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  1. Letters

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drug, allopurinol, (which is used to treat gout but is also given to leukaemia patients). We once believed that the handling of prescriptions at Hospital Authority facilities were conscientiously and carefully supervised, and that the drugs and their doses were safe for patients. However, incidents have shown that dispensary supervision is insufficient and, as a result, people ...

  2. Film

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Kevin Kwong

    ... in a romantic drama about a studious Japanese schoolgirl who falls for a man who loves the sea. Not reviewed. I Am Number Four (IIA) D.J. Caruso's sci-fi suspense-thriller centring on a teenage ... 27, 4pm, Mar 29, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema. Animal Kingdom Thriller centring on a teenager who moves in with his estranged grandmother after his mother's death, not realising he has moved ...

  3. Film

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Kevin Kwong

    ... Che-hsien's documentary about two generations of Taiwanese hip hop dancers. CT I Am Number Four (IIA) D.J. Caruso's sci-fi suspense-thriller centring on a teenage alien (Alex Pettyfer) who masks ... to Seven Five short films about the wild days of youth including Cheung King-wai's Crimson Jade about a middle-school dropout and drug addict who, upon discovering she is pregnant, decides ...

  4. Given a fighting chance

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei At night, it's common to see teenagers linger on the streets of Hong Kong, not wanting to go home. They are often frustrated, bored and angry, and could easily try drugs ... when they try to imitate their martial arts heroes, so I'm there to teach them how to do it correctly.' When he first started, many teenagers would challenge him during lessons, Lee ...

  5. Pharmacists warn of Tamiflu dangers

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... in case their children fell ill. 'It is very dangerous, as Tamiflu is not suitable for self-medication,' he said, adding that abuse of the drug could damage the central nervous system, possibly causing hallucinations and suicidal tendencies. He said the community lacked a monitoring system to prevent Tamiflu abuse, which could also lead to drug resistance and mutation of the flu ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 4 new centres for drug users Four NGOs have been commissioned to run four new counselling centres for psychotropic substance abusers, the Social Welfare Department said. The centres start ...

  7. Can I call you mother?

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... for the SWD. 'We encourage the child to go back to their real parents for bonding and attachment, unless they are abusive, irresponsible or incapable.' Kitty's natural father was a drug ... PEOPLE, turning 18 is about a cracking birthday party, your first legal night on the town and the realisation that you only have two years left to make the most of being a teenager ...

  8. Letters

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

    ... accountable. Driving with care is easy and not doing so is inexcusable. Deepak Madnani, Tsim Sha Tsui Misguided drugs policy Are we sending the wrong message with the school drug tests? Despite education and counselling in Hong Kong and other parts of the world about the harmful effects of drug addiction, it remains a global problem and it poses a threat which is passed on from one ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of teenagers in Hong Kong who are taking illegal drugs. The government has attempted to address the problem by introducing drug tests in schools. I totally disagree with this scheme. If I refuse ...

  10. ALBUM (1989)

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... statement about the myriad problems the city faced during the 1980s. Poverty, violence, drugs and just about any other vice that comes to mind gets a mention. Reed had sung about the city's ... lines, the faulty map/ that brought Columbus to New York,' sings Reed, taking a bit of poetic licence to guide the listener into the city. What follows is an articulate litany of abuses ...




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