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  1. letters

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

    ... a negative image of today's youngsters because some of them engaged in activities such as compensated dating and drug abuse. The writer also said it is unfair to say all teenagers are bad and it is normal for people to make mistakes. I fully agree. Not all teens are going on compensated dates and abusing drugs. But those that do give teenagers a bad name. The teenagers themselves are partly ...

  2. Pop star with cocaine conviction to promote anti-drugs message

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Canto-pop singer Deep Ng Ho-hong, who was convicted of drug possession five years ago, has been appointed an ambassador for a folk song contest to promote anti-drug messages to teenagers ... care in future. He said inviting singers to perform at anti-drug events and concerts was helpful in attracting teenagers, but stressed that choosing appropriate ambassadors was important, ...

  3. Losing its grip on the drug problem

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Eanna O'Brogain

    ... war against drugs and educating them on the dangers of drug abuse. But the announcements about executions were kept more low-key than usual this year. Also, authorities were unusually frank ... as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the date has become synonymous with drug-related executions on the mainland, and tarnishes the more positive action taken by Beijing. ...

  4. Clampdown on degenerate cadres

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... especially brothels. Authorities in Enshi, which includes Badong county and Yesanguan town, vowed to eradicate prostitution, gambling and drug abuse among officials in a special crackdown, Xinhua ... officials went on trial for using teenage prostitutes. Mainland internet users were sceptical about the campaign. 'The Guizhou case was gradually played down by the authorities and within a few ...

  5. Business - China Business - CONSUMER GOODS

    Beijing bars bogus bubbly from identity abuse

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing New rules will limit 'champagne' name strictly to sparkling wines from the Champagne region Beijing bars bogus bubbly from identity abuse Beijing has agreed to ban non-French "champagne" copycats and limit the champagne name to wines made in the French region of that name. Sales of champagne are accelerating on the mainland, ...

  6. News - China - EQUALITY

    Fear of abuse keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet in workplace

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Just 6.29pc are completely open about sexuality on the job, where jokes, abuse intimidate many Fear keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet at work More than ... and a quarter had been victims of physical or verbal attacks On the mainland, a third of respondents said they had witnessed verbal abuse in the workplace against other LGBT colleagues, and about 7 per ...

  7. letters

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Secondary School Stealing creative ideas hurts all It is selfish and damaging to abuse intellectual property (IP) rights. These are exclusive rights recognised by law which protect people who create ... The Chinese Foundation School Why do we worship such fake idols? Why do so many teen idols take drugs? Were they were just curious, or encouraged by others? Everyone knows the huge influence ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Steamroller yields A$237m China drugs haul

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Steamroller yields A$237m drugs haul Australian police said yesterday they had seized cocaine and methamphetamine worth A$237 million (HK$1.9 billion) ... of drugs. Bail was refused. The American man was due in court on similar charges. "We will allege that these are two significant figures in the syndicate and our inquiries are continuing ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    China and Vietnam co-operating despite border disputes

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 03:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... an agreement on extraditions in January. The easy to cross 1,350km long border has allowed smuggling and trafficking to flourish and it seems to be increasing. Police in Luoding busted a drug ...

  10. News - China

    China continues drug clampdown near Kachin rebel headquarters

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 11:44am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Smugglers with more than 23 kilos of opium arrested Yunnan border guards say they have arrested drug smugglers attempting to carry more than 23 kilograms of drugs in the county that borders the makeshift capital of the Kachin Independence Army, the last ethnic guerilla force fighting the civilianized military regime in Myanmar.  On Friday, border guards arrested ...




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