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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Philanthropist was my 'sworn mother': radiologist accused of supplying drugs to Anita Chan

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Woman accused of giving drugs to late philanthropist says she was the family doctor Anita Chan 'was my sworn mother' The radiologist accused of handing out dangerous drugs to late philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling wept in court yesterday when recounting her close relationship with her "sworn mother". Yau Yat-yin, 55, told ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman who prescribed drugs to her godmother did so as part of 'doctor-patient relationship', hears court

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Goddaughter prescribed drugs 'as a doctor' A senior radiologist who prescribed 5,900 antidepressant tablets and two painkilling patches to her ... the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance and can be given out only by a doctor, while the fentanyl patches are said to be up to 100 times more potent than morphine. Dr Yau Yat-yin, 55, denies one count ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Homeless man charged with murder and rape of Hong Kong woman in Melbourne

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:14pm by Bryan Harris

    ... and murder of HK chef A homeless man charged with the murder and rape of a 32-year-old Hong Kong woman in a Melbourne park last week had a history of drug abuse, an Australian court heard ... with drug-induced psychosis, he had no criminal record, The Australian reported. Miller has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on October 24. It is believed that Lau’s family has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    TCM practitioner gets suspended jail term for prescribing Western drugs

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Elderly practitioner gets suspended jail term for prescribing medicines without a licence Chinese medic gave Western drugs illegally A Chinese medicine practitioner who prescribed Western drugs without a licence has been given a two-month jail term suspended for a year. Lu Chu-ying, 77, admitted he had prescribed and dispensed four drugs ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Son 'pressed police' to investigate doctor

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by CHRIS LAU

    ... police' to investigate doctor The son of late philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling told a police officer her job was at risk unless action was taken against a radiologist who prescribed drugs to his mother before her death, a court heard yesterday. The female radiologist, Dr Yau Yat-yin, denies one count of supplying a dangerous drug to a person not authorised or licensed to have it. Eastern ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Anita Chan sleeping-pill dosages 'over limit'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Anita Chan sleeping-pill dosages 'over limit' The number of sleeping pills that a radiologist told the late philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling she could take was well over the maximum daily dosages, Eastern Court heard yesterday. Yau yat-yin, who is charged with supplying dangerous drugs, admitted telling Chan that she could take up ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui ‘rather generous’ in treating people to meals, corruption trial hears

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:04pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Properties executive director Thomas Chan Kui-yuen and Kwan, millions of dollars from the Kwok brothers of SHKP. Chin said he ran a business with Kwan selling Alco-out, a drug said to prevent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP linked to family trust of defendant Thomas Chan

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:58pm by Stuart Lau, AUSTIN CHUI

    ... yesterday, Kwan's sister-in-law Mabel Chan May-po continued to be cross-examined by his defence lawyers. She said he had been trading in Alco-out, a drug that was said to ease the effects ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mother pushed daughter from bridge, then jumped herself, hears court

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by JULIE CHU

    ... home. Zeng's lawyer, Monica Chow, said Zeng had suffered side effects from a new drug in December 2012 and began to display suicidal tendencies in May last year. Mr Justice Louis Tong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Six foreign drug traffickers jailed up to 27 years

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com The law has to ensure city doesn't become drug transit centre, says judge in six foreigners' trial Cocaine gang jailed for up to 27 years Five Mexicans and an American have been jailed for up to 27 years in one of the city's biggest drug trafficking cases. In sentencing yesterday, Deputy Judge Mr Justice Gareth Lugar-Mawson described ...




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