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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... for the movement of money was under way. He notes that in August 2007, there was an uptick in e-mail traffic between Francis Kwan and his "good friend in Singapore" about the funds. 2.55pm: Perry ...

  2. City feels strain of physiotherapy brain drain

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy 12 graduates have been lured to Singapore since last year A dozen physiotherapy graduates whose training cost taxpayers $4 million have been recruited by Singapore since last ... in Singapore. Professor Hui-Chan said Hong Kong already had one of the world's smallest pools of physiotherapists, compared with the total population. With just over 1,800 physiotherapists serving ...

  3. Firms unprepared for outbreak

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Fewer than half of Hong Kong's private employers have contingency plans for a bird flu outbreak, workers say. In Taiwan and Singapore, only one in four are prepared. Market ... for bird flu, compared to 27 per cent in Taiwan and 25 per cent in Singapore. 'It is quite shocking to learn that [the number of companies ready to deal with an outbreak] is still below ...

  4. Stay-in-the-bed patients cost $110m a year

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Hospital Authority is urged to charge full costs to end abuse of convalescent and rehabilitation care The Hospital Authority has to pay more than $110 million a year to subsidise families and patients who occupy hospital beds unnecessarily, acco ...

  5. Greater care urged over food poisoning

    Posted Sep 15th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Kan Xuegui from the mainland, Chua Sin-bin from Singapore and Marion Joy Healy from Australia. Dr Kan, who specialises in infectious diseases and public health management, is a consultant for the Ministry of Health. Dr Chua is chief executive officer and director-general of Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, while Dr Healy is chief scientist of Food Standards Australia-New ...

  6. Novartis plans to enter flu-drug market

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... drugmaker by market value, did not have a formal relationship with Hong Kong but it had a research centre in Singapore. 'So if we decide to have collaboration in Asia, we are likely to work with our sister institution in Singapore,' he said. ...

  7. A switch that's a career decision

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... professional image. 'I changed my last name from Weo to Yeo for practical reasons,' he explained. 'When I worked in Singapore, people kept making mistakes with my last name because of the variation in phonetics and spelling between Hong Kong and Singapore. 'Many Singaporeans thought that my family name was Yeoh, which is a popular family name in their country. 'So ...

  8. Professor voices alarm at high number of young burns victims

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Three times as many young children in Hong Kong are admitted to hospital with severe burns than in Singapore, according to a Chinese University study. Andrew Burd, chief ... hospital treatment for severe burns was 23.57 cases per 100,000 children under the age of 15 each year- three times the rate of Singapore (7.92 per 100,000 child population)- and six times ...

  9. Blind spots hampering traffic watch

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Patsy Moy

    ... Kong, said the city might need to follow Singapore and install a global positioning system in most taxis that would help the government monitor traffic. ...

  10. Long hours at the office take toll on workers' bodies

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... their counterparts in other developed economies in the region. That's a theory being put forward after a survey of 3,000 people in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan found Hong Kong had the second-highest prevalence of joint pain, with 26 per cent of respondents reporting the problem. This was more than Taiwan (16 per cent), Singapore (21 per cent) and Malaysia (23 per ...




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