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  1. Healthy obsession

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... bargaining power.' While the issue of tobacco control in Hong Kong might seem a long way from HIV control and health care, Dr Tso does see a similarity- it is a life-and-death issue ... treasure their health until, one day, they are without it.' Dr Tso said he enjoyed spending most of his time on two public services. 'Both topics are important. We are dealing with issues ...

  2. Revamp for drug safety system

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the Department of Health said local drug makers who had the GMP standard for packaging were only licensed to do packaging in Hong Kong. These manufacturers were permitted to contract out the making of their pharmaceutical products to other local licensed manufacturers or GMP manufacturers outside Hong Kong. The department's spokesman said the products made outside the city had to meet the GMP ...

  3. 3D game may harm children's eyes

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Nintendo's 3DS video game system, which is likely to go on sale in Hong Kong, may be hazardous to the health of children aged six and under, the company says. The Nintendo ... stationed at home. The president of the Hong Kong Association of Private Eye Surgeons, Dr Chow Pak-chin, said: 'The screen is small and users would have to focus on it more intensively. ...

  4. Kingdom recovers from chaos

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... from last year. In Hong Kong, however, sales have remained stable due to 'distribution issues'. Shrimp is a leading export for the company. The Gulf of Mexico oil spill this year saw ... Hong Kong consumers for safe food products, particularly following the avian flu crisis and other health scares. Market share for such products as eggs is continuing to grow. 'In ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Tougher safety rules on drug makers may raise their cost

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... In addition to fulfilling the authority's requirements, the upgrading of drug-making standards from the 1995 one issued by the World Health Organisation to the stricter international standard ... with weak immune systems- will be targeted starting in the second half of the year. One supplier will provide the drug to patients on Hong Kong Island and another to those in Kowloon or New ...

  8. Quality programme can lead to success

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... Written by Bernard Wan In a service-oriented economy such as Hong Kong, quality assurance of services and products rendered to customers is a key issue that companies have to tackle, ... the culture of food stall operators in Hong Kong.' A leading philosophy of the practice is housekeeping with a defined objective, and it addresses key issues most SMEs face, such as inventory ...

  9. Local frame makers move with the times

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Wah Ming Optical is one of Hong Kong's oldest manufacturers of metal frames. The company was established in 1968, when most of the frame makers here were small, family-run operations ... and marketing co-ordinator. 'As far as I know, we were the first metal frame factory in town.' Early on, the company hired a team of German engineers, who were brought to Hong Kong to teach ...

  10. Apple vows action over worker suicides

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... produced by 20 universities in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland. Despite Foxconn's moves to improve conditions- such as implementing large pay rises and improving mental-health support ... 'More important, the investigation found that Foxconn's response had definitely saved lives,' the Apple report said. Debby Chan Sze-wan, spokeswoman for Hong Kong-based labour rights ...




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