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  1. One index that doesn't fit all

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and fat. Hence, a fit but extremely muscular athlete could be categorised as obese. Yet for the elderly, who have lost muscle and bone mass, their body fat percentage- and associated health risks- ...

  2. Grim outlook for fit, capable elderly who want to work

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... for senior citizens who are fit and want to work. Government statistics show only 155,000 people aged 60 and older remain in the workforce- about 13 per cent of the 1.23 million people 60 and over. ... academics said it was a waste to exclude senior citizens from the labour market because many were highly educated, fit and still very capable. ...

  3. A punishment that does not fit the crime

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Life imprisonment is a punishment meant to fit the most serious of crimes, a humane alternative to the death penalty and the maximum penalty in jurisdictions that have abolished capital ... establish a fairer system and make the punishment fit the crime. ...

  4. Care home not fit for humans: resident

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Anita Lam A panel under the Hospital Authority's Hong Kong East Cluster would be set up to examine allegations by a resident of ill-treatment at an extended care home for the disabled and chronically ill in Chung Hom Kok. Resident Choi ...

  5. Two adoptions and an abandonment: you are not fit, mother told

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A 24-year-old woman who had given up two newborns for adoption was jailed yesterday after she admitted abandoning her third child after giving birth at home. Private tutor Yip Sze-wan put her son, along with the placenta and some clothes, in ...

  6. One-child policy is not one-size-fits-all

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng and Chow Chung-yan Authorities are under mounting pressure to change the mainland's controversial birth-control policy in the face of rapid but uneven economic growth which makes the regulation increasingly impractical and difficult to imp ...

  7. PolyU clothes a perfect fit for the needy

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Unlike able-bodied people, the disabled have a tough time finding clothes that fit and are comfortable. With this in mind, the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) designed a collection which is not only fashionable but also practical for the handicapped and the elderly. Items on display at PolyU's Care Apparel ...

  8. Tailor-made plans fit best

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Like a well-designed wardrobe that contains clothes for every season, a financial plan should be tailored to meet your short- and long-term goals and guard against unforeseen eventualities. Julie Wong, CMG Asia director of sales, believes that while no tw ...

  9. Asians struggle to fit in: survey

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... to be published next month, found one in eight people felt Asians struggled to fit in, while one in nine felt the same applied to Muslims. The poll, 'Racism and Intolerance in Eastern Australia: ...

  10. Jobless fit for work may get dole time limit

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Review to weigh stopping welfare for unemployed and low-paid, writes Quinton Chan Unemployed and low-income welfare recipients may no longer receive handouts indefinitely after a planned government review that could signal a major shift in welfare policy. ...




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