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Lion Rock banner probed

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department will investigate into a huge banner that was hung on the Lion Rock and take prosecution if there is sufficient evidence.

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NDM-5 infection detected

The Centre for Health Protection has confirmed a case of drug-resistant infection New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-5 (NDM-5) Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, in a 59-year-old woman.

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Health forum opens

To mark its 10th anniversary, the Centre for Health Protection opened an Asia-Pacific health practitioners forum to exchange views on disease prevention and control.

 

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Illicit preservative found in beef

The Centre for Food Safety has found a sample of fresh beef containing sulphur dioxide. Prosecution will be taken against the vendor concerned.

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3 temples declared monuments

The Government has declared temples in Tai Hang, Ap Lei Chau and Kowloon City as monuments.

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Prison fair set for Nov 1

Stanley Prison inmates will showcase their new cooking skills at the Correctional Services Department's Autumn Fair on November 1.

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Taiwan food products recalled

The Centre for Food Safety urges people not to consume two kinds of chilled food products from Taiwan as they were made with substandard lard, while traders should also stop supplying them and recall the products.

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Restaurant licence revoked

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department has revoked a Tsuen Wan restaurant's licence, for illegally extending its business area.

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IT subsidies for disabled open

The Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment and the Central Fund for Personal Computers are open for applications until November 30, the Social Welfare Department announces.



 

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CE lauds gold winners

Hong Kong athletes have won one gold, five silver and three bronze medals in the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

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Ovitrap index falls

The monthly ovitrap index for September dropped to 3.9% from 6.3% in August.

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Welfare cases dip 0.4%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload in September showed a drop of 903 cases - a decrease of 0.4% compared to August - the Social Welfare Department says.

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Girl treated for enterovirus

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of severe paediatric enterovirus infection involving an eight-year-old girl. She is now in stable condition.

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Pork floss found to contain gutter oil

The Centre for Food Safety has urged consumers not to eat four kinds of pork products from Taiwan Farm Industry Co. as they were made with substandard lard.

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5 more golds for HK

Chief Executive CY Leung has congratulated Hong Kong athletes for winning gold medals in five events at the Incheon Asian Para Games.

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UN to hear HK women's rights report

Permanent Secretary for Labour & Welfare Annie Tam will lead a delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women hearing in Geneva on October 23.

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Nigeria Ebola outbreak ends

The Department of Health has updated the list of affected areas in the local reporting criteria for the Ebola virus in response to the World Health Organisation declaring the end of the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria.

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Contaminated ham recalled

The Centre for Food Safety urges people not to consume two kinds of cooked and chilled ham and mortadella manufactured in Italy and contaminated with listeria.

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CE hails gold winners

Chief Executive CY Leung has congratulated Vivian Lau, Leung Yuk-wing and Wong Kwan-hang for winning the gold medal in the Boccia Mixed Pairs BC4 event at the Incheon Asian Para Games.

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Lunar New Year stalls to be sold

Stalls at the 2015 Lunar New Year fairs will be put up for open auction from November 3, the Food & Environmental Hygiene Department announces.

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