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  1. 'Generous' beautician jailed for stashing her lover's heroin cash

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fortune was jailed for 2? years yesterday. Fong Shi-kan, 36, was 'naive and foolish' to fall under the spell of Leung Wong, 46, a convicted drug dealer who was jailed for 30 years ... client was 'not a very evil-minded lady who assisted a drug dealer in very vicious ways'. Instead, she was 'very kind-hearted' and donated regularly to various charitable ...

  2. Inmate tried to escape island jail dressed in stolen guard uniform

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... uniform and smuggling himself on board a ferry, a court heard yesterday. Lee Chak-kin, 49, an inmate at Hei Ling Chau Drug Treatment Centre, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to one count ... offence but wished to be sent back to the treatment centre. However, Mr Candy said it would be inappropriate to send Lee back to the drug-treatment centre considering the severity of his offence. ...

  3. HK will not follow American veto on supplement's use

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... common colds to asthma. A Department of Health spokesman said Hong Kong had no plans to follow the US Food and Drug Administration's ban on its manufacture and sale because drugs ... Kong, said it was commonly used to replace fenfluranmine- a prohibited drug that could cause heart damage- in slimming products. 'Ephedra can be used for curing mild asthma ...

  4. Police seize $2.84m haul of Ice in hotel raid

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Police have seized 8kg of Ice with a street value of $2.84 million- the biggest single haul of the drug in Hong Kong, says the Narcotics Bureau. In two raids, bureau officers arrested four suspects who are due to appear in court today. The 13kg of seized drugs included Ice and cannabis with a total value of $3.2 million. The drugs were found separately in two operations ...

  5. Doctor warns of Botox anti-wrinkle risks

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... wrinkles for up to six months by paralysing facial muscles. 'We are concerned about the interests of patients. We believe that doctors should be trained with better skills in use of the drug ...

  6. Strict rules to halt sales abuse of antibiotics

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Tough measures on the sale of antibiotics are to be imposed from July to control the problem of drug abuse, the State Food and Drug Administration has announced. Prescription-strength antibiotics are now available in most chemists, including state-run ones, and sold without a prescription. At pharmacies in Beijing, 10 pills of a wide variety of drugs can be bought ...


    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service and a chance to win two free round-trip tickets to France in a lucky draw. Allez! We applaud the Hong Kong Police's 'Drug Driving- Never Risk It!' campaign in Lan Kwai Fong. Looking smart in their traffic-yellow Dayglo (right), officers handed out an interesting holiday message on a cold Friday night that said: 'Drugs can blur your vision; make you feel tired ...

  8. Bullies have no place in school

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as 'Indian reservations' for being hotbeds of crime and drugs, Bong stood out as one who hailed from a well-off family and private apartment complex. Although Bong did not feel ...

  9. A city pays for its sins

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Police detained the eight men said to have been involved. The owners of the disco denied the report, saying that the woman had undressed herself after taking drugs, and was escorted away by its ...

  10. Taking comfort to Hong Kong's streets at Christmas

    Posted Dec 25th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... years ago. He says he does not like the hostels because of the heavy drug abuse that goes on there. Damai lost his job as a delivery man three months ago and has since been sleeping ...




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