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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. Abuse of WTO rules blamed for disputes

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Loopholes in World Trade Organisation rules are to blame for intensifying global trade disputes, according to a former official. WTO trade dispute remedies such as anti-dumping and countervailing duties were open to abuse by member countries, said Stuart Harbinson, a former adviser to the organisation's director-general, Pascal Lamy, ...

  5. Patients defend use of cancer drug to treat eye disease

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Patients have spoken for the first time in defence of a Hospital Authority plan to subsidise the use of a cancer drug to treat an eye disease. One woman, a pensioner who has wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD)- a condition that can result in blindness- said she had used the cancer drug, Avastin, and another drug, Lucentis, which is licensed for use ...

  6. Medical forces join to defend use of drug

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Eye specialists and hospital pharmacists have joined to defend the proposed subsidised use of a cancer drug in treating an eye disease, in response to criticism that patients would be being used as guinea pigs. Their action has been triggered by debate on proposed use of the drug Avastin- registered for use in treating colon cancer- on patients with acute macular ...

  7. TV dispute 'an abuse of power'

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang yesterday accused the government of President Chen Shui-bian of abusing its power by refusing to renew the licence of a television station owned by the party. The accusation came after Lin Chia-lung, the new director of the Government Information Office, rejected an application for a two-year business licence for China ...

  8. Time for US to come clean on prison abuses

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and barbaric act that it was. That the beheading was taped for broadcast only makes it that much more repugnant. The captors' reference to the scandal over American soldiers' abusive ... of prisoner abuse at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib jail and other Iraqi detention centres. Reconstruction efforts, slowed in the early months by attacks from what was left of Saddam Hussein's ...

  9. Notorious drug kingpin executed for trafficking

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

    ... Choi Chi-yuk One of the mainland's most notorious drug kingpins was executed yesterday for manufacturing, trafficking and dealing Ice, Xinhua reported. Liu Zhaohua was sentenced to death on June 26, 2006- International Anti-Drug Day- by Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court for making 18 tonnes of methamphetamine. The judge was quoted by the Guangzhou-based ...

  10. Drug exports labelled as Indian-made spark inquiry

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

    ... Zhuang Pinghui in Beijing and S. N. M. Abdi in New Delhi Mainland authorities are investigating drugs companies allegedly exporting inferior drugs to Nigeria and labelling them 'Made ... government deplored the production and sale of fake drugs. The Times of India reported that a protest was lodged after Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control ...




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