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  1. News - World

    British Columbia coroner: 'Glee' actor Cory Monteith died of overdose of heroin and alcohol

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 04:56am by AP

    ... VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia coroner: 'Glee' actor Cory Monteith died of overdose of heroin and alcohol. ...

  2. News - World

    Glee star Cory Monteith died of heroin, alcohol overdose

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vancouver Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old heart-throb of Fox Television’s musical-comedy series Glee, died of an apparently accidental overdose of heroin and alcohol, Canadian ... mixed-drug toxicity involving heroin and alcohol”. It said Monteith’s death was unlikely to have been intentional. “There is absolutely nothing at this point, no evidence to suggest this is anything ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    My alcoholic father

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 10:35am by Vicky Feng

    ... were yellow. Acquaintances said he had problem with his liver. They were right. My father’s liver was gradually eroded during his life-long battle with alcohol. I don’t know when and where my father took his first sip of alcohol or what drink it was. My mother told me the drinking started from the late 1970s, when he was left in Shanghai by his parents, who came to Hong Kong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Ex-ICAC chief Timothy Tong defends increased alcohol purchases

    Posted May 24th 2013, 05:19pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Follow @SCMP_News Former ICAC Commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming told a Legco panel on Friday that the reason purchases of alcoholic drinks increased ... of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, which he headed between 2007 and 2012, he had approved the increased amount of alcohol purchased to host an increasing number of guests from the mainland. ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines bans money, alcohol ahead of elections

    Posted May 08th 2013, 06:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines on Wednesday banned people from carrying large amounts of cash and buying alcohol in controversial efforts to curb rampant vote-buying ... it violated laws guaranteeing the secrecy of bank accounts. Meanwhile, ordinary voters were facing the prospect of a long break from alcohol, after the election commission extended a ban ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    I’m an alcoholic, Guildford says after NZRU reprieve

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington Troubled Guildford admits he's an alcoholic Troubled All Blacks winger Zac Guildford admitted he was an alcoholic yesterday after the New Zealand ... up after his most recent indiscretion, which prompted him to undergo counselling and rehabilitation. "My understanding was limited around alcoholism and the issue I had," he said. ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Alcohol abuse may be worsening among Aborigines, warns Gillard

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... a mixed report on tackling indigenous disadvantage. Gillard took aim at local governments rolling back strict alcohol bans on Aborigines in the nation’s fifth annual “Closing the Gap” address ... that literacy and numeracy had slipped and called for a review of state alcohol policies. “I have a real fear that the rivers of grog that wreaked such havoc among indigenous communities are starting ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Reformed addicts help others in rehabilitation

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... Alec Cheung alec.cheung@scmp.com Remar Hong Kong volunteers get funds for new truck to help some 60 drug addicts and alcoholics in the city overcome their vices Reformed addicts help ... fought alcohol addiction. "My alcohol problems started in school, and then I drank with colleagues. When I got my first job, I drank every lunch, every dinner," Silva said. "I ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Obesity epidemic costs world as much as wars and terrorism, report says

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Angela Meng

    ... According to the research, obesity costs US$600 billion more than alcoholism, US$1.1 trillion more than outdoor air pollution and US$1.3 trillion more than drug use. It has the same impact ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Ex-cheerleader Molly Shattuck faces rape charge over boy, aged 15

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... sexual contact and three counts of providing alcohol to minors, Delaware police officer Paul Shavack said. She was released on bail of US$84,000. Defence lawyer Eugene Maurer said Shattuck, ... alcohol to three boys on August 30 and August 31. It charges that she had sexual contact with one boy about August 31, over the Labour Day weekend. In Delaware, third-degree rape applies ...




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