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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Maoming officials vow petrochemical plant will be shelved if public opposes it

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:13pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Local government adopts conciliatory tone following Sunday's violent clashes against controversial extension to paralxylene plant Following violent demonstrations in Maoming, Guangdong province, against a controversial petrochemical plant, the city’s officials now say the plan will not proceed if most people clearly opposed it. The public’s concern ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Gansu parents protest as scandal over drugged kindergarten pupils widens

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Nursery school in Gansu province latest alleged to have given medicine without parents' consent Parents protest at another preschool drugging pupils Hundreds of angry parents yesterday staged a protest outside a kindergarten in Gansu province that gave children a prescription drug without consent. It is the latest nursery school on the mainland ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong should follow US and consider ban on trans-fats, experts say

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... for a ban. Winnie Wong Wan-chi, a lecturer in nutrition science and diet at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, said: "Many studies have pointed out that trans-fats are linked ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Researchers develop new test for early diagnosis of nasopharyngeal cancer

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 01:24pm by LO WEI

    ... medical terms for measuring accuracy in ruling in or ruling out a disease. Professor Dora Kwong Lai-wan, head of clinical oncology at HKU, said it was usually difficult to collect samples from ...


    Mainland poultry could be allowed into market before results of bird-flu tests

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 08:19pm

    ... Mainland birds could be allowed into Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market while awaiting bird flu tests under new contingency plan. Live poultry from the mainland would be allowed back in the Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market before the results of their bird-flu tests were known, under a new government plan. If any were to test positive ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Longer waits for 'urgent' cases at public hospitals

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:23am by LO WEI

    ... Sau-ying made it into the top five, making HK4.03 million, replacing Dr Anne Lee Wing-mui, chief of service at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. The figures include basic pay, ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Directive bans patients from making 'cash gifts' to hospital doctors

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:48am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing adrian.wan@scmp.com Some medics welcome move to end payment of 'red packets', but others contend practice will endure as long as health worker wages stay low Directive bans cash gifts for doctors Doctors and patients in mainland hospitals will be required to sign a declaration banning the payment of cash-filled "red packets" and other ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Legco backs payout over bird cull and sales ban

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... The chicken was already at the Cheung Sha Wan poultry market by the time the testing was completed, meaning local as well as imported birds had to be culled. A further HK$30 will be paid to breeders ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on Chinese live poultry extended for four months

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:22pm by Lo Wei and Emily Tsang

    ... at the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market last month, said they were unfairly penalised because birds from the two sources had been mixed. Ko said the choice of a segregation site had yet to be made. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Stocks sold quickly as local live chicken sales resume from three-week ban

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:24pm by LO WEI

    ... Pik-wan. Back at the markets, some customers, such as housewife Audrey Tang, were unfazed by bird-flu fears. "It's all right as long as I handle and cook them carefully," she said. ...




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