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  1. Drugs list a result of 'hidden agenda'

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Other drugs would be means-tested and would have to be privately purchased by those failing the means test. Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong member Chan Yuen-han, who is a breast cancer survivor, asked: 'Would the administration have any hidden agenda behind this formulary?' Brenda Chan Shun-ping, of the Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association, told ...

  2. Grieving Rita Fan promises to fulfil her political duties

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... this is a great trust,' Mrs Fan said, who herself had surgery for breast cancer in 2001. Her husband, 65, had kept a low public profile, especially after Mrs Fan became Legco president after ... Ambrose Leung I have to stay strong and calm, she says after her husband dies of cancer in Beijing Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai yesterday said she would stay strong and continue to carry out her ...

  3. Former legislator loses his battle with cancer

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A former vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance, Hui Cheung-ching, died in hospital early yesterday morning after losing his battle with kidney cancer. Hui, 62, passed away in the Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital, Happy Valley, according to a government source. The former representative for the import and export functional constituency pulled out ...

  4. Swim star's cancer battle leads to HK

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee One of Australia's fastest young swimmers desperately needs a bone marrow transplant if she is to have the best possible chance of beating her chronic myeloid leukaemia. Megan Connor's family is hoping Hong Kong's diverse ethnic ...

  5. Former Post finance editor Walker succumbs to cancer

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Jim Russell Walker, founding chairman of Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia and former finance editor of the South China Morning Post, died yesterday in Australia after a short battle with cancer. He was 55. Scottish by birth but raised in Australia, Walker arrived in Hong Kong in 1978 to take charge of finance reporting at the South China Morning Post after ...

  6. Ma Lik still in Guangzhou hospital after colon cancer surgery

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee DAB chairman Ma Lik was still in intensive care last night, four days after an operation in Guangzhou to treat his colon cancer. On Wednesday, Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong colleagues said they expected him back on the campaign trail as soon as possible, saying he had undergone a 'smooth and successful' operation. Former DAB chief Tsang ...

  7. Cancer man sought justice before dying

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two months after Yip Chun-chi knew he had terminal liver cancer, he gave testimony that he knew he would not live to see presented in court. He gave a deposition to his lawyers describing how he was deprived of timely treatment at a public hospital for more than 10 months, before a doctor told him it was too late to save his life. Yip, 50, died of liver cancer ...

  8. Child education pioneer loses battle with cancer

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser Long-time Hong Kong resident and committed child educationalist Jenny McGlynn has died in Australia after a five-year battle against cancer. McGlynn, a founding director of a ground-breaking educational programme for children in the city, died on Friday night in Sydney, a day before her 60th birthday. She had lived in Hong Kong for 28 years with her husband Kerry, who ...

  9. Pasta la vista

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow It was a night of pure delight. Not only did the creme de la creme of Hong Kong society get to indulge at a jaw-dropping venue, they mingled in support of one of the most important charities: the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The event was a chance for long-time friends of the charity to catch up, as they wandered into the most spectacular alfresco Italian dining experience ...

  10. Knickers in a twist for a good cause

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Supporters of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund can now be identified by their matching undies. The fetching red lace thongs were part of the goodie bag handed out at the fund's ... been very generous this year,' said Sally Lo, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund (far right, with Peggy Liu). Jokingly calling herself the 'Grande Dame of Desire', she set ...




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