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  1. News - China - SICHUAN

    New births help Sichuan quake victims overcome loss of children

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... birth again had gradually improved her mental health. "I might be a grandmother if my daughter was alive," she said. "I'd never thought I could be a mother again." Yang ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More transparency needed about the health of our heritage trees

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Transparency can root out the rot Trees, normally, are no threat to public safety. They improve the environment and are welcome features in concrete jungles like Hong Kong. But when they are not managed properly, they get sick, collapse and ...

  3. 'Warn public on health risks of air pollution'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Air pollution experts have again called for a new alert system to warn the public about health risks created by extreme pollution like the grey pall ... subsiding air caused by Typhoon Saola near Taiwan. Professor Wong Tze-wai, from Chinese University's School of Public Health, said he expected a surge in the number of people seeking treatment ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ CADMIUM

    Quiz: Cadmium in food

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Cadmium, a heavy metal that occurs naturally in the earth's crust, ranks high on the list of environmental toxins that pose considerable health ... Organisation/World Health Organisation Expert Committee on Food Additives has established a provisional tolerable monthly intake of 25 micrograms per kilogram of body weight. In Hong Kong, the Food ...

  5. News - World

    Four dead as Russian plane crashes into motorway

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:11am by AFP

    ... the injured are in a serious condition with head injuries,” a health ministry official told the Interfax news agency. Interfax said that two of the dead were the flight captain and second pilot, whose ...

  6. Comment

    Letters Question, August 13, 2012

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cut-price help. Should the health minister increase the HK$100 fee for emergency ward consultations in public hospitals in an effort to deter people who do not require emergency treatment and thereby cut waiting time? ...

  7. Health warning as pollutants build in delta fish

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the Yangcheng Evening News. 'What's more serious is that the toxins are multiplied through the food chain and can eventually damage human health.' The report said Guangdong's water ...

  8. Synergis sees health and safety synergy

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in July when Synergis received the Gold Award for Best Property Management Company from the Occupational Safety and Health Council for Tai Wo Estate in Tai Po. The 'Construction Safety Forum and Award Presentation' scheme aims to recognise organisations and employees with remarkable occupational safety and health results, and raise safety and health awareness among industry ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FIRE SAFETY

    Hawkers to be offered cash to make stalls more fire-resistant

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... are to be offered money from a HK$200 million subsidy scheme aimed at improving the environment and fire safety of their stalls. The scheme was announced by the health minister yesterday at a time when fire ... their licences to the government. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said the scheme would be put up for six to eight months' consultation and funds would be sought from the Legislative ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Yuen Long villagers in fear after fish die in 'contaminated stream'

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... health. "Some villagers are worried that they may get poisoned someday just like the fish," said Lo San-cheung, a member of the villagers' concern group. Officials from ...




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