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  1. letters

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appeared in television advertisements warning young people about the dangers of drug abuse. Now, she and her husband have been convicted of the same offence, setting a bad example for her many followers. Teenagers should not always follow their idols. They should think twice before taking drugs. They have to be strong to resist temptation regardless of their curiosity or peer pressure. ...

  2. Shining examples of hard work paying off in face of adversity

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... to study at university,' said Wing-san, 25, whose teenage years were overshadowed by abuse of the party drug Ecstasy. He spent three years in the rehabilitation centre after being convicted ... could change if he was determined to.' Wing-san said he started abusing party drugs when he was as young as 12. He was ordered to go into rehabilitation in 2004 after being convicted ...

  3. Doctors' study challenges drug-test plan

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... came as two court cases- one involving a teenage model caught with drugs at school and the other a young addict who killed his stepfather- further illustrated the youth drug problem the scheme aims to combat. 'The government has two aims. One is to lower the number of drug abusers via the programme's deterrent effect, the other is to identify abusers in an early stage, ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... adjourned the case to April 22 for sentencing. Three teens hurt in brawl Three teenagers were punched and kicked by a group of eight to 10 youths at the junction of Cheung Chau Beach Road and Kwok ... teenagers in Wing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, about 4.30am. Court orders psychiatric care A mentally ill man who dropped objects from a high-rise flat was ordered by Tuen Mun Court yesterday ...

  5. Teenager gets five years' jail for raping girl, 13

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was told the pair had taken ketamine with four other teenagers inside a flat in a public housing estate in Tin Shui Wai in March last year and the rape took place after they inhaled the drugs ... of a male mutual friend's home in Tin Yat Estate after she and the other teenagers had consumed ketamine. When she was attacked by Yeung, she had told him to stop. But he ignored her ...

  6. A force to be reckoned with

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... of comic relief- Dead Like You is a gripping yarn but by no means a prurient one. The book is also an informed work on a terrible form of abuse. 'I met the senior arresting officer who ... Team, and is writing and producing a video for schools warning teenage girls about the risks of date rape. Like the Rotherham case, there's a lengthy hiatus between crime sprees in Dead ...

  7. Man jailed over attack that killed teenager

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A 23-year-old construction worker was yesterday jailed for six years for his role in a 'cowardly attack' on a teenager who was kicked and beaten to death outside a convenience ... that morning. Mr Lo said Poon had allegedly verbally abused Mr Tsui several days before the incident. Poon was struck on the back of the head and body with folding chairs and stools, and was kicked ...

  8. Boy admits possessing Ecstasy at school

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Man

    ... anti-drug measures in place. 'We will invite the school supervisor of the drug rehabilitation school for young drug abusers- Christian Zheng Sheng College- to do a talk at our school in the coming academic year.' The case comes as efforts are stepped up to combat drug abuse among youngsters in the community. The Hong Kong Playground Association will introduce a 'body check ...

  9. Homosexual abuser 'struggled with identity'

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

    ... Chandra Wong A devoted Christian who went through a long struggle with his homosexuality sexually abused a teenage boy he met on the internet, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday. ... sentencing until June 13, pending a psychological report. Chiang was remanded in custody. Five months after the incidents, the teenager's mother read in his diary that he had met someone online ...

  10. Abuse excuse nonsense, says judge

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said earlier that Chan had touched the teenager's breasts and private parts, said she had never stopped or questioned his actions during the two treatments at their home and in a hotel room in July and August as she had not seen any inappropriate touching. The two will be sentenced on July 9 pending an impact report on the teenager, and background and psychological reports ...




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