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Man suffers eye injury from broken glass

A man suffered an eye injury while trying to fix the bulb of a torch in his Sham Shui Po home yesterday. The 40-year-old put too much pressure on the bulb and smashed it, causing pieces of broken glass to hit his left eye.

Monday, 18 January, 2010, 12:00am

Motorcyclist hits monkey

A motorcyclist hit a monkey while riding along Tai Po Road towards Kowloon, near Villa Carlton, yesterday afternoon. Police said the accident occurred shortly after 2pm. The 33-year-old man suffered head and limb injuries. He was treated at Caritas Medical Centre and discharged. The seriously injured monkey was treated by vets but died last night.

1 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Guidelines won't change indifference to strangers

The investigation report on the incident in which a man collapsed near Caritas Medical Centre and later died of a heart attack reads like a black comedy.

There was a 26-minute delay before he was transported to the emergency room at the centre, even though he was just across the street from the hospital's street-level entrance.

7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Reporter allegedly attacked

Mingpao reporter Wai Wing-hong, who went to a building site on Tat Che Avenue, Kowloon Tong, to report on an accident in which three workers were injured, was allegedly attacked by a construction worker during an argument over whether Wai had to wear a safety helmet to enter the building site. Wai suffered shoulder and arm injuries and was treated at Caritas Medical Centre.

17 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Disabled boy finally heads home

A 14-year-old mentally handicapped boy who has been separated from his family for almost seven years left Hong Kong with his father last night for his new home in Britain.

And despite his severe disabilities, Nauman Mohammad managed a smile as his doting father, Tahir Mohammad, prepared him for his long flight.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Game a day helps young keep the pain at bay

Playright specialists a beacon of light for children stuck in hospital

It is no surprise that play specialists from the Playright Children's Play Association are always the most popular people in children's wards of the hospitals they serve.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Charmed by the past

Protecting Hong Kong's heritage has been the focus of society over the past few months, with some people taking to the streets to campaign loudly - and furiously - for the preservation of old sites.

But a team of Polytechnic University (PolyU) students are drawing attention to Hong Kong's heritage on a quieter note.

14 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Caritas seeks funds for renovation plan

Three dilapidated blocks will make way for a garden

Funding is being sought by the government to redevelop the 42-year-old Caritas Medical Centre, transforming three old blocks into a rehabilitation garden while expanding the geriatric day service.

3 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Man stabbed after car crash

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Police hunt suspected killer in guesthouses

Police were searching guesthouses across the city last night for a mainlander suspected of hacking his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend to death in front of her eight-year-old son and elderly mother.

Border crossings were also on high alert for Zhou Xipeng, 42, who arrived from Guizhou on Sunday, the day before the double killing in Shamshuipo.

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am