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  1. 72-year-old found with cocaine in his suitcase

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... officers found the drugs, which had a street value of $10.2 million, inside the lining of the man's suitcase. They became suspicious after noticing that his medium-sized suitcase ... to smuggle the drugs. Ma wore a business suit and hat and was very polite during the search, said Ben Leung Lun-cheung, head of the Customs Drug Investigation Bureau. Ma is the oldest suspected drug ...

  2. Ex-mental patients beset by job woes

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... their medication. These included drooling, constant tiredness, a protruding tongue and involuntary facial movements. While newer drugs on the market produced fewer side effects, Professor Chiu said they were often not available to patients who went to public hospitals because of high costs. 'Not giving them these drugs would only cost the government more money because they would then need ...

  3. Ferry firms keen to run Lantau service

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu and Andy Cheng Goal to stop illegal sampans servicing drug rehab centre At least three ferry operators have expressed interest in operating passenger services between Cheung Chau and a remote drug rehabilitation centre on Lantau Island, the Transport Department has confirmed. The move is aimed at replacing the present inter-island passenger sampan services, ruled illegal ...

  4. Talk to your children, parents

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... as individuals. The wake-up call was my eldest son's arrest on drug possession. I have to take a large responsibility for that because I left Hong Kong in January last year without telling him ... with a mild form of long-term depression and drug abuse. Before the arrest, he had argued with his mother and went out to stay at a hostel. Someone left some drugs with him and the next day the police ...

  5. I can't pay for funeral, says mother widowed in police crash

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... separated for six months from her husband, who did not give her any money because he spent it all on drugs. 'What I need the most right now is money for the funeral,' a tearful Ms Cheung ... the rest. 'We eat more vegetables and cheap food to get by, and only buy fish that costs $10,' she said. Ms Cheung did not know her husband had a drug problem until she moved from Dongguan ...

  6. A leader who caught global experts' notice

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities in Hong Kong. Dr Chan joined the civil service 25 years ago after finishing her medical degree at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She ...

  7. Woman gives evidence in Niagara assault trial

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... has been charged with violating Ms Zhao's civil rights. According to the indictment, Rhodes- suspecting Ms Zhao was a drug smuggler- assaulted her with his knee and forcibly drove her ...

  8. Reader donates $20,000 for funeral

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... aged seven to 17. Ms Cheung has been getting by on social welfare payments and her job as a kitchen worker at a fast-food restaurant. She said her husband was a drug addict and did not give her ...

  9. first person

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... in a hostel for drug addicts. Then, in 1979, I came across an opportunity to work for the Red Cross to organise its youth groups. The most important thing that I learned from the organisation ...

  10. First person

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... serving youths between 12 and 22 years old on the margins of society, who use drugs and are part of triad gangs. I sympathised with these youths. I would look for them at ice-skating rinks ...




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