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  1. Stiff jail term for teenager with drug-soaked clothes

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... of cocaine with a street value of more than HK$2 million. The teenager, now 19, faces almost 19 years in jail after he pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance yesterday to one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug. The court heard he was leaving the airport via the green 'nothing to declare' channel after arriving from Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 8 last year ...

  2. Teenagers in court for drug trafficking in Fanling, Sheung Shui

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

    ... Yvonne Tsui A 12-year-old girl was among 12 people in court yesterday for alleged drug- and triad-related activities in Fanling and Sheung Shui. The 12 defendants, aged 12 to 36, included nine teenagers. They were brought to Fanling Court to face charges of trafficking in Ice, ketamine and Ecstasy. Police arrested them in an undercover operation between April and this month. ...

  3. Teenagers in court over drugs that left girls ill

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and five students had to seek treatment in hospital. No pleas were taken and the case was adjourned to April 8 pending chemical tests on the drugs seized by police. The two teenagers were released ... Staff Reporter Two teenagers appeared in court yesterday for trafficking the ketamine that caused five Form Two students at a Sheung Shui school to fall ill on Monday. Unemployed ...

  4. Pop singers held for drugs in Japan

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... teenagers would be very disappointed if their idols were involved in drug abuse. He suggested the singers apologise if found guilty. ... performers who were involved in drugs-related offences. Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday that the government had always been very concerned about drug abuse. The government ...

  5. Diet pill case delayed

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Medical Council has delayed the case of a doctor accused of improperly prescribing slimming drugs to a teenager who then allegedly tried to kill herself because of mood ... to prepare the defence. Council chairwoman Felice Lieh Mak accused him of abusing meeting procedures. She said it was unreasonable for it to take months to study a simple case. Council members later ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Outcry over maid abuse may bring new laws

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... it was studying new measures to protect the 200,000 foreign maids working in the country in the wake of the outrage over the horrific abuse suffered by Indonesian teenager Nirmala Bonet. But rights activists fear the government may let the crackdown on maid abuse slide once the outcry over the graphic pictures of the maid's bruised and scalded body published in newspapers has died down. ...

  8. Drug-accused teens still waiting

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Hutchison Tran, 21, also from Sydney, who allegedly arranged with a Sydney-based syndicate for the teenagers to act as drug mules. Diaz and the juvenile were arrested in a room at the Imperial Hotel ... Simon Parry Hong Kong prosecutors yesterday were accused of stalling the case of two Australian teenagers accused of trying to swallow condoms containing $6 million of heroin and smuggle ...

  9. 31 held amid crackdown on child prostitution

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... officials say. Seven people- including four local government officials and one county lawmaker- stood trial last week for visiting teenage prostitutes. The county people's court did not hand down a verdict after a 16-hour, closed-door session. The county's Communist Party standing committee and government vowed yesterday to eradicate prostitution, gambling and drug abuse among ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not strictly prohibited there will be greater conflict in society and the drug abuse problem will get worse. People have talked about the right to privacy. However, some teenagers nowadays exploit ... scheme The drug-testing scheme in schools has come in for some heavy criticism. Some critics talked about invasion of privacy. However, we should be clear that drug abuse is a serious problem ...




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