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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Regular drinkers had first taste of alcohol early

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Regular drinkers had first taste of alcohol early Almost all of a group of young women who had become regular drinkers had their first drink when they were underage, a survey found. The survey, conducted by frontline social workers from October last year to January, involved 321 girls and women aged 12 to 24 who had drunk alcohol at least once a week ...

  2. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Farmer cuts off his own feet after being unable to afford frostbite treatment

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... “I had to swallow some alcohol to try to anesthetise myself when I couldn't stand the pain [during the process],” he told the newspaper but added the amputation “was a release”. He later ...

  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Britain's youth is on a bender with binge drinking becoming the norm

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 09:21pm by NYT

    ... to walk or talk has become an issue of growing social importance, because of both the violence that alcohol often engenders and the vulnerability of young women, who are sometimes molested or raped when they are in no condition to defend themselves. Britain's Institute of Alcohol Studies said there had been a small decline in alcohol use from its height in 2005, and the country ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teen drinkers to be targeted at Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Rugby chiefs join forces with support group for second year to tackle alcohol problems at event Teen drinkers at Sevens targeted Hong Kong Sevens ... and the Kely Support Group will stress the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption to young fans at the tournament, which starts on Friday at the Hong Kong Stadium. Binge drinking at the event has ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    How does Taiwan sum up 2013? In a word: fake

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 04:48am by Angela Meng

    ... safety scandals, involving cooking oil, milk, rice and alcohol. The government vowed to set up a new task force to help stamp out such problems and moved to bolster oversight through amendments ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Businessman Jong Lee makes the solution suit the need

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:52pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... existence. “They don’t have access to girlfriends or boyfriends, iPhones, cigarettes or alcohol,” he says. It’s early days, but Lee hopes to build up the number of young people who can be helped ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Street hawker makes it his mission to help homeless with mental illness

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 05:02pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... mostly men and many are alcoholics. They often don’t accept others, have become estranged from their families and ended up on the streets with no ID cards. Those with mental illness tend ...



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