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  1. WELFARE: More help for the elderly, the sick, drug abusers, battered wives and job-seekers

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... DRUG ABUSE Government Laboratory to buy machines to test hair for drug residues as part of a pilot study of their use. It will examine whether test results can be used in evidence in court cases and aims to transfer the technology to the testing industry in the long term. Scheme for voluntary drug-testing of pupils at schools in Tai Po to be completed next year before testing ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Teenager arrested over internet rumour that caused run on bank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Police have arrested an 18-year-old man during investigations into an online message posted on a discussion forum last Thursday alleging the Bank of East Asia faced closure. A police spokesman yesterday said the man, surnamed Siu, was being ...

  4. Petition seeks support for abused bank staff

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A group of netizens has organised a petition in support of bank staff on the receiving end of a storm of abuse from angry investors in Lehman-backed derivative products. The move comes as a suicide prevention hotline reported it had received calls from frontline staff and as an increasing number of reports surface that investors have verbally abused bank staff daily over ...

  5. Shanghai drug maker to raise 8b yuan in HK listing

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding, one of the mainland's biggest drug makers and distributors, aims to raise at least 8 billion yuan (HK$9.38 billion) through listing ... a high-end imported drug distributor, for 2.3 billion yuan, and planned to acquire the remainder by March. It had also bought 52.4 per cent of Beijing Aixin Weiye Medicine, a privately held medicine ...

  6. Antitrust raises abuse fears

    Posted Jan 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in China could be abused by domestic companies seeking an edge over foreign investors, western companies fear. After a decade of debate, officials have agreed to establish an antitrust agency which ... some observers say could lead to abuse by mainland firms. 'Foreign investors are concerned about this and are wondering how such rules may be used,' said Lucille Barale, a partner ...

  7. Funds abuse sounds alarm

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Parry

    ... of the latest Spitzer-led investigation, including Morgan Stanley, Putnam Investments, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Invesco and Janus Capital. With almost daily reports of abuses coming out of the US, Hong ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between The Lines: Language Acquisition

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... Christy Lao, which showed that Chinese-American teenagers who were encouraged to read Old Master Q comic books acquired more Chinese than those who followed the traditional programme of weekly ...

  9. Patent challenge could prove abuse is not a one-way street

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... will attempt to prove that IP abuse is considerably more complex than a one-way street leading to China. The Chinese firms allege defendants Philips Electronics, Sony, Pioneer and LG Electronics- known as the 3C DVD Patent Group- are abusing the controversial practice of 'patent pooling' in order to fix prices and create a monopoly in DVD players. Patent pooling itself is legal ...

  10. Factory checked days before tainted-drug find

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Tai Po drug maker Europharm was inspected just four days before the announcement that one of its products had been found to be contaminated with a potentially fatal fungus. Yesterday health authorities were urged to step up inspection of drug manufacturing plants. The drug, allopurinol- used primarily to treat gout but also given to leukaemia patients- has ...




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