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  1. Empty school in Mui Wo must be given to drug rehab college

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Last month, pupils from the drug rehabilitation school Christian Zheng Sheng College staged a demonstration outside the Legislative Council to protest over delays to their relocation. The present campus is poorly equipped and is not in a suitable location. It is on a slope and faces a risk of landslides after heavy rainfall. There is no similar college which can help young drug ...

  2. Drug rehab school given land to expand

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong and Tanna Chong The drug users' rehabilitation school whose efforts to move into an empty school in Mui Wo put it in conflict with residents has been given a temporary ... funds set aside for fighting drugs to construct the new buildings. 'We don't know yet how much we need or will seek from the government. But for every four dollars we get from it, we ...

  3. Report a blow in battle against drug centre

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang There is not enough demand to justify reopening a secondary school in South Lantau, a study shows, dashing the hopes of Mui Wo residents fighting a drug ... overcome drug problems at its base in Ha Keng on the Chi Ma Wan peninsula on Lantau, hoped to relocate to the former New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Southern District Secondary School. The school ...

  4. Woo Mui Wo if you want school, drug college told

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau and Phyllis Tsang Objections by residents to the relocation of a Lantau drug rehabilitation school to Mui Wo had to be ironed out before the move could proceed, Education ... the college's book-keeping from that of the association and submitting separate accounts could soothe some concerns, he said. At issue are two residential drug treatment and rehabilitation centres ...

  5. Drug rehab students may be relocated, official says

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Students at Christian Zheng Sheng College could be sent to other drug rehabilitation centres if the Lantau school does not make a controversial move to Mui Wo before its ... take for the drug rehabilitation college to provide the documents required for registration as a school and rehab centre in Mui Wo. Given the delay, and concerns about dangers posed ...

  6. Drug expert quits college job to ease conflict-of-interest worries

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Professor Daniel Shek Tan-lei, the city's leading academic on youth drug issues, is stepping down as the acting school supervisor of Christian Zheng Sheng College and as a member of its board of directors this month, after concern over potential conflicts of interest. Shek, who is also the chairman of the Action Committee Against Narcotics, a drug advisory body, ...

  7. A passion to serve drives head of drug school in eye of storm

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

    ... Daniel Sin When Professor Daniel Shek Tan-lei, the city's leading academic on youth drug issues, became the supervisor of Christian Zheng Sheng College, he must have known he would be in for a rough ride. The college, the city's only secondary school that offers rehabilitation services for teenage drug users, is managed by the Christian Zheng Sheng Association. The association ...

  8. Proceed with care on drug tests at schools

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drug testing in schools is a radical measure already tried overseas with mixed results. It says something about concerns raised by rising teenage drug abuse in Hong Kong ... and confidentiality of positive test results. We have also not even debated the responses of schools, parents, students and the authorities to positive drug tests. The study therefore needs ...

  9. Drug abusers deserve chance

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

    ... A proposal to locate a residential rehabilitation school for young drug abusers in Mui Wo has divided the community. In extraordinary scenes at a public meeting, some residents abused ... Yee Kuk Southern District Secondary School, closed two years ago against local opposition because of falling enrolments. Christian Zheng Sheng College, which runs the drug rehabilitation ...

  10. Wider interests at stake in drug charity's school bid

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Youth drug abuse has been in the headlines a lot recently, largely because of spirited debate about the government's plan for a trial of random drug-testing in Tai Po schools. The controversy has overshadowed an equally contentious issue- a government-backed attempt by a private drug treatment school to occupy a vacant public secondary school at Mui Wo on Lantau Island against ...




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