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  1. Chen's ailing wife bound for prison hospital

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese authorities have decided to send the ailing wife of disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian to prison, risking a possible political crisis if she dies in jail. The Supreme Court sentenced Wu Shu-chen last month along with Chen to 19 years in prison for corruption. Chen began serving his prison sentence on Thursday, but the judicial authorities ...

  2. Former senior HKMA official spared jail term after appeal

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Remorse for tax scam brings cut in sentence A former senior official with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission had his four-month jail ... was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital, where he spent three days. ...

  3. 8 months' jail for nurse who groped patient

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the magistrate said it was too late to regret his actions. 'By asking the complainant to testify in court... the pain she suffered is no less than yours,' he said. A Hospital Authority spokesman said Ng had been suspended by the hospital but the authority would not comment on the case because he could appeal against the decision. The authority has guidelines that require more than ...

  4. Scathing attack on death penalty puts author in city state's sights

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... from hell' went on a globe-trotting, three-nation murder rampage. In March 1995, the authorities arrested Scripps in Singapore for killing and dismembering a South African tourist. Scripps ...

  5. Doctor who took patient data fined HK$50,000

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... private practice two months later, the court was told. In passing his sentence, Thomas said he did not understand why the Hospital Authority did not set out more 'direct and explicit guidelines' if it was common for doctors to move into private practice. The Hospital Authority, in a written statement yesterday, said it had set out procedures and codes for staff to follow ...

  6. Police detain second Charter 08 author

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... detention was related to Charter 08, a manifesto co-authored by writer Liu Xiaobo which called for more civil liberties, the rule of law and an end to one-party rule. Liu was sentenced to 11 years ... questioned by state security agents many times before, but this was the first time authorities had searched and confiscated his belongings. She said she was extremely worried about her husband's ...

  7. HKU loses top doctor, fuelling brain drain fear

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the Alliance for Patients Mutual-Help Organisation, said his group had raised the issue of the loss of expertise with the Hospital Authority but understood there was not much the hospital management ... Ella Lee The University of Hong Kong medical faculty and Queen Mary Hospital are to lose their leading bone marrow transplant specialist to the private sector, adding to concerns ...

  8. Universities should rethink medical bill plan, says ICAC chief

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they pay which are owed to the university's doctors. Under current arrangements, the Hospital Authority takes 25 per cent of revenue earned from private patients and the medical school ... the University of Hong Kong was criticised in an independent audit report commissioned by the Hospital Authority over loopholes in billing procedures which allowed professional fee waivers for private ...

  9. Hospital order for daughter who killed mother with hammers

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A schizophrenic woman convicted of killing her 79-year-old mother was ordered yesterday to stay in a psychiatric hospital for an indefinite period. The Court of First Instance ... the hospital order after considering psychiatric reports which showed Leung suffered from serious mental illness. She pleaded not guilty to murder and was found guilty by a jury of manslaughter ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a dispute, causing permanent loss of 30 per cent of the vision in his left eye. Hospital Authority sued A woman is suing the Hospital Authority for negligence over the treatment of her husband, a heart patient, at Prince of Wales Hospital. In a writ filed in the High Court on Tuesday, Chan Sau-kuen accuses the hospital of failing to exercise reasonable care and skill, and to adopt safe ...




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