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  1. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Permanent stimulus putting China's health at risk The Ministry of Finance recently urged local governments to speed up fiscal spending, while the People's Bank ... such as railways and social housing construction. SCMP, June 14   I personally have never found any need for amphetamines but I know people who do and I recognise their effect. I recognise it in economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1534348/permanent-stimulus-putting-chinas-economic-health-risk
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    ‘How my father’s speeches saved Chinese economic reform’: Deng Xiaoping’s daughter pays tribute

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:42pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Deng Xiaoping’s daughter said her father’s speeches on his famous 1992 southern tour saved China’s economic reform push at a “crucial moment” in history, as she paid tribute to the leader ahead ... economic reform and paved the way for the country’s spectacular economic growth in the past two decades. “Until today, the world is still taking about the Chinese path,” Deng Nan said. ”He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578453/how-my-fathers-speeches-saved-chinese-economic-reform-deng-xiaopings
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... population (of 4 per cent) will be sustained. Second, the baseline health-care income elasticity will be the same as that of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries ... Richard Wong Rising health-care expenses and income growth could result in the sector accounting for a third of Hong Kong's GDP by the end of the century Counting the cost Four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... bucket craze Hong Kong doctors have poured cold water on a charity craze that is sweeping the globe, warning that "vulnerable'' people could be risking their health. The Hong Kong ... Dr Louis Shih Tai-cho said the warning was necessary due to a lack of awareness of the potential dangers, or of safety measures. "There are definite health risks. We think people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  5. News - Hong Kong - ELDERLY CARE

    Hongkongers' retirement dreams in Dongguan resort cut short by economic realities

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Olga Wong

    ... land. Elderly Commission chairman Alfred Chan Cheung-Ming urged the government to extend the coverage of health care vouchers to those retiring on the mainland as early as possible. A Labour and Welfare Bureau spokeswoman said it would only buy places at nursing homes run by NGOs with good track records. And a Food and Health Bureau spokeswoman said it was considering extending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565763/hongkongers-retirement-dreams-dongguan-resort-cut-short-economic
  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China's power producers recoup past losses on economic shifts

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:31pm by Eric Ng

    ... have improved the financial health of power generators and made it easier for them to finance clean energy projects. This was made possible by an earlier coal mine building boom and slower power demand growth from the economic rebalancing, which together brought down coal prices, said ratings agency Moody's. Coal prices were expected to stay low in the next 18 months, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1568203/generators-shares-rise-speculation-cuts-power-price-will-be
  7. Why Study Health Sciences

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:33pm by Pim Savetmalanond

    ... for the global economic woes, particularly when it comes to economic growth fueled by the pharmaceutical industry in emerging economies. At the international level, there are many health problems which ... Pim Savetmalanond If you are looking for a rewarding career in which you can help people, consider studying the health sciences. It’s a fairly broad field of study with many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1564246/why-study-health-sciences
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Tough anti-tobacco measures needed to ensure healthy workforce, says head of the WHO Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact The head of the World Health Organisation has urged the government to strengthen tobacco control to save huge numbers of lives and to ensure the country has a healthy workforce to continue its development. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  9. News - World

    Ebola outpacing efforts to control it, says World Health Organisation chief

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... in severe socio-economic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries," said Chan, formerly director of health in Hong Kong. The disease has killed at least 728 people in Guinea, ... that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is "moving faster than our efforts to control it", the World Health Organisation head warned yesterday. WHO director general Dr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564595/ebola-outpacing-efforts-control-it-says-world-health-organisation-chief
  10. Business - Economy

    US economic recovery not yet complete, says Fed chairman

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US recovery not yet complete, says Yellen The United States' economic recovery remains incomplete, with a still-ailing job market and stagnant wages justifying ... testimony before the Senate banking committee, repeating her focus on lagging labour force participation and weak wage growth as key to any conclusions about the economy's health. "Too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555074/us-economic-recovery-not-yet-complete-says-fed-chairman

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