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  1. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  2. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  3. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon ... house in Kowloon Tong has been used as a short-stay love hotel for several years. Yu could not be reached on Wednesday for comment. The kung fu star died in Hong Kong after a severe reaction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1068705/bruce-lees-kowloon-tong-residence-go-sale
  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1041418/hong-kong-open-cuts-prize-money
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Trial at Hong Kong hospital reduces needless issue of strong antibiotics

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A pilot scheme greatly reduced the volume of stronger medicine being prescribed, helping in the fight to contain drug-resistant 'superbugs' Antibiotic trial cuts use of 'big gun' drugs An award-winning pilot proj ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1044942/trial-hong-kong-hospital-reduces-needless-issue-strong-antibiotics
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should focus on sex education as a matter of good health

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Sex education is a health issue The public is up in arms about mainland mothers giving birth here, but is largely oblivious to a flood of young Hong Kong women and girls travelling across the border for the termination of unwanted pregnancies in substandard conditions. That unawareness is reflected in the relative indifference to the recent closure of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1102512/hong-kong-should-focus-sex-education-matter-good-health
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Health insurance is next important reform for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Push ahead on health insurance Reform of health-care financing is becoming one of the most talked-about of issues that haven't been resolved. Circumstances have ... the new government of this when 30 leading representatives called on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to discuss health issues last week. Their wish list included a tax incentive to buy medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1048060/health-insurance-next-important-reform-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Milk-formula makers oppose plan to make Hong Kong regulatory code voluntary

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... the government's proposal to create guidelines that call for only voluntary compliance from companies. The six brands, which teamed up to form the Hong Kong Infant and Young Child Nutrition Association, also criticised a plan by health authorities to lump three crucial regulatory measures into the voluntary code. A Legislative Council hearing on the issue is set to be held today. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086309/milk-formula-makers-oppose-plan-make-hong-kong-regulatory-code
  10. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... cannot accept that third-world medical hardware is still being used in our public hospitals. With the rapidly rising demand from mainlanders for medical services in Hong Kong, our public system ... plans. Donald Tsang made no mention of the hospitals' fate in his policy address last October. This may have been because of issues arising from the annual resource allocation exercise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991379/hong-kong-can-and-should-pay-good-health-care

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