Thursday, October 2, 2014   

Warning over health check-up offers
(09-16 17:06)

The Consumer Council has warned people to be wary of bargains offered by telemarketers -- after the number of complaints about health check-ups shot up by nearly 80 percent.
The watchdog says telemarketers often resort to aggressive tactics, bordering on 'false trade descriptions' or 'misleading omissions' -- two new offenses under the amended Trade Descriptions Ordinance. --RTHK
   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Paul Chan, wife guilty of libel, fined HK$230k (09-30 18:47)
China suspends HK tours: reports (09-30 18:15)
Printing error discovered in Hospital Authority system (09-30 18:04)
British PM reminds China of obligations over Hong Kong (09-30 17:32)
Minimum wage raised for foreign domestic helpers (09-30 17:28)
Occupy to open way for emergency services (09-30 17:14)
Emergency services disrupted: police (09-30 16:56)
Several bus routes remain closed (09-30 16:53)
Fiscal reserves at HK$711b (09-30 16:43)
China backs Hong Kong leaders against 'illegal' acts: govt (09-30 16:36)

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