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  1. Legally taking life

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are the only European Union states that allow euthanasia. A set of strict protocols have been set up to prevent abuse of the practice. In the Netherlands, euthanasia is carried out by the administration of an injection to render the patient comatose, followed by a second injection to stop the heart. To avoid prosecution, the doctor can only ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hk-belgium tax pact Hong Kong and Belgium have signed an agreement to avoid double taxation between the two places. Under the agreement, investors will not have to pay tax twice on a single-income ...

  3. HK retirees' incomes fail to cover expenses

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Kong respondents interviewed in July and September, 303 were retirees. They received less income than retirees in the US, France, Germany, Britain, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Belgium ...

  4. Pampered dogs live here

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two years Colour: White and tan For adoption: Call SPCA. Ref No 92538 Options Home Elegant art deco arm chair (originated in Belgium around 1920- designer unknown). Solid wooden frame ...

  5. HK role in people trade highlighted

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... 'There were reports that Chinese citizens were trafficked to Australia, Belgium, Burma, Canada, Hungary, Italy, Japan (illegal immigrants held in debt bondage), Malaysia, the Netherlands (for ...

  6. Maids group to put anti-racism law up for UN scrutiny

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... to the anti-discrimination law at the second meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development, set for late October in Manila, Ms Lestari said. The forum, which was first held in Belgium in July last year, ...

  7. Right to die is for debate, but not assisted suicide

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Netherlands and Belgium, where it applies only to the terminally ill who are in extreme pain. But what Mr Tang wants is 'assisted suicide' for healthy people with a disability. ...

  8. Trial for software that spots border cheats

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... proved too costly. He said the software, which is being used in Switzerland and Belgium, was not intended to target only illegal workers from the mainland but also known criminals from other ...

  9. TV euthanasia show out to tackle a taboo

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Euthanasia?. Euthanasia is illegal in Hong Kong, and in most other places. Only five countries- Thailand, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland- and the US states of Washington ...

  10. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... migration to European countries. 1960s and early 1970s Guest workers are brought over by the governments of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Scandinavia. Muslims, mostly Moroccans, ...




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