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  1. Water conservation an important issue for Hong Kong citizens

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also affects Hong Kong. I think a lot of the problems relating to wasting water are caused by people's bad habits, and this is down to a lack of education. Even though in schools teachers are now promoting the message of conservation, water usage per person has actually increased. Daily water usage per person is higher in Hong Kong than other places in the developed world. Just ...

  2. Tsunami cash plugs gap in child health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans On top of the destruction and death toll from the Asian tsunami, the disaster revealed holes in health care systems that one Hong Kong charity is helping to plug. Project Hope Hong Kong, a charity active mostly on the mainland, is using US$60-70,000 raised in the weeks after the tsunami to train Thai nurses to better handle emergency care for children ...

  3. Hong Kong should become a regional health centre

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as 'Asia's World City'. We encourage the government to formulate a regional health-care outreach strategy, commensurate with Hong Kong's 'World City' ambitions and relative ... Hong Kong's charitable outpouring to tsunami disaster relief efforts is welcome evidence that its people feel a strong sense of responsibility towards their neighbours. The disaster ...

  4. Hong Kong should be a world vaccine producer, not consumer

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... time as the virus will eventually become resistant. Consequently, the world looks to vaccination as its main defence against this pandemic. The Hong Kong government's own pandemic plan ... to establish Hong Kong as a major vaccine producer and supplier. This should be done, not simply to protect us against this current threat of a swine flu pandemic but to implement the government's ...

  5. Let water plan flow, Hong Kong urged

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong With Guangdong suffering from drought, Hong Kong should speed up and implement its 'under-publicised' water resources management plan and introduce measures more drastic than those planned, a researcher says. Today, the Hong Kong government is expected to announce measures in a bid to relieve the drought. Frederick Lee Yok-shiu, a geography ...

  6. 'Hong Kong boys' face floods probe

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The two are suspects in widespread illegal logging blamed for last week's disaster Two businessmen known as the 'Hong Kong boys' are under ... 1,400 people dead or missing last week. Officials said the devastation was exacerbated by widespread illegal logging. Officials had few details about the men's links to Hong Kong, Mr ...

  7. TV images failed to prepare HK health team for the 'shocking' reality

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun As shocking as they were, the television pictures from the earthquake zone did not prepare members of a Hong Kong health team for the grim reality they found when they arrived ... county between May 19 and 27. The team was impressed by the resilience of the villagers. 'Our compatriots in Hong Kong have come to see us, too. You must have travelled a long way,' ...

  8. Hong Kong draws up swine flu battle plan

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ng Yuk-hang and Ella Lee The health minister declared yesterday that Hong Kong was ready for the first local case of swine flu, saying all schools would be shut down and holiday camps used ... flu infection case to come to Hong Kong,' the secretary for food and health said. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the city was well prepared. 'We would rather take extra ...

  9. Health of public purse all in the method

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the Hong Kong government has also prepared accrual-based accounts, like those kept by private sector companies, which take into account future liabilities including pensions and interest due ... such as the Airport Authority and Hong Kong Disneyland, usually makes up the biggest difference between cash- and accrual-based accounting. The administration also transfers money to various funds ...

  10. Democracy warrior in full cry despite fears over health

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... conditioned improved. But no matter the state of his health, Szeto said people should continue their fight for democracy both in Hong Kong and on the mainland. 'Vindicating June 4 is only ... as he spoke at a booth run by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China at the Lunar New Year fair. Long considered the most visible face among Hong Kong ...




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