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  1. Health-care plan targets workers, say protesters

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A group of unionists protested yesterday against the government's health-care financing reform, which they said would increase many workers' financial burden. ... private health insurance, mandatory private health insurance and a personal health-care reserve. Tam Chun-yin, a Confederation of Trade Unions organising co-ordinator who led the protest, said: ...

  2. Shenzhen opens its health-care services to HK residents

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Hong Kong residents living in Shenzhen will soon be able to join the city's public health-care scheme and enjoy cheaper medical services. Shenzhen Health Bureau director Jiang Hanping said the city would allow people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan living in Shenzhen to join its public health-care scheme, allowing them the same benefits as other ...

  3. Doctor's bill

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government says a medical savings scheme to be unveiled this week will cover for life those who join in their 20s and give them a cash surplus. Contributions will be 2 per cent of income. How successful do you think the Health Protection Account, designed to assist tax-based health-care, will be? Share your views: write to us. ...

  4. Sars fears as nurses take early retirement

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... With more than 1,300 medics leaving, there are grave concerns about the city's ability to cope with a fresh outbreak More than 1,300 public health-care workers, most of them nurses, ... by the chief executive to investigate the Sars outbreak criticised the health-care system for its lack of a 'surge capacity' to deal with crises. In a written reply to a question from ...

  5. Events

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Healthcare reform: What, why and how'. Bank of America Tower. ...

  6. Elderly population suffers effects of inadequate welfare

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... health-care and pensions system will come under enormous pressure.' The difficulties associated with providing for a large elderly population are generally faced by developing countries with established social security and health-care systems. But China's one-child policy has meant that the population has begun to age before the country's economy has sufficiently developed ...

  7. More jobs for women than in US, study finds

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Women in China have more opportunities to participate in the workforce, secure quality jobs and access efficient health-care services than those in the US, a survey on the gap between the sexes has found. However, due to the mainland's relatively low female representation in politics and unfair education between the sexes, the country was ranked 33 compared ...

  8. Jobs round-up

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the re-employment plan, the Zhengzhou Evening News reports. COMPANIES China Telecom's Beijing branch is seeking a director and deputy director for its Web management centre. Hutchison Healthcare ...

  9. Insurers seek cap on worker payouts

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to determine how much the maximum payout should be, however. The push to impose a cap comes as the medical sector struggles to arrange affordable coverage for health-care workers in the wake of Sars. ...

  10. Employers eye gyms to lower health bills

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... into a law. By allowing higher tax deductions for health club memberships, legislators hope to pave the way for a reduction in health-care costs later in life. Calls for similar legislation are being ...




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