Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions
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Self-storage industry in dialogue with fire safety agencies over alternative solutions

Industry representative expresses optimism in search of space-efficient solutions to meet fire safety requirements. Photo: Luigi La Tona of the Self Storage Association Asia.

New property management services licensing regime passes key LegCo hurdle
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New property management services licensing regime passes key LegCo hurdle

Hong Kong’s property management industry is about to get a whole lot more “professional” following the conclusion of the third reading of the Property Management…

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據
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英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據

本文由記者Alex Fok編譯,原文可見於《Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts》及《Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research》(分別於4月29日及5月4日登刊)。

Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research
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Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

The Food and Health Department sticks to its old guns while key HKBU researcher Dr Chung Shan-shan looks to clear the air about previous media…

Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts
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Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts

The Royal College of Physicians in the UK has aligned with the position of Public Health England, deciding that vaping should be promoted to smokers…

國際專家鼓勵吸煙人士轉用電子煙 研於港收集數據
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國際專家鼓勵吸煙人士轉用電子煙 研於港收集數據

(資料圖片) 本文由記者Alex Fok翻譯,原文《Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters》於4月20日刊登。

Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters
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Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

Vaping experts have slammed the Hong Kong Government for turning a deaf ear to the potential to improve health outcomes. A European doctor-researcher believes vaping…

‘Another wasted opportunity’ David Webb in HT’s Budget Rx #1
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‘Another wasted opportunity’ David Webb in HT’s Budget Rx #1

The Budget is not particularly appealing to free market advocates like David Webb, even though there is a wee bit of hope for improved securities…

Not So Free: Hawkers, Free TV and the Hong Kong Economy
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Not So Free: Hawkers, Free TV and the Hong Kong Economy

11 February 2016 – Beset by political troubles, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying must have been happy to receive positive news. At the end…

Small House Blues: Defending the Indigenous Villagers
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Small House Blues: Defending the Indigenous Villagers

It’s sexist. It’s unsustainable. It has been blatantly abused for decades. And, don’t let anyone fool you; it works just the way it’s supposed to…