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  1. 200 left up in the air by travel agency closure

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of a 30-year-old travel agency less than a week ahead of the Lunar New Year. The closure of the Vacation Travel Company due to 'cash flow problems' has puzzled industry insiders, who said the overall state of the industry was improving. The closure affects about 200 people who made payments totalling $600,000 to the company for package tours and air tickets. After the news broke, ...

  2. Guangdong to invest $1.4b on public health

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Vice-Governor Lei Yulun at a Sars-prevention meeting in Guangzhou on Thursday, Xinhua reported. Guangdong party boss Zhang Delin chaired the meeting. Ms Lei summed up Guangdong's experience ... be used to upgrade disease prevention centres in other towns, Xinhua said. The provincial government hopes to first improve its health-care services before setting up a comprehensive disease ...

  3. Crisis talks in Beijing over safety of HK food

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Elaine Wu, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy, Shi Jiangtao

    ... meanwhile, denied the government had covered up the news on Saturday that some freshwater fish from the mainland were contaminated. He said it would not have been prudent to ban imports and cause ... on regulations of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, Xinhua reported. Shenzhen government officials refused to provide further details. Xinhua said ...

  4. Truck driver's advice made health chief take WHO job

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... the offer from the UN health agency to take up the senior post of director of the protection of the human environment. However, she still had a year to run on her two-year contract with the government. 'When I was waiting for my driver after work, I was still considering whether I should accept the new post offered by the WHO - in fact the news had been in the newspapers ...



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