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  1. Cancer victim sues ex-boss over sacking

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... by reason of losing a job when she was still undergoing cancer treatment'. The commission said yesterday the dismissal breached the Disability Discrimination Ordinance, adding that it had ... suffered from cancer to seek damages of at least $170,000 from her former employer. The commission says Lam Ka-lee was unlawfully dismissed because of her illness and the sick leave she was forced ...

  2. HKU student with cancer given probation for theft

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 16. She pleaded guilty to four counts of theft. The court heard earlier that Leung was diagnosed at age 18 with bowel and ovarian cancers. As part of the treatment, she had her womb removed, ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A student from the University of Hong Kong who went on a HK$6,000 shoplifting spree in Sha Tin last month after she learned of her cancer relapse was put ...

  3. Teacher on leave with cancer fired, writ claims

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A teacher diagnosed with cancer was fired by a private secondary school while he was on leave undergoing treatment, a writ filed by the Equal Opportunities Commission ... in 1997-1998, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in July 2002. The writ says Mr Siu called an administrative officer in the North Point section of Maria College a few weeks after the diagnosis to say he ...

  4. Jilted cancer mother tried to kill herself and baby

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A woman tried to kill herself and her baby son after her husband left her while she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a court heard yesterday. Counsel for Li Lai-ying, 43, Shaun Kelly, told the Court of First Instance her partner Sham Wing-chuen was 'no longer interested in her in any way' after the cancer necessitated the removal of her left ...

  5. 'Cancer' man duped girl, 11, into having sex

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drive. Chung's solicitor, Szeto Yuk-ting, told the judge Chung married in 2003 and his son, who was born in 2004, was being treated in hospital for kidney cancer. '[The treatment ... Yvonne Tsui A married man who duped an 11-year-old girl into having sex with him by claiming he was dying of cancer was jailed for three years and four months yesterday. The girl- whose ...

  6. Cancer victim jailed for 'vicious assault'

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A father who successfully fought off cancer must spend the next 10 years of his life behind prison bars after he beat and kicked another man into a vegetative state. Yuen ... in a 'permanent vegetative state'. He is now cared for by his wife. The court had heard Yuen, a husband and father of an 11-year-old boy, had undergone six chemotherapy treatments and two operations ...

  7. Patients 'not for experimenting'

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... on a cancer patient for which he was not qualified. The council decided to remove Dr Lam from the medical register for six months after it found he performed radio frequency ablation (RFA) on a man with liver cancer in 2001- a procedure that led to the man's death. The former legislator was also found guilty of convincing the man that he had the requisite experience to conduct RFA ...

  8. Doctor was wrongly struck off, hearing told

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The suspended sentence stemmed from a six-month disciplinary panel hearing which heard that Dr Lam had failed to properly supervise an RFA treatment because of his lack of experience on a liver cancer ... Loretta Fong It was inappropriate for the Medical Council to find a doctor guilty of performing a radio frequency treatment without adequate training when the council had not defined what ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Six weeks of hospital treatment for retiree who bashed spouse with dumb-bell

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Joyce.hyman@scmp.com Judge orders mentally ill retiree who bashed spouse receive psychiatric treatment Hospital order for dumb-bell hit on wife A judge yesterday ordered six weeks' psychiatric treatment in hospital for an elderly schizophrenia sufferer who struck his wife on the head with a 2.2kg dumb-bell. Retiree Szeto Kwong-wah, 71- who tried to commit suicide ...

  10. Chen Shui-bian returns to prison after treatment

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung Jailed former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian returned to prison yesterday after a week of hospital treatment for cardiac problems. 'He has completed all necessary medical checks and relevant treatments, and doctors found him fit to return to prison,' said a spokesman for Taipei Prison, where Chen is serving a 17 1/2-year term for graft. Chen was taken ...




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