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  1. Is someone copying Bowen Road poisoner?

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Police fear someone is copying the Bowen Road dog poisoner after poisoned food was strewn along most of its length and in surrounding areas over the past two days. Worried ... (SPCA) discovered poisoned food along various parts of the road over the past 48 hours. The Bowen Road dog poisoner has struck twice in the past week. A four-and-a-half-year-old bitch, Pepper ...

  2. Public kept in dark

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Mainland authorities kept a deadly secret for nearly a year. A company making poisoned milk products was only shut down two weeks ago. The officials knew about the problem at the Shanghai Panda Dairy as early as last February. They did not tell the public. Background At least six children died last year from poisoned milk products. More than 300,000 became sick. The milk ...

  3. Dog poisoner returns to haunt Bowen Road

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney The Bowen Road dog poisoner has struck twice in the past week. Andrew Pang Tze-on could only look on in horror yesterday as his four-and-a-half-year-old bitch, Pepper, died an excruciating death after eating poisoned food left on what is the most infamous road for dog lovers in Hong Kong. When he reported it to the police, he was told it was the second case in the past few ...

  4. Ambulances to be kitted out with charcoal drink to treat poisoning

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Bottles of charcoal drink will soon be given to victims of poisoning who are considered suitable to receive them to speed up their treatment. From Monday, all ... will be asked to take them on the way to hospital, instead of the current practice of drinking them after they are admitted. Dr Lau Fei-lung, director of the Hospital Authority's Poison Information ...

  5. Killer may have claimed the lives of 200 pets

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Bowen Road dog poisoner has become one of Hong Kong's most notorious criminals in recent times and police are no closer to catching the canine killer. Police said there had been 72 cases of dog poisoning in the area between 1995 and the end of October 2009. But the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it believed about 200 dogs had died at the hands ...

  6. Love Like Poison

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui One of the best films to have emerged from Cannes- or France in general- this year, 30-year-old Katell Quillevere's feature-length directorial debut tracks the struggles of strait-laced teenager Anna, who returns to her Breton hometown ...

  7. Poison centre's cases run to drug overdoses... and spitting cobras

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the warning from the case of a 50-year-old hiker, as reported to the Hospital Authority Poison Information Centre. Dr Lau Fei-lung, the centre's director, said the snake, which was one metre from the man, spat poison into his left eye. Cobras can spit poison up to five metres, Lau said. While the poison is not harmful to the skin, it can cause corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis in the eye ...

  8. Poisoning case sparks warning over Chinese herbal medicine

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is suspected to have aconitine poisoning after taking a Chinese herbal medicine prescribed by the Chinese medicine clinic at Yan Chai Hospital, Tsuen Wan. She suffered numbness in the mouth and limbs ... said. A preliminary investigation showed the poisoning was not caused by a wrong mix of herbs or labels, a Department of Health spokesman said. An investigation is continuing. Aconitine ...

  9. Scallops warning after 17 cases of poisoning

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong People have been warned not to eat fresh scallops for the time being after 17 cases of paralytic shellfish poisoning in the past three days. The Centre for Health protection ... to HK$4 each and they taste good,' he said. 'We have seldom heard of food poisoning from scallops but there have been scattered cases over the past five years. 'People should try ...

  10. Scallops off the menu as number of poisoning cases reaches 40

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Twenty-three more people in Hong Kong and Macau fell ill yesterday after eating fresh scallops, as the outbreak of poisonings from shellfish caused scallops, mussels ... came from the mainland, he said. Wu said he was not worried that the shellfish would be off the shelves for a while, as poisoning cases only happened 'once in a while'. Chinese ...




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