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  1. 44 foreign men report drugging in Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Police have revealed that 44 foreign men have reported being drugged and robbed by sex workers in Wan Chai's bar district since 2004. But they believe the figures ... used'. 'Since 2004, Wan Chai district police have recorded 44 theft cases in which the victims- mostly foreign nationals- were approached by sex workers while they were having drinks ...

  2. Drugged and ripped off: welcome to Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... police headquarters in Wan Chai have recorded a total of 44 theft cases in which the victims (mostly foreign nationals) were drugged by sex workers they met in bars. However, the real figure ... to Wan Chai to see my friends,' James says. 'I didn't go down there to get drugged.' ...

  3. Food poisoning strikes down 18 diners at Wan Chai hotel

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Buffet dinner is prime suspect in the second such outbreak in recent weeks At least 18 people have fallen sick after eating buffet dinners in a Wan Chai hotel, the second mass outbreak of food poisoning in two months. The victims, aged between 14 and 66, developed fever and gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhoea and abdominal pain after buffet dinners ...

  4. Boy examined for cholera after Nepal trip

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a suspected cholera case involving a Wan Chai boy, six. He developed diarrhoea on October 5 and was taken to hospital two days later. He arrived from Nepal on October 3. ...

  5. Talk of limited-edition figurines gets fans lining up early for fair

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Teenage fans have started queuing two days earlier than last year for the Ani-Com and Games Fair to snap up limited-edition figurines of their favourite cartoon and game characters. About 50 people, some of whom had been there since Sunday, were lined up outside the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai yesterday waiting for the fair to open on Friday. Many who ...

  6. 2 held after fake Po Chai Pills found in pharmacy

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The Customs and Excise Department found 24 boxes of fake Po Chai Pills in a North Point pharmacy on Tuesday after the Health Department warned the fake drugs could cause gastric pain and nausea. A pharmacy owner and a salesman were arrested and are now on bail, a customs spokesman said. No reports of adverse effects of the fake pills on people have been received. ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital tracing patients over possible surgical contamination Ten patients who had cataract operations at a public hospital were being contacted last night after the death of an 83-year-old woman from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. The woman was admitted to ...

  8. Policeman jailed for drug trafficking

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A policeman was jailed for 22 months yesterday after supplying undercover anti-graft agents with drugs at a private club in Wan Chai. Former acting sergeant Yip Tak-kin, 34, was found guilty in the District Court of two counts of trafficking 0.27 grams of cocaine and an unknown quantity of ketamine at Star Club on December 12, 2006, and also taking ketamine at the club. ...

  9. Deborah Wan- President-elect, World Federation for Mental Health

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong Deborah Wan Lai-yau brims with pride as she is warmly greeted by friendly staff at a restaurant in Tsing Yi. This isn't a typical eatery- it is a social enterprise she helped set up and employs people who have recovered from mental illness. 'Look at them- you won't believe it. They function just like any other person,' says Wan, a veteran social ...

  10. 'Heroin deals' at clinic

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Six suspected drug traffickers were arrested outside a methadone clinic in Wan Chai yesterday after police officers posed as drug addicts and bought heroin from them ... in O'Brien Road, according to police. Inspector Alexandra Ip Sau-lan from the Wan Chai police station's special duty squad said the operation was mounted after an investigation showed drug ...




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