• Saturday
  • November 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:53am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 313 for Human Rights

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Stand by me

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Few of us can comprehend what life is like for people coping with schizophrenia and other psychiatric problems. Even immediate family members may fail to empathise, as Cheung Yuk-way can testify. She became concerned when he ...

  2. Watchdog warns on access to personal data

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The right of a person to access his personal data was important and should not be taken lightly, Privacy Commissioner Roderick Woo Bun said yesterday. He was commenting after a doctor was fined HK$1,000 last Friday for breaching the privacy law. The doctor had failed to respond to a patient's request for her medical records within the required 40 days. Mr Woo said ...

  3. Doctor defends claims for insurance

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A doctor has rejected accusations that he made claims to an insurance company for non-existent consultations, saying he had made the diagnoses by telephone. Timothy Teoh Sim-chuan denied a charge of professional misconduct at a Medical Council h ...

  4. The government 'is the murderer'

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Legislators and psychiatrists accused the government of not providing enough services to help mental patients in the wake of Sunday's family tragedy in which a mentally ill mother and her two children died. Legislator Kwok Ka-ki, who repres ...

  5. Doctor accused of falsely claiming fees to have case reheard

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The Medical Council has been ordered to rehear a complaint against a surgeon accused of claiming fees for services he did not provide. Timothy Teoh Sim Chuan had been charged and found guilty of disciplinary offences for presenting to a health ...

  6. Fair trial?

    Posted Dec 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saddam Hussein is to be tried in Iraq. But human rights groups say the country lacks the judges and institutions to conduct fair trials without international guidance. What do you think? ...

  7. Correction

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan CitySeen would like to correct an error in yesterday's column. Peter Brocklehurst will be appearing at the Hong Kong Human Rights Foundation's 2004 Charity Ball for the Children's Cancer Foundation, not the Cancer Foundation. CitySeen regrets the error. ...

  8. HPV vaccine a must for teens

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... people to take the vaccine will be against their human rights. Teenagers are sexually active so it makes sense to make the vaccine mandatory for them. It will save lives as well as billions ... In your letter, you touched very briefly on the idea that forcing someone to have the vaccine would infringe on their human rights. Generally speaking, humans have a right to refuse medical ...

  9. HIV detainees denied medicine: watchdog

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng The local watchdog on last year's World Trade Organisation conference in Hong Kong and a human rights group will submit their report to the United Nations today, alleging ... Human Rights Commission comes as the UN Human Rights Committee meets today in New York to discuss Hong Kong's rights performance last year. The alliance and the commission said ...

  10. Give mainland mothers fair treatment

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... government is right to limit the quota of mainlanders allowed to have their babies here. But, I think it is unreasonable because it violates Hong Kong's Basic Law, which ensures human rights ... freedom and protection of human rights. I hope the government will respect mainland mothers' rights and solve this problem. Tony Fung, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School From ...




SCMP.com Account