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04:15 Sat 23
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Hong Kongs new exam exemption for overseas doctors wont ruin the system, health chief says in defending controversial bill
Opening the gates to non-locally trained doctors will not ruin Hong Kongs licensing exam system or lower medical standards, the citys health minister has said, doubling down on her support for a contentious bill passed amid fierce opposition from the sector.Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee on Saturday said the new amendments would kick in after a special registration committee had confirmed a list of 100 recognised medical schools due in the latter half of next year
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Functional constituencies in Hong Kongs Legco will all be contested for first time, but is the competition just for show?
Some functional constituency candidates in next months Legislative Council election have issued platforms that amount to little more than vague slogans, while others aims are virtually indistinguishable from their ostensible rivals, prompting analysts to question just how competitive the poll really is.The election will be the first Legco poll since Beijings overhaul of the citys political system to ensure only patriots held power, and for the first time since Hong Kongs return to


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07:08 Sun 28
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Coronavirus Hong Kong: Omicron variant must be kept out of community, experts say; city confirms 3 new cases
Hong Kongs quarantine hotels must cut off any possible avenues of coronavirus transmission in light of the spread of the new Omicron variant, one local health expert has said, while another has cautioned against unnecessary travel during the coming holiday season.First detected in Botswana, in southern Africa, the Omicron variant has since cropped up in South Africa, Israel, Germany, Italy and Britain, with Hong Kong also recording two cases picked up in a quarantine hotel earlier this month


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07:31 Fri 26
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Global Banks Are Paying Up to Deal With Hong Kongs Quarantine
Global Firms Are Paying Up to Deal With Hong Kongs Quarantine


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23:00 Sun 28
Green group warns against pursuing flawed wetland loss mitigation strategy for Hong Kongs planned Northern Link
A previous strategy of creating artificial wetlands to compensate for the loss of natural wildlife habitats should not be reprised for a railway project servicing Hong Kongs planned Northern Metropolis, a green group has warned, saying past efforts at mitigating the damage done by development have proved unsatisfactory.The call from the Conservancy Association came after the MTR Corporation published a project brief on its Northern Link that acknowledged the construction of the new line across


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Coronavirus: is new Omicron variant a threat to Hong Kongs border reopening hopes? Avoiding local cases the key, pandemic adviser says
The coronavirus new Omicron variant is unlikely to present a major stumbling block to the looming reopening of Hong Kongs border with mainland China, a government pandemic adviser has said while backing a decision to have arrivals from southern Africa spend just seven of their 21 quarantine days at a city-run facility.But at least one infectious disease expert disagreed on Monday, arguing a tightening of quarantine measures was needed to avoid heightening Beijing concerns over the citys anti


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20:00 Sun 28
Almost half of health care workers are not doctors and nurses. Health policies must address their burnout too.
Vaccination rates are climbing, and COVID-19 cases are decreasing. While this is surely a relief to most of us, many health care workers are bracing themselves for a significant post-pandemic fallout. Far from getting a much-needed reprieve from an emotionally and physically draining 20 months, these professionals will be forced to work under similar strain Read more Almost half of health care workers are not doctors and nurses. Health policies must address their burnout too. originally appeared in KevinMD.com .


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Singapore Oce Rents May Overtake Hong Kongs on Pandemic Shift
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16:40 Sun 28
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Michael Cohen Claims Trump Wont Run For President In 2024
The former personal attorney to Trump claimed another election would ruin Trumps donations grift.


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Meet the electrician who wants to be a Hong Kong lawmaker. Can he power through in the coming Legislative Council election?
If Vincent Diu Sing-hung wins in Hong Kongs December 19 Legislative Council poll, he will make history as the first electrician to be elected lawmaker.The 48-year-old is among the 51 candidates vying for the Election Committee constituency. Unlike the majority who are linked to political parties and professional associations, Diu is a union member but hardly part of the establishment elite.A father of a boy and a girl, he used to be a clerk and tour guide. However, since 2014 he has


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16:27 Sun 28
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Action Alert: Infrastructure Bill Requires That All Taxpayer Funded Broadband Projects Must Support 5G Deployment
By B.N. Frank American opposition to 5G deployment has been ongoing for years due to a variety of established risks associated with the controversial technology... Action Alert: Infrastructure Bill...


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21:00 Sat 27
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Why Didnt Biden Have A Cognitive Exam? Former White House Physician Speaks Out On Bidens Obvious Cognitive Decline
Why won’t Biden take a cognitive exam? According to former White House Physician Ronny Jackson, the Biden administration is covering up for what is “obvious cognitive decline.” Why didn't Biden have a cognitive exam? His 'health summary' was 6 pages of NOTHING. Biden's lost, he's confused, and this White House is doing everything they can… The post “Why Didn’t Biden Have A Cognitive Exam?” — Former White House Physician Speaks Out On Biden’s “Obvious Cognitive Decline” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit .


