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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. Mui Wo 'only option' for drug rehab site

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So and Joshua But Exco member Lau Wong-fat has hinted that the government regards Mui Wo as the only viable option for a drug rehabilitation school that is seeking bigger premises. At a meeting of the Heung Yee Kuk yesterday, which Mr Lau chairs, he said Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen had replied a day earlier on a list of alternative sites the kuk proposed for Christian ...

  4. Still strong demand for school, ex-head says

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Agnes Lam The headmaster of the now-defunct Mui Wo school whose campus is being sought by a drug rehabilitation college has attributed the closure of the only secondary school ... for so long,' she said. 'Yet we heard nothing from the Education Bureau. When the parents heard that the government wanted to give the site to the drug rehabilitation school, they felt ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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 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 ...

  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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