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  1. Closer watch on mental patients during Games

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the Chaoyang Mental Health Centre and a professor of psychiatry, said the big event with all its competitions could excite mentally ill patients, as has happened during other sporting events. ... The Chaoyang Mental Health Centre, a medium-sized psychiatric hospital with 300 beds, launched a risk assessment programme in September that classified its mental patients into four grades, with Grade ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Northern China on health alert as smog worsens

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Pollution levels off the scale in Beijing, and with no wind, conditions could get even worse Health alert as choking smog worsens in north ... pollution data published hourly on Twitter showed the level of health-threatening PM2.5 - or particles smaller than 2.5 microns - had reached 886 micrograms per cubic metre at 8pm. Its Air Quality ...

  3. Project to help Beijing pupils cope in life

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... The three-year Beijing project will help 900 children in 30 kindergartens. Acting vice-president of HKIEd Cheng Yin-cheong said the project showed significant progress in promoting mental health. ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Poorly parked BMW in Beijing spray-painted with insults

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:22pm by Amy Li

    ... this is wrong," said a blogger on Weibo, where the photo went viral on Friday. Others blamed the rich-hating mentality prevalent in China, where the gap between rich and poor has widened in recent years.  ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services for mentally ill lacking, conference told The fifth International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health opened in Hong Kong yesterday with more than 1,300 ... million Hongkongers suffered from some degree of mental illness. An increasing number of people had been diagnosed with mild degrees of mental illness in recent years, he said, and there were ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing will not 'exclude possibility' of H7N9 infections

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 11:59am by Ernest Kao

    ... cases of pneumonia. Hong Kong’s Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said on Wednesday, there was no need yet to raise the city's pandemic response level, but the reintroduction of visitor health declaration forms was being considered. Taiwan’s health department has designated the H7N9 virus a notifiable disease. ...

  7. Appeal for change

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... a devastating article on how potential petitioners- including anyone with a grievance who may want to lodge a petition- are thrown into psychiatric hospitals regardless of the state of their mental health. One example cited was Xu Lindong, a poor farmer in Henan province who was locked up in Zhumadian Psychiatric Hospital after he filed complaints against the local government over a land ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Seven-year-old girl confirmed as Beijing's first bird flu case

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 09:41am by Minnie Chan

    ... disease outbreaks since the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak a decade ago. Beijing health authorities said both the girl's parents were vendors in a poultry market in Shayu town, ... of the disease. The girl developed flu symptoms on Thursday morning and was admitted to hospital that night. The health bureau said the girl's condition had improved after doctors gave her ...

  9. News - China - PROPERTY

    News of home sale tax prompts rise in weekend transactions

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 11:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... with people as late as 11pm in the evening. “This type of crazy herd mentality is not new in China,” one netizen posted on Sina Weibo. "Hopefully this will have an impact on speculators." ...

  10. Driven crazy

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... they were before they owned a car. It seems that private car ownership isn't just contributing significantly to the poor air quality of many cities, but is harmful to the nation's mental health. That will not come as a shock to the families of the 100,000 people who die on the roads every year, often because of the sort of dangerous driving that suggests many drivers are indeed ...




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