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Letters

Lower birth rate will be good for HK

I refer to the report ('Birth ban will leave HK with fewer workers', August 1).

People seem to be obsessed with numbers, be it in Hong Kong or the mainland. We no longer live in an industrial society.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:07pm

Letters

Lower birth rate will be good for HK

I refer to the report ('Birth ban will leave HK with fewer workers', August 1).

People seem to be obsessed with numbers, be it in Hong Kong or the mainland. We no longer live in an industrial society.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Competition over, the monkey business starts

The Oh-oh-oh-Ohhhlympics is in full swing in the Athletes' Village if you are to believe the tabloids. With the first week of action over, which means blue-riband sport swimming is out of the way, those competitors who have finished performing can now afford to let their hair down, among other things.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Just add water

Musician Emily Li Kit-yiu was struck with diarrhoea, chronic bronchitis and colds so often that she became exhausted with repeated visits to the doctor. She also suffered from chronic shoulder pain, fatigue and insomnia.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Carriers of deadly virus fail to seek treatment

In startling findings revealed recently, more than half of 413 hepatitis B carriers identified through free tests in Hong Kong last year revealed that they knew of their status from previous blood donation drives or medical check-ups, but had not had any medical follow-ups.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:05pm

Chinese scientist helps team illuminate gene behind rare eye disease

A team of international researchers, led by a scientist based in Hangzhou, has pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a rare eye disease.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Huge organ-selling ring busted

Mainland police have busted a highly sophisticated network of organ-trafficking syndicates across 18 provinces and municipalities, making 137 arrests and rescuing 127 would-be organ donors.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm

Wife stabber gets 8 years

A ketamine addict who said, 'Sorry, I don't want to do this' as he grabbed his wife by the neck, stabbed her repeatedly with a screwdriver and tried to hack her with a breadknife has been jailed for eight years.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm

Health bites

Fat used to grow blood vessels

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am