Elderly people are being encouraged to practise tai chi after a study showed it can reduce their chances of falling and suffering an injury.Wednesday, 9 May, 2007, 12:00am
Elderly people are being encouraged to practise tai chi after a study showed it can reduce their chances of falling and suffering an injury.
Between April 2005 and March last year, hospital admissions of elderly people as a result of falls accounted for 300,000 bed-days in public hospitals, or 3.8 per cent of inpatient services.9 May 2007 - 12:00am
Muscle-flexing and a charm offensive seldom mix, but Premier Wen Jiabao seems to have discovered the secret formula in his attempts to woo the Japanese public during his 'ice-breaking' trip.
Despite a hectic schedule, Mr Wen, 64, rose early yesterday for a jog - a routine he has followed everywhere since taking office in 2003.13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Major variety show on June 30, featuring local and mainland artists
Celebration parade co-organised by the government and local groups on July 1
Performances by mainland athletes and Hong Kong Asian Games medallists starting from May
Mega tai chi session
Latin dance competition27 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
When it was built 46 years ago, So Uk Estate was the envy of public housing tenants in the city.
Government architects, dissatisfied with generic, soulless housing designs, experimented with a more user-friendly style to integrate the Shamshuipo estate into its natural environment.27 May 2006 - 12:00am
Rural leader and lawmaker Lau Wong-fat denied in court yesterday any involvement with five companies alleged to be at the centre of a $480 million scam at a troubled luxury development in Tuen Mun.4 May 2006 - 12:00am
Hong Kong Coliseum
If you were in Hong Kong in the 1980s, there was no escaping Tai Chi: synthesisers, epic guitar solos and big hair. Along with Beyond and Tat Ming Pair, Tai Chi were one of the city's biggest bands.22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am