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  1. Exceptions required to rule on mainland mums

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exceptions should be made for the mainland wives of Hong Kong permanent residents. Yesterday's protest in support of their case was triggered by the authority's decision to stop accepting ...

  2. A forceful response to all threats- except for Aids

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It often seems we live in an age defined by security and health alerts and emergency responses. Now is one such time, as airlines and travellers cope with unprecedented anti-terror measures after police said they had broken up a plot to simultaneously blo ...

  3. Products to carry warning labels

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is to introduce warnings on labels of products containing salicylates, which can increase the risk of a deadly disease in children, the Department of Health said. They would say: 'Keep out of reach of children. This medicine should not be given to children under 16 except on medical advice.' ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World Diabetes Day a timely reminder of a global killer

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Timely reminder of a global killer Amid a national party congress that will install China's new leaders and the aftermath of a US presidential election, a day on the UN calendar that comes round every year seems unremarkable. World Diabetes Day is an exception. The disease is not infectious, yet it assumes epidemic proportions in ageing societies like Hong ...

  5. See big picture on public health care

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the public health sector provides a good standard of care at exceptionally low prices for all residents, regardless of income. Given the strains being experienced, it is an unsustainable situation. ...

  6. Foreign doctors are a cure, not a curse

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of vacancies is around 200. This talented specialist said that someone with his qualifications could practise anywhere in the world, except the US or Hong Kong. Though its rationale is to maintain ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of DRC Romanee Conti released from 1952 to 2007 (except 1968) expected to fetch HK$4.8 million to HK$6.4 million, more than the HK$4.2 million record set by Christie's in September ...

  8. Thursday Think Tank

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. 1 Marine police accused of enjoying seafood feast while on duty ... oh, you should see how the vice squad sends off one of its retiring officers 2 Shanghai to get its own Disney park ... it will be just like Hong Kong's except Mickey will be wearing a fake LV suspender and smoking 3 Democrats want universal ...

  9. Alzheimer's move brings new hope

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that a spinal fluid test can be 100 per cent accurate in telling whether a patient without definite symptoms, except perhaps mild memory loss- or indeed anyone- is on the way to developing the disease. ... with Hong Kong no exception. Increased research and better understanding of the disease offer the best hope of coping with a global ageing crisis. ...

  10. Dandy & Dapper

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... treatment. If you must, be gentle with his fragile ego, but direct. No one likes to feel manipulated (except during a massage). Non-metrosexuals are more comfortable in men's barbershops ...




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