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  1. HK is the sick man of Asia when it comes to medical tourism

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Healthcare Holdings and Thailand's Bumrungrad International seem to think there may be a future in Hong Kong for so-called medical tourism. But the question is whether our government officials ... Meanwhile, Bangkok-based Bumrungrad International, one of the largest medical tourism players in the world, is also eyeing opportunities in Hong Kong. It is among the 12 parties which in March ...

  2. Medical trips are new form of tourism

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... health care. Dennis Brown, chief executive of Bangkok-listed Bumrungrad International Hospital, which has focused on medical tourism since the early 1990s, has expressed interest in Hong Kong ... further afield. Hong Kong is one place being keenly targeted. One of the attractions: the large number of mainlanders coming here for everything from eye and dental check-ups to childbirth. St ...

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    Hot pursuits: Hong Kong's country parks are the place to be

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Hong Kong's country parks are a magnet for a growing number of hikers, runners and ultra-marathoners, writes Jeanette Wang Hot pursuits A foodies haven, a finance hub, a party town- Hong Kong is all of these things. And the time is ripe to add "a hiker's heaven" to the list, with record numbers of runners and hikers flocking ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Man had long-term health problems and had been in Shenzhen, where samples of the virus have been found at wet markets Hong Kong's death toll from ... people have died. There have been four cases in Hong Kong; three of the victims have died. The first, Indonesian domestic helper Tri Mawarti, was released from Tuen Mun Hospital earlier ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Great E-scapes

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... it also means the average Hong Kong executive is on call around the clock - even while on holiday. So it's refreshing to see one industry bucking the trend by offering "digital detox ... Blackshaw, director of public relations at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong. "I was having a massage and manicure and I couldn't hold a phone - it sent me into a panic … I'm not a control ...

  6. Outside tourism, Sars caused little damage

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Then we turn to the consideration that the impact of tourism on our economy is a net impact. It is what visitors spend here less what Hong Kong residents spend on trips abroad. We shall assume that the decline in spending by Hong Kong visitors abroad in the second quarter was also roughly proportional to the decline in the numbers of trips they made. I do not hear any great objection ...

  7. Hospitals to showcase latest in medicine at fair

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The city's 12 private hospitals are to create a 'virtual hospital' at a major health fair to educate people about the latest in medicine. The 2nd Hong Kong ... medical superintendent at Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, said the virtual hospital would show off private hospitals' hi-tech equipment. ...

  8. Hong Kong stays on high alert

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez With Hong Kong confirming yet more cases of imported swine flu, the question is not if, but when, locally contracted cases will start to occur. Despite tightened port health measures, health authorities conceded on May 19 that 'it is only a matter of time before the first local human swine flu case emerges in Hong Kong'. With at least 13,000 ...

  9. High costs dampen HK's cosmetic surgery appeal

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... treatments. The term medical tourism was coined by travel agencies and the media to describe the rapidly growing trend for travelling overseas for health care. Cosmetic surgery at Hong Kong ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong's cosmetic surgery industry could soon find itself in need of a facelift, as services in other Asian countries prove more affordable. High ...

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    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com The event is the fourth 100km trail race to be held in Hong Kong and caters to a growing demand for such endurance challenges With marathons being ... for century races that Hong Kong is set to have its fourth this year: The North Face 100 Hong Kong on Dec 14. It joins the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Lantau 100 and Oxfam Trailwalker on the territory’s ...




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