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  1. Superbug warning a timely wake-up call

    Posted Jan 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the world's best public health brains agree that the rise of superbugs should be given equal priority. Asked by the World Health Organisation to rate the 10 most important diseases of the next decade, ...


    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Lizette Potgieter

    ... to 157,100 in 2003 from 68,300 in 1995. About 87 per cent were by mutual consent. But during the past year, concerned judges and legislators have tried to rein in the rate by making couples observe ... a week,' she says. Reconciliation efforts in district family courts seem to be having an impact. The number of divorces nationwide dropped to 128,500 last year, and rates in Seoul have dropped ...

  3. China tech sector in dire need of managers

    Posted Sep 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Management-level attrition rates in China are 'more than 25 per cent greater than the global average, and replacing a high-performing manager can cost 300 per cent to 2,000 per cent ...

  4. Private Sanctuary

    Posted Jan 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shower, raised bathtub with flat-screen TV, and even a Lavazza coffee machine and iPod. Until the end of the year, introductory rates start from $3,510 a night and include a complimentary one-hour ... complimentary pre-treatment facilities, such as the dry-heat Laconium and vitality pool. By all accounts, though, the spa suite is proving a great success. The occupancy rate at Plateau sits at about 80 ...

  5. Giants contrast in portable power

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... PowerBook offers the same viewing area as a 19-inch cathode ray tube monitor. It runs a 1.67GHz PowerPC G4 processor, a standard 100GB hard drive, an 8x SuperDrive, up to 2GB of double data rate random access memory, AirPort Extreme for wireless computing and the new Bluetooth 2.0 with enhanced data rate system. Its futuristic fibre-optic backlit keyboard has built-in light sensors ...

  6. Stocks close almost flat after roller-coaster ride

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... negative shock if interest rates did not begin to fall in the second half. China Eastern Airlines fell 0.79 per cent to $1.25 after issuing a profit warning on Thursday, while China Southern ...

  7. Q & A

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... have been made in Hong Kong on this issue. But compared with other admission systems, Hong Kong's flexibility makes common sense. Children mature at different rates and boys tend to mature ...

  8. Regulator outlines tariff policies for renewable energy

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... on the allowable rates of return for renewable energy projects. Tariffs for solar, tidal and geothermal projects would be determined on a 'reasonable cost plus reasonable return' basis, ...

  9. New mums' old customs linked to depression

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to between 12 and 14 per cent in western countries, and between 8.2 and 14 per cent in Japan. The mainland has a postpartum depression rate of 19 per cent. But Dr Leung said more studies were needed ...

  10. Lawyer stung Legal Aid for $200,000

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... questionnaires returned by aided persons indicated an average satisfaction rate of 89 per cent, adding that it had monitored more than 17,000 cases in the past three years, whereas the ombudsman's ...




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