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  1. Traders warn of strike over chilled pork imports

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance. Legal advice suggested that only when the issue related to public health could the licensing requirements be amended. ... Speaking after meeting Deputy Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Eddy Chan Yuk-tak, Legco's agriculture and fisheries representative, Wong Yung-kan, said the government had failed ...

  2. Lunch box law plan to tackle obesity

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and freedom, so it may be more difficult to carry out the measure.' Another source said the legislation was one of several options being floated to improve the city's public health system. ... Man-mei, manager of the Centre for Nutritional Studies at Chinese University's School of Public Health, said a law was needed because lunch boxes provided by suppliers always contained fatty ...

  3. Margaret Chan is offered senior job with WHO

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee

    ... also reflected the WHO's recognition of Hong Kong's achievements in its public health system, the spokesman said. Dr Chan won appreciation from world experts for her handling ... 'Tung's government is now falling apart. The senior officials do not wanted to be dragged down by the sinking boat,' Dr Kwok said. Born in 1947, Dr Chan studied public health at the National ...

  4. HK hospitals 'failing to deliver'

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Overworked, demoralised staff deprive patients of good care, says surgeon quitting in dismay A top neurosurgeon has launched a stinging attack on the state of the public health ... The advisory body he now sits on, chaired by Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok, was established to review and develop services provided in the public and private sectors. ...

  5. Lunch box law to tackle obesity

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... difficult to carry out the measure.' Another source said the legislation was one of several options being floated to improve the city's public health system. According to Department ... Klaudia Lee Hong Kong health officials may introduce laws to regulate what food children get in their school lunch boxes amid growing concern over rising childhood obesity levels. ...

  6. Building owners must have committees if Team Clean rules get go-ahead

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong clean,' Mr Chan said. 'However, it is time for the government to punish a few bad guys to send the public a clear message that we are very serious about improving hygiene in the city. 'We should no longer allow those selfish people to threaten public health in the community,' Mr Chan said. Legislators generally supported the idea, but questioned whether ...

  7. Progress on Article 23 bill unlikely today

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the principal officials would be attending. The meeting was called at the request of independent legislators Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee and Audrey Eu Yuet-mee. It will address future public consultation over ... there was still much room for discussion. This would include the public interest defence for the unlawful disclosure of state secrets, introduced by the government. It would only apply in certain cases, ...

  8. Tests find tainted baby milk at 21 more firms

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the huge health risks and public interest- came just hours after Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety found melamine in a frozen yogurt bar produced by Yili. The Hong Kong finding has fuelled ...

  9. Democrats fear for health of shamed colleague

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... if their handling of the incident had affected the party's image, he replied: 'We don't have any choice because Mr Ho's health condition is too bad [for him to face the public].' Mr ... have called on the party to explain what happened to the public as soon as possible to clear up doubts surrounding the incident, especially its initial allegation that Mr Ho had been framed. ...

  10. Hong Kong watching for disease, not 'crying wolf'

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the health chief says. The city would not be well served if hospital staff were ordered to wear full protective clothing whenever a case cropped up elsewhere, said Secretary for Health, Welfare ... stepped-up Sars screening for travellers arriving in Hong Kong from Singapore, and told laboratories, hospitals and clinics in the private and public sectors to be on the alert in case ...




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