Issue: March 08, 2013   (Archive)
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   

Experts warn as infants go short of key vitamins
The intake of Vitamin D, iron and calcium in local preschoolers is far less than the recommended guidelines of the World Health Organization, according to a university study.



Big ideas on buses roll out
An overall review of bus routes is needed to provide better services, keep fares in check and deliver broader benefits, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung says.

Mom held on baby death
A 31-year-old mother of two has been detained after the death of her three-month-old son.

Hospital backers protest at homes decision
More than 100 Baptist University students and teaching staff protested outside the offices of Kowloon City District Council against a government decision to rezone the former Lee Wai Lee Institute site for residential use.

Bullies must meet their match
As a child, I was short and thin - an easy target for bullies. When I attended secondary school, the classmate sitting next to me wanted me to do his homework and threatened me with a blade.

Now the race is on for chickenpox vaccines
Health chief Ko Wing-man has another battle on his hands - to solve the shortage of chickenpox vaccine.

Few big salary hikes in offing for bankers
Lackluster growth in the banking and finance industry will see pay frozen or cut this year at more than half of firms, a survey by a human resources consultancy found.

Patriotism warnings sound again
Beijing officials involved in Hong Kong affairs have stepped up their warnings against the election of an unpatriotic chief executive in 2017.



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