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  1. 70pc of pupils OK with drug tests: poll

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip About 70 per cent of Tai Po pupils say they will participate in the voluntary drug-testing scheme in schools, according to a survey. The pilot scheme is scheduled to start in district's secondary schools in December. The Tai Po Youth Associat ...

  2. 100 mainland experts to help in doping tests for East Asian Games

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa A team of 100 experts from the mainland will help the city conduct anti-doping measures at the East Asian Games in December. 'Doping is always a serious problem in any ... are still talking about over 3,000 athletes and our own anti-doping unit cannot handle it. But China has promised to send us 100 experts who all have Olympic Games experience.' The fifth East ...

  3. Doping scandal rocks Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong swimming was left reeling by its first doping scandal yesterday after it was revealed that a member of the East Asian Games squad had tested positive for steroids. ... for the dope test. He came fourth in the men's 400 metres freestyle with a time of four minutes and 13.68 seconds, more than six seconds behind winner Danny Yeo of Singapore. The association takes ...

  4. Lai suspended for a month for failing drug test

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... following the stance of other racing jurisdictions and the World Anti Doping Agency (Wada). Lai's random urine test at Sha Tin on October 4 showed a level of the drug above the Jockey ...

  5. Lai stood down after positive drug test

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... racing jurisdictions and with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). Wada lists methylephedrine as a banned stimulant when the concentration in a urine sample is greater than 10 micrograms per ...

  6. letters

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hard to believe King of Pop is gone My favourite person is superstar Michael Jackson. Although he died more than two months ago, I still miss him a lot. The world has lost a great icon. I always think about Jackson and his music. It's hard to believe ...

  7. Call for extra manpower

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A social workers' group has called for extra staff to help students with drug problems with the introduction of the voluntary drug-testing scheme in Tai Po. Christine Fang Meng-sang, head of the Council of Social Service, said nine extra ...

  8. Shelve this ill-conceived drug-testing scheme

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

    ... The details of a pilot scheme for drug testing in schools have been revealed. Authorities hope to use what they glean from the scheme in Tai Po as the basis for a city-wide programme. They believe such testing will curb the growing youth drug problem and ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... McDonald's clarifies status of riders McDonald's would like to respond to a piece in Michael Chugani's Public Eye column ('Are you really 'lovin' it' that much?' August 19). McDonald's emphasises its commitment ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timberland serious about environment In response to the article ('Timberland linked to polluting factories', August 7) I would like to thank Friends of Nature and the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs for engaging Timberland in their ...




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