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  1. 40pc of young say drug abuse unacceptable

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... young people aged between 10 and 24 interviewed between March 31 and April 20, 38 per cent said drug abuse was the worst misdemeanour. Some 32 per cent picked smoking and 24.6 per cent said fighting. The study also showed 22.6 per cent of respondents had surfed pornography websites in the past six months and 39.5 per cent had drunk alcohol. Among them, 35 per cent were under 18. Some ...


    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The idea that alcohol helps to stimulate appetite before a meal and can help settle a challenged stomach afterwards is scientifically questionable but culturally well ... worldwide, no list can truly claim to be comprehensive. Alcohol may not really be a stomach settler, but the fruit or herbal content of some of these drinks quite possibly has a soothing effect. ...

  3. Muslim officials fuel row over alcohol by seizing beer from store

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... stores stop selling alcohol. The incident, which occurred at Shah Alam, Selangor, comes two weeks after a Singaporean Muslim model was sentenced by a Malaysian sharia court to be caned after she ... to return the alcohol to the store owner. The row is stoking debate in Malaysia about the rights of non-Muslims to drink alcohol. Ronnie Liu, state minister for local government affairs, reprimanded ...

  4. Buddha Bar row escalates with 'fatwa' against alcohol

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Indonesian followers that drinking alcohol is forbidden. The Sangha Mahayana Indonesia issued a dharma nioga, an edict the group's Gunabhadra Mahasthavira described as like 'an Islamic ... because the storm surrounding the Buddha Bar might have led to confusion about the relationship between Buddhism and alcohol. 'The dharma nioga is not strictly related to the Buddha Bar, ...

  5. Western tourists among 24 fatalities as tainted alcohol scandal rocks Bali and Lombok

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Four westerners were among at least 24 people killed by toxic alcoholic drinks on the tourist islands of Bali and Lombok in the past week, prompting urgent ... from methanol, a toxic form of alcohol commonly used as lamp fuel. Ingesting even a small quantity can cause blindness and death. In Bali, methanol is sometimes mixed with the locally brewed ...

  6. Alcohol programme can help to identify potential drink-drivers

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drivers with breath test readings over the prescribed limit of 22 micrograms but less than 27 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of breath. This change came into effect on September 21. From ... the risk that this poses to other road users. The risk is further increased, if this driver takes other drugs besides alcohol that affects his cognitive function and awareness. If a proper drug ...

  7. Selling Shanghai, alcohol and themselves is all in a day's work for this comedic trio

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen What drink comes to mind when you think of Shanghai in the 1930s? If booze-makers Diageo and Shui Jing Fang have their way, it will be vodka. The two brands threw a party at the Western Ma ...

  8. Truck and bus drivers face alcohol ban

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Phyllis Tsang Government weighs new steps to reduce drinking and driving The government is considering making driving a bus or truck after drinking any amount of alcohol ... on the level of alcohol in a driver's blood. The government was also considering creating new offences of drink-driving causing serious injury and driving under the influence of drugs other than ...

  9. Cabbie held over drugs after 'white powder found on his nose'

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and possession of drugs. Meanwhile, the Practising Pharmacists Association warned Christmas party-goers that they should not drink and drive, and that 'alcohol metaboliser' products- which supposedly decreased or delayed alcohol absorption- were unreliable. Association president Iris Chang said many brands were on sale ...

  10. Spelling out the dos and don'ts of drink-driving

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Transport Department. They will also be placed on parked cars in Jockey Club premises. Sleeping does not always lower the body's alcohol level to a safe level. A person who has consumed 10 ... but the risk of a crash is double that of alcohol-free drivers, the pamphlet warns. Drinking beverages with an alcohol content of between 15 and 20 per cent was the easiest way to get drunk, Medical ...




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