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Dystopian lit lights the way to better future : "dystopias externalize the turmoil that's already taking place in adolescent minds, hearts, and bodies," Stevens writes.
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Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin Therapy in Elderly Chinese Patients...
Correspondence to Chung-Wah Siu, MD, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
New island off Lantau coast could ease HK's tourist pressure
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying has promised to deal with increasing number of mainland tourists visiting the territory.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
MERS Coronavirus in Dromedary Camel Herd, Saudi Arabia
Maged G. Hemida 1 , Daniel K.W. Chu 1 , Leo L.M. Poon, Ranawaka A.P.M. Perera, Mohammad A. Alhammadi, Hoi-yee Ng, Lewis Y. Siu, Yi Guan, and Abdelmohsen Alnaeem The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China A prospective study of a dromedary camel herd during the 2013-14 calving season showed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection ... (more)
Nucleic Acids Research
Direct activation of human and mouse Oct4 genes using engineered TALE and Cas9 transcription factors
In this article, we systematically investigated the potential of these new tools in activating the stringently silenced pluripotency gene Oct4 in mouse and human somatic cells.
Hong Kong: Shares end 0.15% higher
The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 35.16 points to 23,038.80 on turnover of HK$61.09 billion .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
South China Morning Post
'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour
Food has always been central to the life of Yeung Koon-yat. Growing up in wartime Guangdong, his family was so poor that two of his sisters starved to death.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
HK lawmakers head to China amid hopes of political reform
Hong Kong lawmakers are heading to Shanghai for a weekend dialogue with top Chinese officials.
Hong Kong: Shares end 0.79% lower
The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 183.32 points to 23,003.64 on turnover of HK$96.34 billion .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
CMGRN: a web server for constructing multilevel gene regulatory...
With integration of such ChIP-based and other high-throughput information, it would be dedicated to dissecting cross-interactions among multilevel regulators, genes and biological functions.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Preventive medicine: Safety shutdown
Live poultry markets are common throughout China and much of Southeast Asia. These markets pose a huge threat to humans because they are a major source of avian influenza viruses.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
IMF: Hong Kong banks' exposure to China need close monitoring
A broad concept of banks' exposure to non-bank mainland China entities has risen to 19 per cent of total assets, the IMF said in a review of the HK economy.
Ming dynasty - chicken cup' smashes record in sale
Nicolas Chow, Asia Deputy Chairman of Sotheby's International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, poses with the cup in Hong Kong.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Legco chief blasts Article 23 call again
Hong Kong's mini-constitution will have to be amended if the national security law is to be applied in the SAR, Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said yesterday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Asia News Network
TAIPEI: Taiwan protests resonate with HK residents
On the streets of Taipei, a young Hong Kong woman started weeping. As people swirled around her, 22-year-old Ng Wing Yin's face crumpled.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Evaluation of Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting for Radiation-Induced...
From the Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital , Vascular and Interventional Radiology Foundation Clinical Science Center , and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
Gerard Basset has been appointed Wine Ambassador at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, the Asia-based luxury hotel group, has appointed one of the most esteemed professionals in wine, Gerard Basset OBE, as the group's first wine ambassador.
UPDATE 1-HK's Sun Hung Kai taps 3 banks for consumer finance spinoff -sources
Sun Hung Kai & Co Ltd has appointed three banks to underwrite the sale of its consumer finance division, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Ed Brea has been appointed General Manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok in Bankok, Thailand
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Prior to this appointment, Mr Brea spent two years as general manager of Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai.