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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... and trouble-makers would be harshly dealt with. "Violence against doctors is a serious crime and [perpetrators] will be severely punished according to the law," Li said. On Wednesday, a doctor ...

  2. Public health law 'big' weapon for officials

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... government departments to handle the outbreak. Under the new law, the administration can requisition any private property and pay compensation for such requisition. When public hospitals are full ... Ella Lee A new law that took effect in Hong Kong in July last year could become a powerful weapon for the government to combat a flu pandemic. Undersecretary for Food and Health Gabriel ...

  3. New law urged to counter attacks on medical staff

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increasing attacks by disgruntled patients on health-care staff. Deputy Mayor Li Zhuobin said he was 'very worried about the practice' and a law should be drafted to protect both staff ... there had been 97 cases of violence related to medical compensation, resulting in injuries to 36 medics and 5.4 million yuan in property losses. 'Hospitals are places to protect people's ...

  4. Patent claims see biggest rise in 20 years

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Patent applications on the mainland increased by more than a third last year, but quality standards were lower than overseas, the state intellectual property chief said in Beijing yesterday. State Intellectual Property Office director Tian Lipu said his office had accepted 476,264 patent applications last year, up 34.6 per cent- the highest increase in two decades. ...

  5. Developer awaits verdict after trial

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The politically sensitive trial of property developer Chau Ching-ngai has ended, but a verdict is yet to be announced. Chau's trial on charges of falsifying registered capital and manipulating stock prices only began on Wednesday. He has been in custody for a year. Full report- A5 ...

  6. Patent behaviour

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... have received patents or registration from patent offices on the mainland or in Europe. Source: Intellectual Property Department ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin signs law banning smoking in public places

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning smoking in public places in Russia from June, a cornerstone of the government’s bid to improve public health in the nicotine-addicted country, the Kremlin said on Monday. The law makes smoking illegal in restaurants, cafes, hotels, trains and a host of other places and will take effect in two ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beauty industry can't self-regulate; new laws needed

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... since laws governing clinics and hospitals were enacted decades ago. But as beauty treatment is increasingly popular, giving it priority is essential. Hong Kong's reputable health-care ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Law stipulating doctors' role in beauty procedures sought

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Beauty salons let unqualified people perform risky procedures to save on cost, medics say Law on doctors' role in beauty treatments urged Doctors and a beauty industry leader have called for the passing of a law that stipulates the procedures that only a doctor may perform. There are concerns that beauty salons are cutting costs ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... relationship with the village chief helped his work in exploring the benefits of kava, a plant with stress-relieving properties. Pacific island cultures have consumed a beverage made from pounded kava ... rose root or golden root), schizandra (also known as wu wei zi ) and goji or wolfberry - plants that have been known for their medicinal properties in this part of the world for centuries, ...




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