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Youngsters depart for space training

Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing has seen off 30 youngsters for a nine-day space training camp to Beijing and Jiuquan.

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Food poisonings probed

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating two food poisoning clusters affecting six people.

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5 foods fail safety check

Five food samples collected in June have failed Centre for Food Safety tests.

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Free facilities still available

Limited sessions for leisure facilities opened to the public for free use on August 3 as part of 2014 Sport For All Day are still available for booking, the Leisure & Cultural Services Department says.

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Dengue fever outbreak monitored

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring a Dengue fever outbreak in Nansha, reported by Guangdong health authorities.

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Ebola virus under watch

The Centre of Health Protection and the Hospital Authority have boosted surveillance and control measures for the Ebola virus in light of the outbreak in West Africa.

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Man ill with Legionnaires' disease

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease involving a 68-year-old man.

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Reduced sugar in food urged

The Centre for Food Safety has called on the food trade to reduce the sugar content of non-prepackaged items, after finding that some beverages, even those with less sweet versions, and desserts and bakery products contained high levels of sugar.

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Ready-to-eat food samples pass tests

All 400 ready-to-eat food samples tested for the microbe Listeria monocytogenes have passed, the Centre for Food Safety announces.

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Ko Wing-man to visit Taichung

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man will hold a duty visit to Taiwan on July 30 and 31.

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Man ill with Japanese encephalitis

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of Japanese encephalitis affecting a 54-year-old man.

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Suspected MERS cases monitored

The Department of Health is investigating two suspected local cases of MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, affecting a 34-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman.

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Additional cooked meat regulation mooted

The Government will consider the need to strengthen cooked meat regulations by requiring importers and retailers to provide import receipts within a reasonable time, Undersecretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan says.

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Possible MERS case monitored

The Department of Health is investigating a suspected local case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome affecting a two-year-old boy.

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HK jumps for joy – and victory

An unlikely contender has evolved into a global, organised competitive sport: rope skipping, or jump rope. Some Hong Kongers are incredibly adept at it, too. The World Rope Skipping Championships 2014 will take place in the city for the first time later this month – and 159 local athletes will compete with 1,000 others from around the world.

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Frozen poultry imports seized

The Centre for Food Safety has seized frozen poultry products imported from the UK.

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Old tree removed

The Architectural Services Department has arranged to have a Brachychiton rupestris tree removed from the slope of Hong Kong Park to ensure public safety.

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Man treated for Legionnaires' disease

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease involving a 61-year-old man.

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Beef samples fail safety check

Two fresh beef samples have failed Centre for Food Safety tests. Prosecution will be taken against the vendors concerned.

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Flesh-eating disease case probed

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of necrotising fasciitis in which a 61-year-old man died.

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