Friday, March 6, 2015   

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:
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Cops arrested five linked to Bitcoin scam (03-05 18:53)
'Flu peak past already' (03-05 18:50)
Four arrested for Asia Miles hacking (03-05 17:51)
Low-sulphur fuel vessels to haul sludge (03-05 17:21)
Govt slammed for East Rail delay (03-05 16:29)
Departure tax urged for parallel traders (03-05 16:28)
RTHK journalist’s attacker pleads guilty (03-05 11:56)
(NPC) Premier assures HK of ‘full support’ to govern itself (03-05 11:53)
Mist, rain and wind forecast for tomorrow (03-04 19:47)

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