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  1. Master musician given probation for drug offence

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for sentencing yesterday and was told he must have regular urine tests to ensure he is not using drugs during his 18-month probation. Lai has been at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre for the past two ... a foreigner he had just met who was leaving Hong Kong. Lai said he had never consumed the drugs and had no intention of trying them. But a urine test showed that he had, in fact, taken illegal drugs ...

  2. Filmmaker turns demons of personal drug addiction into festival awards triumph

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Scott Murphy

    ... is a gritty look at the struggles and demons drug addicts face both in crack dens and their daily lives. Boyle, 39, who was spending up to US$400 a day on crack at the height of his own addiction, ... the Canadian-born filmmaker said. 'Being a recovering drug addict, a lot of people felt that there would be public interest and I believed that there could be people who could relate to it.' Boyle ...

  3. Koo tests mother's love

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Actor-singer Louis Koo Tin-lok is shedding his clean-cut image to be transformed into someone even his mother wouldn't recognise in director Derek Yee Tung-shing's crime epic Protege. Koo, who plays a drug addict, will co-star with Andy Lau Tak-wah and Anita Yuen Wing-yee. The movie, due out early next year, is described as the Chinese answer ...

  4. Drug-fuelled fear and loathing on the insanity of America

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... a narrative. He argued that the only sensible way to report the insanity of America was in a drug haze. Gonzo peaked in 1972 with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, whose point of view is established in the famous first sentence: 'We were somewhere near Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the drugs began to take hold.' Sent to cover a motorbike race, Thompson wrote a book on the state ...

  5. Thursday Think Tank

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... it down. Jockey Club trainers face inquiries after horses fail drug test... we're still wondering how they convinced the horses to pee in a cup? ... Andrew Sun Five things we're all wondering about.... Smoking ban takes effect... if you want to continue the habit, you'll have to join the drug teenagers in Shenzhen. Hang Seng ...

  6. letters

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the elderly. We should do something meaningful during our leisure time. We should never waste our time doing nothing. Leung Yan-yi, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Drug testing for young people I support drug testing for young people. Drug abuse is a serious problem in Hong Kong and testing is a very good deterrent. However, carrying out drug tests on young people is not an easy ...

  7. The Long Run

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Singles, tells what it was like for him not only to disengage from the couch and become a runner, but also to kick a lifetime of drinking and drugs, which he describes in no-holds-barred fashion. ... of insight will encourage readers to continue with Shubaly's story of ups, downs and few in-betweens, although the best test of its success is whether his audience roots for him at the end. ...

  8. No wounds found on body of musician

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

    ... a police spokesman said. A cause of death could not be determined until further toxicological tests were carried out, he said. Hall, an oboe player with the West Australian Youth Orchestra, was suspected to have died of a drug overdose. His body was found with close friend Evan Williams, a trombonist with the orchestra, who was unconscious and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in critical ...

  9. Letters urge harsh penalty for singer's cocaine possession

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... offended again, it would mean he was a regular drug abuser and he could be sent for a drug test and to a drug rehabilitation centre, Mr Lin said in Kowloon City Court. 'The defendant might ... in Yau Ma Tei on June 23 for possession of dangerous drugs. The police, acting on information, found 0.42 grams of cocaine on him. He confessed that he had paid $1,800 for it and said ...

  10. Film reunited former addict and his demons

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... it's a documentary about the pain caused by drug addiction, told through the eyes of a former cocaine and crack addict, Paul Boyle (pictured). The original premise of the documentary ...




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