Hong Kong’s forensic experts will soon examine the bodies of nine Hong Kong tourists who died in a hot-air balloon accident earlier this week.Thursday, 28 February, 2013, 6:55pm
Morgues don't usually inspire affection, but Dr Hau Kong-lung, the Department of Health's top forensic pathologist, is visibly proud of one of the more recent additions to the government's medical arsenal. And he has reason to be - the bright, airy and spotlessly clean Kwai Chung Public Mortuary is about the most pleasant temporary home a corpse could hope for.9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
THE AMERICAN statesman Benjamin Franklin once said: 'In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.'3 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
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YP: How did you get started as a forensic pathologist?
Beh: After graduating from medical school, I joined the Health Department and received specialised training in forensic pathology.17 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Eight Australian police investigators arrived in Jakarta yesterday to help track down the perpetrators of the hotel blast.
The team, which flew from Canberra, included forensic experts, crime-scene examiners and bomb-data analysts. They were later joined by a civilian forensic pathologist and a mortuary manager from Perth in Western Australia.7 Aug 2003 - 12:00am
Dr Philip Beh, forensic pathologist Age: 40.
Career path: I was born in Penang, but went to school in Kuala Lumpur. I came here in 1976 to study medicine at the University of Hong Kong. I was the first doctor in our family, but my two younger brothers have now become doctors. I graduated as a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1981, then specialised in pathology.18 Jan 1998 - 12:00am
THE bullets that killed a crippled Korean businessman were almost certainly not fired by the gunman during the Aberdeen shootout with police on Thursday, forensic examination of the wounds indicates.18 Oct 1994 - 12:00am