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  1. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teenage drinking and drug taking – communication the key

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... I covered the concerns of Discovery Bay parents and residents published in the DB magazine "Around DB” about teenage drug and alcohol use in the Lantau community. KELY Support Group, which ... a "bigger thing" than what it probably really is,” said a KELY spokesman.   KELY’s view So I caught up with a KELY representative to hear about the problem of teenage drinking and drug taking ...

  2. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teens- bored to drink and drugs

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 09:15am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... to find parents debating how much rope to give their teenagers, who are resorting to drink and drugs out of sheer boredom. I am not making this up. Granted, it’s buried in a thoughtful piece about ... It doesn’t sound like the school discos, church run youth groups and sport, music and drama clubs are hitting the teenage spot in DB.   Drug problem exists Claire Smith, mother of two kids aged 14 ...

  3. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China's drug safety worries FDA

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington US regulator seeking to increase staff to carry out more inspections of mainland drug firms China's drug safety worries FDA Improvements are needed in the production of drug ingredients in China to erase the safety risks faced by American consumers, a US regulator said. While the Food and Drug Administration attempts to ensure medicines imported from ...

  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Hong Kong cannot afford a city state of mind

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:14am by Peter Guy

    ... to innovate, grow businesses and move up the value chain. A study by the Hong Kong Institute of Education conducted last year showed the city's richest teenagers had 3.7 times the chance ...

  5. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Sinopharm to step up drug sales in retail sector

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:32am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Sinopharm to step up sales in retail sector Sinopharm, the mainland's largest drug distributor, plans to boost retail sales to more than 10 billion yuan (HK$12.5 billion) in 2016, said Li Zhiming, the state-owned firm's president. Last year, the firm's drug retail sales rose 17.5 per cent to 4.83 billion yuan. "We ...

  6. Business - China Business - REFORM

    China health care reform poses risks and opportunities for foreign firms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:33am by Toh Han Shih

    ... China's health care spending would grow from US$357 billion in 2011 to US$1 trillion by 2020. The country's market for over-the-counter and branded generic drugs will leap from US$23 billion ... services would be extended to remote rural areas, while the government would apply pressure to prevent drug prices from rising excessively, Li said. A policy statement by the National Development ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Legco advisers to tobacco groups should declare their interest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:37am by Howard Winn

    ... oppressive to the underprivileged yet die-hard smokers." He also says he is a non-smoker and does not encourage smoking especially among teenagers. We would argue that it is inappropriate ...

  8. Business - Money - IPO WATCH

    Shadow of safety scandal still looms over top pork firm

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Ray Chan

    ... that the banned drug, clenbuterol hydrochloride, known as "lean meat powder", was found in pork that was sold to the Jiyuan subsidiary of the Shuanghui Group, prompting questions over food ... muscle-developing drug that some farmers feed to pigs to reduce body fat and give meat a pink, fresher appearance. Eating the tainted meat may cause dizziness, fatigue, palpitations and other medical ...

  9. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Baidu cautious on acquisitions as giants rush to strike deals

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:50am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in the first quarter, snapping up interests in drug-data firm Citic 21CN, online mapping provider AutoNavi, film and television show producer ChinaVision Media, mobile messaging firm Tango, ...

  10. Business - China Business

    Lumena denies allegations of fraud

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the figures implied every mainlander took 30 doses a year. Glaucus countered that its medical thenardite had a wide range of other uses, including cosmetics and veterinary drugs. Glaucus alleged ...




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