Thursday, December 18, 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:
Govt's claim on Joint Declaration rejected (12-18 15:00)
United front to be set up to promote democracy (12-18 14:57)
Govt threatens to retract paternity leave bill (12-18 14:50)
Funeral held for fireman (12-18 14:48)
Ombudsman launches probe into leaking water pipes (12-18 14:47)
10% of govt revenue to be placed in housing fund (12-18 11:59)
ICAC search home of Guotai Junan's executive (12-17 18:59)
Civic Party lists policy address proposals (12-17 18:01)
Protesters may need to pay for damage to property (12-17 18:00)
Air quality worse since Occupy ended: CAN (12-17 12:30)

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