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  1. Old IDs being used to get health discounts

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... The services are provided on presentation of their Hong Kong identity cards, even if they are no longer valid. Public hospital and health care services are provided at subsidised rates for Hong Kong ... to remedy the situation, and solutions. A spokesman for the authority said it offered government-subsidised public health care services for 'eligible persons' as defined in the Government ...

  2. Medical reform talks face delay

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... human swine flu.' Dr Chow said the government would increase its recurrent health-care spending to 17 per cent of total recurrent expenditure by 2011-12 as pledged. It currently comprises ... such as co-ordination work related to quarantine measures and the vaccination programme. The public consultation would be deferred. It aimed to produce detailed supplementary financing proposals for the second ...

  3. IMF issues warning over property prices

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... of mandatory health care financing scheme. The IMF findings were welcomed by the government. 'We will continue to pursue the strategy of stabilising the financial system, supporting enterprises ... per cent of the 603 respondents found current flat prices too high for the public. Slightly more than 80 per cent of the interviewees said the government should restart the Home Ownership ...

  4. Relief measures poised to ease inflation woes

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the weighting of some items such as health care products and services, as well as technology-related things will increase,' the government source said. 'The weighting of food items is expected ... The government has extended its nine-year free education policy to 12 years, or 13 years for those under the existing structure, to fully subsidise students in public primary and secondary schools. ...

  5. Business - China Business

    Business Digest, January 2, 2013

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, FP

    ... and has "a substantially sound financial position and normal business operation". China Tianrui shares were suspended from trading on Monday. Paggie Leung   Sharp weighs US$1.15b public ... China Tianrui set to resume trading today China Tianrui Group Cement will resume trading today, it said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange. The filing clarified its financial ...

  6. Parents shun check-ups at mainland clinics

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Paggie Leung

    ... Colleen Lee and Paggie Leung None of the products Hong Liyuan and Hong Haihui have been feeding their 11-month-old son have been found to be contaminated with melamine, but the Dongguan couple were worried enough to take him for a check-up in Hong Kong yesterday. They were among the mainland parents taking their Hong Kong-born children to public clinics for free kidney check-ups ...

  7. Games bid estimates loss of HK$13.8b

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Paggie Leung

    ... and intangible benefits that would be brought to Hong Kong by the Games. Tsang said bidding for the Games was 'an opportunity not to be missed', and the government would listen to public ... should tell the public if the sports facilities for ordinary residents would be affected if the application failed. 'What I really fear is that hosting the event will be like burning money ...

  8. HK to test milk for melamine at border

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Paggie Leung

    ... to six hours after inspection. Ranny Lai, public relations manager of Kowloon Dairy, said the move could restore public confidence. Meanwhile, test results on 105 samples of dairy products, ... the public has lost confidence in mainland dairy products. A survey of 557 people, conducted from September 19 to September 23, shows 89.1 per cent had no or little confidence in dairy products from ...

  9. Tycoon urges calm over crisis

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... too much,' he said. 'Hong Kong is lucky to have China because China's economy, according to Premier Wen [Jiabao], will grow by a few per cent. The financial [crisis] doesn't have too much impact on it and if Hong Kong has any [problem], China will support us.' But he said he believed the local economy would be affected by the economic turmoil for a year ...

  10. HK Olympic Piazza to mimic 'Water Cube' in Beijing

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Don't worry if you can't fly to Beijing to see the iconic 'Water Cube' aquatics centre. A mock-up of the Olympic venue will be open to the public in Tsim ... HK$2 million in sponsorship from three companies. There will be two sessions for the public at the piazza on weekdays from July 26 to August 8, and three sessions daily from August 9 after ...




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