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  1. Tourists banned from Tibet ahead of holiday

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... establishments- including guesthouses, bath houses, massage parlours and Tibetan-style dance halls- that are considered hotbeds for crimes such as prostitution, gambling and drug abuses, it said. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their case. Why would the school need to do that? Surely the implication is that the student is abusing drugs. Such pupils will be end up being labelled by teachers and fellow students. Also, if large ... to be a global benchmark for construction worker safety. David Werner, Ap Lei Chau Students who refuse test under pressure The government has emphasised that drug testing in schools will be voluntary ...

  3. Troubling whiff in WikiLeaks crackdown

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... also been a worrying reminder of how the power of the state can be abused. First the good news. On reflection, there is little to date that's particularly surprising, nor anything ... Iraq's invasion of Iran but then called in the US to deal with Iraq. Of course, it is not news that the Hamid Karzai government in Afghanistan is deeply corrupt and linked to the drugs business. ...

  4. Painting the town

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Sian Powell

    ... prime minister. Eventually convicted of corruption, he jumped bail in 2008 and has lived abroad, flitting between countries, ever since. Widely criticised for his 'war on drugs' (which was said to include arbitrary executions of dealers), widespread human rights abuses, the failure to grapple with the Muslim insurgency in Thailand's south and policies that addicted the rural ...

  5. Police, customs probe record pile of dirty money

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Clifford Lo

    ... out of tactical cases against fraudsters and/or drug laundering probably give a more balanced view of the situation.' A police spokesman said the rise stemmed from an 'increased ... that as an international financial centre, Hong Kong was highly aware its systems could be abused by criminals to launder the proceeds of crime. 'Hong Kong police will continue to enforce anti-money ...

  6. China out of step with trend against death penalty

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not the only way to pass HIV-Aids. Drug users risk exposure if they share needles. CARL C. PERITO, Yau Ma Tei Stop showing abuses After seeing, and reading articles on, the humiliation of Iraqi ... sentences for crimes such as drug smuggling. The death penalty is the ultimate in cruel, degrading and inhumane punishments. It has never been shown to deter crime more effectively than other ...

  7. Letters

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

    ... quartermasters; or, indeed for American-made landmines that are still killing children around the world. Just because a weapon is abused or ends up in the wrong hands, one cannot blame the country ... can still have very good judgment and could work in a medical practice. Irene Wong, Happy Valley Drug education more effective An increasing number of teenagers have given into temptation ...



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