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  1. Shenzhen opens its health-care services to HK residents

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Hong Kong residents living in Shenzhen will soon be able to join the city's public health-care scheme and enjoy cheaper medical services. Shenzhen Health Bureau director Jiang Hanping said the city would allow people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan living in Shenzhen to join its public health-care scheme, allowing them the same benefits as other ...

  2. Health-care plan targets workers, say protesters

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ...-care spending. 'Hong Kong's tax rates are very low. Raising tax rates is the best way to subsidise public medical expenses,' he said. Mr Tam said medical insurance and mandatory ... The government launched a three-month public consultation on the reform in March and proposed six financing options: social health insurance, out-of-pocket payments, medical savings accounts, voluntary ...

  3. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital, is a vice-chairman of the city's largest union, the Federation of Trade Unions. He is also a founding member and the vice-chairman of the nine-year-old Hong Kong Public Hospitals, ... in Hong Kong faced a lot of pressing conditions. 'Long working hours is the most serious problem. The Hospital Authority doctors' fight a few months ago for a reduction of working hours ...

  4. Social workers prone to mental-health woes

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Increased workloads and job uncertainty are behind the problem, a survey finds Almost half of Hong Kong's social workers are at risk of developing mental-health problems, a survey has ... that 45 per cent of respondents were at risk of developing mental-health problems. 'The numbers were quite shocking,' said Mr Law, who also teaches social work at the University of Hong ...

  5. Employers eye gyms to lower health bills

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Corporate memberships of fitness centres see a quantum leap More employers in Hong Kong are encouraging their staff to join health clubs to stem corporate medical bills which ... in Hong Kong of Fitness First, a global health club operator. He said local companies were waking up to the idea of keeping their staff fit, with the number of new members joining the chain ...

  6. Public scrapers make heavy work of lamp-post labels

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... may be, I am sure the tax-paying public would prefer such teams were organised to scrape our lamp posts more efficiently. So will Hong Kong's scraper-in-chief please identify himself, ... It is a source of endless fascination to newcomers to Hong Kong to observe types of employment in the city rarely seen in other parts of the world. Where, away from here, would you come ...

  7. Public Eye

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... companies and the thousands of factories - many Hong Kong-owned - on the mainland. These prime polluters are members of the chamber of commerce. Public Eye applauds any pressure on the government ... Will the fat cats get even more? Oxfam says the number of working poor in Hong Kong has hit a record. Bosses are paying workers too little to support their families. Educators are angry the government ...

  8. Public Art Lecture Series

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... December 11 The Making of Art in Public Spaces by Sabrina Fung 7pm to 9pm. Rm 1502 AB, 15/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai Admission fee: $100 for each session or $360 for the entire series. Half ... 18. Fujiimage Gallery, 4/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai. Free admission. Reservation required. Enquiry: 2922 2822 ...

  9. Public Eye

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... obstruction? Why only mobile phone salespeople and not the bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Wyndham Street and Soho that flout Hong Kong's obstruction, food and noise laws with impunity? Public Eye dares ... had enough of the gibberish being spewed by big business to avoid paying Hong Kong's hard-pressed workers a decent wage. The latest to talk nonsense is Duncan Abate of the Employers' ...

  10. Public servants and prostitutes join the May Day chorus

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... called for the trade to be legalised in Hong Kong. Ms Yim said many women had been forced to turn to prostitution because of the poor economy. 'Some sex workers working in Hong Kong are from the mainland or other countries, and that also boosts the population of sex workers here,' Ms Yim said, claiming there were up to 400,000 sex workers in Hong Kong. Janelle Fawkes, a member ...




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