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  1. Change of strategy needed after fish farm blunder

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reinforces the need to improve co-ordination between Hong Kong and the mainland on health and food safety issues. Our officials have bent over backwards to avoid embarrassing the mainland ... authorities had selected 18 fish farms in Guangdong to produce safe, quality freshwater fish for export to Hong Kong sounded as though it might be a welcome circuit-breaker to a chain of events ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/514351/change-strategy-needed-after-fish-farm-blunder
  2. Rats get ready to run, but it's all in a good cause

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the charity Mindset, which raises awareness about mental health issues. 'This is one of Hong Kong's signature charity events,' said Mindset's governor Neil McNamara. ... that the Rat Race communicated the importance of physical and mental health if people were to have a successful career. 'It also showcases Hong Kong as a global business capital.' This year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970545/rats-get-ready-run-its-all-good-cause
  3. Women say researchers pay scant attention to their problems

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Hong Kong suffers from a serious lack of research on the status of women and girls in the territory and the issues affecting them, the Hong Kong Women's Foundation ... group Community Business in a survey of 242 delegates, mainly from Hong Kong and the region, found race and gender to be the two most pressing diversity issues facing Hong Kong companies. Age ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/538887/women-say-researchers-pay-scant-attention-their-problems
  4. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... year's census, made available yesterday, put the average life expectancy for a Hong Kong woman at 86.7 years, up from 84.6 a decade ago. By contrast, Japan's health ministry produced figures ... in the long-delayed report of the government's Steering Committee on Population Policy in May. The report issued yesterday, titled 'Women and Men in Hong Kong', also showed that women were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007812/hong-kong-women-live-longest
  5. Doctor shortage only the tip of the iceberg

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... manpower planning for the private sector, and; a medical closed shop with an almost insurmountable barrier for overseas qualified doctors to work in Hong Kong. While it is good that the issue ... by the system of health care financing. We also need to realise that this is only the tip of a very large iceberg: Hong Kong needs to have the skills necessary to meet not only its policy commitments, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966739/doctor-shortage-only-tip-iceberg
  6. Pork traders threaten action to break duopoly

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A bureau spokesman urged the trade to discuss the issue through dialogue 'and not resort to drastic actions which might affect Hong Kong people'. ... followed weeks of falling supplies and price increases, which traders claim is due to a duopoly that limits the supply of pigs to Hong Kong to two mainland-funded companies- Ng Fung Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600702/pork-traders-threaten-action-break-duopoly
  7. Volunteers bridge social divide

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Life can be hard for students in Hong Kong with all the classes to attend, examinations to take, and efforts to make ends meet with grants and handouts. But these concerns ... organiser of a fundraising walkathon planned for November in Hong Kong. 'Living there, we saw how precious water is to the villagers, as well as food and meat, and how generous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973562/volunteers-bridge-social-divide
  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liquidators Appointed), 27/F, Alexandra House, 16-20 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong. Throughout the past week, we have been working with the Oasis team to resolve passenger issues as a matter ... daughter's ESF class comprises 80 per cent local students, an indication that many Hong Kong parents wish their children to escape the local system. Ms Lam raises the issue of the taxpayer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633737/letters
  9. 25pc increase in private sector job vacancies

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of human resources management at Baptist University, said strong domestic economic growth had created new jobs in those sectors. 'Looking at the general picture, since Hong Kong ... in the sanitary and similar services sectors, manufacturing and construction. Choi Chun-wah, the chairman of the Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union, predicted that the number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631279/25pc-increase-private-sector-job-vacancies
  10. Lai See

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Organisation guidelines for when these emissions endanger public health. The government clearly feels these issues are important, which is why it tries to convey the impression that Hong Kong is ahead ... Howard Winn An official glimpse of Hong Kong... through rose-tinted glasses It's always interesting to see how governments like to project themselves and the territory for which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982874/lai-see

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