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  1. Hospital chief accuses government of lack of leadership in developing health sector

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and the association. Dr Li said the project would also need input from the University of Hong Kong medical faculty. He said the sector could not develop medical tourism if it could not expand its capacity. 'Our hospital, for example, is often full, leaving not much capacity to develop medical tourism. Fewer than 10 per cent of our patients are non-locals.' Dr Li said he had met officials ...

  2. Physician, sell thyself

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... successful medical tourism centre. Overseas patients can just surf on a Singapore hospital's website, check out a doctor's CV, book an appointment, and then jump on a flight. The doctor ...

  3. Medics call for chief executive to promote private health care

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors hope the chief executive will use his policy address to promote medical tourism and announce that spending on health care and health insurance will be tax-deductible. ... The association also wants the government to facilitate longer stays for mainland patients in Hong Kong for medical services, to promote medical tourism. 'Now some patients can only stay one week ...

  4. New private hospitals must cater for middle class, source says

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The four private hospitals that will be built on land with concessionary prices have to provide affordable services for the middle class and help boost medical tourism ... pillars advocated by the government's taskforce on economic challenges. This forms part of efforts to diversify the economy away from the pillar industries of finance, tourism, trade ...

  5. Border ready for National Day rush

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Joseph Lo, Stella Lee

    ... Tourism chief says systems are in place to prevent a repeat of last year's chaos The central government has expressed its concern to Hong Kong's security chief over the city's ability to cope with the expected influx of mainland visitors during the forthcoming National Day holiday. But the city's tourism commissioner says Hong Kong and Guangdong officials ...

  6. Mainland visitors keep it legal

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... of tourists to other checkpoints to ease the workload at Lowu and Lok Ma Chau. Guangdong Tourism Bureau director Zheng Tongyang said more border checkpoints would be needed in the long-run. The chairwoman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, said it would soon meet the head of the State Tourism Bureau to discuss the co-ordination of services for the expected surge ...

  7. Using Octopus cards could speed payment of border tax

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... tourists following the relaxation of travel curbs, the tax should be dropped because it clashes with the policy of encouraging tourism. ...

  8. Real's president says sorry to fans

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee, Tim Maitland

    ... organisations such as the Tourism Board and sponsors. ...

  9. Police plan joint operation at border to ease holiday crowds

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... and the Tourism Commission. Mr Lee said they believed travellers heading to Hong Kong via the Lowu checkpoint would experience less congestion as the high frequency of train services there could disperse ...

  10. Nudists' naked ambition to set up camp on a Sai Kung island

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... 'We have looked into the experience of nudist camps in Europe. They have all helped to stimulate local economies and tourism.' The association wants to forge a consensus with Sai Kung ...




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