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  1. Gifts for all the needy

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong in its outreach to neglected elderly people. Arts in Hospital will provide free art workshops for elderly patients. OSC will help 10,000 elderly people undergo vital health check-ups. ... at RTHK, Cliff Buddle, acting editor-in-chief of South China Morning Post; and local artist Joyce Cheng Yan-yee. OSC is one of Hong Kong's most popular charities, and is jointly organised ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Health centre raises issues over mainland bird-flu warnings The Centre for Health Protection is hoping to improve the notification system with the mainland so Hong Kong will be alerted ... with RTHK. Hong Kong can still compete, says executive councillor Executive councillor and insurance legislator Bernard Charnwut Chan has dismissed fears of Hong Kong being marginalised amid global ...

  3. Summit a sideshow to HK's pressing policy issues

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the plan. He has couched the issues the economic summit will address in terms of how Hong Kong could benefit from the plan. But this is a euphemistic way of spelling out the external threats Hong ... of the mainland. Hong Kong cannot afford to be complacent. But the issues raised by the chief executive for consideration by the summit are not new. They amount to a need to ensure that our city adapts ...

  4. HK's disconnect in health and air policy

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... pollution does not constitute a public health crisis? Please explain why you disagree with the Hong Kong Paediatric Society, Hong Kong Geriatric Society, Hong Kong Asthma Society, Hong Kong Society ... Markus Shaw Here's a direct question for the chief executive: 'Do you agree that air pollution is a serious public health issue?' If the answer is 'yes', then why ...

  5. Heavy lifting left to the next team

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the event of another economic storm. The financial secretary offered modest relief measures to supplement increased investment in education, health and welfare, leaving longer-term issues critical to Hong Kong's competitiveness to the next administration. Hopes that the outgoing government would address social unrest over a widening wealth gap compounded by inflation were disappointed. ...

  6. Hong Kong needs more than a healthy economy

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as being the most urgent are those related to making Hong Kong a better place in which to work and live. Improving the environment, easing poverty, and furthering health-care reform were among ... not back away from initiatives, even those which are long-term. There is a need for concrete policy proposals to meet the many challenges Hong Kong faces. Mr Tsang should also bear in mind ...

  7. Public health must be the priority

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... would best protect the health of Hong Kong citizens. The second course of action would see Hong Kong refrain from embarrassing the mainland- maintaining good ties with the powers ... Over the past few years, Hong Kong has been hit by various food scares, all sourced to the mainland. First it was poultry with the deadly bird flu virus. Then vegetables were found ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pan-democrats must address social issues I admire what the pan-democrats have done for Hong Kong. But we have now reached a milestone in the democracy movement. We need to keep working for greater democracy, but it is time that we looked at the many social issues that are affecting millions of people in Hong Kong. These issues have been neglected in the past few months during ...

  9. Tsang told to put political reform at top of work list

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the review on constitutional reform. It's very important for Hong Kong, just like building a house- there should be a good foundation,' she said. She noted that the new chief executive ... structure that accurately reflected the 'mainstream opinions' of Hong Kong people and was acceptable to them. Only when such a system was in place could the city concentrate on tackling ...

  10. Quality counts

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Fong

    ... to the forefront many issues that might not have been our highest priorities before- clean air, rich heritage, an accessible waterfront, high-quality health care and adequate housing. Hong Kong is one ... Alex Fong Hong Kong's ranking of 71st in a global quality-of-living survey this year had the community up in arms. Regional rival Singapore secured 28th position in a table dominated ...




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