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  1. Talkback

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is the Sevens ticketing system fair to everyone? Once again numerous correspondents have bemoaned their failure to secure tickets for the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and seek to apportion blame to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, touts or the person in front of them in the queue. Rugby is a popular sport in Hong Kong and as such tickets will always be in great demand. There is an easy way ...

  2. 27

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When HK caught pneumonia and we held our breath The Hong Kong Sevens has faced a few obstacles on its 30-year road to success, but none as severe or acute as Sars- Severe Acute Respiratory ... with the Sars toll starting to mount, they probably would not have had the option. The tournament proceeded in a slimmed down version- youth and mini-rugby events were cancelled as a precaution- ...

  3. Eye bug caught on rugby trip can cause blindness

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com A rare eye infection 40 boys suffered while in Singapore for a rugby tournament is resistant to drugs and can cause blindness if not treated properly, ... stretch to several weeks- one nine-year-old was only diagnosed yesterday. Forty of the 60 youngsters who went to Singapore last month have developed the eye condition. One of the rugby club ...

  4. Hidden liver problem could hit one in seven

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A study in Shanghai seven years ago found the city's prevalence rate to be 16 per cent. 'Asians are leading a westernised life. They drink soft drinks and walk less,' Vincent Wong ...

  5. Seven hospital deaths at centre of probe

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The Ministry of Health is conducting wide-ranging investigations into the deaths of at least seven patients from contaminated drugs and possible medical blunders. The news has prompted fresh concerns about the standard of medical services on the mainland. Four patients have died at the Sanming No2 Hospital in Fujian province since September 3, Xinhua reported yesterday. ...

  6. Seven in 10 students don't carry condoms

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok More than seven out of 10 sexually active tertiary students don't carry condoms, a Chinese University Student Press and Sex Society survey has found. 'Condoms were not available' was the most common reason given for why they did not use them when having sex. Efforts to promote safer sex were not adequate, the study found. Half the sexually active respondents used ...

  7. Seven die of poisoning after feast

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Seven people have died and 30 others are ill- with four in hospital in a critical condition- after eating rat poison at a funeral banquet in Xiaogan city, Hubei province. The preliminary finding by police was that the rat poison had been accidentally put into the food, according to Xiaonan district government spokesman Chen Shunxin. He did not provide details, saying only ...

  8. Seven-year-old boy drowns in private estate swimming pool

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A seven-year-old boy drowned yesterday in a swimming pool at a private estate at Ma On Shan. And a teenager is in a serious condition after almost drowning at the Victoria Park pool in the morning. The deadly accident happened at 5pm when the boy, surnamed Law, went swimming at a pool in the Monte Vista club house in Sha On Street. He was accompanied by his ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Sex change patients getting younger, and are more likely to be women

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Authority said that between April 2010 and August 2011, seven patients - five of them women - underwent sex reassignment surgery at Ruttonjee. Yuen said he became the city's top authority ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Armstrong of taking performance-enhancing drugs, it now appears certain that Armstrong's record seven straight Tour de France titles were won through an intricately planned doping conspiracy. ... need to take it within how many days of competition? a. One to three b. Three to five c. Five to seven 4. The inappropriate use of EPO can lead to … a. Heart disease b. Stroke c. Cerebral ...




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