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Hong Kong police chief condemns ‘rioters’ after extradition bill clashes in Sha Tin leave 22 people in hospital with six in critical or serious condition

Two in critical condition in hospital, with four seriously injured, following Sha Tin clashes, leading to arrest of dozens, while lawmakers criticise police tactics.

17 Jul 2019 - 2:38PM

Two in critical condition in hospital, with four seriously injured, following Sha Tin clashes, leading to arrest of dozens, while lawmakers criticise police tactics.

Hong Kong police chief condemns ‘rioters’ after extradition bill clashes in Sha Tin leave 22 people in hospital with six in critical or serious condition
The difference between a Kowloon extradition bill protest and one on Hong Kong Island: it’s more than just fishballs

Internet users pore over why Sunday’s mass protest did not last late into the night, unlike on previous occasions on the other side of Victoria Harbour.

13 Jul 2019 - 4:33PM

Internet users pore over why Sunday’s mass protest did not last late into the night, unlike on previous occasions on the other side of Victoria Harbour.

The difference between a Kowloon extradition bill protest and one on Hong Kong Island: it’s more than just fishballs
At least three arrested as clashes break out over extradition bill at ‘Lennon Wall’ near Hong Kong MTR station between protesters and supporters of Carrie Lam

Arrests made and man taken to hospital as flare-up between extradition bill rivals escalates at Yau Tong station.

11 Jul 2019 - 5:25PM

Arrests made and man taken to hospital as flare-up between extradition bill rivals escalates at Yau Tong station.

At least three arrested as clashes break out over extradition bill at ‘Lennon Wall’ near Hong Kong MTR station between protesters and supporters of Carrie Lam
Hong Kong’s second primary care health centre to open in housing development area, with focus on patients with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity

Centre will focus on patients with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Area has been chosen because of high incidence of smoking and drinking alcohol among local population.

2 Jul 2019 - 9:30AM

Centre will focus on patients with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Area has been chosen because of high incidence of smoking and drinking alcohol among local population.

Hong Kong’s second primary care health centre to open in housing development area, with focus on patients with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity
Hongkongers with mental disorders – especially dementia – most at risk of death in extreme weather, study shows

Study of more than 133,000 deaths finds ‘strong association between temperature and mortality associated with mental disorders’.

30 Jun 2019 - 11:54PM

Study of more than 133,000 deaths finds ‘strong association between temperature and mortality associated with mental disorders’.

Hongkongers with mental disorders – especially dementia – most at risk of death in extreme weather, study shows
Department of Health seeks clarification from Hong Kong Adventist Hospital over refusal to treat injured protester who was later arrested

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital admits turning away injured patient – who was later arrested at another facility.

24 Jun 2019 - 3:52PM

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital admits turning away injured patient – who was later arrested at another facility.

Department of Health seeks clarification from Hong Kong Adventist Hospital over refusal to treat injured protester who was later arrested
‘Queen of Canto-pop’ Sammi Cheng forgives cheating husband Andy Hui and says she will not give up on their marriage

I believe experience will help us get back on the right track and that our lives will be reborn, Cheng says after husband Andy Hui was shown kissing and cuddling TVB actress Jacqueline Wong in footage leaked on Tuesday.

18 Apr 2019 - 6:47PM

I believe experience will help us get back on the right track and that our lives will be reborn, Cheng says after husband Andy Hui was shown kissing and cuddling TVB actress Jacqueline Wong in footage leaked on Tuesday.

‘Queen of Canto-pop’ Sammi Cheng forgives cheating husband Andy Hui and says she will not give up on their marriage
Andy Hui cheating scandal: Macau issues privacy warning to cabbies

Gambling hub’s data protection watchdog reminds public of new law surrounding digital recording devices in cars, while in Hong Kong incident has reopened debate on need for legislation.

18 Apr 2019 - 10:59PM

Gambling hub’s data protection watchdog reminds public of new law surrounding digital recording devices in cars, while in Hong Kong incident has reopened debate on need for legislation.

Andy Hui cheating scandal: Macau issues privacy warning to cabbies
Central-Admiralty MTR suspension ‘may last into Tuesday’, Hong Kong’s rail operator says, after train crash

MTR Corp says it needs time to investigate crash and remove battered carriages from site.

18 Mar 2019 - 5:27PM

MTR Corp says it needs time to investigate crash and remove battered carriages from site.

Central-Admiralty MTR suspension ‘may last into Tuesday’, Hong Kong’s rail operator says, after train crash
Provide lifelong health cover for your newborns, Hong Kong government tells young parents as it prepares to launch Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme

Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme which rolls out on April 1 expected to cost about HK$2,000 a year and cover all diseases except congenital illnesses.

