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  1. Health workers walk tightrope of patient abuse

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of workplace violence at public hospitals are the nurses and support staff who have first contact with patients. Some attackers are alcoholic or have a history of drug use. Apart from physical violence, workers are also exposed to verbal abuse and intimidation. There were 860 cases of verbal abuse from 2005 to last year. Since 2005, 31 people have been convicted under the Hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702727/health-workers-walk-tightrope-patient-abuse
  2. Dealing with abuse in front-line waiting war

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and support staff who have first contact with patients. Some attackers are alcoholic or have a history of drug use. Apart from physical violence, workers are also exposed to verbal abuse and intimidation. There were 860 cases of verbal abuse from 2005 to last year. Since 2005, 31 people have been convicted under the Hospital Authority's bylaws for verbally abusing or intimidating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703569/dealing-abuse-front-line-waiting-war
  3. Buddha Bar row escalates with 'fatwa' against alcohol

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Indonesian followers that drinking alcohol is forbidden. The Sangha Mahayana Indonesia issued a dharma nioga, an edict the group's Gunabhadra Mahasthavira described as like 'an Islamic ... because the storm surrounding the Buddha Bar might have led to confusion about the relationship between Buddhism and alcohol. 'The dharma nioga is not strictly related to the Buddha Bar, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688852/buddha-bar-row-escalates-fatwa-against-alcohol
  4. BOOZE BROTHER

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... him one precious gift. On his 39th birthday, his health failing from the years of alcohol abuse, she presented him with a bottle of spirits and a folded sheet of newspaper. It was a letter ... Beating his addiction to alcohol has given Yang Xiaonan a new obsession- rehabilitating other drinkers, reports Didi Kirsten Tatlow PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING in Yang Xiaonan's life has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442361/booze-brother
  5. Nation's No3 distiller Jiannanchun down but not out

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the alcohol market. The mainland's third-ranked distiller is based in Mianzhu, one of the areas worst hit by the massive tremor in Sichuan. The province is a key alcohol production centre ... were severely damaged and 40 per cent of its crude alcohol went down the drain after ceramic storage containers broke. Group president Qiao Tianming said this year's sales targets would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641718/nations-no3-distiller-jiannanchun-down-not-out
  6. Abused

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui 'Do not repeat or let it be said that Haiti is a country cursed in accumulating its disasters. It's wrong. The distressed state of Haitian society is to be explained by a long American blockade in the 19th century, then by an econo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704516/abused
  7. Abuse of WTO rules blamed for disputes

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Loopholes in World Trade Organisation rules are to blame for intensifying global trade disputes, according to a former official. WTO trade dispute remedies such as anti-dumping and countervailing duties were open to abuse by member countries, said Stuart Harbinson, a former adviser to the organisation's director-general, Pascal Lamy, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685388/abuse-wto-rules-blamed-disputes
  8. Mother of HK panda focus of abuse claim

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Claims that an elderly giant panda was abused and neglected by employees at a Shenzhen zoo will be the subject of an investigation starting today, the State Forestry ... the post said. A zoo spokesman, however, said it was misleading to describe the treatment of the animal as abuse. Chen Chuwen denied that the panda was starved because they spent 4,000 yuan a month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666140/mother-hk-panda-focus-abuse-claim
  9. Foundation fights sexual abuse of city's children

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... every day in a school toilet, his mother called the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation's 'Hugline' and sought help. Child sexual abuse is so horrendous that most cases are hidden, ... of cases of child sexual abuse was under-reported. The only non-governmental organisation which deals specifically with child sexual abuse, the foundation handled 104 cases in 2006-07 and 107 cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661310/foundation-fights-sexual-abuse-citys-children
  10. Angry flood victims hurl eggs and abuse at Taiwanese leaders

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian and Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou have become persona non grata in the north of the island due to alleged inaction in the wake of Typhoon Aere. Angry flood victims called Mr Chen a 'bastard' and threw egg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468382/angry-flood-victims-hurl-eggs-and-abuse-taiwanese-leaders

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