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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un no-show at North Korean parliament prompts health speculation

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:50am by AP

    ... speculated that Kim has been ill, although there has been no discussion of his health in the authoritarian North's state-run media. The assembly normally meets once a year in April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600538/kim-jong-un-no-show-north-korean-parliament-prompts-health-speculation
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High alert for Ebola needed in Hong Kong, health minister says after emergency meeting

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:54pm by Emily Tsang and Agence France-Presse

    ... into isolation as soon as they are identified." The chairman of the Centre for Health Protection's scientific committee on infection control, Dominic Tsang Ngai-chong, said public hospitals ... health authorities stepped up surveillance against the deadly Ebola virus yesterday as a Hong Kong woman who fell ill after visiting Kenya tested negative for the disease. This came as a British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562707/hospitalised-hong-kong-woman-tests-negative-deadly-ebola-virus
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Local 'Oscars for books' awards call on public, experts to vote for winners

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Oliver Chou

    ... and the public. The first Hong Kong Golden Book Award- dubbed the city's "Oscars for books" by the organisers- has shortlisted for competition 158 new titles launched since last year. Readers can vote online between Monday and August 31 in four categories: literature, comics, health and culture and politics and economics. The top 10 titles with the most votes from adjudicators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568552/local-oscars-books-awards-call-public-experts-vote-winners
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... the agency since 2009. The FDA has been under fire from public health advocates, politicians and law enforcement officials since last October, when it approved a powerful new painkiller called ... tireless public health advocate". "Preventing prescription opioid abuse and ensuring that patients have access to appropriate treatments for pain are both top public health priorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  5. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama being sued by Republicans for exceeding his powers over health care

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... the health care law that, according to polls, remains poorly received by the public. Federal courts are often reluctant to intervene in disputes between the executive and legislative branches. ... Associated Press in Washington House of Representatives majority accuses the president of exceeding his constitutional powers in enforcing his health care law Republicans vote to sue Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563648/obama-being-sued-republicans-exceeding-his-powers-over-health-care
  6. News - World

    Bloomberg leaves rich public health legacy in NYC

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 09:10am by AP

    ... be remembered, accurately or not, as the mayor who wanted to ban the Big Gulp — a super-sized soda drink. After 12 years, Bloomberg leaves office Dec. 31 with a unique record as a public health crusader ... to protect people from an unhealthy lifestyle. “He has been a transformative leader,” said Dr. Linda Fried, dean of Columbia University’s school of public health. “He has created a model for how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388133/bloomberg-leaves-rich-public-health-legacy-nyc
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Pepper spray: safeguard of public order or instrument of torture?

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 02:15am by Bryan Harris, Jennifer Ngo

    ... out of hand. "Police had no other options and had used OC Foam to stop … acts that showed disregard for public safety and public order," the force said after student democracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602763/pepper-spray-safeguard-public-order-or-instrument-torture
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Record low public confidence in 'one country, two systems' is a wake-up call

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says dipping public confidence in 'one country, two systems' should inspire more political will to find common ground Wake-up call "One country, two systems", the constitutional principle formulated by Deng Xiaoping, has taken quite a battering in the court of public opinion in recent months. Seventeen years since it became Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1601009/record-low-public-confidence-one-country-two-systems-wake
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH: ANALYSIS

    Transparency on hospital charges is just part of big health-sector overhaul

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei Government sources say billing rules will tie in with insurance reforms to encourage patients to go private and ease burden on public sector Transparency on prices ... It will tie in closely with changes to the health insurance market, including the introduction of minimum requirements for insurance policies. A source from the Food and Health Bureau said making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555451/transparency-hospital-charges-just-part-big-health-sector-overhaul
  10. News - China Insider - soft power

    Beware the ‘chubby blue guy’: Chinese dailies warn public against Japan's ‘Doraemon’

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 06:16pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A few state-run newspapers in the western Chinese city of Chengdu earned themselves a barrage of ridicule after they warned that the Japanese cartoon series Doraemon is just another tool used by the Japanese govern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1601029/beware-chubby-blue-guy-chinese-dailies-warn-public-against-japans

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