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  1. No incentive for full medical cover: insurers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... last year, just 100,000 had full cover, the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers says. 'This is way too low,' the chairwoman of the federation's health-care reform taskforce, Manlo Cheung, said yesterday. 'People do not have the incentive to buy [full policies] as they are well covered by the public health-care system.' The insurance sector paid out $3.75 billion ...

  2. Wrong baby given drug; staff told to cut errors

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... a caller who said he was a health-care worker said it would boost the public's confidence in the shots if he and health minister York Chow Yat-ngok got the first jabs. 'I am not part ... health-care workers wanted the jabs, with some fearing side effects and others simply not wanting inoculations. The government plans to provide free swine flu vaccines for about two million people ...

  3. Inquiry is not about punishing culprits, health minister says

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Hospital Authority has been considering ways to improve the health care system after a spate of blunders that have tarnished the image of public hospitals. The authority's board will tomorrow discuss a report of an investigation into the baby mix-up at Queen Elizabeth Hospital last month. But Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said it would ...

  4. Business - China Business

    SMEs power new wave of European investment in China

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... in health care, biotechnology and medical technology. The European Union is well aware of the power of SMEs, which is why the European Commission proposed to earmark €2.5 billion to help SMEs ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com European firms are bringing fresh investment to China, including Hong Kong, and this time it is SMEs seeking to expand into new markets Riding high ...

  5. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Towngas to spin-off business 'when time is ripe': CEO Peter Wong

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Anita Lam

    ... to spin off HK supply business Hong Kong and China Gas, known as Towngas, will spin off its Hong Kong gas-distribution business into a separately listed company when the time is ripe, according ... to start a major project in Shanghai someday we might consider [a spin-off]." Hong Kong and China Gas, through Hong Kong-listed Towngas, has 166 projects on the mainland. The Hong Kong gas ...

  6. Business - Money

    Island's equities try to lure Hong Kong investors

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 40 per cent to their counterparts in India and Indonesia. Cabraal said an unprecedented level of infrastructure investment plus an upcoming free-trade pact with China would boost the economy, eventually translating into better company earnings and higher stock values. In May, China offered a US$2.2 billion loan to Sri Lanka to support its infrastructure projects, and Chinese investors ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance

    Bloomberg privacy breaches raise red flags: experts

    Posted May 15th 2013, 10:30am by George Chen, Phila Siu, Anita Lam

    ... and argued the information was too sensitive to be seen by reporters. Goldman complained to the financial news and data provider, prompting a public apology from Bloomberg chief executive Daniel ... in the Greater China region: “Bloomberg customers’ personal information can be accessed, including senior management of big corporations and central banks of various countries. This severely damages ...

  8. Tourists ready for their historic trip to Taiwan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Lawrence Chung

    ... will be the first to arrive in Taiwan tomorrow, although tours from Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai and Xiamen will arrive later in the day. To catch the 6.30am flight on China Southern Airlines, tourists from ... the airport for anyone who requested it. The distinction of being aboard the first charter flight to land in Taiwan had sparked frantic competition, the Nanfang Daily reported. China Southern twice ...

  9. Tram service to be 'showcase' for Asia market

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... step' for the company's development in China. Veolia Transport, a subsidiary of Veolia Environment, operates public transit systems including trains, metros, light rails, monorails ... 'When we tell China officials that we operate a tramway in Hong Kong, they are all fascinated... If you are in Hong Kong, you are good,' Mr Cukierman said. When the French multinational ...

  10. Cancellations lessen impact of Japanese destroyer's visit

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... they returned to China nearly 63 years after the end of the second world war. But perhaps the Japanese troops' first friendly exchange with Chinese people in such a long time fell short of expectations, as mainland authorities decided at the last minute to cancel virtually all public functions for the destroyer Sazanami. According to the itinerary handed out to the Japanese media covering ...




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