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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Moderate pan-democrat Tik Chi-yuen and the tough path of the middle road

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Union's Peter Cheung Kwok-che. Tik has been involved in various public service roles over the years, including welfare, education, health care and community development policy. He has served ...

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    Protest talks thrust popular scholar Joseph Sung into political limelight

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... council under the Food and Health Bureau Awards/community service: 2004: Silver Bauhinia Star 2011: academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering 2012: Justice of the Peace ...

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    Politics no longer under doctor's skin

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... is everywhere, and escaping it is impossible. After all, he finds himself at the heart of one of the most vexing political issues of the day: how does the city provide and fund health services ... plans in mind for the association, from offering health education to the public, defending the interests of medical practitioners, to the always contentious issue of helping the private ...

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    Ronnie Chan: philanthropist taking charity through the roof

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Denise Tsang

    ... Warren Buffet," Chan said, referring to the Morningside Foundation he and brother Gerald Chan Lok-chung established in 1986. The US$350 million gift to the Harvard School of Public Health ... in the field's history. The universities will recognise the gifts by honouring Chan's parents. Harvard will change the school's name to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, after ...

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    '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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    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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    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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    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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    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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