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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, on the tens of millions of dollars in cash the C.I.A. has given his office in the past decade
Monday, 6 May, 2013, 2:55am
Despite the rush by scientists to decipher the nature of the latest outbreak of bird flu, the virus and its relatives have been under the radar of a local research team for more than a decade.6 May 2013 - 5:00am
We live in a world created and defined by science and technology. Yet the people who make a profession out of these fields often act like high priests of old, communicating in esoteric language that only the initiated can understand. Most of the time, it is fine. Specialists go their merry way and the public theirs.6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's scientists are accustomed to being thrust onto the frontline in the battle to control disease. They helped crack the mystery surrounding the cause of Sars, and before that they helped trace the evolution of bird flu.2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Sars and bird flu expert Malik Peiris has been inducted as a Fellow of the world's oldest national academy of sciences, joining eminent scientists Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking on its rolls.16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
A region-wide testing of wet markets in Asia is needed to determine the extent of bird flu in poultry and help to control its spread, a bird flu expert has said.7 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
A Hong Kong researcher has won the accolade of the world's 'hottest researcher' in a newsletter published by Thomson Scientific, a firm that analyses international research publications.16 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
Eight top scientists from four Hong Kong universities have been awarded Croucher Senior Research Fellowships.
They are Zhou Xunyu, Wei Juncheng, Xia Keqing, Irene Ng Oi-lin, Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris, Maria Lung Li, Dr Hannah Hong Xue and Li Ping.
Presentations were made by Justice Andrew Li, Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, last week.24 Mar 2005 - 12:00am