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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Housing medicine not curing the problem

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Gordon Tse

    ... Gordon Tse While the government has announced steps to ease housing shortages in the medium term, they are unlikely to cool prices in the near term Alternative medicine won't cureproblems Hong Kong's housing sector seems to have developed a resistance to any medicine prescribed by the government. Take the special stamp duty, for example. This punitive short-term ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. No cure in sight for medicine institute

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan and Maggie Tam The government yesterday explained to lawmakers why it planned to shut the Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine, once touted as the centre that would turn Hong Kong into a hub of traditional medicine. Describing the institute as mismanaged, wasteful and inefficient, Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology Andrew Lai Chi-wah said it had ...

  4. US targets fake medicine in anti-piracy fight

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... Irene Jay Liu It was not just the fake Louboutin high-heel shoes or the pirated Avatar DVD you pick up on the street that worried US officials when they held meetings with Hong Kong law enforcement agencies. Department of Homeland Security officials are particularly concerned about fake medicine and food or consumer products that threaten public safety. Beyond the billions of dollars ...

  5. 5,700 older Chinese medicines registered

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A total of 5,700 proprietary Chinese medicines that were manufactured or sold locally on or before March 1999 have secured a transitional registration with the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong. Another 1,800 proprietary Chinese medicines that were released into the market after that date have been given a 'non-transitional registration' status ...

  6. Chinese-medicine clinics to stay open

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The Hospital Authority for the first time is keeping its Chinese-medicine outpatient clinics open over the Easter break as another measure to cope with the flu outbreak. Eight clinics will provide limited services from today instead of shutting for the break. The authority's adviser of integrative medicine, Vivian Wong Taam Chi-woon, said yesterday the arrangement ...

  7. Programme for medicinal purposes

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... programme with Hong Kong Baptist University to nurture future specialists in traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. The debut three-week programme, in which 16 final-year undergraduates ... for local students to learn Chinese medicine production skills and theories. 'In the past, they could only go to China [to learn these skills]. But Hong Kong has developed unique methods ...

  8. Products register set to shake up the Chinese medicines market

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Patsy Moy The market for Chinese medicines in Hong Kong is expected to undergo a major shake-up after the launch yesterday of a new product-registration system. The system requires all manufacturers of Chinese medicines to provide clinical proof of their claims to cure ailments, and state the levels of toxins, pesticide residues and microbes contained ...

  9. No sweet medicine for our inflation's ills

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung The consumer price index has jumped: everybody knows this because it is eating into their wallets. Basically, there are just two factors: food prices and rent. Few have been screaming at landlords and property tycoons- all attention is on ri ...

  10. Learn more about Chinese medicine

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

    ... To promote Chinese medicine in Hong Kong, the 2006 Hong Kong Health Expo and the International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine will be held from July 28 to 30 at the Asia World-Expo in Chek Lap Kok. There will be exhibitions on the history and development of traditional Chinese medicine, as well as seminars discussing major diseases from both the western ...




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