Universities are signing guardianship papers and preparing to crack down on under-age drinking ahead of the arrival of a record intake of under-18-year-olds this autumn.Monday, 30 July, 2012, 12:00am
The police were justified in halting dancers during a gay rights rally last year because organisers had not obtained a licence under the entertainment ordinance, a court ruled yesterday.
The ruling stems from a constitutional challenge lodged earlier this year by a participant in the rally, identified only as T.17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Say no to alcohol and yes to health
The number of car accidents in Hong Kong is increasing. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are caused by drink driving.6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Water makes up more than 80 per cent of most wine, so Galileo Galilei's observation that 'wine is sunlight held together by water' was scientific and poetic. Health-conscious wine lovers, however, are careful to drink a little more water that hasn't been squeezed from a grape alongside their fine vintages.28 May 2012 - 12:00am
As more teenagers indulge in binge drinking, doctors are calling for stricter control on sales of alcohol in shops.23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Anyone still suffering the after-effects of last weekend's almighty booze-up, where some rugby was apparently played, might want to load up on a new anti-hangover concoction ahead of next year's event.1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Your liver might be crying murder after the weekend's revelry and beer guzzling at the Hong Kong Sevens.
Binge drinking certainly has negative effects on health, but recent research has shown that moderate and regular drinking of beer can actually match wine for its positive effects on cardiovascular health.27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
An alcohol awareness campaign directed at young people -'Binge Drinking ... Knowing the Facts' - has been launched before this month's Hong Kong Sevens.7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Memories are the dramas of our minds, the bits of our past that are unforgettable because of particular action, suspense or sadness. The day a bar owner in Australia chased me from the pool room of his pub for underage drinking is one of those occasions. I had been going there after school on Fridays with older friends just for the game, not the alcohol.27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
It's happened to the best of us. An evening of excess and alcohol turns overnight into a wretched morning mess. You slink through the remainder of the day hating life. The queasiness, the raging headache, the multiple trips to the bathroom, the onset of flu-like symptoms, that odd feeling that your insides have been pickled - it is enough to make you swear off drinking forever.27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am