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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... , Cheung says. And because teenage girls often have low self-esteem to start with, they are more prone to depression after taking drugs and are more vulnerable to sexual assault, she adds. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1464808/hong-kong-girls-using-wider-variety-drugs-boys-addicts
  2. Effective weapons to fight drug abuse

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng Frequent news of teenage drug abuse in schools, public parks and on beaches has shocked the community. Hong Kong people are deeply concerned about their children's ... their victims. From the drug abuse problem to the all-round education of teenagers, family life is the key; the solution lies in parents spending more time with their children. Concerning school life, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684268/effective-weapons-fight-drug-abuse
  3. Chief singled out youth drug abuse 2 years ago

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Eva Wu and Celine Sun Tackling juvenile drug abuse was identified as one of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's concerns in his policy address after his re-election as chief executive two years ago. Yet, the matter was not given top priority until recently, when reports of drug abuse among young people emerged in June. Mr Tsang said last month that the problem required 'urgent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689883/chief-singled-out-youth-drug-abuse-2-years-ago
  4. Fighting the menace

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has for a long time pursued a zero-tolerance policy towards illegal drug use. As police figures published today show a sharp increase in teenage abuse, is it time for the authorities to re-focus their policies on education? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558484/fighting-menace
  5. Thousands of students are 'hidden' drug abusers who need rehab, experts estimate

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang As many as 4,000 students might be drug abusers, a leading anti-drug advocate estimated yesterday. Statistics from last year's government Central Registry of Drug Abuse report suggested that there were 3,000 drug abusers in Hong Kong under the age of 21, of which 900 were secondary students, said Action Committee Against Narcotics chairman Daniel Shek Tan-lei. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687357/thousands-students-are-hidden-drug-abusers-who-need-rehab-experts-estimate
  6. Study links memory loss to drug abuse

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... to finish them.' The study also found that teenagers who abused drugs before the age of 15 showed more neurological symptoms like memory loss and lisping, or psychiatric symptoms including ... This was because, after using drugs for 18 months, he suffered from memory loss that left him unable to study effectively. 'I feel remorseful for giving up my dream because of drug abuse... the adverse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719060/study-links-memory-loss-drug-abuse
  7. Aborigines take up camel hunting to tackle boredom and drug abuse

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Aborigines in Australia's arid desert interior have hit on an innovative way of tackling the boredom and substance abuse that have ravaged so many ... Springs in the Northern Territory, Aboriginal teenagers venture into the desert once a week in search of feral camels. Firearm licences are hard to come by, so the camels are mostly shot by one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625839/aborigines-take-camel-hunting-tackle-boredom-and-drug-abuse
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Sex abuse charges filed against Prince Philip’s former aide

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Ex-royal aide on sex abuse charges The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was equerry to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974. He will appear in court on Monday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563553/sex-abuse-charges-filed-against-prince-philips-former-aide
  9. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... investigations for British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The couple founded a Shanghai-based risk consultancy called ChinaWhys, which has been closed. The letter, dated June 9, was passed ... Roosevelt's campaign in the early 1900s against corruption and other abuses in the United States. "Rooting out corruption and many other abuses from American society, business and politics, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563060/my-work-china-was-public-good-detained-corporate-sleuth-peter-humphrey
  10. School for drug abusers queries testing students

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Education Bureau under fire for missing talks on taskforce report The city's only private school for teenage drug abusers has questioned the feasibility of compulsory drug ... a report from a taskforce on youth drug abuse, which recommends drug testing on teenagers. Supervisor of Christian Zheng Sheng College Jacob Lam Hay-sing, who will attend the meeting, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660745/school-drug-abusers-queries-testing-students

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