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  1. Talkback

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is the future trend for Hong Kong since the majority of people support the prohibition of smoking in public areas. The government's fixed-penalty project suggests that the legislation process ... of the worst public pavements in the world. They are cluttered and congested, and subject to regular, expensive and failed attempts to resurface and repair them. There is a laissez-faire approach ...

  2. What it takes to get action from food and hygiene officials

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Tsim Sha Tsui? Under the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance, a person shall be guilty of an offence if he allows his ventilating system to emit hot air or to discharge water ... artworks erected in Times Square ('Tiananmen art show in piazza shut down', May 30). According to Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, the food and environmental hygiene ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you have confidence in the public health system? I refer to the report ('Baby mix-up inquiry points to 3 staff', August 18). As a father, I would have been very concerned if my boy ... confidence in the public health system, although it is one of the best in the region. There have been a number of incidents where mistakes have been made by some hospital staff. Take, for example, ...

  4. Architect scales heights with 1 Peking Road

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the top prize went to a private firm, the government won the most awards.The Architectural Services Department won two awards- the Merit Award for the Public Health Laboratory Centre in Shekkipmei ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. talk back

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... touts for business. He sells the packaged flowers out of a small hand-held tray- hence I fail to see how he poses an immediate threat to public health and safety. Contrast this situation ... yes. Surely the more traffic we can get off the roads and onto the railway lines the better for the environment, both aesthetically and from a pollution/health perspective. Gillian Tong, ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city yesterday, said the convenor of the student-activist group Scholarism, Joshua Wong Chi-fung. The petitions would be handed to the Education Bureau, he said. Health minister to move on long waiting lists Referrals to specialists would be reviewed in light of growing waiting times for public hospital patients to see certain specialists, health minister Dr Ko Wing-man said. ...

  8. Shoppers told to walk five minutes to save city $1.8b

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in summer, but the department of health has advised the public to walk more as a form of exercise,' she told the Legislative Council's transport panel at a meeting of its railway ... the transport minister said yesterday. And in any case, walking is good for your health, said Sarah Liao Sau-tung. The secretary for environment, transport and works was giving the government's ...

  9. Out of bounds

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... professionals and 100 wellness therapists (spa therapists, physiotherapists, public health specialists, psychologists, nutritionists and sports and fitness specialists). Closer to home, the total ... Health and Wellness Group went down the path of medical tourism when they launched earlier this year. It aims to offer an all-inclusive approach to wellness, covering seven areas- oral ...

  10. City briefs

    Posted May 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... duo held over drugs find A man, 44, and a woman, 50, were arrested after 40 grams of the drug Ice, worth $12,000, were found in their possession in Tsim Sha Tsui. patient in death leap A kidney patient whose health recently deteriorated plunged to his death from a public housing block in Tai Po. The man, 55, was found by a security guard on a first-floor canopy at Tsui Wo House, ...




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