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  1. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the article 'The case for and against drug tests' on December 8, it was stated that the Task Force on Youth Drug Abuse proposed a law to let schools administer (mandatory) drug tests to those 'reasonably suspected' of using illegal drugs. In fact, the Task Force has recommended possible drug testing schemes for voluntary adoption by mainstream schools ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ketamine seized at border A 44-year-old man was arrested and 1kg of an illegal drug, believed to be ketamine, seized at the Lo Wu border checkpoint yesterday. Police valued the haul at HK$120,000. Five arrested in drug raids Police arrested five suspected drug traffickers and seized 5.8kg of drugs with an estimated value of HK$3.3 million in Mong Kok and Ngau Tau Kok on Tuesday ...

  3. Doctor admits professional misconduct

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A 71-year-old doctor was found guilty of professional misconduct yesterday over the dispensing of medicines. Shiao Kuochiang admitted to the Medical Council that his patient, Wan Muk-wong, was given two different drugs in the same medicine bag on March 10, 2006. The council, which ordered his name to be removed from the general register for a month, suspended ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Two drug addicts die, in a fall and suicide

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two drug addicts die, in fall and suicide A man with a history of drug abuse fell to his death from a car park in Tuen Mun yesterday, and police ... at about 4am. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene. Police are looking into whether Lam's death was linked to his drug abuse, a detail disclosed by his father. There were no indications ...

  5. Sydney gang bust 'shows HK drug fight working'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and John Carney An exchange of intelligence with their counterparts in Hong Kong helped Australian police land a HK$4 billion drug haul and arrest four Hong Kong men suspected of being part of a smuggling gang, it was revealed yesterday. The raid is the latest in a series of large drug hauls linked to Hong Kong. The city's security chief said ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court told testing of discharged drug rehab inmates only partial pre-2009

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Hearing on misconduct told testing of ex-addicts for ketamine, Ecstasy, only started in 2009 Drug rehab testing called into question Supervisors of discharged drug-rehabilitation inmates began testing for a wider range of drugs, including ketamine and Ecstasy, in 2009, a Correctional Services Department officer told a court yesterday, prompting ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    HK official denies prisons suppress drug relapses by former inmates

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com He denies that officers were pressured by their superiors to suppress inmates' relapse figures Official denies prisons cover for drug reoffenders A detention official told a court yesterday that he had never heard of supervisors of discharged drug-rehabilitation inmates being barred from using a relapse as grounds to order them back for further ...

  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese socialite Justin Lee faces claims he drug-raped 60 women

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Models and celebrities among alleged victims of banker's son said to have picked up victims in clubs, drugged them and filmed his assaults Socialite faces claims he raped 60 women A Taiwanese socialite was taken into custody yesterday for allegedly drugging and raping more than 60 models and actresses and even videotaping ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Drugs rehabilitation officer denies ordering fake urine samples

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... officer denies cover-ups A senior prison officer denied in court yesterday that he ordered urine samples falsified to make a drug treatment centre appear more successful. Yuen Shu-fan, a senior ... instructions when they breached the terms of their duties in dealing with previously released inmates. Yuen denied ordering the two not to submit urine samples containing traces of drugs ...

  10. Bank gets stuck with drug-money buck

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... drug proceeds. But how is the manager of the HSBC El Paso branch (500 North Zaragoza Road) to distinguish a normal commercial transaction from drug money in a transfer from Mexico to what ... at all that he would refuse the transfer if they showed him a court order. But they do not. They expect him to do their job. They want a commercial banker to treat their suspicions of drug money ...




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