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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. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... into alleged mismanagement and abuses at burial grounds for indigenous New Territories villagers. A 30-year-old policy allows indigenous villagers to build dedicated hillside graves for their dead ...

  4. The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert by Donna Laframboise Ivy Avenue Press (e-book) Climate-change believers won't ... Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert, the Canadian investigative journalist chronicles the reasons we should ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Teenagers' future on the line at conference

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

    ... the decisions were being made by powerful men and women locked away in boardrooms that teenagers could not get into, the conference attracted the interest of young people concerned about their future. ... will be affected by the decisions made at the summit. Not many of the decision-makers will still be alive in 2050, but today's teenagers will be. A lot of students were among those protesting ...

  7. Crackdown on abuse of farmland policy

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... last year, mainland media exposed rampant abuse of the policy, which is being tried out in 24 provinces, including many places across Shandong, Hebei and Sichuan. In Shandong, for instance, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lung Mei beach plan fought on ecological grounds

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... supporting the plan, accused the alliance of abusing the judicial process, and said the majority of people in Tai Po supported the scheme. The environmental-impact-assessment system has long been ...

  10. U-turn over abuse by dog catchers

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department director Alan Wong Chi-kong yesterday backtracked on a denial that staff abused two dogs in Tin Shui Wai. Wong told district councillors that department staff would be asked to minimise the use of violence while catching animals. A video on YouTube showing the two dogs bleeding sparked a protest on Sunday. ...




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