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  1. Flesh-eating disease attacks Sha Tin man

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A 56-year-old man from Sha Tin contracted a flesh-eating disease, the Centre for Health Protection said. The man, who was admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital on Thursday, was in a stable condition after surgery to remove infected tissue. The centre is investigating the source of infection. ...

  2. Hospitals implement new scheme for accident victim care

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... hospital. Under the scheme, adopted by the seven-hospital New Territories East cluster, the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin is the designated trauma centre. It has the facilities and specialists ... scheme, run between November 2003 and December last year, an average of 112 minutes of transport time was saved per call. The cluster, which includes Sha Tin, Tai Po and North District, has ...

  3. Man took ketamine from friend at court

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man who took a packet of ketamine from a friend inside a court building where the friend was to appear on drug charges was convicted yesterday. Kwok Hoi-fung, 24, pleaded guilty in Sha Tin Court to one count of possessing the drug and another of possessing other people's identity cards. Magistrate Eda Loh Lai-kuen adjourned the case to June 17 for sentencing. ...

  4. Man charged with trafficking cocaine

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 33-year-old man has been charged with trafficking a dangerous drug after police found HK$525,000 worth of cocaine in his pocket when they stopped him in Mong Kok. The man was stopped on Thursday in Prince Edward Road West, and police found 657 grams of high-grade cocaine in his jeans pocket. He was due to appear in Sha Tin Court today. ...

  5. Lighter shade of pale

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lines. IFC, Faces Ocean Terminal, Seiyu Sha Tin. ...

  6. Cheng fails drugs test, but might still ride on Sunday

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Top local jockey Howard Cheng Yue-tin has returned a positive random urine test for ephedrine and methylephedrine from the April 1 meeting at Sha Tin but may still be cleared ... conclusion. Complicating, or perhaps clarifying the situation, Cheng was randomly selected for a urine test at Monday's Sha Tin meeting, too. So, although he has technically been stood down from ...

  7. It's safe to visit, club tells the world

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Virus poses 'no threat' to overseas horses targeting international meeting at Sha Tin The Jockey Club has sought to assure leading stables around the world their horses face 'no health risk' from an equine virus sweeping the Sha Tin stables, if they accept invitations for the Audemars Piguet international programme on April 29. The Queen ...

  8. Medicine for the world

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is hosting an exhibition at Sha Tin's New Town Plaza to raise public awareness of its Access to Essential Medicines campaign. One-third of the world's population lacks access to essential medicines. Too often in the countries where MSF works, patients cannot be treated because the medicines are too expensive or they are no longer ...

  9. Poisoned diners recover

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Hygiene officials continued inspecting the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin yesterday after sushi and incorrectly stored food were linked to a food poisoning outbreak on Wednesday. Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria were found in a sample taken from patients. Most of the 91 patients suffered abdominal pain and diarrhoea and all have recovered. The cause of the outbreak ...

  10. Hygiene alert after visitors fall ill

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and other hygiene measures occurred after the three cases came to light. All visitors must wash their hands with liquid soap before entering the Royal Park Hotel, Sha Tin, site of the Paralympic Village and the Sha Tin equestrian venue. Other measures to monitor and maintain personal hygiene have been put in place, based on health advice from the Centre for Health Protection. The Hong ...




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