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  1. News - Hong Kong - SARS ANNIVERSARY

    Hong Kong woman tests negative for Sars-like virus

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:13pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... labouratory test results for respiratory specimens from the 37-year-old woman were negative for the novel coronavirus, a department spokesman said. The woman, with good past health, travelled ... the spokesman said. The novel coronavirus has killed 11 people since it was first reported in the Middle East last September. It is also associated with Sars or severe respiratory disease that killed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Saudi boy with Sars-like virus in Hong Kong's QM Hospital

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... If confirmed, it would be the world's third case of the novel coronavirus, which killed one man and left the other critically ill. The city's health authorities received a report from Ruttonjee Hospital yesterday that it was handling a suspected case of severe respiratory disease associated with the novel coronavirus, a spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection said. ...

  3. Women on the block a novel way to raise funds for children

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... not be an unheard of concept. But bidding for a date with a respectable girl is somewhat novel. For Li, finding willing female volunteers required some effort. 'I think people are scared ...

  4. Novel approach to elderly care attracts hard-to-win funding

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... In the second of a three-part series on a government fund to promote a more caring community, Anita Lam looks at non-governmental organisations The few community groups that succeeded in obtaining grants from a hard-to-get government fund say they have de ...

  5. Book sale to build classrooms for needy

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... environment.' World Vision hopes to raise HK$2 million from the sale of more than 350,000 books. They include textbooks, novels and reference books at prices as low as HK$5. The charity sale is taking ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MR. SHANGKONG

    Old Shanghai legacy guardian to be remembered for her writing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 05:18pm by George Chen

    ... for novels such as The Blue House, The Banker, The Poor Street and Ding Xiang Villa, which all focus on local family life, business and romance in Shanghai during and after the disastrous 10-year ...

  7. Storied bay

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eunice Chu The legendary old Repulse Bay Hotel in Island South has appeared in an acclaimed novel of Eileen Cheung, one of the greatest modern Chinese authors. Love in a Fallen City tells the story of a dandy and an educated woman being stuck in Hong Kong during the second world war, and eventually falling in love. The hotel was where they had their early dates. ...

  8. Magazines - Style

    Books for design lovers

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in tandem with his novel of the same name, and every item in its collection, assembled over more than 10 years, figures in a memory Pamuk invented for the characters he imagined. The book’s imagery ...

  9. Daswani delivers the write stuff

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Kavita Daswani, Los Angeles-based fashion and entertainment writer for the Post, has announced the release of her second novel. Her first, last year's international ... a husband and son, Daswani's new novel will tell of an Indian woman who balances her arranged marriage with life as a journalist at a magazine in LA. 'I used some of my experiences ...

  10. City Digest

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1997, returns to life as a free newspaper from August 20. Founded in 1950 as the evening edition of Ta Kung Pao, it was known for serialising martial arts novels by Louis Cha Leung-yung ...




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