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  1. Piling on the pounds can result in health problems for cats and dogs

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Pilling, a veterinarian at the Hung Hom Veterinary Clinic. The problem is due in part to Hong Kong's restrictive, small living environment. 'Some owners are also scared about infection and disease. And in Hong Kong, owners equate being fat with being happy, it's hard to convince them otherwise. But it's a disease their pet suffers from,' he says. With excess weight, ...

  2. Apple's iPhone 4 set to land in Hong Kong next month

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the presentation 'because the Foxconn issue may be largely unknown to his audience and the US market in general'. A Hong Kong activist group called Students and Scholars Against Corporate ... video-conferencing-ready version of its popular iPhone in Hong Kong next month. While most people across Hong Kong were fast asleep early yesterday, chief executive Steve Jobs roused an audience of more than 5,000 ...

  3. Hackers take aim at affluent Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... to release messages detected as spam.' There are no legal compliance issues if companies in Hong Kong with mainland branch offices subscribe to SHS services. 'However, compliance can ... Wilson Lau Cyber criminals and hackers drawn by Hong Kong's flourishing economy and affluent population are targeting the city, IT security professionals warn. The severity ...

  4. Magical leaves brew up health benefits

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... cancer, according to experts. These advantages will be featured at the Hong Kong International Tea Fair, which runs from today until Saturday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in Wan Chai. Co-organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Chinese Tea Culture International Exchange Association, the fair made a successful debut last year. ...

  5. Hospitals replace pills contaminated with potentially fatal fungi

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for safety reasons,' the deputy medical superintendent of the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Kwong Kwok-hay, said. 'We will resume using these drugs when the health authorities have ... of the Hong Kong west cluster of hospitals, Lawrence Lai Fook-ming, said prompt action had been taken after the Hospital Authority's decision to suspend use of the contaminated drug. 'We ...

  6. Small price to pay for high cost of living longer in HK

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... health conscious than ever before and are more concerned about the treatment they receive,' said Ann Coughlan, managing director in Hong Kong at health insurance provider Bupa. She added ... costs were also on the rise, outstripping that of inflation by at least 3-4 per cent in recent years, said Jason Sadler, HSBC Insurance's managing director in Hong Kong. Although ...

  7. Drug firm linked to 6 deaths to face court over sale of tainted medicine

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... The head of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, Yuen Kwok-yung, said raw materials for drug production, intermediate products and finished tablets would be checked against acceptable ... is the only pharmaceutical company to have received a summons after a series of recent medical blunders. The firm was ordered to stop production on March 6 but the Health Department allowed ...

  8. Bird flu peril increasing, health chief warns

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... carcasses infected with H5N1, the potentially lethal strain of bird flu, probably washed down the Pearl River to Hong Kong, but Dr Chow said the mainland had not reported any major outbreaks. 'If there were an outbreak in rural areas, the testing process might take a little longer than in Hong Kong,' he said. Meanwhile, he said the coming two weeks would see flu in the city ...

  9. Hong Kong Spring

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... effort. Addressing issues such as their feelings about Hong Kong and the nature of Chinese dance, Hong Kong Spring is as much theatre as dance, with extensive use of dialogue which the dancers ... Natasha Rogai Hong Kong Spring Hong Kong Dance Company Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building Reviewed: Aug 23, 3pm In recent years Hong Kong Dance Company has seen troubled times ...

  10. Hutchison in $8.8b 10-year bond issue

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Singapore-based associated director of credit research at Barclays Capital. News of the bond issue came just before a company announcement that it expected Hong Kong third-generation (3G) mobile services would be launched next month. Hutchison had originally indicated it would launch its Hong Kong 3G services in the first quarter. It experienced problems in the roll-out of 3G services worldwide ...




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