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  1. Hard landing may be good medicine

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wang Xiangwei As uncertainty about whether the global economy is heading into a double-dip recession resurfaces, worries about China's economic growth are also set to bubble over as investors brace for more volatility in the stock, currency, and bond ...

  2. Perseverance proves the best medicine for jailbird 'Foon-foon' Yip

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The prison authority is far more humane than you might think and seems ready to provide Chinese medicine if a prisoner so desires, that is at least if you are one-time kingpin ... 'All inmates are treated equally. No one enjoys any special privilege.' Yip has reportedly tried different western medicines without success. After fighting for years with the authorities ...

  3. Tiger medicine parks need strict supervision

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consumers. A report in today's Post Magazine about the production of Chinese medicines and wine from tigers in Guilin in southwest China will disturb many. The generic description 'tiger ... Tiger-based remedies have long been used in China to treat ailments ranging from toothache to epilepsy to arthritis. Visitors to the park are assured that tiger medicine also increases strength, ...

  4. Entrepreneurial HR head sought by medicine firm

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... director to be based in Hong Kong for the client. Ms Heng said her client was a fast-growing company involved in the research, development and production of western and traditional medicines ...

  5. Bad medicine

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... area, using the bones of animals it claims have died naturally in captivity to produce 'medicinal' wine. Posing as Chinese medicine traders, we visited the park and found the supply ... bottle. Tigers have been used in Chinese traditional medicine for centuries. Their eyeballs are used to treat epilepsy, their bile for convulsions, their whiskers for toothache and their penises ...

  6. Teachers to promote Chinese medicine

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan An association has been set up to promote Chinese medicine and its philosophies in secondary schools. The Hong Kong Association for the Enhancement of Traditional Chinese Medicine Education, founded by a group of teachers, plans to help schools develop inter-disciplinary curricula in Chinese medicines. Li Lei-ching, association chair, said Hong Kong young people were out ...

  7. Chinese regulator must crack down on drug producers who cut corners

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... firms and approving medicines of dubious provenance. It's clear from the report that companies did not always comply with the law. What it really highlighted for public health economists, ... to rely less on good faith. When my team looked at generic malaria drugs sold in Accra, Ghana, and Lagos, Nigeria, through a massive new donor health programme called the Affordable Medicines ...

  8. Balancing acts

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh As fung shui and Chinese medicine are considered part of Chinese metaphysics, they share certain principles and philosophies. For instance, Chinese medicine focuses ... will manifest itself as symptoms affecting the people who live or work in that environment. Chinese medicine and fung shui also share the balance of the five elements, or wu xing. Basically, wood, fire, ...

  9. Health fund and China cut US$95m from grant

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... with HIV in China, cited in 2004 by the New England Journal of Medicine ...

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    Chinese boat damaged in Philippine reef

    Posted May 04th 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... medicinal qualities. The Philippine office of the World Wide Fund for Nature condemned the poaching of the pangolins after the men were caught, saying that growing demand in China was wiping ...




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