More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP
More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP

Expired: Hong Kong government's ideas about Chinese medicine are clearly past their sell-by date

Philip Yeung says despite a stated goal to nurture this traditional industry, Hong Kong's fossilised thinking and a lack of coordination between officials mean we're falling behind the competition

Topic |   Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)
More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP
More than 8,000 Chinese remedies face being taken off the shelves under new government proposals. Photo: AFP
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