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  1. Cheers to Good Health

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bernice Chan With the trend of health consciousness spreading around the world, the old adage 'you are what you eat' is taking on more meaning nowadays. And, in this issue, we are focusing on the theme of earth and the importance of eating food in its natural state as much as possible for healthy diets. Hong Kong is seeing an increasing interest in organic vegetables, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau is too ill to attend hearing, his lawyer tells Macau court Tycoons' corruption trial adjourned again The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick. They are charged with offering ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Missing activist involved in anti-Japan rallies in Hong Kong may be in Macau

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainland activist is seeking help to look for her in Macau and Shenzhen, after she vanished after a visit to Hong Kong 2-1/2 weeks ago to co-ordinate an anti-Japan protest. Wu Chengfang, 43, disappeared on the way back to Shenzhen on the night of September 12 after a Hong Kong meeting with activists who had sailed to the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus. Wu's ...

  4. HK beats odds with 8th highest life spans in world

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... stability, healthy diet, regular exercise, and having a good social support base such as with family. The study was supported by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, 18 elderly-health clinics ... annually published by the CIA, Hong Kong came in eighth in the world with an average life expectancy of just over 82 years. The average life span for Hong Kong men was 79 and 85 for women. People ...

  5. So-called renewal policy of URA is now defunct in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heard that some flats bought here by rich mainlanders sit empty most of the time. It is also common knowledge that some money leaking out of the mainland to buy assets in Hong Kong, Macau ...

  6. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... now a master trainee for a ferry company that operates passenger services between Hong Kong and Macau, is in the final stage of becoming the city's first woman captain of a passenger ... in an office all day long.' Though Ms Suen now works for passenger boats running between Hong Kong and Macau and the sailing route is more or less the same every time she sets out for sail, ...

  7. Macau issues notes online to avoid rush

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau could be spared the pushing and shoving seen in Hong Kong's queues for commemorative Olympic banknotes - thanks to the internet. From today, holders of Macau identity ... for the banknotes at any of the bank's 24 branches in Macau before July 31. In contrast, queuing is the only way to get Olympic banknotes in Hong Kong - and you don't need to be a resident to join ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Forget handouts, Macau needs social spending and diversification

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... clog roads, property prices have increased by 50 per cent since last year and grocery bills are approaching double what is paid in Hong Kong. A quarter of the population works in the gaming ... subsidies for students. All are gratefully received, but the cash would be better spent directly confronting Macau's challenges. Hong Kong tried wealth sharing and has thankfully not repeated ...

  9. Legal issues cited as problem in high-end gambling segment

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Hong Kong Jockey Club and obtained by the South China Morning Post cited previously undisclosed official estimates that 10,000 individuals may be involved in the junket business. 'At some ... gambling segment accounted for 67.8 per cent of total revenue last year. 'The Hong Kong VIP market is the second-most-important market in Macau and has been increasing, but not nearly ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong needs to get real on national interest

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... it in his maiden speech as head of state to urge Hong Kong and Macau to rally behind the country. No doubt he has intended a heavy dose of patriotism and love in his formulation. He wants to say ... been emphasising the importance of patriotism as a criterion to pick leaders to run Hong Kong during the National People's Congress in Beijing, which ended on Sunday. But perhaps it would ...




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