17 Mar 2019 - 11:26PM

Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme which rolls out on April 1 expected to cost about HK$2,000 a year and cover all diseases except congenital illnesses.

Provide lifelong health cover for your newborns, Hong Kong government tells young parents as it prepares to launch Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme
Hong Kong’s public hospitals ‘did well’ during winter flu season despite staff shortages and red-tape complaints

Despite chronic shortages and what some staff say is a surfeit of meetings and administrative work, John Leong says performance during tough times was ‘acceptable’.

12 Mar 2019 - 4:30PM

Despite chronic shortages and what some staff say is a surfeit of meetings and administrative work, John Leong says performance during tough times was ‘acceptable’.

Hong Kong’s public hospitals ‘did well’ during winter flu season despite staff shortages and red-tape complaints
Former Hong Kong health chief slams medical voucher scheme for the elderly as lax, flawed and ‘not cost-effective’

Yeoh Eng-kiong says 78 per cent of elderly residents still use public health care, which does not help city’s overcrowded hospitals.

12 Mar 2019 - 10:17AM

Yeoh Eng-kiong says 78 per cent of elderly residents still use public health care, which does not help city’s overcrowded hospitals.

Former Hong Kong health chief slams medical voucher scheme for the elderly as lax, flawed and ‘not cost-effective’
Former Hong Kong health chief slams medical voucher scheme for the elderly as lax, flawed and ‘not cost effective’

Yeoh Eng-kiong says 78 per cent of elderly residents still use public health care, failing to help city’s overcrowded hospitals.

12 Mar 2019 - 8:38AM

Yeoh Eng-kiong says 78 per cent of elderly residents still use public health care, failing to help city’s overcrowded hospitals.

Former Hong Kong health chief slams medical voucher scheme for the elderly as lax, flawed and ‘not cost effective’
Public hospitals’ staff shortage can be solved with ‘Hong Kong model’ rather than imported ideas, executive councillor Lam Ching-choi says

Crisis could be solved with ‘Hong Kong model’ rather than imported ideas, executive councillor Lam Ching-choi says.

10 Mar 2019 - 11:31PM

Crisis could be solved with ‘Hong Kong model’ rather than imported ideas, executive councillor Lam Ching-choi says.

Public hospitals’ staff shortage can be solved with ‘Hong Kong model’ rather than imported ideas, executive councillor Lam Ching-choi says
Ailing public health care sector gets HK$80.6 billion shot in the arm from Hong Kong budget

A new HK$10 billion stabilisation fund will offer sector a safety net, while extra funding will be provided to expand the list of prescription drugs.

28 Feb 2019 - 3:10AM

A new HK$10 billion stabilisation fund will offer sector a safety net, while extra funding will be provided to expand the list of prescription drugs.

Ailing public health care sector gets HK$80.6 billion shot in the arm from Hong Kong budget
Hong Kong’s health care system is teetering on the brink. What’s wrong with it, what can be done to fix it and will the budget provide some answers?

Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivers his third budget for Hong Kong on Wednesday. In the second part of a series on the spending plan, we look at the issues surrounding the city’s public health care system.

27 Feb 2019 - 11:02AM

Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivers his third budget for Hong Kong on Wednesday. In the second part of a series on the spending plan, we look at the issues surrounding the city’s public health care system.

Hong Kong’s health care system is teetering on the brink. What’s wrong with it, what can be done to fix it and will the budget provide some answers?
Pilot scheme for free flu jabs at primary schools to become regular programme after successfully raising vaccination rate, Hong Kong’s health chief Sophia Chan says

Department of Health scheme to provide free shots has pushed up vaccination rate to about 55 per cent among primary pupils, health chief says.

20 Feb 2019 - 11:01PM

Department of Health scheme to provide free shots has pushed up vaccination rate to about 55 per cent among primary pupils, health chief says.

Pilot scheme for free flu jabs at primary schools to become regular programme after successfully raising vaccination rate, Hong Kong’s health chief Sophia Chan says
Homeless by choice: Hongkonger tells why he gave up middle-class life to sleep rough in Victoria Park

Simon Lee lives on leftovers from McDonald’s and hand-outs from a Sikh temple, and says he gets by just fine. His self-imposed life on the streets has released him from the pain of relationships and burden of material things, he says.

26 Jan 2019 - 2:31PM

Simon Lee lives on leftovers from McDonald’s and hand-outs from a Sikh temple, and says he gets by just fine. His self-imposed life on the streets has released him from the pain of relationships and burden of material things, he says.

Homeless by choice: Hongkonger tells why he gave up middle-class life to sleep rough in Victoria Park
Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

19 Jan 2019 - 12:48PM

District councils are debating whether to remove the once vital booths after it was revealed that more than half of payphones take in less that HK$1 a day on average.

