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  • Nov 23, 2014
  • Updated: 2:12pm

Body Donation

Free scattering of ashes offer helps ease shortage of cadavers for students

A shortage of human cadavers for the city's medical schools has been eased by an unusual offer - free scattering of your ashes when you die if you agree to donate your body for study.

Sunday, 12 May, 2013, 7:55am

Letters to the Editor, March 24, 2013

The superb award-winning film Amour now showing here made me think of two things. First, that life for too many of Hong Kong's elderly is no bed of roses because, despite being one of the richest places in Asia, the government here is not doing enough to care properly for its aged and ageing population.

24 Mar 2013 - 4:49am 13 comments

Who said it?

Food is the only entertainment in Pakistan.

4 Mar 2013 - 5:59am

University urges public to donate bodies for research and teaching

The medical faculty receives only three to five donated corpses each year. Many of the 20 corpses needed for research and autopsy training come from the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department which collects unclaimed bodies of homeless people.

4 Mar 2013 - 5:08am

Talking points

Countdown to the CPPCC plenum continues

2 Mar 2013 - 3:30am