City Digest, September 25, 2012
Blood specialists devise app for best treatment
Blood cancer and disease specialists at Queen Mary Hospital, Pok Fu Lam, and the University of Hong Kong yesterday launched a book, website and iPhone app that provides medical professionals and patients with information on the best treatments. It is the first time specialists from public hospitals have agreed on standard protocols.
Trio admit vote rigging in district council poll
Wong Ka-kin, 35, his wife Kumiko Lee Hoi-ki, 22, and uncle Fung Ka-lun, 34, pleaded guilty to vote rigging at Kowloon City Court yesterday. They voted in last year's district council elections in a Yau Tsim Mong constituency when they did not live there. Sentencing is expected next month.
Court hears of suicide over HK$13m scam
A sales manager whose bank account received HK$13 million in suspicious deposits from 2002 to 2005 was jailed for one year and 11 months yesterday after pleading guilty to money-laundering. Chan Hau-lim, 31, was due to stand trial with his wife but the District Court heard she committed suicide in April due to the stress of the case.
Row ends in violence for parallel trader
A 69-year-old parallel-goods trader from Hong Kong was punched during a dispute with a distributor outside Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday.