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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    'Build homes in Hong Kong's country parks to help the young', say tycoons

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:32pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Call to build homes in country parks While young people remain in pro-democracy protest camps on the streets of Hong Kong, several prominent businessmen ... Vincent Lo Hong-sui, chairman of Shui On Land, a Hong Kong-listed property developer. "We have to give hope to young people that they will be able to have a decent place. Otherwise, why do ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 25, 2014

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:10am by LETTERS

    ... the government should make more concrete concessions. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor could do more, by suggesting topics for a new round of dialogue with the Hong Kong Federation of Students. ... in Hong Kong would continue. There is clearly a rift between the government and a whole generation of citizens. There is an urgent need for both sides to reach reconciliation through dialogue. ...

  3. Sars aftermath is still a matter of urgency

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the past month or so, health officials and the public have seen two thorough, expert assessments of how Hong Kong's public health system fared during this spring's Sars ... to conduct contact tracing in the event of any new infectious disease cases, whether they come from the public or private sector. These are encouraging signs that Hong Kong's public health ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Thailand's drug rehab centre The Cabin to open outpatient clinic in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Alice Woodhouse alice.woodhouse@scmp.com HK outpost for Thai rehab centre A Thailand-based addiction rehab centre is to open a Hong Kong clinic to treat its mostly expatriate clientele ... in Central. An average of five expatriates a month from Hong Kong, mostly Western, are treated for alcohol, cocaine, gambling or sex addiction at The Cabin's 50-bed centre in Chiang Mai. ...

  5. Fall guy for Sars crisis finds that people do matter

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG After 14 years as head of Hong Kong's health system, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Yeoh Eng-kiong calls it a day this week following his resignation over ... sensitivity of issues such as welfare benefits and health care under his portfolio. At a time when there was enormous pressure to cut social spending to help reduce the government deficit, he found ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    British lawmakers’ trip to China cancelled amid row over Hong Kong protests debate

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 12:25pm by DANNY LEE

    ... officials withheld the travel visa of a Conservative MP who orchestrated a recent debate on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Richard Graham was to due to join the trip, part of a UK-China ... that the parliamentarians, flying to Shanghai via Hong Kong, could visit the Occupy Central protest camps. Graham spearheaded a recent Westminster debate in which he called for Britain to maintain its commitments ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Nest and AIA offer mentoring programme for start-ups

    Posted Nov 29th 2014, 04:14am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn An interesting opportunity has arisen for people planning to set up a start-up. Nest, an early-stage venture capital firm in Hong Kong, and AIA, one of Asia's largest ... already invested in a Hong Kong company- Simple Wearables- that is working on a device that monitors the vital signs of, for example, an elderly person. This information shows up on a special ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 23, 2014

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:03am by LETTERS

    ... Time to help squeezed middle classes Hong Kong people who cannot afford to buy their own homes and are forced to rent are rapidly being priced out of their flats, and the government, ... the divide between local residents and the government, which seems not to be interested in problems facing Hong Kong people. I suppose the government will only take action when the middle classes ...

  9. HK doctors to set up medical centres for HIV-infected in Henan

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A group of Hong Kong doctors are to set up two health-care centres for people infected with HIV in Henan- the first project of its kind. About 20 doctors visited Shangcai county ... said Hong Kong doctors could help to train mainland health workers in HIV prevention and treatment. Dr Choi said many mainland doctors were reluctant to practise in rural areas and this had ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines removes 9 Hong Kong journalists from blacklist

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 01:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila, Philippines The Philippines has lifted an entry ban against nine Hong Kong journalists who shouted questions at President Benigno Aquino last year, ... questioned Aquino over a 2010 Manila hostage crisis that left eight Hong Kong residents dead. Bureau of Immigration spokeswoman Elaine Tan told AFP the ban was lifted because Aquino was not put ...




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