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  1. Just in Case

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Reviewed by Charmaine Chan Just in Case by Meg Rosoff Penguin, HK$165 Meg Rosoff's Just in Case is intended for teenagers, but adults should also find in it much that's novel, dark and humorous. Capturing the existential angst of a 15-year-old British boy called David Case, the story begins with him saving his baby brother from trying to fly out a window. Realising ...

  2. Official in fatal case of hit-and-run in Jiangsu

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com A senior political adviser in Jiangyan city, Jiangsu, was involved in what seems to be a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident over the weekend. That has prompted questions about whether abuses of government power or resources ...

  3. Indonesian link to local typhoid cases

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang There were 39 cases of typhoid fever reported from April to this month, the Centre for Health Protection said yesterday. Among these cases, 30 people had been to Indonesia and 29 worked as domestic helpers in Hong Kong. The cases involved six males and 33 females, aged between nine months and 87 years. No secondary infections had been reported, the centre said. ...

  4. 49 home-alone cases in two years, says report

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

    ... Agnes Lam Police handled 49 cases of children being left unattended at home between 2005 and last year, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung told legislators. In seven of the cases, nine children were involved in accidents, one fatal, due to negligence. Mr Cheung said the government had no plans to make leaving children unattended at home a criminal offence ...

  5. Police team will visit Japan to work on tainted dumplings case

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the National People's Congress. 'I personally believe that this new discovery will have a positive impact on the in-depth investigation of the dumpling poisoning case.' It was not known ... sides believe the dumpling incident was an individual case, I am sure this will not have any impact on Mr Hu's visit,' Mr Li said. He denied media reports that mainland authorities had ...

  6. New law will help trace food producers in poisoning cases

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was designed to make it easier for authorities to trace food producers when investigating cases of poisoning. But he did not make it clear whether penalties for restaurants or companies providing substandard food would be made more severe under the planned new law. He said more than 70 per cent of food poisoning cases reported in the past few years involved people eating at restaurants, while ...

  7. No new Sars cases as caution pays off

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Harry Doran Inspection teams to check bio-security in labs and hospitals across country Mainland officials reported no new Sars cases yesterday as authorities stepped up efforts to control ... on bio-security in laboratories and hospitals across the country. Since last week the Ministry of Health has reported two confirmed cases and six suspected cases, which began when a researcher came down ...

  8. Car horn cases dip, streets stay noisy

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Prosecutions for improper use of vehicle horns may be falling, but it doesn't mean the streets are getting any quieter. Shopkeepers in busy places such as Mong Kok say the din is starting to resemble that on the mainland, where drivers are ...

  9. Tainted lab sample triggered Singapore Sars case, report says

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Della-Porta, who sat on the 11-member panel, said the investigation could not determine the cause of the cross-contamination. The student tested positive for Sars on September 9. However, the case has ...

  10. Rise in food poisoning cases sparks hygiene warning

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... reveal that so far this year, almost 1,600 people have fallen ill in 463 food poisoning cases- up 76.7 per cent on the first six months of last year. During the whole of last year, 823 cases were reported, but in 2003- when the Sars virus hit Hong Kong, hygiene awareness was raised and fewer people dined out- about 400 cases were reported. Mr Chung said that since Sars, public awareness ...




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