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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. Use medical savings for insurance: report

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... accounts. 'The protection would mainly be for second-pillar services, such as treatment for diseases like cancer, and for health screening and private services.' Dr Li said there were ... provide choices for better treatment and long-term care. The third pillar referred to self-financed private care. Hong Kong's health-care system has been plagued by a lack of funds, long ...

  3. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... children. The small number showed how hard it was to get children completely out of the system, she said. The rescued children eventually went through extensive medical treatment and counselling, ...

  4. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Holiday flights into and out of Hong Kong could face disruption this summer as Dragonair pilots consider a work-to-rule over what they claim is the airline's discriminatory treatment of its locally recruited cockpit crew. The 375-member Dragonair Pilots Association (DPA) will vote on June 27 whether to impose contract compliance against Hong Kong's second-biggest airline ...

  5. Computer use cited as joint-pain cases rise

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An increase in office clerks using computers has been blamed for a rising number of workers suffering from painful joints. About 527 workers sought treatment for tenosynovitis ... as occupational disease dropped from 75 in 2005 to 35 last year. 'Office workers are now more aware of the harmful effects of using computers for long hours and many of them seek treatment once ...

  6. Government-aided jobs scheme to end

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Applications for a government-subsidised internship programme for university graduates will close on March 31 as the job market gradually revives, the Labour Department says. It is unlikely that the programme- launched in August last year- will be extended as the department describes it as special treatment under special circumstances. 'If it wasn't ...

  7. Labour Department urged to simplify claims for dog bites

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... after being attacked by dogs. Some do not even seek medical treatment after being bitten,' said union vice-chairwoman Maggie Tang Soo-chun. One of the victims who sought help from the union ... Court as it is a Home Ownership Scheme property,' she said. The part-time cleaner did not immediately seek medical treatment and only went to see a private doctor after friends told her ...

  8. Leaders pledge to provide employment

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the jobless find work, Xinhua reported. He said the funding should come in the form of government spending, bank loans, and preferential tax treatment. Mr Hu said the government would also encourage ...

  9. Health-care reform must tackle insurance issues

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... well short of the full cost of care and treatment, leaving the taxpayer to pick up a hefty shortfall. Such inefficient and inequitable delivery of health care underscores the importance ... to encourage more people to buy medical insurance. The idea is that the well-off would be encouraged to seek private medical care and pay for the costs of treatment by insurance. That would alleviate ...

  10. Out of line

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... in Hong Kong. So we'll assume Mrs Poon suffered a bout of collector-mania and that her treatment of her children, while hardly exemplary, was at least legal. ...




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