together.' This person agrees ... Yat-ngok and its members include academics, health professionals and service providers. A health bureau spokesman said the working group had formulated a framework on mental health policy ...

  6. Health-care system needs overhaul to cope better with crisis, says panel

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... and environment and its position as an international port'. 'We think there should be a centre for health protection which takes charge of communicable disease control, surveillance, making sure ... The report also called for a review of the organisational structure of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau and its relationship to five departments which it directly supervises, as well ...

  7. A doctor's calling turns dangerous as violence stalks hospitals

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the fore in January when, according to Shanghai's municipal health bureau, 10 doctors at the Xinhua Hospital in Yangpu district were injured by 20 relatives of a patient who died after heart surgery. The relatives forced their way into the cardiothoracic surgery department and assaulted its deputy director. They stabbed him in the chest, missing his heart by less than 2cm, the bureau ...

  8. Police smash Ice ring and detain top suspect

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Security's anti-narcotics bureau, said police arrested 15 mainland suspects, including alleged drug kingpin Shao Chuntian in Quanzhou, Fujian province, and five in the Philippines last Tuesday. ... the situation with illegal drugs in Guangdong had deteriorated more quickly than in Yunnan, which also has a serious drug problem. 'Guangdong's environment and transport links help criminals ...

  9. Sex education seen as vital in schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and preventing HIV. It is about enabling students to make good choices, healthy choices both emotionally, physically and even spiritually.' Guidelines issued by the Education and Manpower Bureau ... 'We encourage schools to teach sex education in an open and objective environment. But if schools have a religious background, we have to understand and respect that.' An education ...

  10. Rehab urged as Jill Vidal returns

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to her home in Butterfly Valley, Sham Shui Po, where officers from the police narcotics bureau searched her home for about an hour. Vidal's lawyer said the officers had found no drugs ... heroin during her detention but would have to undergo rehabilitation for at least a year if she wanted to break the shackles of her addiction. 'She needs to be detached from the environment ...




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