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  1. Healthy option

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... WHEN IT COMES to Chinese medicine, many of us may recall that 'bitter' experience of sipping huge bowls of a dark and smelly herbal brew fed to us by our grandparents. But now Chinese medicine is gaining popularity among the younger generation a ...

  2. New food regime begins today

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Paggie Leung

    ... A nutrition labelling law comes into force today, but food products with incomplete nutrition labels could still be seen yesterday. Checks by South China Morning Post reporters found that almost all products carried labels indicating their nutritional con ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors urge C.Y. Leung to move on medical insurance tax incentives

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Leading doctors tell Leung Chun-ying the move should kick-start reforms to health financing Medics call for insurance tax incentives Calls are mounting ... core members of the Medical Association, during a meeting with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday. Medical Association vice-president Dr Chow Pak-chin said a tax incentive would ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Johnny Tam Leung Chun-ying announces task force to further promote the industry in HK Body to 'advance' Chinese medicine Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ambitious plans to develop the city's traditional Chinese medicine industry took a step forward yesterday with the appointment of a task force to help bring the idea to fruition. Leung wants ...

  5. Leung opens up health care debate

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... When chief executive-designate Leung Chun-ying promised to exclude mainland mothers without Hong Kong husbands from private hospital maternity wards, he touched a sensitive public nerve. The outgoing administration has proved numb to it, pressing ahead with negotiations for 20,000-25,000 mainland babies to be born in private hospitals in 2013 regardless. As a result, Leung has felt ...

  6. Classmates visit Leung in hospital

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Dozens of classmates of Jason Leung Song-xue, 18, who survived the hostage crisis but suffered a severe head injury, along with teachers from his former school, HKMA David ... recovery. His mother and fellow survivor, Amy Leung Ng Yau-woon, accompanied him to hospital. The school will hold a prayer service on Friday. ...

  7. Fairwood Crown trainer Leung fined

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Andy Leung Ting-wah was yesterday fined HK$75,000 by the Jockey Club stewards after an inquiry into an incident involving Fairwood Crown on May 7. Leung was found guilty of a breach of Rule 150 after declared starter Fairwood Crown was presented twice that day for an official veterinary examination. The horse had failed the first examination by club vet Dr ...

  8. Medical sector fears impact of a ban

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The city's health chief has urged private hospitals to stop accepting 2013 bookings from pregnant mainlanders who do not have Hong Kong husbands, as Leung ... announcement that the quota for births by such mainland mothers would be set at zero next year. Chow added that hospitals should hold off bookings until after Leung takes office on July 1. 'It ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Economy fit, doctors a hit

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dr Leung Ka-lau, member, Legislative Council As told to Chiu Po-sze Public Hospital Doctors Economy fit, doctors a hit Future trends for hiring doctors in public hospitals depend on the economic situation. If the economy is good, the Hospital Authority (HA) will receive more funding from the government and will be able to hire more doctors. If the economy is bad, however, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hospital Authority faces increasing demands on its services

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by LEUNG PAK-YIN

    ... Leung Pak-yin Leung Pak-yin says the Hospital Authority is constantly striving to meet increasing demands on services, which have been stretched by an ageing population and a rise ... to increase our capacity for cataract surgery, haemodialysis and radiological imaging services. Dr Leung Pak-yin is chief executive of the Hospital Authority. This is an edited abstract of his keynote ...




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