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  1. Rule of law's health a matter of interpretation

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan To have faith in the principle of 'one country, two systems' before the handover was to take a leap in the dark. Since then the city has sought four interpretations of the Basic Law from Beijing. Legal experts agree the rule of law re ...

  2. Health officer faces 11 ICAC charges

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The ICAC has charged a health officer with misconduct over bogus medical consultations and appointments. Michael Ho Hung-kwan, 43, who worked for Central Kowloon Health Centre, is facing two counts of misconduct in public office, three of fraud and six of access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent between June 2007 and December 2008. Ho, who ...

  3. Sex pill illegally sold as health product recalled

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez About 50,000 capsules of a sex pill are being recalled after health authorities found it was being illegally sold as a health product. The product was sold by the Watson's and Health Plus pharmacy chains. The authorities issued the recall order yesterday after tests confirmed the mainland-produced herbal 'Super Power 72' pill contains sildenafil, ...

  4. Inmate at Stanley Prison dies of ill health

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.23pm: A prisoner with chronic illnesses died on Wednesday following a sudden deterioration in his health, the Correctional Services Department said. The 51-year-old inmate, surnamed Keung, was immediately treated by medical staff at Stanley Prison after his health worsened on Wednesday, a department spokesman said. He was then rushed to Pamela Youde ...

  5. 40 in health-pills scam lost $2.6m, court hears

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chun-yuen. They are accused of defrauding the victims by dishonestly inducing them to buy the health products and falsely claiming the products would or could be readily resold for profit. Mr ... Company- run by some of the defendants. He also alleged the victims were persuaded by some purported seminar attendants to buy expensive health products- bust-firming and slimming pills, believing ...

  6. Corrections

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... In last week's issue, in a story entitled 'Anatomy of a health plan', there is a table that wrongly states that a Zurich Insurance health plan has an annual limit of HK$1.28 million. The correct figure is US$1.28 million. The error was introduced in editing. ...

  7. Blind Macau woman sues, alleging negligence

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A woman from Macau is suing an eye specialist and the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital for negligence over treatment she had in 2005. The doctor and the hospital both reject the claim. Dr Kwok Kwan-ho, former chairman of ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Shenzhen hospital chiefs charged with pocketing millions in bribes

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Shenzhen hospital chiefs in bribery case Shenzhen prosecutors have filed formal charges against eight senior hospital executives for taking bribes in the procurement of goods, such as medical equipment and medicine. The charges st ...

  9. Watsons recalls face mask after death

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sold since 2010. Watsons China, the largest health and beauty chain on the mainland, said it had not received any complaints about allergic reactions related to the mask. But the company ...

  10. 'I only wanted her not to die'

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A Beijing man who pleaded guilty last week to forging a hospital stamp so his sick wife could receive free medical treatment has received overwhelming public sympathy amid hope he may be given a lenient sentence. Lia ...




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