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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Politics no longer under doctor's skin

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... plans in mind for the association, from offering health education to the public, defending the interests of medical practitioners, to the always contentious issue of helping the private ... consumption far outweigh its benefit to the heart," Shih said. "As doctors, we should be able to educate and inform the public clearly about the risk to health of drinking wine, and take ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Silk puts facts on the shelf in his latest case

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CANNIX YAU

    ... the lawyer, who has fought for brain-damaged patients in negligence claims against corporate giants and public bodies, says he once visualised himself as a "bewigged and gowned white knight ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Ronnie Chan: philanthropist taking charity through the roof

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Denise Tsang

    ... Warren Buffet," Chan said, referring to the Morningside Foundation he and brother Gerald Chan Lok-chung established in 1986. The US$350 million gift to the Harvard School of Public Health ... in the field's history. The universities will recognise the gifts by honouring Chan's parents. Harvard will change the school's name to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, after ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... nothing is as planned- it was supposed to be minimal disruption to the public and a peaceful sit-in … as I said, I don't think this sort of sit-in can force Beijing to change its mind." Law, seen as a moderate pan-democrat, believes a more pragmatic approach is needed. He is one of 18 scholars who put forward a moderate plan for political reform. Instead of insisting on public ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    No 2 at Health Bureau is just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... out the problems and suggestions on how to solve them. Real action comes with policymaking." When Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man- a former administrator at a public hospital ... campaign brought her into the public eye, fitted the profile. She pioneered the first local training programme in stop-smoking counselling and has been a consultant to the World Health Organisation ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... to take on the public sector For the past four decades, Connie Lau Yin-hing has stood up against unscrupulous merchants in defence of consumer rights. Now it's time for the government to feel the heat. Starting next month, she will head the city's independent watchdog of public administration when she becomes the new Ombudsman, replacing Alan Lai Nin. Lau is best known for her role ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... frustrations. In public, however, she seemed anything but buttoned up, as she joked about shopping sprees and how Jiang’s snoring would keep her awake before important matches. In the age of social ... of the country’s tennis association Sun Jinfang publicly berated her during her dips in form throughout her career. Li, however, was magnanimous in victory, thanking Sun and the establishment repeatedly ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Randy Yu: man of discretion with the heart of a villager

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... an established system of declaration of interests. Public service is not to benefit me and I have already declared everything." Beyond the wider known facts about him, Yu has a curriculum vitae ... of a single property in Tai O, and his in-laws' 29 plots of land in Tung Chung and four in Yi O, all drew public attention when they were exposed under a disclosure requirement of the Lantau ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... at the Beijing municipal Public Security Bureau, mainly dealing with immigration clearance for visitors. In 1978, he entered the Peking University again for a master's degree course in economics. He ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Looking out for all our futures: Nelson Chow

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... his attention to another retirement matter: his own. Chow has devoted a lifetime to studying public policy and carrying out frontline social work, becoming one of the city's most respected welfare and social policy academics. Most recently, he spent a year in the public spotlight, under immense pressure, producing a report that could shape the financial future for millions ...




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