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  1. Backyard farmers may be in cross hairs

    Posted Nov 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... said initial findings showed it would be feasible to have a privately run slaughterhouse in Western food market. 'As soon as we have made a decision on a regional slaughtering centre, ...

  2. Joint bird flu exercise proposed

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... major drills to test its contingency plans. 'This coming year we would like to do [one] with the mainland authorities in some areas as well so that we can look at cross-border travel,' ... way to do it and how we can have an exercise that will have cross-border activities at the same time,' he told an event, organised by the Apec Business Advisory Council and the Hong Kong ...

  3. Race on to isolate deadly virus strain

    Posted Dec 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of the viruses does go from human to human'. Hitoshi Oshitani, the head of communicable disease surveillance and response in the World Health Organisation Western Pacific's region, said: 'The immunity induced by the clade 1 virus does not protect you from the clade 2 virus. 'There is not much cross-reaction between these two viruses.' But he said the Fujian connection ...

  4. At full stretch away from the heat of battle

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Norma Connolly

    ... camp, led by the Asian Migrant Centre, has among its 21 Hong Kong and international partners the Korean Peasants' League, whose 200 members jumped into Victoria Harbour on Tuesday ... seemingly have nothing in common, sit just metres from each others, chanting the same slogans. Women from the Tamil Nadu Women's Collective sit cross-legged in saris on the grass, while nearby ...

  5. Kai Tak museum dream more than a flight of fancy

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... crossing Mount Victoria at 3,044 metres in an aircraft certified to fly only up to 3,039 metres; and cruising the vast ocean from Borneo to Hong Kong with only two standard life-jackets. At 11.20pm ... of the place,' he says. Under government development plans, the Kai Tak Point at the tip of the former runway will become a new 'Tourism Node' in Victoria Harbour, together with a cruise ...

  6. A feverish wait over swine flu

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... between humans. Fears of a pandemic have come and gone since the H5N1 bird-flu virus began spreading across Asia in 2003, six years after first crossing the species barrier in Hong Kong to infect ... flu. 'It manifests like ordinary flu but can in some cases quickly deteriorate to pneumonia and death,' Peter Cordingley, spokesman for the WHO's Western Pacific regional office, ...

  7. Propelled to fame by two bugs

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Their son will read law at the University of London in September. After completing her BA and MD degrees at the University of Western Ontario in Canada in 1977, Margaret Chan began her second career ... We must do our best to maintain this balance. Otherwise we will continue to see examples of diseases crossing the [species] barriers. One thing we have also learned is that international ...



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