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  1. Drugs at top school: police inaction faulted

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... incidents. They spoke as a spate of ketamine abuse by youngsters continued, with three teenagers found to have taken it at a beach. Rosaryhill School, on Stubbs Road, said four girls were found ... to taking the drug in a changing room. She said Rosaryhill had contacted the Wan Chai police school liaison officer that day. Since no drugs were found on the girls and they did not become ill, ...

  2. Drug tests for schools where 'need is greatest'

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... ketamine after they fell ill in a park in Tin Shui Wai. Police later arrested a schoolmate for allegedly selling them the drug. Around the same time, Rosaryhill School, one of the city's top ... Martin Wong The government's voluntary drug testing programme will initially target schools in those districts where the need is deemed the greatest and where there is support from ...

  3. Schools hold the key to winning war on obesity

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That is worrying, but the increase in the rate among children was alarming. It rocketed from 16.7 per cent in the 1996-97 school year to 22.2 per cent in 2008-09. Authorities have sensibly focused the fight against obesity in schools. That is where the problem is greatest, after all, and there is nothing more sobering to a parent than to be told by a child that they are too fat. For all the effort, ...

  4. Medical Council can be more open on licensing HK doctors who trained abroad

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The discussion on limited registration for Hong Kong citizens who have trained in respected medical schools abroad has gone quiet but it has not and must not be allowed to go away. ... of the profession for their own benefit. While an exam may be justifiable for graduates of doubtful quality, there is a case for accepting a number of British and US medical school graduates as being ...

  5. Doctors can't just look after their own

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But the outcome has reinforced the case for contracting foreign-trained doctors without requiring them to take local examinations, until our medical schools can turn out more graduates. Doctors' ...

  6. School suspends classes in flu scare

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Raimondi College Primary Section in Wan Chai has suspended classes for seven days to stop the spread of a possible influenza in the school. According to the school's website, about 10 per cent of pupils were off sick on Tuesday and the school decided to suspend classes from yesterday until next Tuesday. Classes will resume next Wednesday. The second-term exams ...

  7. Three schools close as record 783 cases are reported in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A daily record high of 783 new swine flu infections were reported in Hong Kong yesterday, while three schools had to close because of outbreaks. The cases involved 388 males ... a primary school and two secondary schools were to suspend classes for a week from today to stop the possible spread of flu-like illnesses. Outbreaks at Farm Road Government Primary School ...

  8. Schools hit by further outbreaks of virus in 10 regions

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Chongqing, where three schools reported 27 confirmed swine flu cases yesterday, according to local health authorities. No serious or fatal cases were reported, the emergency office of Chongqing's health bureau said. One primary school in the city was closed, another suspended classes and a branch of the local college was placed under quarantine. More large-scale infections have ...

  9. Schools warned over likely rise in outbreaks

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of swine flu outbreaks in schools is expected to rise in the next couple of weeks, a senior health official warned yesterday. About 40 schools experienced small-scale swine flu outbreaks last week after the summer break ended, Centre for Health Protection controller Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai said. 'I hope people will not be complacent as there could ...

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    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to high school girls as young as 14 is difficult to consider. Sex is an awkward subject for most schools and parents in our conservative society and young people are often left to find out about the finer points for themselves. But while the idea may be outrageous to a number of us, it is not so radical for New Yorkers, already used to public schooling that makes less controversial ...




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