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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. 100 police held for shielding drug trafficker

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... allegedly acted as a 'protective umbrella' for drug trafficker Song Pengfei, who specialised in transporting drugs such as Ice- also known as methamphetamine- and Ecstasy from Guangzhou ... in the trade to move drugs. He embedded small amounts of drugs into transported goods, making it hard for them to be detected. He is believed to have been involved in 11,762 drug cases from 1995 ...

  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. Beijing's bars, hotels and work sites ordered to lay on condoms

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... figures from the Beijing Health Bureau. At the end of last year, there were 2,829 HIV or Aids patients in the city. About 37 per cent of them contracted the disease through drug usage and 34 per ... for more methadone clinics to operate in places where drug users gather. Free Aids tests will be extended to people who do not hold Beijing residency. Aids patients who experience discrimination ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Parents of 'Net addicts' plan lawsuit

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... in the US. 'The consumption of online games is no different to the consumption of drugs,' he told Xinhuanet. '[They] allow players to be lost in the world of the internet by giving ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Local officials not helping Aids crisis

    Posted Nov 29th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... of Aids transmission has been blood transfusions, especially in rural areas where poor people sell their blood and plasma. But the latest report shows the sharing of needles by drug users has ...




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