Friday, May 22, 2015   

Nanjing official held over savage attack on nurse
(03-06 17:00)

A couple who are both Chinese government officials have been detained or sacked for beating a nurse in eastern Jiangsu Province, the Nanjing public security bureau said.
The nurse who works for Nanjing Stomatological Hospital was attacked during a medical dispute on February 24. The attack left her paralyzed in her lower limbs.
The incident followed the hospital arranging for a critically ill male patient to be placed in the same ward where the couple's daughter was being treated. After the couple unsuccessfully protested about the move, Yuan Yaping, the mother, struck a nurse on the back and shoulder with an umbrella and dragged her out.
In the meantime, Dong Anqing, Yuan's husband, pushed and shoved other medical workers who attempted to stop the violence.
Yuan, 53, deputy curator of the provincial technology and science museum, has been detained by police. Dong, also 53, publicity department head of the provincial people's procuratorate, has been dismissed from his post.—Xinhua
   
Other China breaking news:
‘Please go away’ China’s navy tells US surveillance plane (1 hr 53 mins ago)
Taiwan shaves 0.5pc off growth forecast (1 hr 57 mins ago)
Public-private partnership encouraged in affordable housing (05-22 15:48)
China updates geo-database (05-22 15:22)
No let up from party for reviled Chu Anping (05-22 12:55)
Guiyang apartments collapse death toll climbs to nine (05-22 12:48)
Paid speeches Bill Clinton made including for Beijing Huaduo, raked in millions for foundation (05-22 10:57)
Beijing ponders Colombia free trade pact (05-22 10:48)
Congo investigates unfavourable Chinese mining deals, and shoddy road and rail projects (05-21 20:28)
Beijing demands explanation from Jakarta over destroyed fishing boat (05-21 19:34)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.