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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER COUNCIL

    Consumer Council warns contact-lens wearers over using eye drops

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... their lenses off before use. To play it safe, people should remove the lenses before applying the drops and not replace them for 15 minutes, council chief executive Connie Lau Yin-hing said. Another ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Wearers of contact lenses should remove them before applying drops that contain preservatives, the Consumer Council says Warning for usersof eye drops People using ...

  2. Medical Council suspends former HKU dean

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... register after a Medical Council hearing. The ruling means he cannot practise for nine months and was imposed after the council reduced its original 12-month term. It took into account dozens ... personal doctor of first chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, was jailed for 25 months in September 2009 for inducing patients to make donations and payments of almost HK$4 million to his company. Lam, ...

  3. Beware of chemicals in nail polish: Consumer Council

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... solutions may also harm the nails, said Connie Lau Yin-hing, the council's chief executive. ... YP intern Page Leung The Consumer Council has found a cancer-causing substance and other harmful chemicals in nail polish, the South China Post Morning reported. Among the 42 brands ...

  4. Doctors should be in control of industry council, says survey

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... enjoy executive and financial professional autonomy. Two-thirds of respondents said they were willing to pay a higher licence or membership fee so the council could be self-sufficient. Dr Kwok ... of interest. Dr Choi said the council apparently could not meet industry demands and it reflected a need for reform. Dr Kwok said the survey results would be sent to the chief executive, the Health, ...

  5. Stop press: Consumer Council finds snack foods unhealthy

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... balls and crackers tested by the Consumer Council was either too salty or too fatty. In the tests, conducted ahead of the World Cup kick-off, the council and the Centre for Food Safety found ... in combination with World Cup soccer matches are potentially a health hazard to the fans,' Philip Leung Kwong-hon, a member of the council's publicity and community relations committee, said. ...

  6. HKU council to consider report in scandal over patient billing

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The university council will consider recommendations in the report, which outlines the results of an investigation of complaints on billing of private-patient services at Queen Mary Hospital, during a closed-door meeting. Queen Mary is the university's teaching hospital. Leong Che-hung, an executive councillor and an HKU council member who headed the four-man inquiry committee, said no faculty ...

  7. Aids groups deplore lack of role in advisory council

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Aids groups are meeting this week to plan action against the government's failure to appoint stakeholders and patients' representatives to the Advisory Council ... on HIV/Aids. Professor Chen, who has been a council member for six years, succeeds dentist Homer Tso Wei-kwok. Nine new members also appointed for three-year terms were Fok Tai-fai of Chinese ...

  8. Former minister free to run for Macau chief executive

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Council had approved Dr Chui's request to resign, allowing him to become a candidate in the July 26 election. Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah heaped praise on Dr Chui, highlighting his ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau The central government yesterday approved the resignation of Macau's culture minister, Fernando Chui Sai-on, allowing him to run in the city's chief executive ...

  9. Green plea

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

    ... Council for Sustainable Development members want the chief executive to reverse what they see as the downgrading of the group. Should the council be suspended until the issue is resolved? Write to us. ...

  10. Toxins found in suitcase handles

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said Connie Lau Yin-hing, the council's chief executive. 'It depends on the duration of the usage and the density of the probable carcinogen on the handle. However, if given a choice, ... Council warned yesterday. Tests performed on 19 different bags by the consumer watchdog and International Consumer Research and Testing found that more than half had handles containing various ...




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