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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Shanghai arrests 160 gang suspects involved in citywide health care scam

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:48pm by Reuters

    ... Corruption is rife in China’s health care system, hit by a scarcity of doctors, while bribery pushes up the cost of care and creates tension between health care workers and patients. Providing affordable, accessible health care is one of the key platforms of President Xi Jinping’s new government, with China’s health care bill set to hit US$1 trillion by 2020, according to a report from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong will seek custody of boy allegedly abandoned by father in Singapore: source

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:36pm by Clifford Lo

    ... representatives from the police, Immigration Department and Social Welfare Department to Singapore on Wednesday to collect the boy, who was said to be in good health. "A care-and-protection order ... The 45-year-old was later released on bail. It is understood he is divorced from the boy's mother and is now married to the woman he employed to care for the boy. The odd-job worker is understood ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Kidney trafficking gang that ran underground hospital jailed by Beijing court

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:22pm by Alice Yan

    ... their kidneys were removed. In its first four months, the operations were based in a community health centre in Xuzhou which Zheng rented for more than 60,000 yuan in total. Zheng said that just after ... the country's health authority show that more than 10,000 organ transplants are performed each year, but 1.5 million patients remain on the waiting list. ...

  4. News - Asia - CRIME

    Hong Kong-based trafficking suspect may have fathered children in India

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:11pm

    ... into protective custody. Babysitters were apparently caring for the infants. Two more babies were located at a hospital in the city, while four more have been taken to Cambodia. It is believed that the man also has three children in Japan, although it is not clear whether they were born to surrogate mothers or their nationalities. The Japanese media is treading very carefully in its ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Seven held for allegedly forcing 10 people, including seven teenagers, to 'sell' their blood

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:06pm by Kathy Gao Kathy.gao@scmp.com

    ... centre twice a month and donate 600 cubic centimetres of blood each time. Police said all the victims of the alleged crime were now in good health condition. The alleged crime came ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    GSK sleuth Peter Humphrey caught by increasing Chinese restrictions on obtaining information

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:55am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in London. "Since Peter's arrest, risk consultancies have been more careful on what kind of projects they take on and the methods they use. It certainly had a cautionary effect ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Son visits investigator Peter Humphrey and his wife in detention

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:57am by Toh Han Shih

    ... health is not good. I don't think they will get worse. They both lost a lot of weight," he said. Daniel Roules, a Shanghai-based partner at Squire Sanders, a US law firm, said the case ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    New York prosecutors accuse Russian diplomats of US$1.5m health fraud

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:48pm by AFP

    ... diplomats 'in US$1.5 m health fraud' US prosecutors have accused 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their wives of a "shameful" US$1.5 million fraud in which they stole ... and systemic corruption". He added: "Diplomacy should be all about extending hands, not picking pockets in the host country." Medicaid grants prenatal and childbirth care to low-income ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Nanny arrested for alleged child abuse

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:31pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... No charges had been laid. Police were called after medical staff discovered head injuries and bleeding on the child's brain. The baby was in critical condition in intensive care. The Social ... urged parents or carers who may be having problems that affect their ability to take care of children to seek help. "Sometimes it's not deliberate. Sometimes anger can cause ...

  10. News - World - CRIME

    Elliot Rodger, the California drive-by killer, kept his hatred well hidden

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:45am by MCT

    ... everything he could," Krentzman said. But after Rodger turned 18, he started rejecting mental health care that his family provided, Krentzman said. "He turned his back on all of it. At some ... to raise a red flag, to compel someone to act. But according to interviews with Rodger's acquaintances, law enforcement officials and mental health professionals, all that was known about ...




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