• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:28pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 888 for AIDS

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Aids groups eye Community Care Fund for cash

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Groups fighting Aids are eyeing the new HK$10 billion Community Care Fund as a possible solution to their constant search for cash. They see it as a way of obtaining corporate money they have trouble attracting directly because of companies' fears that being associated with Aids could harm their image. The fund, announced by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ...

  2. Plan to widen access to legal aid unveiled

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The government plans to widen people's access to legal aid by lowering the bar for eligibility in a major review. Under current rules, people with financial resources of less than HK$175,800- a calculation based on assets and income- are eligible for full legal aid, while those with a sum below HK$488,400 can apply for supplementary legal aid. The government ...

  3. Pitch in to prevent tragedy

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Hong Kong children always complain about too much homework and too many tests and extra-curricular activities. But these so-called hardships pale in comparison to the fact that a child dies of hunger or disease every three seconds in Africa. ...

  4. Survival kits for miners

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer The 33 miners trapped underground in northern Chile will get survival kits developed for United States and British troops in Iraq. The kits will include tourniquets and bone injection guns. A tourniquet is a rope or bandage to stop bleeding t ...

  5. Lawyers offer rare praise for government on legal aid reform

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The government- accused recently of dragging its feet on legal aid reform- has 'at least' shown goodwill by promising to allocate HK$100 million to expand the Supplementary Legal Aid Scheme, the head of a Bar Association committee said. The barristers' body was commenting on the announcement in last week's policy address that the scheme ...

  6. China's wealth gap not a case for foreign aid

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foreign aid is, by its nature, political. While it is targeted at other countries' needs, it also reflects the donor country's interests. Humanitarian donations aside, donors ... a recipient of foreign aid. It's certainly not because the nation is short of funds. After all, it managed to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on projects such as the 2008 Olympic Games, ...

  7. The key to providing a level legal playing field

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his annual reception for new foreign and mainland investors in June, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen spoke of Hong Kong's 'pretty appealing advantages' for investors. The first of these that Tsang chose to highlight was 'the r ...

  8. Villagers in last-minute court plea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Au Shiu-kum regards Tsz Tin Village, where she lived for 30 years and raised four children with her husband, as her home. But now, aged 76, not only has she been forced to move as the government takes back land for development, she has to resett ...

  9. More CPR training needed, charity says

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resuscitation at the scene can save the life of a person whose heart has stopped. St John, a charity promoting first aid services, yesterday launched a free CPR training course and has produced a HK$200 ... or had held a certificate at some time, not many had taken the required one-hour revision course to renew the certificate after three years. Chung Chin-hung, deputy director of first aid, said ...

  10. China's science experiments can only benefit Africans

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in many places in the West, from the corridors of power to grass-roots NGOs, there seems to be a desperate fear that China's long-term aid and investment in Africa might succeed. ... that China offers aid for free or out of sheer kindness. The question is what it has to offer in return. Projects in science, technology and engineering should at least be innocuous. It would be hard ...




SCMP.com Account