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  1. Police arrest two at factory accused of crippling Thais

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the workers involved receive proper treatment and compensation,' said a Labour Ministry official. The case highlights the plight of hundreds of thousands of illegal foreign workers in South Korea. According to the Ministry of Justice, there are around 420,000 foreign workers- mostly from China and Southeast Asia- doing jobs rejected by South Koreans. More than 40 per cent, including ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Men need educating about prostate cancer, SCMP poll shows

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... lower in Asian nations- specifically China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore- than in North America, there is a clear trend of increasing incidence in these four countries, according to a study ... Foundation, the not-for-profit Australian-based organisation behind the campaign, Movember has had "a significant impact on [the] health-related behaviour of its participants." Research ...

  3. Surprised tourists treated to state banquet in Beijing

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a gesture of thanks for returning to the mainland so soon after Sars had passed. It said 396 visitors had come from Hong Kong, 110 from South Korea and 33 from Australia. Tourism ground to a halt ... to Japan, South Korea and southeast Asia to drum up support for local tourism, the People's Daily reported. ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The disqualification of eight badminton players from China, South Korea and Indonesia for 'throwing' their matches at the London Olympics was swift and just, but it barely scratched the surface. ... elders. Costs relate to proximity of death, not age, and are greatest in the last six months of life. Also, more elderly mean more healthy elderly companions, who with domestic helpers can provide ...

  5. Mainlanders push number of March visitors up from last year

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... The number of visitors from most major markets around the world fell by about 20 per cent on average in the first three months of this year. Hong Kong received fewer travellers from South Korea ... Board data shows. The mainland's relatively healthy tourism performance helped raise total visitor numbers by 1.7 per cent in March to more than 2.44 million and by 1.8 per cent ...

  6. Paranoia threatens to unleash an epidemic

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are also at high risk. 'In South Korea and Canada, where 30 per cent of the population is vaccinated and they have herd immunity, there have been no epidemics in three years, which has saved ... safety fears. 'People think they are healthy and not at risk and that the virus is relatively benign,' Hung, a clinical assistant professor in the department of medicine at University ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital between February 19 and 25. Forex reserves at US$122b Hong Kong's foreign exchange reserves stood at US$122.6 billion at the end of last month, the world's seventh largest, after Japan, the mainland, Taiwan, South Korea, Russia and India, the Monetary Authority said. ...

  8. Stomach trouble

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Jennifer Huang

    ... countries. With 22.5 per cent of its population overweight and 7.1 per cent obese, China ranks among the slimmest OECD nations, along with Japan and South Korea. But the mainland's rapid ... The mainland's obesity rate may seem relatively low, but it has doubled every decade since the 1980s. 'It's obvious that a significant problem has developed quickly in just 20years,' ...

  9. Saving lives

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... day'. The WHO is also calling on China to provide samples so that it can study the viruses. An announcement by the WHO on Saturday said samples have been supplied by Cambodia, Japan, South Korea ... they are not China's internal affair, but rather, the whole world's affair. Beijing may lose face by disclosing the presence of Sars or bird flu, and perhaps even risk losing tourists and foreign ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... continue to dump countless amounts of rubbish, which ruins our natural environment. In recent years, the authorities in Taiwan and South Korea have passed laws to help reduce the amount of domestic ... with their children. Young people would get more guidance from their mothers and fathers and this could lead to fewer youth-related social problems. A limit on hours would give workers more leisure time. Many ...




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