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  1. The right kind of sex education can prevent teenage tragedies

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that a practical form of sex education can be mapped out in Hong Kong and that this can prevent young couples from having sexual relations on impulse. Cheng Po-yan, Kowloon City ...

  2. Anti-graft body plans to weed out corruption with preventive tactics

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... operations were made public since its establishment one week ago. The National Bureau of Corruption Prevention was launched in Beijing yesterday as the party leadership prepares for a major ... to prevent and combat corruption,' bureau chief Ma Wen said. Its main duties included conducting policy research to 'initiate new anti-graft policies and improve existing ones' ...

  3. Activity key to preventing dementia

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to prevent dementia, an increasingly common disorder among elderly people. The Council of Social Service, CLP Power and more than 30 local elderly-concern groups launched a year-long programme for early prevention and delaying of dementia on World Alzheimer's Day yesterday. The programme will raise money to provide early dementia assessment for 5,000 elderly people as well ...

  4. The best way to prevent any more drug mix-up tragedies

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the sake of patients' rights and public health safety, wholeheartedly urge the government immediately to review this separation of duties. It would be the most effective way to prevent ...

  5. Training vital for disaster prevention

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and unpredictable. Try as we might, we cannot prevent its forces, only minimise its effects. A tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean is a good start, but the instrumentation and procedures must ...

  6. Helping prevent crime

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... prevent crime in Hong Kong. My managerial and coaching roles aside, a major part of my duty is to look for new security products and develop effective security solutions to offer our customers. ...

  7. Stigma prevents patients from seeking treatment, researchers say

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Researchers are worried that stigma associated with mental illness will deter patients from seeking professional help after about half the respondents to a Chinese University survey said they would not welcome psychiatric patients as neighbours ...

  8. Higher spending may prevent US recession despite jobs decline

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press in New York American consumers hold the key to whether the unexpected drop in employment signals a continuation of a gentle slowdown or a tumble into outright recession for the economy. The question is if after years of spending, American ...

  9. Activists accuse department of failing to prevent animal cruelty

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

    ... Joshua But Animal-welfare advocates yesterday accused the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of failing to prevent animal cruelty. David Wong Kai-yan, of Animal Earth, ... Ngan Yee-ling, of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, hoped a broader coverage of animal rights would be part of a legislative review later this year. ...

  10. Review panel seeks to prevent child tragedies

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee The government will set up a review body to examine child deaths to identify ways to prevent similar tragedies, an official said yesterday. Establishing such a body ... for health, welfare and food (family), said the review panel also would identify trends to develop prevention strategies. 'We will find trends and distributions and give suggestions ...




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