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11:00 Sun 28
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Hong Kong Housing Authority looking at building more nano flats for sale in coming projects
Hong Kongs main provider of subsidised housing is considering building more small flats in coming projects, with some as tiny as 250 sq ft, the Post has learned.Sources said the Housing Authority was assessing the size of flats to sell to low-income families with households of two or three people. In at least three projects, some flats could have 226 sq ft of internal floor area, the minimum size adopted for two- to three-member families. It is roughly equivalent to 250 sq ft of saleable area


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21:01 Sun 28
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Live: Health Minister and Chief Medical Officer provide update on Omicron variant
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly are holding a joint press conference regarding the new COVID-19 variant. Follow live.


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04:12 Sun 28
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ISL 2021-22: ATK MB crush rivals SC East Bengal 3-0, defending champion Mumbai stunned by Hyderabad
ISL: ATK MB dominate Kolkata derby, defending champions Mumbai City stunned


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22:55 Sun 28
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New restrictions introduced for overseas arrivals
The changes come just weeks after NSW, Victoria and the ACT opened up their borders for fully-vaccinated overseas arrivals, with no quarantine required.


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17:15 Sun 28
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Vardy double as Leicester beat Watford to ruin Ranieri return
Jamie Vardy scores twice as Leicester beat Watford to ruin Claudio Ranieri's return to the King Power Stadium.


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HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the SAR will launch a local health code for the interface with the health cod https://t.co/8d6kVEkmUE
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Macau casino stocks tumble after junket boss arrest
HONG KONG, Nov 29 Shares in Macau casino operators plunged Monday morning after police said the head of the gambling enclaves largest junket operator had confessed to running illegal betting activities overseas. Alvin Chau, head of Suncity...


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10:50 Sun 28
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Britain needs French cooperation to tackle Channel migrant crisis, says health minister
LONDON — Britain needs French cooperation to curb the flow of migrants from across the English Channel, health minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday, defending a letter Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to the French president. Last week, Johnson wrote to French President Emmanuel Macron setting out five steps the two countries could take to […]


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01:00 Sun 28
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For Hong Kongs poor children, home work means cooking, cleaning, caregiving and earning money for the family
Ming* has been spending an hour a day over the past six months collecting discarded cardboard on the streets of Sham Shui Po. The most the 15-year-old earned in a week was HK$25 for five kilograms.The older child of a divorced 39-year-old cleaner, he prepares lunch for his 10-year-old sister and tutors her.When I think of how hard my mother works, I think its all right to help out a bit, said Ming, who is in Secondary Three.There are people who ask, Why are you gathering cardboard at such


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20:27 Sat 27
Doctors Raise Red Flag! New Overdose Wave Fueled By Fentanyl Combining With Other Narcotics!
Several drug abuse and addiction researchers, doctors, and public health officials are concerned about a growing trend among overdose victims that appears to indicate the onset of a new and different wave of the opioid epidemic, as evidenced by the spike in drug overdose deaths this year and last year. While it seems loneliness and the obstacles of the coronavirus epidemic have fueled that drug usage, many experts believe that the combination of fentanyl and other narcotics has fueled the new overdose wave in part. GO AD-FREE! SUPPORT OUR WRITERS WITH AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION More than 100,000 people died from


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17:10 Sun 28
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MTG urges followers to sue doctors, hospitals over refusal to issue ivermectin prescriptions
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's newfound strategy of pushing lawsuits against hospitals and doctors has deep roots


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09:21 Sun 28
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IRS sees major crypto seizures in 2022 amid the implementation of the infrastructure bill
The US recently implemented the infrastructure bill to include crypto activities within the regulatory scope of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS has now stated that it expects the total crypto seizures in 2022 from money laundering and crime to come to billions of dollars. In a Bloomberg publication, the Criminal Investigation Chief at […]


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07:31 Fri 26
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Global Firms Are Paying Up to Deal With H.K.s Quarantine
Global Firms Are Paying Up to Deal With Hong Kongs Quarantine


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HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Sunday that the improved electoral system of the SAR has broken fresh ground https://t.co/9LuoY387Pe
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ramaonhealthcare
01:42 Sat 27
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Americans dont have equal access to mental healthcare but technology is making it more democratic
Novel health technologies are allowing us to move into a new era of equality and improved access to healthcare for everyone, eliminating the barriers between people and healthcare, by putting the patient at the center of care versus the provider.One of the oldest, yet still unresolved issues plaguing the US health system is the unequal [...]


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17:03 Sun 28
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RT @ForbesAdvisor: The holidays are a time for family and friendsbut scammers will do everything they can to ruin your celebrations. You c
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2h ago
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Coronavirus: Is India ready for a third wave?
Experts say the government needs to first fulfil its promises to boost the public health system.


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13:11 Sun 28
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Health failures in NI creating unfair system says Bengoa
Prof Rafael Bengoa, who led a review into the NI service, says people are turning to private care.


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09:51 Sun 28
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BA suspends Hong Kong flights after crew forced to quarantine
British Airways has confirmed it has temporarily suspended flights to and from Hong Kong after a crew member reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.