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  1. 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 ...

  2. Battle looms over private health care

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... responsibilities.' Pang said the government should also apply the medical incidents reporting and complaints system for public hospitals to the private sector. The Department of Health, the licensing ... The government's offer of four sites for new private hospitals, in addition to the current 13, has unleashed a new battle in the private health care market. The government will start the tendering process ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Government gets 30 applicants for private hospitals

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... are likely to target the high end of the health care market. Sites at Wong Chuk Hang, Tung Chung, Tai Po and Tseung Kwan O have been set aside for hospitals. Wong Chuk Hang is the most popular site, ... public hospitals, but those who have submitted plans may be more interested in offering five-star medical care. That explained why Wong Chuk Hang and Tung Chung were more popular, he said. While ...

  5. Communication a key concern during Sars crisis

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the spread of Sars in public hospitals, a review panel said yesterday. Ronald Arculli, chairman of the authority's review panel on the Sars outbreak, said yesterday the panel was in 'fact-finding mode' after holding nine meetings since it was set up on May 30 to assess the performance of the public hospital system in handling the Sars outbreak. The seven-member panel has ...

  6. CCB unit plans 5b yuan investment fund for health-care sector

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai China Construction Bank Corp's investment banking arm plans to launch a fund that invests in the nation's health-care sector, aiming to raise up to five billion yuan ... CCB International, said. The China Healthcare Investment Fund would be the first domestic fund specialising in the health-care industry. 'With China's sustained economic growth, ...

  7. Exco's Lau tells public to be fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Executive Councillor Lau Wong-fat yesterday called on the public to be fair to him and stop 'trampling' on his reputation. He was speaking after being accused ... he would explain whether he failed to make a declaration or whether the delay was an oversight once he returns to his office today and checks the details. 'I will give the public ...

  8. Global green groups attack mainland miner

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... information necessary for 'the public to appraise the position' of the firm under rules that cover all listed firms. Zijin's supervisory committee said in its 2009 annual report ...

  9. New slim cigarettes target young women, say critics

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... provided by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). Next to her picture are the words 'Naturally me'. 'It just shows how tobacco companies are continuing to deceive the public and young people in Hong Kong and around the world,' said the recently appointed executive director of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, Leung Kin-ming. According to the Department ...

  10. Democratic Party should punish errant legislator

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fault? Why didn't he apologise publicly? Probably he did not want the public to be stirred up, and he wanted the news of Tung Chee-hwa's resignation to distract attention from him. ... considerable wastage. Professors David Thompson and Diana Lee ('Take care with our health care,' January 28) say that the nursing profession enjoys a long and respected tradition. They fail ...




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