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  1. Drugs, fireworks seized in clan's ancestral hall

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Ng

    ... Clifford Lo and Joyce Ng A major haul of illegal drugs and fireworks was found in the study room of a 736-year-old ancestral hall in Yuen Long, police said yesterday. In the hall ... in Hong Kong, built in 1273 and repaired three centuries later. Officers from the Yuen Long special duty squad began investigating the illegal drug centre after receiving a tip-off several weeks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701603/drugs-fireworks-seized-clans-ancestral-hall
  2. Yuen Long blood centre aims to help 15,000 patients

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com A new centre for blood donation in Yuen Long is expected to collect enough blood to treat 15,000 patients and help meet growing demand, the Red Cross says. ... The Red Cross chose to open the centre in Yuen Long as it would be convenient for many blood donors. Lin said the centre was well received in its first few weeks of operation. In its first 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976311/yuen-long-blood-centre-aims-help-15000-patients
  3. Teenager jailed for indecent assault

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A transport worker, 17, has been jailed for 41/2 years for indecently assaulting a girl, 11, during a 'drug party' in Tin Shui Wai last year. Lau Ka-chuen was sentenced yesterday by Deputy District Court Judge Pang Chung-ping on one charge of indecent assault and one of trafficking in ketamine. The victim was molested after she took some ketamine. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632448/teenager-jailed-indecent-assault
  4. Man grew cannabis plants in bedroom

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A debt-ridden man confessed yesterday to cultivating 339 cannabis plants, worth more than HK$223,000, in two flats. Poon Wun-kwong, 51, pleaded guilty in the District Court to cultivating the plants in the bedroom at his Tuen Mun village house and a rented flat in Yuen Long. Poon, who had incurred a HK$500,000 debt, had been growing cannabis from seeds he ordered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718538/man-grew-cannabis-plants-bedroom
  5. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... professionals are perturbed by the lack of a qualified successor to Dr Albert Yuen, who has 26 years of experience in helping transsexuals change their gender. "Some patients are still in the assessment stage and they don't know how long that will take," said Joanne Leung Wing-yan, 50, founder of the Transgender Resource Centre. Leung, who was born a man, underwent two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1214069/concern-over-retirement-hong-kong-sex-change-surgeon
  6. Mosquito risk greater this year, expert warns

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... and in parts of Kowloon, including Shamshuipo, Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon City and Tsim Sha Tsui. In the New Territories, besides Yuen Long, it had been found in Northern District, Tai Po, Sha ... Patsy Moy Health Department issues warning on dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis Hong Kong may see a new wave of mosquito-borne diseases this year with Yuen Long being a potential high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537885/mosquito-risk-greater-year-expert-warns
  7. Long-awaited health-care policy in sight

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hong Kong is set to unveil a long-awaited policy on health care but there are concerns that a plan to set up clinics to put different services under one roof may create unfair ... a long-term relationship with family doctors; public and private health-care sectors sharing management of chronic diseases; better self-care; setting up polyclinics; and appointing a director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718861/long-awaited-health-care-policy-sight
  8. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a goldsmith's shop in Yuen Long Main Road, Yuen Long. The 41-year-old owner arrived at work yesterday morning to find the shop ransacked. Police said the burglars gained entry by removing a ventilation fan. In a separate burglary, a projector worth about $10,000 was stolen from a third-floor classroom of Holy Angels Canossian School in Hok Yuen Street in Hunghom. Charity appeals for tvs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491161/city-briefs
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors declare war on a deadly chest disease too long ignored by its victims

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... from COPD. Health authorities say that is because many Chinese suffering from the disease wait too long to see a doctor. The most recent national COPD survey, in 2000 by leading respiratory ... have the disease, more than double the rate among women. Doctors declare war on long-ignored killer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1083390/doctors-declare-war-deadly-chest-disease-too-long-ignored-its-victims
  10. A third of city's hygiene black spots are still in a mess, DAB finds

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong reported. Improvements were least noticeable in Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long, where 70 per cent of the 17 identified spots had not been cleaned up, legislator Ip Kwok-him said. The dirtiest district was Yau Tsim Mong, where 15 of 46 spots had not improved. Mr Ip said he was worried that people would become complacent because swine flu appeared to be weaker than anticipated. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683013/third-citys-hygiene-black-spots-are-still-mess-dab-finds

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