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  1. letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that I must treasure my parents. Tom Chan, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Pop idols should set positive example Pop idols are now a part of most teenagers' lives and there are differing views on whether this is good or bad. Idols can be good role models for teens, but they might also have some bad habits, such as smoking or drug abuse. It is up to the celebrities to send ...

  2. Germans inspire awe in Ukraine

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... And of course, the alleged abuses of power by the government. Despite this, Germany's dynamism and values ensure most Ukrainians (the older generation are more wary) look to Berlin rather than ... roller-skaters, joggers, groups of teenagers strumming guitars and swigging from cans, the elderly sitting and watching and middle-aged women chatting with a glass of beer bought from a kiosk doing ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... signal to the drug addicts, that drug abuse is not that serious. Also, without the participation of the police, it will be much more difficult to track down drug suppliers. This will mean ... Although some may think that those who refuse to have the test are drug abusers, they are entitled to stand up for their rights. Minors should be entitled to decide what they want and do not want ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... we've never met before. And, no, Mr Wergin, I never get sick. Keith McNab, Wan Chai Increase wages I used to think that education within the family was the best way to prevent teenage drug abuse. But this cannot be effective if parents are not good role models, especially if there are domestic problems. There may even be families where the parents are drug users. I do not deny ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... So, assistant director (operations), Office of the Telecommunications Authority Drug test in schools flawed Supporters of the drug test scheme to be implemented in schools in Tai Po hope that it will stem the rising tide of drug abuse by teenagers. Such drug testing is routine in the US, but it is not so straightforward in Hong Kong. The scheme has been introduced too quickly ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but I do not think that will solve the problem of youth drug abuse. Students who know that they might fail the test if they have taken drugs can stay at home. Also the scheme would be unfair to students who do not take drugs, as they might also be forced to take a test. I do not believe this is an effective way to prevent teenagers from taking drugs. The money that would need to be spent ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny Yu, Tseung Kwan O How should we tackle teenage drug abuse? There is no doubt that teens talking to teens is an effective strategy for educating adolescents about the challenges they face growing up, such as drugs, sexuality and eating disorders. That is why the Kely Support Group organises peer support programmes in many forms, such as peer talks, as well as peer counselling ...

  8. Around Macau

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drug body A committee headed by the culture minister will be set up to fight drug abuse. The committee will consist of top officials from at least 10 government departments, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rossiter, Tai Wai We should bring back wine tax I fully agree with Professor Lam Tai-hing's call for a reimposition of wine duties ('Call for crackdown on teenage alcohol abuse', October 31). The lifting of wine duties never made much sense. As Professor Lam argues, it encourages alcohol abuse among youngsters (and other age groups). The consequences of such abuse can ...

  10. Five held in raid on biggest drug factory

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs officers have raided the largest and most sophisticated drug-making centre ever found in Hong Kong. The centre, in a Kwai Chung factory, was capable of producing 200kg of high-grade methamphetamine worth HK$150 million in three days. Customs officers seized finished and semi-finished batches of the drug Ice in liquid and crystal forms with a street value of HK$175 ...




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