• Sunday
  • August 31, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:26pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 506 for order of the british empire

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London British household has suffered one death while another member is unconscious, widow says Sars-like virus devastates family The widow of the first person to die ... moved to Birmingham in order to be closer to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he began chemotherapy in January. Abid Hussain, in his early 60s, developed flu-like symptoms immediately on his ...

  2. Monopolise drugs industry, tycoon says

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Priscilla Jiao The billionaire chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha built his fortune on running a beverage empire in a market economy. But when it comes to the pharmaceutical ... medicine and fill production orders based on needs, and that the government should verify the cost and set reasonable prices. 'The profits of pharmaceutical companies should be set at around ...

  3. Chemical reaction

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and cigars, which he dispenses liberally to overseas clients, while secretaries totter in and out carrying samples and price lists. Chang wears designer clothes, deals in multimillion-dollar orders ... around Chang's empire and see inside a sophisticated and efficient organisation that is indifferent to controversy over the effects of its drugs and driven by a single motivation: money. ...

  4. Competition over, the monkey business starts

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... dished out to the 10,000 athletes. Britain might be on an austerity drive, but they haven't scrimped on this important item. In Beijing, they only handed out 100,000 so the British have been ... in 1992 and numbers have kept increasing since. At Sydney 2000 it was 70,000, but the Aussies had under-estimated and had to order an extra 20,000 as demand was high. We couldn't find out how ...

  5. Hospital Authority aims to match British success

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nearly GBP57 million (HK$716 million) on tackling health care-associated infections, according to the National Audit Office. In 2007 alone, British hospitals spent nearly GBP120 million ... million. 'The British experience has aptly demonstrated that with appropriate leadership and resources support, a favourable outcome could be achieved,' authority chief executive Leung ...

  6. British hysteria failed to worry HK parents

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and for primary-one pupils. Even after the now-discredited British study linking autism with the MMR vaccine in 1998, the city's vaccination rate for locally-born children remained high. Since 2003, ...

  7. Surgeons operate to end the life of unborn twin after court order

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... has needed to seek a court order to abort a fetus older than 24 weeks. Hong Kong law does not allow the abortion of a fetus older than that age. ...

  8. British Council staff too busy for balance

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... with Barclay Crawford We're always hearing allegations that everyone in Hong Kong works too long, too late and too frequently. So the British Council has come up with a novel solution- 'Work-Life Balance Month'. Last month, staff from the international cultural relations organisation could choose to take an hour each week to indulge in such activities ...

  9. Mind how you go, no matter how painful

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the very end, he refused to take morphine in order to keep his mind lucid and to communicate with close friends and loved ones. Our hearts go out to them. What keeps men like Lau, Hawking and Tony Judt- the distinguished British historian who suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and died in 2010- going? Others in a similar state would surely falter and lose hope. Judt kept ...

  10. Order restored after factory protest

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Fengxiang A heavy police presence temporarily restored peace to turbulent Fengxiang county in Shaanxi province yesterday, where hundreds of villagers stormed a chemical plant that is being blamed for more than 600 children falling ill. The ...




SCMP.com Account