Shirley Zhao

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19 Jan 2019 | 12:13 PM

Man from Pakistan spent almost 20 years unaware how sick he was – because he didn’t realise Hong Kong public hospitals provide interpreters

Many patients who know little English or Chinese are left in the dark about their diagnoses because they don’t know interpreters are available
A move to give patients the initiative in booking interpreters aims to make better use of the service, which hospital staff often decline to call on

23 Dec 2018 | 12:23 PM

Ferrari flips over after running into slope in Hong Kong, injuring driver and passenger

Police say male driver, 36, will be arrested for dangerous driving
He and female passenger were sent to Prince of Wales Hospital with light injuries

12 Sep 2018 | 11:12 PM

Super Typhoon Mangkhut predicted to be most powerful storm since records began and Hong Kong could take direct hit

Forecast from Observatory puts storm within 100km of city on Sunday, with sustained winds of up to 220km/h

29 Aug 2018 | 1:18 PM

University of Hong Kong professor arrested over murder of wife after body found in suitcase in his office

Cheung Kie-chung filed a missing-person report on her last week, but CCTV footage raised suspicions

16 Jan 2018 | 3:12 PM

Gruesome details emerge in trial of security guard accused of killing girlfriend with electric drill

Safdar Husnain, then 27, earlier pleaded not guilty to murder of Andrea Bayr, 25, who was found with drug Ice in her blood

29 Oct 2017 | 4:55 PM

A stroke at 18? Hong Kong survey shows young have lack of fruits, vegetables and exercise

Doctors warn such trends could increase the chances of stroke later in life or result in younger people succumbing to disease