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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Charity man's friends help raise funds for his cancer treatment

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com He used to help the needy, now his friends are raising funds for his cancer treatment Friends rally to help a fundraiser Kindness begets kindness, as the saying ... next round of chemotherapy at the Queen Mary Hospital. With the treatment, he is hoping to put the cancer in remission in two years. "We all knew Mac through football, so we just thought, ...

  2. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Farmer cuts off his own feet after being unable to afford frostbite treatment

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... Liu to a district hospital and raised 23,000 yuan to cover his medical expenses. Liu received further remedial surgery at the hospital and was given anti-inflammatory treatment on Tuesday. He ... are often unable to afford proper medical treatment. Last October, an impoverished Hebei villager, Zheng Yanliang,  used a saw and a fruit knife to almost sever his entire right leg after suffering ...

  3. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Teenager's death sheds light on brutal discipline at military-style camps for internet addicts

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 08:11pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A 19-year old girl’s death at a military-style “boot camp” in Henan province for internet-addiction treatment has shed light on the institute’s frequent use ... and continued to kick her,” the injured teenager was cited as saying in recalling the fatal incident. Eventually the 19-year-old stopped breathing before medical staff called by the treatment camp ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    At Hong Kong's Death Cafe, it is love and life that is on the menu

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Christy Choi

    ... "It's not easy even with close friends to talk about death. People here are ready to talk about it," said Tracy, a 30-year-old who had battled cancer two years ago. The young and old ...

  5. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Are you addicted to your smartphone? You may need professional help...

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... treatment centres for young internet addicts. Mainland China already has an estimated 300 internet addiction centres, according to a report on state broadcaster CCTV's website in February. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ten 'warriors' win award for beating the odds

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... alive and to live meaningfully, among them people still battling incurable diseases and recovering from tragedies. Angel Moy Ka-ki, 21, currently fighting her third cancer relapse, was one ... found out she had stage-four rhabdomyosarcoma- a rare cancer of the connective tissue that is most common among children- in 2009. "I've done three rounds of chemotherapy [since my ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    'Beijing mulls treating elderly in neighbouring cities'

    Posted May 05th 2014, 12:20pm by Li Jing

    ... increasing number of elderly, according to a mainland newspaper report. The cities may be able to provide beds in care homes and medical treatment for pensioners, according to the Beijing Youth ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    ‘Hong Kong is becoming like the mainland’: Author Bi Feiyu urges city to preserve its culture

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:20pm by Oliver Chou

    ... to sensitive social issues, such as the treatment of disabled people. Most recently, a film version of his acclaimed novel Blind Massage won an award at the Berlin Film Festival. He says he sees ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley the 'most ageist' place in America, investigation says

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... of an incipient bald patch. The most in-demand interventions, Matarasso told the magazine, were laser treatment for broken blood vessels, ultrasound therapy to tighten skin and, above all, Botox to firm up the mouth, neck and eye surrounds. Fridays are his busiest days, because his thirtysomething patients then have the weekend for post-op swellings to subside- and can keep the treatment ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Police fears over second anti-mainland protest

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:55am by Jennifer Ngo and Emily Tsang

    ... be extended to cover mainlanders. She said Section 4 of the ordinance did not specify the race of the discriminator. "Differential treatment on the basis of a person's race could still ...




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