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  1. Mental health still not taken seriously enough

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... or angry. Only a select few national media publications like the China Youth Daily and China Daily tried to explore deeper, and underline mental health challenges for the mainland authorities. ... and culture, mental health has been one of the biggest social stigmas on the mainland for centuries, and it remains so even today. Few want to talk about it publicly, or even privately at home. ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Fake rabies vaccine ring jailed over boy's death

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at a village clinic. Police and health authorities investigated the case in the first half of the year but the scandal only came to public attention in September when a media report and a subsequent public outcry prompted Laibin health authorities to speak out. According to media reports, drug inspection authorities tested an unused shot that the boy's father had kept after ...

  4. Migrant workers likely to visit illegal clinics despite deaths

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... and pharmacies had been shut down to safeguard migrant workers' health, but migrant workers said they had lost the last of the health services they could afford. 'I don't dare visit public ... construction workers had found that more than 85 per cent would visit illegal clinics in their neighbourhoods if they fell ill because they were not able to afford public hospitals, The Beijing News ...

  5. Mental hospital director 'sold women patients'

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The case is still under investigation,' Mr Ruan said. Officers of Shiwen Public Security Station, which polices the area, declined to comment, saying repeatedly that they needed ...

  6. Teenagers experimenting with drugs at 15, says narcotics chief

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Commissioner for Narcotics Sally Wong Pik-yee said yesterday. Recent cases of drug use in schools have aroused public concern, but the government will not speed up the implementation of voluntary drug tests in schools. It will roll out a pilot scheme for such tests next year, as planned. The scheme could be extended to all primary and secondary schools in 2011, Ms Wong said. A public ...

  7. Rowdy public session discusses reform plans

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... About 100 members of the public attended the session. In a bid to ridicule the government's televised advertisement, in which a mother promises to make her daughter a dress, a young woman, ...

  8. Kwan ready to face public eye again

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sending him to help with relief work in Sichuan province to rebuild his public image. Then, intimate pictures of the singer with a sexy Taiwanese pop star, Mika, were leaked onto the internet ...

  9. Doctor became a HK hero during the occupation

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ho-tung. They have a son and two daughters. In early 1942, Yeo opted to remain in Hong Kong to care for public health instead of leaving for the comparative safety of the mainland. He could easily ... in a tiny windowless cell. After questioning, he was released and returned to work in public health. The family existed on a ration of one bag of rice a week. Like many of the medical men of his ...

  10. HK morals 'eroded by public figures', poll told

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Youth Association interviewed 497 people aged between 18 and 45 this month. About 80 per cent said they expected public figures to take responsibility for observing and upholding morals. About 90 per cent believed public figures had a great impact on young people, and 62 per cent said they had high expectations for the behaviour of public figures. But it seems they have been let ...




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