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  1. Letters

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more likely to report that the air smells fouler. Nigel Bruce, Discovery Bay Down on drugs The problem of teenage drug abuse is getting worse ('90pc surge in teenagers arrested over ... about drug abuse. Last but not least, it is important for parents to show support for their youngsters. They should not just put all the blame on their children if they are found to be taking ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... action to June 9. The airline said it hoped that thousands of employees would ignore the union's call to strike. Teenager caught with drugs A tip-off led police to arrest a suspected 17-year-old drug trafficker and seizure 1.1kg of an illegal drug, believed to be ketamine with a street value of HK$130,000, in Wan Chai. Officers intercepted the teenager in Canal Road West at about ...

  3. Police to keep eye on 'legal' teen drinkers

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pounding out from nearby bars. Cheap alcohol, easy access and a no-questions-asked mentality make some stores a godsend for teen drinkers. But teenagers out for a few beers- some just 14 years old- last summer moved from their traditional convenience store hangouts in Lan Kwai Fong to the much earthier Lockhart Road in Wan Chai. The teenagers first started drinking outside the 7-Eleven ...

  4. Talk of limited-edition figurines gets fans lining up early for fair

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Teenage fans have started queuing two days earlier than last year for the Ani-Com and Games Fair to snap up limited-edition figurines of their favourite cartoon and game ... of it,' he said. The fair will also feature two games developed by local university students. One, an anti-drug game on Xbox, was the brainchild of students from the University of Science ...

  5. Methodist Church has abused its zoning to run a commercial hotel

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the community expects our churches to interact with our government. Of course, there is also the question as to why the Lands and Home Affairs departments have permitted open abuse of community zoning, ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is the best way to stop children smoking? The root cause of many social problems like drug abuse, smoking or juvenile delinquency is a lack of a warm and happy family. The weak will tend to be wayward ... to change their values. Many teenagers misconceive smoking as a sign of maturity. Some children may also say: 'My father has been smoking for years, but he is still alive, so where ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thais forced to take action over Aids drugs The article by Jeremiah Norris ('Drug price deals are not political footballs', August 3), equates advocacy of affordable medicines ... for thousands of patients. It is ironic Mr Norris counsels a partnership with the drug industry, since for nearly two years the Thai government unsuccessfully approached major drug companies to reduce ...

  8. Asylum seekers recruited as drug dealers

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney Drug gangs are recruiting desperate asylum seekers as dealers to sell Class A drugs in Hong Kong's late-night entertainment areas. Police say a rising number of south Asian asylum seekers are setting up drug trades in the SoHo area of Central and in Wan Chai. They have been openly touting for business in the street, largely to expatriates, along ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... small. We must appreciate that every drop counts. Yung Ka-shuen, Tsuen Wan What do you think of the drug abuse proposals? A year-long study by the taskforce on youth drug abuse has found a sharp rise in the number of illicit young drug users. It is important for the government to introduce an early intervention strategy to try to curb the use of these harmful drugs by young people. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their drug abuse. I cannot see that they will be under any pressure to take the test. This means the scheme will fail to achieve one of its chief aims, to identify those pupils who have a drug habit. ... drug tests useless Psychiatrists have been critical of the voluntary drug testing scheme which has been introduced in some schools. I don't know if I accept their particular arguments, ...




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