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  1. Blood, sweat & fears

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

    ... a thoughtful man from a Henan farming family, was part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA). He joined the PLA's Second Artillery Unit in 1978 to escape grinding poverty, and spent many of his years there as an army writer. Growing up in Henan during the famine that followed the Great Leap Forward, Yan experienced extreme hardships and is disgusted that Chinese fiction writers ...

  2. The needle and the damage done

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Steven Ribet

    ... People's Liberation Army Hospital on June 29. He says there are 53 victims in the capital alone. Seventy per cent, he reckons, cannot walk at all. The SFDA has not published findings from its ...

  3. Resort hospital is state of the art

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the vision and ability of the local government to get things done. In 2008, the People's Liberation Army Central Hospital met with the Hainan provincial government, Hainan People's Hospital in Haikou and Hainan No3 People's Hospital in Sanya to discuss what would eventually become a joint venture between all parties, a subsidiary of the PLA Central Hospital in Haitang Bay. As soon ...

  4. PLA eyes 'Night Eagle' to make army of night owls

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has opened up a new front in the war against sleep. It has developed a drug that can keep its soldiers awake and active for as long as 72 hours, state television reported yesterday. But its scientists didn't disclose its ingredients. The anti-sleep drug- called Night Eagle- was unveiled as one of 600 ...

  5. Doctors wary about flu vaccine as people's response is lukewarm

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Private doctors remain sceptical about the swine flu vaccine and people's response is still lukewarm, as the government's free vaccination programme is set to begin today. As of Friday, only 1,571, or 0.4 per cent of, young children were booked to receive shots at 12 public clinics, Department of Health statistics showed. A total of 380,000 children aged ...

  6. Retired army engineers stage rally over pension

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... saying 'Implement the central government's policy' and 'Admit we are nuclear soldiers'. They identified themselves as the 'Guangdong veterans of the People's Liberation Army's Technician 203 Division'. One protester said they were asking Guangdong to recognise the soldiers and pay them the allowances promised by the central government in June. ...

  7. Hours cut 'means one doctor for 200 people'

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A move to reduce the working hours of public doctors may result in one having to take care of 200 patients at night if the Hospital Authority fails to put in more resources, a hospital administrator has warned. Senior hospital executives have bee ...

  8. Lighting up people's lives

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... In a dusty, poor mainland village, one doctor is doing all he can to help, writes Lau Kit Wai Orbis student ambassadors were welcomed by flies rather than hearty villagers when they set foot on a remote area in the mainland. Flies were everywhere in a vil ...

  9. Food safety 'keeps us fighting fit'

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma The People's Liberation Army circular last week ordering stepped up food safety was part of its 'preparation for military conflicts' and the overall safety of the army. A report in the PLA Daily said the General Logistics Department was asking army personnel to strengthen food safety management by stepping up supervision of the quality of the agricultural ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainland officials reported a new case of human infection on the weekend, when the Ministry of Health confirmed a People's Liberation Army soldier was found to be carrying the deadly virus. ...




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