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Kwok Ka-Ki

Doctors urge council chairwoman to step down in row over expulsion

A group of doctors has urged Medical Council chairwoman Felice Lieh Mak to step down after the Medical Association president was expelled from the council over a false declaration he made when running for the post of council member.

Wednesday, 8 July, 2009, 12:00am

Onus on firms pushing diet pills: legislator

Punishing doctors employed by slimming companies who wrongly give out weight-loss drugs is not the best way to protect patients from potentially dangerous prescriptions, the lawmaker for the medical sector said yesterday. A better strategy would be to create a special licence for the industry, he said.

22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Developers to police themselves? Not likely

12 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Officer attacked during demonstration

An officer from the Police Tactical Unit was taken to Ruttonjee Hospital after being attacked when police closed a traffic lane during yesterday's march.

A police spokeswoman said the officer fell to ground while he was on duty near Thomson and Fleming roads.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Worth every penny

On December 2, the Chinese-language Ming Pao Daily News splashed a headline saying University of Hong Kong professors 'scooped tens of millions of dollars on top of their salaries'. A careless reader might have thought the medical professors were not doing their jobs properly, and taking advantage of their publicly funded positions for personal gain.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'Policy address thanks carries rider' on page A2 on Saturday wrongly identified lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki as a Civic Party member. He is an independent. The error was introduced in the editing process.

29 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Hospital for children under consideration

Young may get own infirmary

The Hospital Authority is considering building a children's hospital offering dedicated services for the young.

The plan could mean children's services would be centralised in one facility, said a top paediatrician who welcomed the news yesterday.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

HKU delay sparks protest

22 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Most doctors want reform: survey

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

High-rise robbery

When legislator Kwok Ka-ki bad-mouthed Hong Kong's property developers for being greedy, one of them threatened to sue him. But then he backed off. Stewart Leung Chi-kin of the Real Estate Developers' Association conceded he could not sue even if he wanted to because, as a lawmaker, Dr Kwok enjoyed legal freedom to speak his mind while in the Legislative Council.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Civic Party to monitor all aspects of Tamar project

The Civic Party and its allies opposed to the Tamar project will set up a group to monitor the controversial development after Friday, when the Legislative Council is expected to endorse the $5.1 billion funding proposal.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

City briefs

Warning on ads for unregistered doctors

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

Complaint over land accusation

An angry Michael Suen Ming-yeung plans to file a written complaint against a legislator who refused to withdraw an accusation that lands officials were charging developers 'unreasonably low' land premiums in the hope of getting good jobs later on.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

All in the name of money

It is perhaps not by accident that the word 'Hippocratic' sounds a lot like 'hypocritical'. I don't know whether we should laugh or cry after disgruntled University of Hong Kong medical alumni - led by legislator and doctor Kwok Ka-ki - announced they will launch an international campaign to foil the university's plan to name its medical faculty after tycoon Li Ka-shing.

4 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Delight for Kwok as Dickies run riot

Former national coach Kwok Ka-ming made a triumphant club debut as Instant-Dict got off to an impressive start to the Hong Kong First Division at Mongkok Stadium yesterday.

14 Aug 2000 - 12:00am