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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Little Big Master is based on a true and uplifting tale

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:15pm by Elaine Yau

    ... was a drug addict. It was the children's back stories as much as Lui's success in turning the school around that caught Kwan's attention. I want to get across the message that no child ...

  2. Coming soon to a club near you

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The proposal for random drug tests at discos and in schools has caused uproar, Elaine Yau investigates As a way to combat the rising drug abuse among Hong Kong's teenagers, the Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed that random tests be carried out on students in clubs and at schools. Some international schools already carry out random drug tests on their students ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... buildings. If letterboxes were overflowing with letters, or water meters read zero, it meant the building was about to be demolished. Drug addicts took the old metal pipes and copper wire for resale. ... spent a month there picking up leftover objects such as watches and coins. As drug addicts moved into the vacated premises, they were padlocked and entry was barred. So Fung and his peers found ...

  4. Tests could scare students off drugs

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The proposal to carry out random drug tests in schools has aroused much controversy lately. The proposal by the Action Committee Against Narcotics aims to combat rampant drug abuse among young people. Psychiatric specialist Lee Wing-king said the tests could have a deterrent effect on would-be drug takers. 'With the unannounced saliva and urine tests, the fear ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    It's our right, say New Territories leaders fighting to keep small-house policy

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Elaine Yau

    ... is involved in fights, prostitution and drug trafficking. Leung had to see for himself and, not surprisingly, took exception to it. "It's sensational fabrication to boost ticket sales," ...

  6. Drug tests 'threaten students' privacy'

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Social workers and student concern groups have denounced a proposed drug-testing scheme for students. Youth organisations, social workers, legislators and lawyers united ... drug tests were put forward in a report last November by the Taskforce on Youth Drug Abuse, led by Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung, in a bid to fight increasing drug use. A pilot scheme ...

  7. Drama to highlight the dangers of drug abuse

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Security Bureau's Narcotics Division hopes a drama produced by students will help counter rampant drug abuse among young people. Under the programme- launched in collaboration with the Action Committee Against Narcotics and Commercial Radio- the Narcotics Division will recruit 100 students to stage a play with an anti-drug message. Anyone aged between 15 and 22 ...

  8. Devil in disguise

    Posted Sep 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau When a 13-year-old girl died from a drug overdose in July after going to a disco in Mong Kok, the city was in shock. The hidden world of under-age clubbing and drug use had come to public attention. And statistics continue to alarm. Recently, the department of social work of the Chinese University of Hong Kong completed a survey on teenage drug use and found that nine out ...

  9. Unreasonable expectations

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... streets. The audience are tempted to regard Li as a demented cab driver pining for an illusion of a man until the appearance of two bumbling drug mules from Yunnan. It turns out that Fang, a drug dealer, employed the duo. The once-innocent Fang got involved in drug trafficking so he could save enough money for a cosy future with Li. While there are some touching moments portraying ...

  10. Offenders face the past bravely

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... here. We're not allowed to watch TV, use computers or listen to songs besides psalms,' said Wai-lim, who was convicted of drug trafficking six months ago. But he said the loss ... was a welcome break from his drug-addled past. 'I joined the triads when I was 12. I got my tattoo at 14. Now, I have quit smoking and taking drugs. 'Though I still sometimes have difficulty ...




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