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  1. History of schools during the Japanese occupation

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... King George V School In 1940, the school was turned into a hospital for British soldiers stationed here. After Japan invaded Hong Kong in December 1941, the Japanese used the site as a hospital for prisoners of war. It is rumoured that the clock tower was used as a torture chamber. After the war, the school was briefly used as a British military hospital before being returned ...

  2. Call for healthier food handouts

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... food stores and HK$900 per adult. But it does not provide any cash allowance for asylum seekers or torture claimants. Asylum seekers called for the administration to provide supermarket ...

  3. Rodents' valiant role in service of acupuncture

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... dulled because of raised adenosine levels. Nedergaard now wants to look for other mechanisms involving other pressure points- and torture more mice. Nice! ...

  4. Survivor is on mission to beat cancer

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2003 and likened her time in a sick bed to torture. It was her husband's support that kept her going. She was given injections every three weeks during chemotherapy. As her immune system ...

  5. Self-hypnosis regimen is not to be sniffed at

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to picture scenes of clear air such as being on a beach or at a ski slope where there were no allergens to torture them. Forty patients were able to stick to the hypnotic regimen for two years, ...

  6. Volunteers are putting their heads together in support of children fighting cancer

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... cancer,' Kligler said. 'I will not rest until childhood cancer is treated like the common cold. When you are a parent and you witness your child being tortured by chemotherapy, radiotherapy ...

  7. Stay away from people who take drugs

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and prostitution. If the drug of choice is cocaine, there is also an association with widespread torture, abuse, death, poverty, and environmental havoc. So no, this is not about the drug abuser's ...

  8. Right approach needed in battle against Aids

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a perfect world there would be no racial or sexual discrimination, no torture, no violence against women, no slavery, no drug trafficking, no corruption, and so on. In the real world they are old scourges of mankind. As such they have special days on the United Nations calendar to focus attention on them. Yesterday was World Aids Day. What sets HIV/Aids apart is that it is a modern ...

  9. Always tired? Mind your Bs

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wynnie Chan healthpost@scmp.com Working 24/7 was something that Chan Wai-man was accustomed to. Tiredness came with the job, but the constant and painful tingling in his hands and feet was starting to get in the way of his work and his family life. His tongue was so sore that every meal was torture. After a visit to his doctor and several blood tests, Chan was diagnosed ...

  10. Views from the queue

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hours in To Kwa Wan 'The arrangement is really messy and I don't know why I have been here torturing myself for so many hours.' Louisa Poon, 40, first in the queue at Bank ...




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