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  1. Charity founder shows how full life can be for Aids-affected children

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

    ... Chung To spoke to Anna Zhang Chung To, founder of the Hong Kong-based charity Chi Heng Foundation, has spent years helping youngsters from families affected by Aids in Henan province. ... impression when you first met Aids orphans in Henan? I went there seven or eight years ago. The parents of these children contracted Aids through illegal blood sales in the 1990s. ...

  2. Band heads back to studio to record message of balance- all work and no funk is unhealthy

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Annemarie Evans, Vivian Chen

    ... and time and have fun.' On Friday night, Mr joined university bands at City University for a concert in aid of the Chi Heng Foundation, which helps young mainlanders affected by Aids ...

  3. TV presenter spreads the news on Aids

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to this humanitarian role. He lives in Beijing. Why Aids? Because it's about us. It doesn't matter whether you're a man or woman, married or single, gay or straight or even bisexual and transgender. None of us are immune. Aids is the crisis of our times, with 6,700 people dying each day and 75,000 new infections daily. So while Sars and bird flu and swine flu come and go, Aids ...

  4. Cash in on great study deals

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau One of the effects of the financial crisis is that many professionals have gone back to school to upgrade their knowledge- but when money's tight it's important to know where you can get financial assistance. Even part-time postgraduate ...

  5. Government told asylum plan needs improving

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

    ... Albert Wong Lawyers and lawmakers have warned that a government-proposed mechanism to screen asylum seekers who claim they face torture if sent home is doomed to fail unless improvements are made across the board. Hong Kong's two legal professional b ...

  6. Scholarships on offer for studies in Britain

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

    ... Nicholas Lo, YP intern The final round of the British Council Hong Kong's 60th Anniversary Scholarship Scheme is underway, with 16 scholarships available for Hong Kong permanent residents who are 16 years or older. The scholarships are provided by pr ...

  7. Condom lawsuit may affect trademark policy

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong A failed attempt to register 'NAKED' as a trademark for condoms has led to another court hearing that could affect government policy on how trademarks are registered. Last year the trademarks registrar refused an application by a com ...

  8. Sleeping rough

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Thomas David Finland loves McDonald's, especially the one in Sham Shui Po. But not because of the food, it's because the manager lets him sleep there overnight. 'Most managers ask you to leave, but the ones in Sham Shui Po and Tai ...

  9. HIV spreads among elderly as lonely head to prostitutes

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... that the country has between 97,000 and 112,000 people infected with Aids. Mainland media has reported that one to two in 10 HIV carriers were aged 50 or over. Many of them were infected because ... were reported every day, the China Youth Daily reported yesterday, ahead of World Aids Day today. Officials there warned that more than 60 per cent of HIV infections were transmitted through ...

  10. Sichuan charity trail a cause for concern

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nothing dampens the spirit of giving more than the feeling of being short-changed. For that reason global aid agencies have striven to combat perceptions that money donated to relieve suffering and poverty in far away places is at risk of being bled dry by bloated aid bureaucracies, waste and corruption. If people who give money in good faith have reason to worry whether ...




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