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  1. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  2. Business - Companies

    CK Life Sciences buys top Australian salt producer

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing is buying Australia’s largest salt producer Cheetham Salt in a deal worth US$157 million, a subsidiary of his Cheung Kong ... Kong Life Sciences chief executive officer Kam Hing-lam said in a statement. CK Life Sciences, chaired by Li’s eldest son and heir to his Cheung Kong conglomerate, Victor, is involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1093823/ck-life-sciences-buys-top-australian-salt-producer
  3. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's former house in Kowloon Tong to go on sale

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former residence in Kowloon will be put up for sale after a plan to turn the property into a museum dedicated to the icon ... house in Kowloon Tong has been used as a short-stay love hotel for several years. Yu could not be reached on Wednesday for comment. The kung fu star died in Hong Kong after a severe reaction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1068705/bruce-lees-kowloon-tong-residence-go-sale
  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1041418/hong-kong-open-cuts-prize-money
  6. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... cannot accept that third-world medical hardware is still being used in our public hospitals. With the rapidly rising demand from mainlanders for medical services in Hong Kong, our public system ... squeezed out of the system and unable to enjoy health care because our public hospitals cannot cope with the rising demand. Such a scenario would only deepen existing social conflicts. Albert Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991379/hong-kong-can-and-should-pay-good-health-care
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should focus on sex education as a matter of good health

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Sex education is a health issue The public is up in arms about mainland mothers giving birth here, but is largely oblivious to a flood of young Hong Kong women and girls ... consequences. Given Hong Kong's social conservatism, New York's answer- handing out contraceptives in public schools- is not an option. The government and non-government organisations should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1102512/hong-kong-should-focus-sex-education-matter-good-health
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Health insurance is next important reform for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... insurance to help kick-start financing reforms. The cost would come on top of the government's huge bill for heavily subsidised public-hospital health care for everyone. But health insurance ... and acute care. It would also lead to better use of resources, instead of public hospitals caring for 90 per cent of local patients with only 40 per cent of our doctors. Health insurance is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1048060/health-insurance-next-important-reform-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong scientists to launch alternative air quality health index

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Pollution alert system sidelined by government takes specific health risks into account, giving the public advice on levels of physical exertion ... their air quality health index (AQHI), to be provided on a website as early as next month, will offer the public better, clearer and more timely advice on health risks than the present government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1024785/hong-kong-scientists-launch-alternative-air-quality-health-index
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka and John Carney Pollution forces coach who transformed city's athletics to leave just four months into contract Wright quits to save son's health Hong Kong ... environmental degradation. One in four people in Hong Kong are now considering leaving due to air pollution, a study by public policy think tank Civic Exchange found last year. Last month, Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1032477/athletics-coach-paul-wright-quit-hong-kong-sake-sons-health

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