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  1. Wu Yi hands health role to deputy

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Vice-Premier Wu Yi, who also served as health chief, yesterday handed the health portfolio to her deputy after an eventful two-year tenure that saw the medical system rocked by the Sars crisis. Gao Qiang, Ms Wu's deputy since May 2003, was appointed minister of health by the State Council and the decision was approved by the National People's Congress Standing ...

  2. Confidence rises as consumers put Sars crisis in past

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... But in spite of the upturn, expectations about the economy, employment and general quality of life remain low Consumer confidence has defied the economic downturn and Sars to register a slight rise, after sinking to its lowest level in over a decade in th ...

  3. Wu calls Aids workers to arms at critical threshold

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Mainland health workers must seize 'a window of opportunity' to stop the spread of Aids, Vice-Premier Wu Yi says. Ms Wu told an Aids prevention conference ... different channels of assistance and allocate more social resources to people who need treatment and care,' Ms Wu said. State television reported yesterday that Yunnan province had started ...

  4. Prosperity for HK stressed

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Vice-Premier Wu Yi made a point of highlighting improved economic ties between Hong Kong and the mainland. 'Hong Kong remains an important trading partner ... [only] to encounter the next', said Ms Wu. But she said she was pleased to see things were back on track. Echoing a common refrain, the vice-premier said the mainland's rapidly ...

  5. Watch this face- Eden Woon Yi-teng

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson Eden Woon Yi-teng Chief executive of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. 'For Hong Kong, 2003 was an extremely unusual year because of Sars. March, April, May and June could be thrown out the window and our very survival was at stake. But then business began waking up and the last half of the year was beyond our expectations. The Closer Economic ...

  6. Health system ill-prepared for virus' return, vice-premier says

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Vice-Premier Wu Yi has accused local governments of being ill-prepared for the possible return of Sars. Speaking during a national telephone conference on Thursday, Ms Wu said some ... by Xinhua, Ms Wu, who is also the health minister, criticised some local governments for lowering their vigilance. She said that although the central government had set up a direct computer network ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Gloria's so grateful for charity that saved her life

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... by OSC in those three years. Miami Wu Yi-yun, a governor of the foundation and its founding chairwoman, said: "We were astonished by the incredible support and generosity shown ...

  8. Down's syndrome pair walking tall

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Post office workers are thriving after landing jobs Wu Hoi-yu walks with his head high and a spring in his step as he goes about his duties at Hongkong Post, and well he might. The 29-year-old is one of only two Down's syndrome people who have a government job. Social workers yesterday described the employment of Mr Wu and Lam Wing-shan, 21, as office assistants ...

  9. Phony doctors

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... People who come to Guangzhou from the countryside for the first time are easy prey for con artists. So-called medical miracle workers, otherwise known as yi tuo, are some of the more ... had to do his own investigating. He learned that three separate bureaus are involved in investigating medical fraud and the grounds for possible prosecution. The Commodity Price Bureau, Wu Jia ...

  10. Gene discovery in cancer fight

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Hereditary cancers could be caused by malfunctioning genes, University of Hong Kong scientists have discovered. The scientists' findings were based on the study of a Hong ... their protection against the disease, and this was passed from one generation to the next. It was previously believed that hereditary cancers were caused only by inheriting damaged genes. Leung Suet-yi ...




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