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  1. Doctor avoids ban for tainted medicine

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The Medical Council ruled yesterday that a doctor who dispensed alcohol-contaminated medicine to a child be removed from the General Register for two months, but suspended ... asthma medicine mixed with a toxic alcohol meant for external use. Tests found the concentration of isopropyl alcohol in the syrup was 69 per cent. After taking a dose of the medicine, the girl ...

  2. Accused in fatal crash admits drink-driving

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A transport proprietor on trial in the District Court over the death of a student from the United States has admitted drink-driving. Daniel Sheung Kun-hoo, 34, pleaded not guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death but admitted two other counts, of using a defective vehicle and of driving a motor vehicle with alcohol in breath exceeding the prescribed ...

  3. Repeat offender jailed 31/2 years for drink-drive death of student

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... years. Daniel Sheung Kun-hoo, three times over the legal alcohol limit, hit Kurt Leswing, 21, who had also been drinking, in Wong Nai Chung Road, opposite St Paul's Catholic Primary School, ... pleaded guilty to driving a defective vehicle, admitting tinting of the side windows and rear windscreen affected visibility, and to driving over the legal alcohol limit- for which he was fined ...

  4. Singer's brother admits drink-driving causing death

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chun-kit, elder brother of singer Evan Au Chun-to, was driving at twice the speed limit, with a blood alcohol level of more than double the legal limit, when he hit a motorcycle on the Island ... metres. He died at the scene. The prosecution said it was believed that Au was travelling at 136km/h when he ran into the bike. The legal limit was 70km/h. Au's breath-alcohol test later gave ...

  5. Community service for man who killed jaywalker while speeding

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of the accident. A breath test showed that his alcohol level was 21 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath, just under the legal limit of 22mcg/100ml. Chan was originally charged with dangerous driving ... the road. The judge ruled that the defects of the car- a modified exhaust pipe and windscreen- were not connected with Cheung's death. He also found no evidence that the amount of alcohol ...

  6. Driver cleared of dangerous driving over death

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who testified confirmed that the car was moving at least at 60km/h. The defendant admitted that he had consumed beer within three hours of the accident. A breath test showed that his alcohol ... charge because it was not a proper place to cross the road. The judge said he found no evidence that the amount of alcohol consumed by the defendant had impaired his driving. The defence counsel ...

  7. Facts about legionella

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over the age of 50 who have a weakened immune system caused by smoking, alcohol abuse or disease. Antibiotic treatment can cure the disease if it is diagnosed and treated early enough. Regular ...

  8. Driver gets 4 years' jail for fatal accident

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... on December 24 last year. He was almost three times over the legal blood-alcohol limit when he was driving his car at about 80km/h in a 50km/h zone in Lee On Road, Sau Mau Ping. He overtook a number ... spent 10 days in hospital. In sentencing, Deputy Judge Bina Chainrai said it was 'absolutely unacceptable' for Chow to step into his car after drinking alcohol. He had been suffering ...

  9. Mainland consumers prefer local products to overseas brands

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by AlixPartners, a business advisory firm. Master Kong, owned by Hong Kong-listed Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp, tops Coca-Cola and Pepsi on the list of most trusted non-alcoholic beverages, the survey shows. In the alcoholic beverage sector, Tsingtao, Snow and Yanjing took the top three spots. Snow is owned by China Resources Holdings and London-based SABMiller while Yanjing Brewery ...

  10. Spoiled rice used to feed migrant workers

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Administration regulation which bans stale grain from re-entering the market for human consumption. Sources said wholesalers bought the spoiled rice in secret deals from alcohol plants and animal farms, which normally use it to brew alcohol or feed animals. 'We buy stale rice at about 1.6 yuan per kg,' said a manager from the Xuliang Alcohol Group in Chengdu. There are big profits ...




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