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    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Explorer Holdings, Oriental Ginza Holdings, Pan Asia Environmental Protection Group, Paradise Entertainment, Peaktop Int'l Holdings, Pegasus Int'l Holdings, PME Group, Raymond Industrial, Rexcapital Financial Holdings, Shenzhen Investment, Skyfame Realty (Holdings), Tongda Group Holdings, Vital Pharmaceutical Holdings, Wasion Group, Wing Lee Holdings, Wongs Int'l (Holdings) ...

  2. Private insurance model a prescription for deceit

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Darren Mann

    ... to colleagues in return for payment (or overpaying for rents or administrative services); doctors recommending tests from a laboratory or X-ray facility in which they have a financial interest; industry ... costs of no more than 5 per cent. The basic insurance cover envisioned is a regulated standard-benefits product, coupled with an invitation to the insurance industry to offer optional top-up ...

  3. Critical illness policy averts financial death

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... a form of 'financial death'. That was because ongoing costs coupled with the possibility of a long-term loss of income could prove a massive drain on personal financial resources. The realisation caused him to consider what the insurance industry could do to assist, and led in due course to the concept of a 'dread disease' policy. The novelty of the product ...

  4. No consensus on treating kidney stones in infants

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... these patients?' he said. 'No. As far as I know, the standard protocol is alkalisation, and it seems to work. We don't listen to speculators in the medical industry, just like you wouldn't in the financial industry.' Along with several colleagues, Dr Tse returned from visiting Guangzhou hospitals last week, and expressed confidence in the treatment. 'I think Chinese hospitals ...

  5. A cure worse than the disease

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Third, more stringent measures can be enacted to hold the tobacco industry financially responsible for the health problems associated with passive smoking. Meanwhile, private practitioners ... denial, the move is clearly meant to solve the Hospital Authority's financial problems. Under the proposed package, fees for emergency-room services would go up from $100 to $150. A patient ...

  6. Global team to develop therapeutic cloning

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the mainland could be a leading centre for cloning techniques because the industry had both legal and financial backing from the central government. 'Its focus will be therapeutic cloning- meaning ...

  7. Wage rises of 3.8pc tipped for this year

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... industries faced a relatively difficult business environment during the financial crisis, but they are now recovering with the economic upswing,' Leung said. 'Therefore, employers need ... in Hong Kong were poised to reach 3.8 per cent on average across industries this year, the survey discovered. This compares with the previously projected 3.4 per cent according to a survey ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Patient and doctor groups welcome U-turn on promoting private care

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... a pillar industry "as it means the government encourages [it] to become a money-making business". "This contradicts the spirit of life-saving service," he said. During the 2008 financial crisis, former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen earmarked medical services as a key industry that could be developed to boost the city's long-term growth. But the Patients' ...

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

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

    ... Lilian Goh Most doctors who replied to a survey believe the Medical Council needs reforms to ensure all representatives are directly elected by the industry. The survey, conducted ... the council should 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 ...

  10. Health-care reform must tackle insurance issues

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of their financial health. The medical association is negotiating with the insurance industry for a better deal for patients. If the insurance industry wants to be a major player in a new health financing ...




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