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  1. Woman 'felt indebted to superior who abused her'

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was found in a Sha Tin hotel on October 27, 2010. Antipsychotic drugs were found on the bed. Ma said Wong sought her advice about whether events in a cinema involving 'a friend' could ...

  2. Drug test scheme will create more problems than it solves

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

    ... that their schoolmates will suspect their refusal would suggest they are abusing drugs. I also believe the scheme violates the privacy of teenagers. The scheme violates the principle of privacy, because ... at some point? There is no better way than education to fight against drug abuse. These drug tests send a message that the community does not trust the younger generation. What young people need ...

  3. Doctor questions city's readiness for drug tests

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Celine Sun, Clifford Lo

    ... a centre that treat alcoholics and drug abusers in Aberdeen. A US-certified medical review officer, Dr Moran has carried out drug testing for several schools in Hong Kong. His clinic currently ... Celine Sun, Agnes Lam and Clifford Lo A doctor who conducts drug screening for English Schools Foundation schools has questioned whether the government is properly prepared and equipped ...

  4. Compromises render drug tests all but useless

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Yeung

    ... to fear, but those who stray will use every known tactic to dodge detection. Making the test programme entirely voluntary is self-defeating. What drug-abusing students would voluntarily step ... of their privacy, not to speak of acute embarrassment for all concerned? Drug-abusing students will no doubt be taught by their suppliers to take plenty of fluids to dilute their samples, while hair samples ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do young drug abusers need more support? A 13-old-girl who was partying in a Mong Kok nightclub died after taking an overdose of the party drug ecstasy. In another incident, five Hong Kong students were arrested for drug-related offences. I think we need to look seriously at drug abuse by young people. One major problem is that most youngsters find it easy to get drugs if they want ...

  6. Official abduction figures don't add up

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the hierarchy of deceit, the saying goes, there are lies, damned lies and then statistics. It is a concept that is well understood by the distraught parents from Yunnan whose children have been abducted. The provincial government declared on May 31 thi ...

  7. Society's tolerated sin

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power Who, in extremis, could put his hand on his heart and say he would not sanction torture if he knew the detainee possessed information that could save thousands of lives? This has been the central conundrum of the long debate on the morality ...

  8. Now is the time to stop stalkers in their tracks

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The brutal murder of Ruth Chan Yin-cheung at the hands of her former lover is a tragedy which could have been avoided. Her killer, a serving policeman, had been persistently stalking the young bank clerk since she ended their relationship. He stabbed her ...

  9. 'Selfish, depraved and appalling'

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Judge jails man for 12 years for subjecting young daughter to a catalogue of sexual abuse A High Court judge jailed a man for 12 years yesterday for treating his young ... submissions that very little violence had been used in the attacks. 'Not caring about your own children is bad enough, but what you have done must rank about the worst type of abuse that can ...

  10. Suffering children

    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... children in foster care were war orphans or children of poor families. 'Today, they come to us not for financial reasons; most of the children at our home are victims of child abuse,' he said. Kobokan's home for needy children is one of 550 such institutions in Japan, which care for 37,000 children. More than half the children in these homes were abused- physically, ...




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