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Plastic surgeon, 86, involved in Hong Kong’s first Botox fatality released on bail


Dr Franklin Li was arrested for breaching the dangerous drugs ordinance and misleading police officers
Swiss private bank Julius Baer employee Zoe Cheung died on Monday after Botox injections at clinic inside Grand Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui

Chinese parents say boy killed himself after ‘forced’ haircut by school


Family members of 15-year-old in Xian who fell to his death after being forced to get a severe haircut have been protesting outside school gates
School denies responsibility for boy’s death and threatens to take legal action against relatives for damaging its reputation

Doctor gets 2 years' jail for switching blood sample of HIV-positive boyfriend with his own

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): A Singaporean doctor who submitted his own blood sample in place of his HIV-positive boyfriend's, to help the American get an employment pass here, has been sentenced to two years' jail.

Indonesian woman who lost fiance in Lion Air crash goes ahead with their planned wedding

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): An Indonesian woman who lost her fiance in last month's Lion Air plane crash near Jakarta went ahead with their planned wedding alone, to fulfil his last wish.

Intan Syari and her late fiance had decided on Nov 11 as their wedding day.PHOTO: COURTESY OF INTAN SYARI.

Mother attacked her son’s teacher with pesticides because she was unhappy with school, Hong Kong court hears


Defence argues single mother of two under lot of pressure to raise her boys, including autistic younger son
Psychologist said mother’s chance of reoffending is extremely high unless problem is managed

Knife attack at McDonald’s outlet in Hong Kong sparks anti-triad police hunt for seven suspects


Source says ambush appeared premeditated and meant as warning because attackers only went for limbs of both victims
Authorities believe one of two injured men is Sun Yee On triad member

Cathay: ‘Most intense’ period of data breach lasted three months

Hong Kong: The world’s biggest airline data breach, affecting millions of Cathay Pacific customers, was the result of a sustained cyberattack that lasted for three months, the carrier admitted, while insisting it was on alert for further intrusions.

Have ‘Pokemon Go’ to travel

TAIPEI: Chen San-yuan turns heads as he cycles through a suburb of Taipei, Taiwan’s capital.

Game on: Chen riding his bicycle which he has mounted 15 mobile phones to play ‘Pokemon Go’ near his home in New Taipei City, Taiwan. — Reuters

Indonesia’s Liang Bua important for studying evolution

Jakarta: Remarkable events happen at mundane moments.

Important discovery: Mark W. Moore, a senior lecturer from the University of New England, observing a skull replica of a ‘Homo floresiensis’. — The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network

Suu Kyi stripped of rights award

London: Amnesty International has withdrawn its Ambassador of Conscience award from Aung San Suu Kyi in light of the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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