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  1. Nearly 300 complain over finger gesture

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Rarely have so many protested in so short a time Philip Wong Yu-hong's raised-middle-finger gesture, broadcast live on television, continues to dog the legislator. It was revealed yesterday his gesture - widely seen as having been vulgar - was the subject of 290 complaints to the Broadcasting Authority in three days, or 42 per cent of the total complaints received ...

  2. License outlets, cigarette firm urges

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to young people. A consultancy study commissioned by Philip Morris Asia estimated the move would cost the administration $4 million a year involving the recruitment of two more tobacco control ... to switch public attention from major anti-smoking measures such as pictorial warnings on tobacco packages to something trivial,' Dr Leung said. Philip Morris said a two-month study on access ...

  3. Tobacco firm seeks to alter warning labels

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Graphic health warnings being planned for cigarette packets should cover only one side of the box to keep the brand intact on the other side, tobacco giant Philip Morris has ... will force tobacco companies to print six health warnings, on a rotating basis, on at least half of the front and back of cigarette packets. There is a 12-month grace period, which Philip Morris ...

  4. 'Pill' sends pictures from inside body

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... such as by injecting the capsule into blood vessels to let it travel to different parts of the body such as the brain and heart. But the current capsule is too big for that.' Philip Chiu Wai-yan, ...

  5. Dengue fever risk greater this year

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... cent. Philip Ho Yuk-yin, consultant for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, said the findings were cause for alarm because the five areas represented a third of the 16 districts ...

  6. Smoking costs $5b a year, HKU study claims

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Sarah McGhee and Helen Lapsley from the University of Queensland in Australia. Tobacco company Philip Morris, which has more than 50 per cent of the market share in Hong Kong, refused to comment ... smokers. Philip Morris said that it supported a licensing system for retailers selling cigarettes. Under a scheme in force in countries including the US, Singapore and Australia, traders who sell ...

  7. Cancer warning as study finds rise in stomach disease

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... pylori should receive treatment because it can cause ulcers and even cancer,' Philip Chiu Wai-yan said, adding the advancement of medical treatment and improvements in general hygiene ...

  8. Call to provide dental care for poor

    Posted Dec 19th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... at Prince Philip Dental Hospital, a teaching hospital of the University of Hong Kong, or 'emergency cases' in which a patient suffers severe tooth pain. Professor Lo said the lack ...

  9. Demand to end the confusion on legal guardians

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... was 'out of its scope'. In a letter to Philip Beh Swan-lip, professor of pathology at the University of Hong Kong, in November, the Guardianship Board suggested Dr Beh seek advice from ...

  10. Social workers under duress

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... professor Philip Beh Swan-lip said his research team had planned to develop a suicide risk assessment tool for social workers but the task had later proved to be impossible. The research team also ...




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