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  1. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Stabbing death after cat abused; armed bank robber forced to wait; student repels sex attacker using taekwondo

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 05:26am by Staff Reporter

    ... drugs, the Dahe Daily reports. Officers later realised their mistake, but the woman, 40, was already receiving medical treatment. The police chief has apologised and promised to cover her medical ...

  2. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Goats overdose on vaccine; Thief makes off with cash from traffic police office; Fugitive's 16-year run ends in car crash

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:42am by Staff Reporter

    ... an overdose of drugs, Huashang Daily reports. The farmer who owned the goats said a staff member from the centre came to vaccinate the animals in May and prescribed some drugs. The goats gradually ...

  3. Parents back drug-test plan, but some don't understand it

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Only about a third of parents say they understand the proposed school drug-testing scheme, a survey shows. But they gave firm support for the controversial pilot plan. ... cent said police liaison officers should be informed of the drug test results, and 66.9 per cent said police should trace drug sources through pupils who tested positive. Early, this month, ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ads are just part of broader drug campaign The article by Sara Yin ('Nixed messages', September 7) includes comments that the government's anti-drug TV announcements in the public interest (APIs) are not hard hitting enough or do not directly target drug abusers. The government adopts a multi-pronged approach to anti-drug publicity, targeting the public, young ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... do you think of the revisions to the drug testing scheme? The school drug test scheme has now been modified ('Changes keep police out of drug testing', September 4). Part ... of the new measures was to take drugs out of schools; to curb drug-taking among our students, and stop it spreading. However, with the modifications, I believe it will be ineffective. Pupils can now ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and if it is private, then why is the taxpayer paying for street lighting, drainage, paving stones and MTR access. Callan Anderson, Quarry Bay Should police be told of pupils' positive drug tests? I have reservations about police being told if a pupil's drug test is positive. The underlying aim of the drug test is to identify potential drug addicts and help them turn over a new leaf through proper ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... powerful environmental change in the future. Gordon Peterson, vice-president corporate social responsibility, Timberland Don't involve police in tests I have serious doubts about the drug test scheme to be introduced in some schools. The objectives are unclear. Are we trying to help students with a drug-abuse problem and provide help to them quickly, or use them as an 'information ...

  8. Public Eye

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tell your government colleagues to do the same. It will help the environment, ease traffic congestion and save taxpayers' money. You've talked the talk, now walk the walk. Drugs have ... souls, not talking gibberish. But that's what they have been doing. The church opposes random drug testing of students even though teenage drug abuse is soaring. It backtracked a bit only ...

  9. Shopping mall storage locker used for major drug transaction

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Drug dealers have been using storage lockers to sell cocaine, police said yesterday after arresting three men and seizing 2kg of cocaine from a locker in a Sha Tin mall. After ... arrested in the mall's car park. Chief Inspector Anthony Wong Yiu-wing said each cube of cocaine weighed about 1kg and could have been sold for more than HK$1.6 million. He said the drugs ...

  10. Girls taking drugs from early age

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Two-thirds of the teenage girls interviewed by a social services team working with young drug abusers started taking drugs between the ages of 11 and 13. But only one-third of the boys polled by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong's youth outreach social services team admitted taking drugs at that age. The team discovered that one youngster had started ...




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