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Ren Ci Hospital gets its status back

Posted by jtsmyth8 on August 6, 2008

Ren Ci Hospital and Medicare Centre got its Institution of a Public Character (IPC) status back from the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday.

The Buddhist medical charity’s fund-raising activities skidded to a halt last November, when the Health Ministry ordered a probe into its books and suspended its IPC status.

Its former chief executive officer, Ming Yi, is facing charges of forgery, helping to falsify its accounts and defrauding the charity of about $300,000. (story)

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Scandal causes sharp drop in Ren Ci donations

Posted by jtsmyth8 on July 18, 2008

Donations to Ren Ci Hospital and Medicare Centre have plunged.

It collected just $1.1 million in the last seven months, down from the $9.3 million that came in over the same period last year.

The beating to the Buddhist medical charity’s coffers comes from the cancellation of its televised charity show, which used to bring in $6 to $7 million; it has also lost its Institute of Public Character (IPC) status, which let it grant tax exemptions to donors.

Its fund-raising activities skidded to a halt last November, when the Health Ministry ordered a probe into its books and suspended its IPC status.

On Tuesday, its former chief executive officer Ming Yi was charged with forgery, helping to falsify its accounts and defrauding the charity to the tune of about $300,000. (story)

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Anwar Ibrahim taken to hospital

Posted by jtsmyth8 on July 16, 2008

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been taken to hospital after his arrest on sodomy allegations, and is believed to be undergoing a medical examination, his party said on Wednesday.

‘We think that he’s being taken for a medical examination but we’re not sure,’ said Mr Tian Chua, information chief for Mr Anwar’s Keadilan party which leads a three-member opposition alliance.

‘I don’t think this is necessary. If you need a DNA swab you can do it up there (in police headquarters), you don’t need to take a man to hospital for a DNA swab,’ he told reporters.

‘This is a big game being played out.’ (story)

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“Untouchable” woman dies after refused treatment

Posted by jtsmyth8 on April 25, 2008

An “untouchable” woman who gave birth outside an Indian hospital because doctors would not treat her died Thursday, a day after her baby, officials admitted.

The newborn boy of Maya Devi, 28, died Wednesday due to lack of medical help minutes after being born outside the maternity wing of Kanpur Medical College in northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Devi was only put in intensive care after giving birth but she died of a heart attack early Thursday morning.

Several doctors, including the hospital’s chief medical superintendent, had refused to touch her or provide medical care as she delivered her baby, the Press Trust of India reported. (story)

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Chinese man dies after taking Power 1 Walnut sex drug

Posted by jtsmyth8 on April 8, 2008

Just say no to drugs. A pill is not going to make your pee pee big. If you have a small one, too bad. Find a small woman and learn to please her. It is not worth your life to have a big dick. Use a magnifier, pretend you have a big one. LOL!

“The illegal sexual-enhancement drug Power 1 Walnut has claimed its first fatality.

He was among the patients who developed serious adverse reactions after taking the made-in-China drug, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Monday.

The middle-aged local Chinese man was taken to hospital in a coma state in early March. Investigations found that he had taken Power 1 Walnut.” (story)

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