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  1. Scores of teens held in raids of hang-outs

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... people binge drinking, taking drugs or involved in prostitution in these places,' Chan said. Some of these bars are thought to recruit older teenagers- around 16 or 17- to act as 'party ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com More than 150 teenagers- some as young as 13- were hauled off by police over the weekend during a series of raids on popular hang-outs in Yau Tsim Mong ...

  2. Charity concert fights drugs

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in Hong Kong. Established in 1994, LEAP is a registered charity aimed at preventing substance abuse, particularly drugs, among young people aged between five and 15. It uses a step-by-step approach to teach students about their body and how drugs can affect them. Its programmes help young people develop social competency skills that enable them to say 'no' without losing ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drug tests must be implemented Many drug abusers had their first experience of narcotics in school. Therefore, although it is flawed, I support the drug test scheme in schools, and I would like to see it implemented as soon as possible. I feel that teenagers who start to take drugs do so mostly out of curiosity or through peer pressure. Their are risking their lives and so random tests ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the consulate's action. Joyce Siu, Aberdeen Teens and drugs Many teenagers still do not realise that using illegal drugs is a crime- which is why the number of youngsters charged with drug offences has soared ('90pc surge in teenagers arrested over drugs', September 29). One of the main causes of substance abuse is domestic violence. It alienates young people and drives them out onto ...

  5. Teenager triumphs as cross-harbour race returns

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Eighteen-year-old John Ling Tin-yu beat 978 competitors to win Hong Kong's first cross-harbour swim in 33 years yesterday, completing the 1.8-kilometre event in 20 minutes and 34.4 seconds. 'It means a lot to me because it ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's only secondary school with rehabilitation services for teenage drug abusers', the Christian Zheng Sheng College ('Expansion of centre for addicts in doubt', May 5). These young people have the greatest need. Hong Kong has insufficient educational facilities for teenage drug abusers who are in recovery and the government should provide these facilities. ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Youth drug crimes double The government will step up the fight against drug abuse because the number of drug crimes involving young people increased 100 per cent to 900 last year, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. Overall crime fell slightly last year, to 80,796 cases, compared with 81,125 in 2006. A cross-departmental committee to fight drug abuse ...

  8. Church abusing its privileged position as caretaker of Kowloon landmark

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... That local Catholic and Anglican church leaders should accuse ordinary Hong Kong people of being selfish is stunning in view of the ruthless manner in which both churches pursue their own ends. They ignore the broader interests of the community at large w ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by one of her friends. Man arrested for drugs and dangerous driving A 27-year-old man was arrested for drug possession and dangerous driving after leading police on a chase through Mong Kok and eventually crashing into a bus and two unmarked police cars. Pub raid nets six arrests, drugs worth HK$100,000 Six men and three women were arrested and drugs worth about HK$100,000 were seized when ...

  10. City Digest

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the taxi then hit another taxi. Call to outlaw abuse of the elderly A law should be enacted to outlaw abuse of the elderly, given a steady rise of cases of mistreatment of pensioners, the concern group Against Elderly Abuse said. ...




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