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  1. Shocked lawmakers call for investigation into missing body

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Phyllis Tsang Lawmakers and a patient concern group expressed shock yesterday that the corpse of a baby had been missing at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital since Friday. Health sector legislator Joseph Lee Kok-long said he had never ...

  2. Website launched for mourners to pay respects to suicide victims

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Celine Sun

    ... Anita Lam and Celine Sun It is the time of the year when people remember their loved ones by laying flowers and offerings at their tombs, but a memorial website launched yesterday allows tributes to be paid to suicide victims anytime, anywhere. The new si ...

  3. We don't store bodies in rubbish bags, hospital insists

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital has denied allegations that bodies are stored in rubbish bags, a claim that was made by a former public hospital nurse who said she saw that happen. The nurse, who formerly worked in a public hospital ...

  4. Work death sparks heat-break plea

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than 10 per cent of metalworkers suffered heatstroke last year, and a union blames the situation on a lack of rest breaks. The Bar Bending Industry Workers Solidarity Union wants employers to allow extra rest in the morning, when the sun is at its hottest. The call follows the death last week of a maintenance worker in Tuen Mun who fell 12 floors after suffering ...

  5. Sister's death in tree accident inspires book

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam 'I love writing and had planned to write a book some day, but this wasn't how I imagined it would come about,' Catherine Chong Shiu-yin said yesterday at the launch of her first book. The young United Christian Hospital psychiatrist's first book is not a medical text but was a form of psychological treatment after the death of her younger sister, ...

  6. Drink-driver gets 4 years' jail for motorcyclist's death

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A drink-driver who hit and killed a motorcyclist the day after a tougher penalty scheme was imposed for dangerous driving causing death was sentenced to four years in jail ... for dangerous driving causing death was increased from five years to 10 years. But Deputy Judge Josiah Lam Wai-kuen said Au should not feel aggrieved. 'The law does not come into place overnight; ...

  7. Police clear bus driver bailed over death of man who fell down steps

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Ng Kang-chung Police have cleared a KMB bus driver they arrested on Monday on suspicion of dangerous driving causing death after a man fell to his death down the steps ... of an accident and should not arrest a driver for dangerous driving causing death just because someone died in his vehicle.' Mr Chung led about 30 representatives to petition police headquarters ...

  8. Brother to sue Cathay over death

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... received. But Cathay said yesterday it had already provided all possible assistance to Shim and her family. It said her death was completely unrelated to its attendance monitoring programme. She ...

  9. Alarming rise in on-the-job deaths

    Posted Aug 24th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Guilty employers get off too lightly, say labour activists Labour rights activists yesterday expressed alarm over a spate of industrial accidents that led to the deaths of 11 workers in just 30 days. This brings the total number of deaths so far this year to 19. Association for the Rights of Industrial Accident Victims chief executive Chan Kam-hong said the economic ...

  10. Contractor in pay deal over sewer deaths

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The contractor involved in the sewer accident on Tuesday which left two drainage workers dead will pay wages to the deceased's families until they receive compensation and the wages will not be deducted from the compensation. Shun Yuen Cons ...




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