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  1. Island incinerator will cause problems for drug rehab centre

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shek Kwu Chau is a small and largely pristine island lying a little to the southwest of Cheung Chau. It has been home for many years to a residential centre for heroin addicts who want to quit. The centre is run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda). The island is also thought to be the home of a species of snake which is found nowhere else ...

  2. Growth in new party drugs that evade law

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... He Huifeng and Simpson Cheung Potent natural herbs that produce hallucinations similar to recreational drugs are gaining popularity among young party-goers on both sides of the border. But because plants such as Mexican salvia divinorum and peyote are not classified as drugs, the penalty for bringing them into Hong Kong is minimal. Demand is growing because salvia divinorum, sold ...

  3. Beautiful island should be developed for recreational use, not for incinerator

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau. I first visited the island in 1968 to see the superintendent of the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers' (Sarda), drug rehabilitation centre. We ...

  4. Helping to save animals

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A group of teenagers have committed themselves to promoting animal welfare by working with an animal rights' group in education campaigns, animal rescue and pet shop ... At the launch ceremony, 26 secondary students were sworn in as cadet inspectors, who in the coming year will work with SPCA inspectors on animal rescue, inspecting animal facilities, investigating abuse ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Angelique Tam, executive director of the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers- Sarda- ('Incinerator would disturb residents of nearby rehab centre on Shek Kwu Chau', ... If the subsidy is too small, it will be of little use, but if it is too much, it could be open to abuse. This would obviously be a waste of public resources. So there should be adequate discussion ...

  6. letters

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and devices. The programme's 'WEEE Ambassadors' can help promote the concepts through their robot 'messengers'. I think teenagers should take part in this programme, help ... organisations can enjoy tax exemption on donations, but some lawless people may abuse this exemption and use donated money for other, non-charitable projects. This is not only illegal; it damages ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for addicts', June 9). This is not because of a lack of sympathy for the families of drug abusers, but because the government is undermining efforts to revitalise our area. The fact ... section.' No one should be encouraged to buy a pet. There are thousands of animals that need homes, waiting for you at the many shelters. Bernard Lo, Mid-Levels Should schools test pupils for drugs ...

  8. A bad patch for many down on the farm

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... between meat imports and exports, he said. 'China doesn't ban the use of antibiotics in pig, chicken and duck breeding, so the industry's abuse of the drugs has made it very tough ...

  9. Real green spaces could vanish under a tide of vinyl banners

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in landfills. Surely there are better ways to increase public awareness of the risks of, for example, drink-driving, drug abuse, dengue fever, encephalitis, rodent infestation and pickpockets, than ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no reason why Mui Wo residents should reject the proposal to move the Zheng Sheng college there. The drug-rehab school aims to help drug-addicted teenagers eventually lead a normal life. The most ... for officials not to do one or the other. This letter may not even get a response from the government. Mark Chan, Tuen Mun Should the drug-rehab school get the Mui Wo premises? There has been a great ...




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