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  1. Pop singers held for drugs in Japan

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... performers who were involved in drugs-related offences. Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday that the government had always been very concerned about drug abuse. The government ... teenagers would be very disappointed if their idols were involved in drug abuse. He suggested the singers apologise if found guilty. ...

  2. Diet pill case delayed

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Medical Council has delayed the case of a doctor accused of improperly prescribing slimming drugs to a teenager who then allegedly tried to kill herself because of mood ... to prepare the defence. Council chairwoman Felice Lieh Mak accused him of abusing meeting procedures. She said it was unreasonable for it to take months to study a simple case. Council members later ...

  3. Tide of discontent rises against abuse of power

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... family, said public uproar reflected widespread and deep-rooted disgust at abuse of power. More than 500 billion yuan (HK$582 billion) was spent on ensuring social stability last year, nearly ...

  4. Dawn Tan

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of interview-based true stories about drug abuse. Each story sucks you in at the start because Tan evokes atmosphere with panache. A tale called Letting Go opens: 'In one of her earliest memories, ... and purity is an illusion. Despite the efforts of the government (which she accuses of using an M16 against a mosquito), drug abuse is widespread, Tan says. She knows many professionals who ...

  5. Parents jailed for abusing girl, 4

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... said it was the worst case of child abuse he had handled. Plumber Lee Chiu-ming, 47, and housewife Yip Shuk-fun, 39, were each jailed for more than two years after Kowloon City Court heard that if the girl had been admitted to hospital a day later, she could have died. The Social Welfare Department said later the abuse had happened after the child, who had been in a foster home since birth, ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scheme The drug-testing scheme in schools has come in for some heavy criticism. Some critics talked about invasion of privacy. However, we should be clear that drug abuse is a serious problem that can ruin a young person's future. Therefore, stringent measures are required. I have doubts about the new drug test scheme and wonder if it will be effective. If drug abuse ...

  7. Woman who killed cadre demanding sex charged with assault

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... ordered a crackdown on prostitution, gambling and drug abuse among officials amid public criticism of the officials' misbehaviour. Police said they would charge cadres who visited or provided ... who were abusing their privileges. Last week police said Deng Yujiao had acted in self-defence, albeit with 'excessive force'. County prosecutors charged Deng with assault on Friday, ...

  8. Public blamed for sacking of abusive official

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam A top maritime official has criticised netizens and 'improper public opinions' that forced authorities to sack his subordinate last year over a child molestation claim. Liu Gongchen, the deputy director of the Maritime Safety Administr ...

  9. Reporter alleging power abuse took bribes, police say

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the chief prosecutor of abuse of power. In a statement published on its news portal, jcrb.com, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said Taiyuan's Xinghualing District Procuratorate ... that was accused of power abuse to handle the Li bribery case because of a conflict of interest. But a statement from the Supreme People's Procuratorate said it had determined that Xinghualing ...

  10. Truth outdoes fiction in complex account of brutal murder

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... woven work that has virtually all the elements of a best-selling work of fiction- a beautiful Western woman missing in a foreign culture, sex, drugs and the mean lights of Tokyo. The book's ... months in the hands of lawyers who went through every word because Joji Obara- the man convicted of abducting, drugging, attempting to rape and killing Blackman then dismembering her corpse- had ...




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