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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What the local media says

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Nelson Cheng

    ... divorce, give birth in HK Mainland agencies are providing services for women who want to give birth in Hong Kong, even though they have no links to the city. A reporter visited an agency in Shenzhen, posing as such a woman. The agency advised her to get divorced and become "the mainland wife of a Hong Kong man" through a fake marriage, to gain the right to give birth in Hong ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Smoke on the water

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... will become an even bigger public health threat. Our ship owners know Hong Kong can do better. This is because their ships sail around the world and, in European and North American ports, there have ... environmental level. By taking decisive action in the near future, the government will win political kudos. The authorities have a duty to act if they are serious about protecting public health. Hong ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... health has not been given an appropriate priority in Hong Kong. The referral time for a person in need to see a government psychiatrist ranges from 18 months to two years. However, the consultation time for each appointment may last just five to seven minutes. A sustainable public health policy, which Hong Kong lacks, should focus on providing a comprehensive wellness intervention ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... international marathon. Anthony J. Hedley, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong 'Bad apples' should not get mainland permits I reply to Chris Yeung's At Large column ... all their members and companies in the private and the public sector to avoid dealing with this organisation. We recognise and salute Hong Kong's move towards adding Islamic finance, ...

  6. Polluters deserve no sympathy

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... already caused extensive damage to the country's ecology and a host of public health problems. Some of the Hong Kong businesses being driven out of the PRD may want to carry ... Hong Kong businesses operating in the Pearl River Delta are moaning about being threatened with closure if they fail to comply with strict environmental standards. Faced with their pleas ...

  7. Man held after illegal pork, cigarettes seized

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a fine of $2 million and seven years? imprisonment,? the spokesman warned.?Under the Imported Game, Meat and Poultry Regulations of the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance, it is an offence to bring into Hong Kong any meat and poultry without an official certificate.?The maximum penalty is a fine of $50,000 and six months? imprisonment,? he added. ...

  8. Shipshape

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christine Loh Does Hong Kong's container port have a future? The short answer is, it needs a total clean-up first. In the past, Hong Kong held the top position in terms of throughput because it was the trans-shipment hub to the mainland and elsewhere in Asia. Hong Kong was ahead of the curve in starting to build container-handling infrastructure in the 1970s. It is now ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... non-smokers and those who smoke, because of the impact on their lungs and arteries. The school of public health at the University of Hong Kong estimates that the exemption period following the 2006 Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance, from January 1, 2007 to 30 June 2009, caused large-scale damage to the health of thousands of these workers. In a representative sample of non-smoking bar ...

  10. Bird flu death sparks worries

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan and Emily Tsang Health authorities on the mainland have urged the public not to panic after a man who contracted the bird flu virus died at the weekend. But Hong Kong medical ... the department said. Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection said the viral strain that caused Chen's death was very similar to one recently found in wild birds in Hong Kong. Genetic analysis ...




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