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  1. More depressives seeking help since singer's suicide

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is unable to experience pleasure,' he explained. Dr Lee said more specialists were needed to curb the problem. 'There are about 200 psychiatrists in Hong Kong and more than 80 per cent ... health care for the public. She said she had been suffering from serious depression when Cheung died, but Cheung's death had motivated her to see a psychiatrist. 'The queue for visiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494934/more-depressives-seeking-help-singers-suicide
  2. Recalled skincare lines pose little danger: doctors

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The issue of contamination of SK-II skincare products has become a political rather than a health issue, a representative of the beauty industry in Hong Kong said yesterday. Jacky Choi Ho-sang, honorary life president of the Cosmetic and Perfumery Association of Hong Kong, said discussion about the brand centred on whether it met strict mainland standards. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/564991/recalled-skincare-lines-pose-little-danger-doctors
  3. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Ai Weiwei's new work inspired by milk powder debate

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and sending more than 54,000 to hospital. It created deep public distrust in mainland food safety. With mainland citizens flocking to buy baby formula in Hong Kong, Ai said the issue had not been ... visitors in Hong Kong had caused tension between the tourists and the locals. And access to baby formula became an issue after products were snapped up and smuggled across the border by mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233976/ai-weiweis-new-sculpture-inspired-hong-kong-mainland-milk-powder
  4. Small publishers to take on the big boys

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for the first time since the event started in 1990. In a first in the city, about 15 smaller publishers have joined hands to form the Hong Kong SME Publications Association and secured 60 booths at Hall ... subjects helped,' he said. Meanwhile, more Hong Kong editions of mainland titles will be seen at the fair as well as in the rest of the year, although these are pricier than the mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687457/small-publishers-take-big-boys
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Singer teams up with HKTV to make his dream come true in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 07:07am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Singer's dream is realised in Hong Kong Kashy Keegan can't seem to avoid his fate intertwining with Hong Kong Television Network. After everything the aspiring singer and the TV station have ... his music out there for more than a decade. "If I hadn't come to Hong Kong, there wouldn't have been such opportunities," Keegan said. "I've had more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1641510/singer-teams-hktv-make-his-dream-come-true-hong-kong
  6. Eye-care giant pulls contact lens solution

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Sales of ReNu are suspended after health officials issue advice Bausch & Lomb is voluntarily suspending sales of its popular 'no rub' contact lens solution ReNu in Hong Kong after taking similar action in Singapore last week. The action came after advice from the health department, which said 12 of 16 people suffering a corneal disease, fungal keratitis, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537566/eye-care-giant-pulls-contact-lens-solution
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    HKTV crashes with popularity on launch day

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Vivienne Chow

    ... programmes on its inaugural day on Wednesday, crashing the internet television channel's server and sending 300,000 viewers to other websites carrying its feed illegally. Data from Hong Kong ... website after the streaming started at 8pm. HKTV apologised for the technical problems and said its technical team has been fixing the issues, but it condemned the illegal feeds on other sites. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644823/hktv-crashes-popularity-launch-day
  8. For Ah Bun, it's a matter of life and death

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to be legalised in Hong Kong. The government won't even think about it,' said Mr Tang, better known as Ah Bun. 'When I brought this up years ago, it became a hot topic only for a short ... failures. In light of his letter to Mr Tung, becoming an author and then appearing at a seminar at the Hong Kong Book Fair, Mr Tang was asked whether he still wanted euthanasia for himself. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686620/ah-bun-its-matter-life-and-death
  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Canto-pop star Denise Ho vows to fight on for democracy despite mainland backlash

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 04:19pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... the Hong Kong protests when he was photographed visiting the Admiralty camp. China’s Foreign Ministry was even moved to issue a warning to the smooth jazz star, who has a built a second career ... on Harcourt Road in Admiralty. For more than a month, the Canto-pop singer and celebrity has joined students camped outside government headquarters to call for an open election of Hong Kong’s next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1634254/canto-pop-star-denise-ho-vows-fight-democracy-despite-mainland
  10. Watchdog warns of health food side effects

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... products or proprietary Chinese medicines. Health food is not defined in Hong Kong law. 'We have sent all the information of these 80 health food products to the Department of Health ... not want to stress that it is a huge problem but this is an issue worth our attention,' said Dr Ng. 'The public underestimated the side effects of these health food products. Only 5 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512365/watchdog-warns-health-food-side-effects

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