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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... are not happy," said Yeung. "Hong Kong is always changing, it's important for the government to keep an eye on the health of the society." Yeung joined an earlier influx of mainlanders ...

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    No 2 at Health Bureau is just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Professor Sophia Chan has shown she knows her subject since becoming No 2 at the Health Bureau. As for the politics, she's learning fast Just what ... and Health Bureau to start issuing orders. There is little doubt of Chan's knowledge when it comes to health but she herself has had to acknowledge her lack of experience when it comes ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... is classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as probably capable of causing cancer, and had adverse health effects on local patients who underwent facial makeovers on the mainland. ...

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    Andrew Fung: Democratic Party poacher turns government gatekeeper

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... for the job of information co-ordinator that had been vacant since Teng quit in August on health grounds. But scepticism remains about how Fung will cope in his HK$175,000-per-month role: twice ...

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    High hopes for Hospital Authority's incoming chairman

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong, LO WEI

    ... of much-needed reforms. The 71-year-old will face a legion of challenges when he takes over in December from accountant Anthony Wu Ting-yuk in managing the city's multibillion-dollar public health ... talents, including Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man. Former Public Doctors' Association president Dr Ho Pak-leung, a HKU microbiologist, said he had a good impression of Leong ...

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    Free to air his views; free to retract them

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by Tony Cheung

    ... by the administration. Lam pressed on- apologising to his Exco colleagues for the controversy and continuing to air his views on burning issues, such as the shortage of doctors in the public health system. ...

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    New HKU head ready to move forward

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE, Tony Cheung

    ... family doctor with 30 years of experience, who declined to be named for professional reasons, worked closely with Mathieson on a public health initiative and said he was sorry to see him leave. "All I can say is that I will be sorry to lose Peter as he achieved a lot [where many others had failed] getting disparate groups to work together to get better health care in Bristol," he ...

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    Return to academia a break from politics for HKU's Gabriel Leung

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Gabriel Leung won't discuss his stormy years as undersecretary for health, but say he's glad to be back at the University of Hong Kong Return to academia a break from ... in the academic world, and how excited he was about the university's medical-research projects. "Besides a major study to measure the mental and physical health- as well as the social ...

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    Dr Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong's flu-fighting official, takes a well-earned break

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

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai, the renowned health official who led the fight against Sars and deadly flu outbreaks, is calling it a day The derring-do ... service after 20 years. Some believe the writing was already on the wall when Tsang, controller of the Centre for Health Protection for almost five years, lost out to his colleague, Dr Constance ...

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    Former actress wins political beauty contest to head up People Power alliance

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... wins Tourism Ambassador Award 2007 Resigns from TVB 2010 Sets up Mi Ming Mart, a cosmetics and health store named after herself. Co-founds Power Voters, a political group affiliated with People ...




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