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  1. Business - Companies - PHARMACEUTICALS

    GlaxoSmithKline China health care unit 'part of US probe'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... probe' A US anti-bribery probe into GlaxoSmithKline touched on the firm's Chinese consumer health care business in 2012, internal documents show, suggesting the drugmaker's compliance problems in China could go wider than previously revealed. GSK confirmed it had conducted an investigation into procurement practices in consumer health care in China, but said it did not find any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1588906/glaxosmithkline-china-health-care-unit-part-us-probe
  2. Business - Comment

    How freeing up public housing would help Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:17am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Privatising and deregulating public housing could free HK$3.36 trillion for the government to finance health care and old-age welfare payments Home for more capital The value ... health care costs, old-age social welfare payments, education spending, and even housing investment would be indirectly alleviated, as many underutilised public housing units would become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1583989/how-freeing-public-housing-would-help-hong-kong
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... They imply that health-care spending will grow rapidly in Hong Kong. In 2011, domestic spending on health care was 5.12 per cent of gross domestic product, of which 49 per cent was in the public ... Such increases in health-care spending will stress our current fiscal arrangements of meeting half the costs from the public purse, unless the quality of care is sacrificed. Politically, no government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  4. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Luye Pharma IPO well received on enthusiasm for health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Drugmaker's public offer 14.8 times covered, boosting HK market's health-care credentials Luye Pharma well backed as 'new economy' prospect Drugmaker Luye Pharma Group yesterday closed a well-received US$798 million initial public offering. The offer, which was 14.8 times subscribed, was priced at the top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1546094/luye-pharma-ipo-well-received-enthusiasm-health
  5. Business - China Business - HEALTH CARE

    Doctor consultation app seeks to disrupt China's health care market

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by James Griffiths

    ... app offers way to solve problems Expensive, slow- and increasingly violent- the mainland's health care system is in crisis. Can Silicon Valley-style innovation save it? By 2020, health ... next year. Despite a significant increase in government health expenditure in recent years, the amount as a share of gross domestic product has declined to about 5 per cent, much lower than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1582412/doctor-consultation-app-seeks-disrupt-chinas-health-care
  6. Business - Companies - JOINT VENTURES

    Failed coal marriage highlights risk of public-private partnership

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:02am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Losses from coal investment highlight risks of public-private partnerships China BlueChemical learns costly lesson While Beijing is pushing for state firms to co-invest with private enterprises to create a more "mixed economy", the experience of a CNOOC subsidiary shows why such collaborations can be fraught with danger. China BlueChemical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1583487/failed-coal-marriage-highlights-risk-public-private-partnership
  7. News - China - tobacco control

    China's state tobacco authority blocks complete ban on cigarette ads: report

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:41am by Reuters

    ... by the health ministry. The draft includes a limited list of restrictions such as in public transport venues, electronic publications, libraries and parks, according to Xinhua. Excluded from the ban, ... advertising ban in the world’s largest consumer and producer of tobacco, sources said. The proposed total advertising ban pitted anti-smoking advocates and the health ministry, which blames cigarettes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585704/chinas-state-tobacco-authority-blocks-complete-ban-cigarette-ads-report
  8. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Way to help Hong Kong's elderly poor

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Universal handouts are a costly approach to helping elderly poor but city should consider expanding health services and privatising public housing An age-old issue Public ... a long-time concern of the good professor for which he is greatly respected by the public. Third, to provide the same level of support to the middle class and the rich, a much larger group of elderly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588912/way-help-hong-kongs-elderly-poor
  9. Business - Economy

    China's job market said 'severe', finding work difficult- survey

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:33pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... this year offered comfort for the government to tolerate slower growth than the annual target of about 7.5 per cent. However, economists raised concern about the health of the job market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1596008/chinas-job-market-said-severe-finding-work-difficult-survey
  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Yahoo founder Jerry Yang plays a key role in Alibaba's listing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Bloomberg

    ... e-commerce provider and his considerable Silicon Valley Rolodex to work as Alibaba prepares to go public next week. The moves underscore Yang's re-emergence after he stepped back from Yahoo in 2012. The comeback is set to be cemented by Alibaba's initial public offering. "He is a strong, clear, and insightful voice in the boardroom," Lenovo Group chief executive Yang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1590503/yahoo-founder-jerry-yang-plays-key-role-alibabas-listing

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