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  1. Teenager hurt in Manila bus shoot-out may go home soon

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The doctor attending Jason Leung Song-xue, who was seriously injured in the Manila hostage shooting, hopes the teenager can return home soon after spending seven months ... Leung Ng Yau-woon, had requested medical staff not to speak of his painful experience in Manila and also recent news about the inquest. One person familiar with the situation said: 'The ...

  2. Manila crisis survivor turns 19 in hospital

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Jason Leung Song-xue, who suffered brain damage during the Manila hostage crisis, celebrated his 19th birthday in Tuen Mun Hospital yesterday with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and top health officials, including Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok and Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk. Tsang and the authority gave him a camera ...

  3. Brain-damaged Manila hostage slowly improves

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Brain-damaged Manila hostage survivor Jason Leung Song-xue can slowly speak, move and even smile when he sees something funny on television in hospital, but whether he can fully recover remains unclear. His doctors also say they do not know how much Jason, who they stress is 'totally sane', remembers of his ordeal in a hijacked bus in Manila two months ago, ...

  4. Filipina domestic worker from HK on disease watch in Manila

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Test results are due today, but WHO says victim's illness can be anything A Filipina domestic helper from Hong Kong was last night in isolation at a Manila hospital ... a medical specialist at the Health Department's infectious disease office, told the South China Morning Post from Manila last night. Sars test results are expected today. When the 42-year-old ...

  5. Brain-damaged survivor to get more intensive rehabilitation

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Ng Yuk-hang and Elaine Yau Rehabilitation will be stepped up for 18-year-old Jason Leung Song-xue, who suffered serious brain damage in the Manila hostage tragedy. The head of the medical ... said the government would provide support for the mother. Meanwhile, six medical workers who were sent to Manila to help victims come to terms with the death of loved ones yesterday shared ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... flight back to HK An engine problem forced Manila-bound Cathay Pacific flight CX903 carrying 230 people to return to Hong Kong at 6.20pm. The problem in one of the Airbus 340's four engines ...

  7. WHO warns of more polio cases

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong in Manila and Zhuang Pinghui There are now 17 confirmed polio cases in Xinjiang and the number is expected to continue rising, the World Health Organisation warns. Seven new ... concern,' he said on the sidelines of a WHO meeting in Manila. But Rosenbauer said the city is not free of risk- rather, the risk is relatively low here because of a high vaccination rate and good ...

  8. Hostage victim in coma able to breathe unaided

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Jason Leung Song-xue, who suffered brain damage in the Manila hostage drama, can breathe unaided and is showing slight movements after the hospital where he lies in a coma ... medically-induced coma after his return from Manila, where he was bashed on the head with a so far unidentified object during the hostage tragedy that left eight people dead. The sedation, to rest his brain ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    China suspends 'GM rice' scientist pending further probes by ethics panel

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Ye Guoyou of Manila's International Rice Research Institute, fear the Hengyang controversy could hinder efforts to introduce potentially helpful genetically modified crops. Ye said: ...

  10. Hostage teen stable after brain surgery

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... his strength while he recovers. The 18-year-old- the sole surviving child of his widowed mother, who lost her two daughters and husband in the Manila siege- had the front of his skull removed ... the operation. Fong said fever was common on comatose patients due to lower resistance to disease. Two veins in Leung's brain were cut during an earlier operation in Manila- possibly affecting limb ...




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