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  1. New laws mulled to combat cases of drug-driving

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Ng Kang-chung The government yesterday proposed new laws to combat drug-driving under which drivers suspected of having taken drugs will have to undergo testing. Motorists would be tested on their eyes' reaction to light, their balance and their reactions. The proposed laws follow public concern after a spate of accidents involving drivers who had taken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720138/new-laws-mulled-combat-cases-drug-driving
  2. ... but he might have a get-out clause

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Mr Tung could be spared from attending any of the select committee hearings, whether into the handling of the Sars outbreak or the EOC controversy, by the Basic Law. While the Legislative Council (Powers & Privileges) Ordinance states that a select committee can order any person to give evidence, Article 48 (11) of the Basic Law states the chief executive can decide, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441314/he-might-have-get-out-clause
  3. Reproductive technology: the basics

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Can unmarried people have reproductive technology (RT) procedures? No. It is prohibited under the Human Reproductive Technology Ordinance. Can I choose the sex of my child? Sex selection by means of a RT procedure for any reason other than the avoidance o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728952/reproductive-technology-basics
  4. Lifestyle - Health - APP OF THE WEEK

    App of the week

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Katie McGregor

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Basic facts about what you eat Joy Bauer Food Cures Free Rating 6/10 Before the new food labelling laws were introduced in Hong Kong, you could wander ... migraines, osteoporosis and type-2 diabetes. The information is more specific: under the section on migraines there are five essays including migraine basics, four nutrients for fighting migraines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1019326/app-week
  5. In Brief

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Company loses recognition for workplace safety courses The Labour Department has withdrawn its recognition of two courses on workplace safety offered by Safety Specialist Services. The withdrawal, which took effect yesterday, came after the company was found to have breached the conditions of authorisation for running the two courses- 'mandatory basic safety training course ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716269/brief
  6. Common sense versus rules

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As with an incident at the same facility nine months ago, the matter would seem to be less one of adherence to guidelines than the basic element of health care: common sense. Emergency treatment was delayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693276/common-sense-versus-rules
  7. Stigma of Aids still a problem

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an infectious diseases unit. Doctors say she now needs basic medical care for malnourishment before treatment can be considered. Human rights activists and lawyers say the case shows there is something ... efforts to combat HIV/Aids. The key to turning words into action and getting value for money is to combat discrimination against HIV/Aids victims across the board, from the health and law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980246/stigma-aids-still-problem
  8. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commentator, blamed the abortion on policies that historically have condoned officials using force in disregard of the law and human rights. Family-planning awareness campaigns in the past have used such slogans as 'one unplanned birth will result in the whole village being sterilised'. 'Women who violate the family-planning policies are entitled to basic human rights, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004254/forced-abortion-casts-shadow-over-human-rights-plan
  9. Wife stabber gets 8 years

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu and Emily Tsang A ketamine addict who said, 'Sorry, I don't want to do this' as he grabbed his wife by the neck, stabbed her repeatedly with a screwdriver and tried to hack her with a breadknife has been jailed for eight years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008430/wife-stabber-gets-8-years
  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... by the coronavirus that killed her husband, Khalid, last month. Azima said her father-in-law, Abid- who was the unwitting bearer of the disease- was still unconscious in hospital and unaware of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192446/deadly-sars-virus-takes-toll-british-family

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