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  1. Random drug tests set for pupils at elite Diocesan Boys' School

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... had not heard about drug abuse in the school for the past 10 years. But he said it was worthwhile spending the money. 'Compared to the [HK$6 billion budget] of the government's ... Simpson Cheung The elite Diocesan Boys' School will start conducting random drug tests on pupils from today. With its own budget of HK$500,000 for half a year, the voluntary scheme ...

  2. A testing time

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Hong Kong has never been a drug-free society. But after a number of cases of students abusing ketamine were widely reported, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen intervened ... that drug-taking youngsters will be driven away from schools under the new scheme. And those who try to help young drug abusers fear the new tests will merely make it harder to do so. The Security ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Culture Centre More harm than good Drug abuse among young people has been a problem for many years and there have been calls for compulsory tests in schools to deal with the problem. This has ... involving drug tests will have on students and teachers in schools. Peggy Leung Pui-ki, Tseung Kwan O Better to tackle cause of abuse Compulsory tests are seen as a way of preventing students from ...

  4. Sex beats violence in Chongqing triad trial

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... activities, illegally operating casinos, false imprisonment, accommodating drug abusers and offering bribes. She denied most of the charges but admitted owning shares in casinos. China Youth Daily ...

  5. Nation's problems test the mettle of presidential hopefuls

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... down on corruption, drug abuse and terrorism while promoting economic recovery and wider government services. But economists are less certain that her election on May 10 would bring back ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for students, because it can help us to detect the teenage drug abusers. Once they are identified they can be helped and can join rehabilitation services as soon as possible. A compulsory scheme may ... (methamphetamine) in Hong Kong. Attempts to find drug users have been stepped up in recent years, with, for example, the trial drug testing scheme in Tai Po schools. This is now being extended to all Hong ...

  7. Judges roundly reject all Kissel's grounds for appeal

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bank Merrill Lynch, had crumbled amid claims of abuse and infidelity. Jurors were told how Kissel fed her husband a drug-laced milkshake on November 2, 2003, before bludgeoning him to death ... in any of them,' he said. 'The appeal is dismissed.' Evidence at Kissel's trial discounted her claims of abuse, and she had told a multitude of lies to explain her ...

  8. The prisoner Laos would rather forget

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... at Wattaya Airport on August 5 last year. Campaigners fighting for her release describe her as suffering from low self-esteem and believe she may have been coerced into becoming a drugs mule by an abusive boyfriend. Fuelling their theory of coercion and vulnerability, they say she was actually pregnant at the time of her arrest but lost the baby in prison before conceiving again behind ...

  9. US movie to follow the saga of two Kissel brothers' murders

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prison Break. In early November 2003, Nancy drugged her husband with a laced strawberry milkshake and then bludgeoned him to death in the couple's bedroom at their luxury flat in Tai Tam. She had said in defence that her husband was abusive and addicted to cocaine. Her subsequent trial was watched around the world. The Kissel name again captured headlines in April 2006 when ...

  10. Detained man left paralysed after beating, says family

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... the verdict, were arrested in May and June. They accused Mr Peng of abusing his position to take revenge. The vice-mayor had alleged the three men and their associates lured him to Macau on the pretext of negotiating an investment deal. He claimed he was conned into playing a card game after being drugged. He said he subsequently lost more than 1.59 million yuan to Ng and reported the case to Shaoguan ...




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