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  1. Charity concert fights drugs

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in Hong Kong. Established in 1994, LEAP is a registered charity aimed at preventing substance abuse, particularly drugs, among young people aged between five and 15. It uses a step-by-step approach to teach students about their body and how drugs can affect them. Its programmes help young people develop social competency skills that enable them to say 'no' without losing ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Youth drug crimes double The government will step up the fight against drug abuse because the number of drug crimes involving young people increased 100 per cent to 900 last year, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. Overall crime fell slightly last year, to 80,796 cases, compared with 81,125 in 2006. A cross-departmental committee to fight drug abuse ...

  3. Church abusing its privileged position as caretaker of Kowloon landmark

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... That local Catholic and Anglican church leaders should accuse ordinary Hong Kong people of being selfish is stunning in view of the ruthless manner in which both churches pursue their own ends. They ignore the broader interests of the community at large w ...

  4. Cold weather shelter users may face temperature check

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that some people took drugs during their stay. If anyone was caught abusing drugs inside the shelters, the police would be immediately notified, he said. He said the shelters were well ventilated, ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mother accused of child abuse blames boyfriend A mother accused of child abuse told the District Court yesterday she suspected her boyfriend had assaulted her two-month-old son. Angel ... a brain haemorrhage and multiple bruises, now lives in a foster home. Judge Ian Carlson is expected to hand down a verdict today. Fake medicine seized in raid on drug stores Customs and health ...

  6. Nine held in Tsim Sha Tsui drug raids

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Nine people were arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs during predawn raids in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. The operation was part of a police campaign to crack down on drug use during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Officers raided a number of clubs and seized substances including ketamine, Ice and Ecstasy. The seven men and two women, aged between 27 ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pair arrested over drugs Two women were arrested in a karaoke lounge in Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, after allegedly selling HK$600 worth of drugs. ...

  8. 26 arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui pub

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... was arrested for allowing drugs to be sold, while a man aged 18 and a 45-year-old woman were held for drug trafficking. Another 16 males and seven females, aged 16 to 28, were arrested for possessing drugs. It was part of operations involving undercover officers. ...

  9. 20 arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui predawn raids

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Twenty people were arrested during pre-dawn drug raids in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. The operation was part of a police campaign to crack down on drug use during the Christmas and New Year period. Officers raided a number of clubs and seized 16 grams of ketamine. Among those arrested, two women aged 16 and 31 were held on suspicion of drug trafficking. ...

  10. City Digest

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the taxi then hit another taxi. Call to outlaw abuse of the elderly A law should be enacted to outlaw abuse of the elderly, given a steady rise of cases of mistreatment of pensioners, the concern group Against Elderly Abuse said. ...




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