Should Hong Kong say goodbye to public phone booths when more than half of them earn less than HK$1 a day?
208 Hong Kong kindergartens and childcare centres told to shut for a week after outbreaks of flu

Centre for Health Protection recommends 20 per cent of facilities close for seven days after four flu outbreaks reported at three kindergartens and a primary school on Thursday.

18 Jan 2019 - 11:25PM

Centre for Health Protection recommends 20 per cent of facilities close for seven days after four flu outbreaks reported at three kindergartens and a primary school on Thursday.

208 Hong Kong kindergartens and childcare centres told to shut for a week after outbreaks of flu
Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at Hong Kong’s public hospitals amid flu surge – and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year

Public hospitals are already stretched amid the winter flu season and health authorities warn virus activity could further increase in the coming weeks.

7 Jan 2019 - 8:14PM

Public hospitals are already stretched amid the winter flu season and health authorities warn virus activity could further increase in the coming weeks.

Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at Hong Kong’s public hospitals amid flu surge – and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year
Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency

Professor Lo Chung-mau hopes how his hospital dealt with the death of a newborn baby could spark reforms in mainland medical system, where cover-ups and disputes are common.

1 Jan 2019 - 10:46PM

Professor Lo Chung-mau hopes how his hospital dealt with the death of a newborn baby could spark reforms in mainland medical system, where cover-ups and disputes are common.

Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency
Hong Kong beauty agent convicted of duping women into HK$200,000 worth of treatments in legal first

Man given 160 hours’ community service and ordered to pay six victims compensation, after first ever successful prosecution of trader for making sale without making clear they stood to gain.

24 Dec 2018 - 5:27PM

Man given 160 hours’ community service and ordered to pay six victims compensation, after first ever successful prosecution of trader for making sale without making clear they stood to gain.

Hong Kong beauty agent convicted of duping women into HK$200,000 worth of treatments in legal first
Hong Kong animal lovers on mission to save 50 cats abandoned in industrial building

Many animals in east Kowloon neighbourhood facing similar fate, as more ageing buildings are set to be torn down, group says.

5 Dec 2018 - 4:06PM

Many animals in east Kowloon neighbourhood facing similar fate, as more ageing buildings are set to be torn down, group says.

Hong Kong animal lovers on mission to save 50 cats abandoned in industrial building
Hong Kong alcohol office puts extra 30 inspectors on streets as new rule banning sale of booze to under-18s comes into effect

Shopkeepers welcome new law banning sale of alcohol to under-18s as they begin checking customers’ ID.

30 Nov 2018 - 10:24PM

Shopkeepers welcome new law banning sale of alcohol to under-18s as they begin checking customers’ ID.

Hong Kong alcohol office puts extra 30 inspectors on streets as new rule banning sale of booze to under-18s comes into effect
‘Decisive’ Carrie Lam pushes ahead with controversial housing, land supply and social initiatives in her second Hong Kong policy address

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is not afraid to tackle issues left unresolved by predecessors as she offers solutions in her policy blueprint.

11 Oct 2018 - 3:16PM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is not afraid to tackle issues left unresolved by predecessors as she offers solutions in her policy blueprint.

‘Decisive’ Carrie Lam pushes ahead with controversial housing, land supply and social initiatives in her second Hong Kong policy address
Schoolgirls to be vaccinated against HPV, in Hong Kong’s fight against cervical cancer

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces immunisation programme, as well as ban on e-cigarettes and other health policies.

11 Oct 2018 - 12:09PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces immunisation programme, as well as ban on e-cigarettes and other health policies.

Schoolgirls to be vaccinated against HPV, in Hong Kong’s fight against cervical cancer
Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from city leader’s blueprint for Hong Kong

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has unveiled 244 new initiatives on pressing issues such as land shortage, health care, elderly care and welfare in her policy address. Here is what you need to know.

10 Oct 2018 - 4:45PM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has unveiled 244 new initiatives on pressing issues such as land shortage, health care, elderly care and welfare in her policy address. Here is what you need to know.

Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: land development to maternity leave, five key takeaways from city leader’s blueprint for Hong Kong
You’ve got mail ... but no postcode: why Hong Kong does not use such numbers

There is 999077 for mainland mail bound for city, but it is unheard of in local postage and rarely used.

1 Oct 2018 - 10:25AM

There is 999077 for mainland mail bound for city, but it is unheard of in local postage and rarely used.

You’ve got mail ... but no postcode: why Hong Kong does not use such numbers
Four gruesome killings from Hong Kong’s past that are the stuff of nightmares

City may have a low crime rate but it has seen its share of terror and dark tales.

8 Sep 2018 - 3:39PM

City may have a low crime rate but it has seen its share of terror and dark tales.

Four gruesome killings from Hong Kong’s past that are the stuff of nightmares