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  1. Vaccine tragedy 'a lesson for nation'

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Profiteers will face harsh penalties, health minister warns Officials who put profits before public health and safety will feel the full force of the law, Minister of Health Gao ... for people and health officials around the country. Dazhuang is under the administration of Xiuzhou. 'Health departments are supposed to follow our country's laws and regulations seriously ...

  2. Tung Ying joins the demolition queue

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by public health officials as a site of infection. According to the source, existing tenants would be given six months' notice under a break clause in the lease. Surveyors said soaring retail ...

  3. McDonald's super-downsizes promotion

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... adviser Judith Mackay applauded McDonald's for its response. 'It shows corporate responsibility and it shows that they are prepared to respond to public health concerns,' Dr Mackay ... Simon Parry Rethink comes after health experts worry youngsters would have tried to eat 30 fast-food meals in a month McDonald's has overhauled a charity promotion to mark its 30th ...

  4. Chevalier buys Pacific Coffee

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Hong Kong's economic downturn and public health scare during the Sars outbreak in 2003. After-tax profit at Pacific Coffee more than doubled to $9.4 million in the 12 months to March 31 ...

  5. Less tar means more sales of foreign cigarettes

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the first public health treaty under the auspices of the World Health Organisation, which Beijing signed in November last year. The new regulations are good ...

  6. Of magically inflated breasts, astounding flat prices and the big bluff

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... consider this sort of thing a danger to the public, you may find one just as pressing in the public-health risk of some of the lotions and potions peddled on television every night. ... for that flat. The temptation to any developer to do this sort of thing is a big one. A transaction at an unusually high price attracts enormous public attention and gives the impression ...

  7. Sars exodus from public hospital wards is revealed

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Patients delayed non-urgent treatment or went to private doctors instead The Hospital Authority yesterday put some numbers on the flight from public to private hospitals in April and May ... million. Vivian Wong Taam Chi-woon, the authority's director of professional services and medical development, said: 'Patients might have chosen not to receive public hospital services ...

  8. Health-food firm Wuxi Ruinian plans share sale to raise HK$1b

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CK Life's first investment to go public. Ruinian produces and markets nutraceutical products, which are mainly health food or dietary supplements, including amino acid tablets, royal ... Wong Ka-chun and Jasmine Wang Wuxi Ruinian Group, a Shanghai-based health-food maker, plans to raise as much as HK$1 billion from a share offering in Hong Kong next quarter, according ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (including the Australian and European Union authorities) and are adequate to protect public health. Dr Ho Yuk-yin, consultant (community medicine) (risk assessment and communication), Centre ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Body weight/day refers to the amount of a substance that can be ingested by a person over a long period of time without appreciable health risk. The amount ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were rewarded with populist policies such as cheap public health services and cash allowances, ensuring that Thaksin maintained the loyal support of the local leaders. ...




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