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  1. Lantau rehab school freezes intake because premises are at double capacity

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Lantau drug rehabilitation school- waiting to learn if it can move into new premises and with its finances under graft-busters' scrutiny- has stopped accepting new students because its overloaded buildings are already at double their capacity. The principal of Christian Zheng Sheng College said yesterday the school had turned away at least 10 students ...

  2. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... days ago to the Lantau town's residents to support the school. Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan, Islands district councillor and a member of the Mui Wo Rural Committee, said the committee had secured ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  3. Contractors probed over Lantau river pollution

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Tung Chung River's once crystal-clear waters are murky and devoid of fish Contractors suspected of dumping sediment in the Tung Chung River are being investigated by the Environmental Protection Department after a green group found its waters seriously polluted. The contamination is the latest environmental problem for the Lantau waterway, which has only just recovered ...

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

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

    ... in Southern Lantau to government blunders and a mismatch of resources. Au Pak-kuen, headmaster of the New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Southern District Secondary School, which closed in 2007, said ... the school. Mr Au said a study conducted by the school in 2006 found there were 600 pupils in Southern Lantau aged three or above. He submitted a proposal to the education and manpower bureau in 2005 ...

  5. Abuse of teenagers reduces Fred Ma to tears

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

    ... Agnes Lam and Phyllis Tsang Former secretary for commerce and economic development Frederick Ma Si-hang has appealed to Hongkongers to give a second chance to students with drug problems. Speaking on a radio programme yesterday, Professor Ma, who is now t ...

  6. Expansion of college for teen drug abusers backed by government, but not by locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's only private school for teenage drug abusers has won support from the government for its plans to expand into a vacant school on Lantau Island, more than three years after proposing it, but still has to win over local residents. Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau applied to the Education Bureau in December 2006 to use the vacant New Territories ...

  7. School focus of Mui Wo protest

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Agnes Lam

    ... Adrian Wan and Agnes Lam Hundreds of Mui Wo residents staged a demonstration yesterday calling for an empty school to be reopened for youngsters in the town. In a protest organised by the Mui Wo Rural Committee and South Lantau Education Concern Group, nearly 1,000 residents gathered in Mui Wo Square and marched to the vacant Heung Yee Kuk New Territories South District ...

  8. Rehab school to get own accounts

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong The operator of the controversial drug rehabilitation school on Lantau Island has pledged to split its finances from those of the school to make the operations more transparent and allow donors to say where they want their money spent. But the Christian Zheng Sheng Association says it may have to ask anti-corruption agents for copies of documents ...

  9. Debate on school drug tests puts operation of rehabilitation college firmly in spotlight

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... and the college,' City University political analyst James Sung Lap-kung said. Since Mr Tsang promised his support for the Lantau Island college's move to Mui Wo- over the strong objection of local ...

  10. Department asked to explain welfare for drug school pupils

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong The Social Welfare Department was asked yesterday to explain how most students at a controversy-plagued drug rehabilitation school were able to have their school and boarding fees paid by the government. This came after Christian ...




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