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  1. Letters

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their case. Why would the school need to do that? Surely the implication is that the student is abusing drugs. Such pupils will be end up being labelled by teachers and fellow students. Also, if large ... to be a global benchmark for construction worker safety. David Werner, Ap Lei Chau Students who refuse test under pressure The government has emphasised that drug testing in schools will be voluntary ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can still have very good judgment and could work in a medical practice. Irene Wong, Happy Valley Drug education more effective An increasing number of teenagers have given into temptation ... quartermasters; or, indeed for American-made landmines that are still killing children around the world. Just because a weapon is abused or ends up in the wrong hands, one cannot blame the country ...

  3. Troubling whiff in WikiLeaks crackdown

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... also been a worrying reminder of how the power of the state can be abused. First the good news. On reflection, there is little to date that's particularly surprising, nor anything ... Iraq's invasion of Iran but then called in the US to deal with Iraq. Of course, it is not news that the Hamid Karzai government in Afghanistan is deeply corrupt and linked to the drugs business. ...

  4. Police, customs probe record pile of dirty money

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Clifford Lo

    ... out of tactical cases against fraudsters and/or drug laundering probably give a more balanced view of the situation.' A police spokesman said the rise stemmed from an 'increased ... that as an international financial centre, Hong Kong was highly aware its systems could be abused by criminals to launder the proceeds of crime. 'Hong Kong police will continue to enforce anti-money ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This means that those teenagers who are using illicit drugs, can simply decide not to participate in the scheme. Even if some students do stop taking drugs, they may take up other bad habits, ... it possible. Malcolm I'Anson, Wan Chai Test scheme will not be effective I agree with those psychiatrists who have said that the drugs test scheme in schools is a waste of money. Although 60 per ...

  6. Tourists banned from Tibet ahead of holiday

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... establishments- including guesthouses, bath houses, massage parlours and Tibetan-style dance halls- that are considered hotbeds for crimes such as prostitution, gambling and drug abuses, it said. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that there are still many flawed policies being adopted by the central government. There is a lot of corruption and there are still abuses of human rights on the mainland. But this is a stage that every ... surface. A large portion of this area is known as the Great Southern Ocean. It was into this region that American teenager Abby Sunderland ventured on her attempted solo round-the-world voyage ...

  8. Dilated pupils

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall The teenagers are immaculately dressed and pay close attention to the teacher's instructions. She writes a phrase on the blackboard and asks a girl to read a passage from ... uniforms in the past verbally and physically abused outside school grounds. Some graduates of North Korea's schools in Japan are equally against their taxes being used to educate a new ...

  9. Where is Gao Zhisheng?

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... that the government's unwillingness to give a concrete answer may well mean that Gao, who was brutally tortured in 2007, may have been subjected to such severe psychological or physical abuse that he can't ... took up particularly sensitive cases, such as religious persecution and the abuse of dissidents, which provoked the Communist Party leadership. Gao, a former coal miner, soldier, self-trained ...

  10. Painting the town

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Sian Powell

    ... prime minister. Eventually convicted of corruption, he jumped bail in 2008 and has lived abroad, flitting between countries, ever since. Widely criticised for his 'war on drugs' (which was said to include arbitrary executions of dealers), widespread human rights abuses, the failure to grapple with the Muslim insurgency in Thailand's south and policies that addicted the rural ...




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