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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Extension urged for drug testing scheme in Tai Po schools

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A six-month extension to a voluntary drug testing trial in Tai Po schools may be considered to gather more data on the effectiveness of the scheme, the chairman of the government's narcotics advisory committee says. The suggestion came ...

  5. Quotes of the week

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Make no mistake, this apartment was designed to kill whoever entered it Aurora police chief on Batman massacre suspect James Holmes It was rampant in the 1980s. One had to accept it Xue Yinxian, former doctor to China's gymnastics team, exposes state-sponsored doping programmes Of course, it's easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere British Prime ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. School testing turns up no drug evidence

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok No positive results were found in a trial voluntary drug-testing scheme that started in Tai Po schools in December, a government spokesman said. By the end of last month, the government-assigned drug testing team had visited all 23 public second ...

  8. letters

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A step forward to a greener future The 50-cent plastic bag levy is a success because many people are bringing their own bags when they go shopping. But the levy is only imposed on those who ask for bags at supermarkets and some shops. It could be expanded ...

  9. Drug-testing protocol ready in two weeks

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The procedures Tai Po schools must follow when the voluntary drug-testing scheme starts in December will be finalised in the next two weeks, the chairman of Action Committee Against Narcotics, Professor Daniel Shek Tan-lei, said yesterday. Shek, ...

  10. A Pandora's box of ways to make drug tests invalid

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data has raised a host of questions about the government's plan to randomly test Tai Po students for drugs. We should not be surprised. The queries are basic ones which authorities should have answe ...




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