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Christianity in Hong Kong

Cut quota on non-local births, task force urges

Some 3,000 maternity places should be reserved for mainland women at public hospitals next year, a Hospital Authority task force suggested yesterday.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am

Archbishop preaches self-interest

Christmas messages from church leaders are traditionally bromide. But Anglican Archbishop of Hong Kong and Macau Paul Kwong delivered a bitter pill, lambasting Hongkongers for being 'cold-blooded' and heartless.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


Long-term projects have been planned

The recent criticism of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and his civil servants by Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, has raised public concern.

Mr Wang, who comes from the top echelons of the central government, was giving his honest opinion of the city's government.

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Cepa provides little incentive

Obstacles hinder HK doctors from practising on the mainland

Officials responsible for negotiating the latest supplements to the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) no doubt acted with the best of intentions, but you have to wonder how closely they consulted with members of the medical profession.

5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Overcoming conventional views of traditional medicine

Before coming to Hong Kong, did you know it was the first time the government was allowing TCM doctors to provide outpatient services in public hospitals?

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

More medical provisions needed for our elderly

An inadequate medical service, which has to treat more and more people, has taken its toll on our growing elderly population.

For many years, Hong Kong people have put up with the drudgery of endless queuing at government hospitals. But these long hours of waiting are too much for frail, elderly people.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Historic building must be preserved

Kom Tong Hall is threatened with demolition.

Since 1959 and thanks to the efforts of the Church of the Latter Day Saints, it has been very well maintained. The building is now completely surrounded by high-rise residential buildings.

It was classified as a Grade 2 historical monument in 1990.

10 Nov 2002 - 12:00am