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  1. News - Hong Kong - MANILA SHOOTINGS

    Manila bus survivor Yik Siu-ling regains her smile

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Yik Siu-ling is regaining her confidence since a facelift, though she has more surgeries but now realises there are others in worse situations living happily Bus survivor regains her smile Two years on from the horror of the Manila bus shoot-out, Yik Siu-ling still wears a face mask when she goes out. But behind the mask, the 35-year-old ...

  2. HK police go to Manila for drugs probe

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Anti-narcotics police from Hong Kong are flying to Manila to help identify five suspects caught in a raid on an Ice factory in an upmarket gated housing estate. ... officers to help it investigate a large shipment of chemicals and laboratory equipment seized last week from the Port of Manila. PDEA director general Jose Gutierrez told the Sunday Morning Post ...

  3. Two Hongkongers sought by police after further drug raids in Manila

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippine anti-drugs police are searching for two Hongkongers after two Ice factories were found abandoned in the same upmarket community where five Hongkongers ... for Metropolitan Manila, said they were looking for a 'Man Lat' and a 'Mr Wong', who had paid for year-long leases for the buildings on Kanlaon Street and in Country Club Drive. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Arroyo admits to breast implants, a day after palace's denial

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been forced to admit that she had breast implant surgery in the 1980s, only a day after her spokesman described ... exposed to swine flu. But on Thursday, the pro-Arroyo Manila Bulletin newspaper reported that 'the president was scheduled to undergo augmentation mammoplasty at the Asian Hospital' ...

  6. Filipino toddler thriving a year after life-saving liver transplant

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... They fly back to Manila on Monday. Mark has grown taller, talks a lot, keeps jumping and tumbling- and loves to collect toy dinosaurs and wearing his Blue Power Ranger wristband. From 18 doses of medicine a day, he now only has to take two and a weekly battery of tests has been reduced to monthly. In June, Mark will start junior nursery school in Manila and by August might have a younger ...

  7. Lobbyists block sex education

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The government has suspended a sex education programme in state schools after priests and a conservative lobby group said they were 'scandalised' ... for the past two years in the suburbs of Pateros and Paranaque in Manila. Lobby group Prolife Philippines campaigned for the classes to be shut down. Ms Andrada said the objectionable pieces were ...

  8. Cash plea from Filipino parents as son prepares for liver transplant

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Manila. 'I am excited because we have been waiting for this transplant so our youngest son can be cured. 'I have told my four other children that we will only have a few days to wait. It will be our last fight for Mark.' When he was two months old, Mark underwent the Kasai procedure at the public Philippine General Hospital in Manila. It failed. His only hope is the transplant. ...

  9. First domestic infection prompts Taiwan to increase its alert level

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... confirmed case, a 30-year-old woman who had been in Manila for a yoga convention, on Wednesday. The new victim had a sore throat on Friday and developed a cough and muscular pain on Saturday. She ...

  10. Criteria for travel alerts will be reviewed

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Pacific, Shigeru Omi, was responding to criticism from American and French delegates at the regional committee meeting in Manila yesterday that the WHO should consult the concerned states before ...




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