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  1. Art therapy an outlet for Aids orphans

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... is among a collection by 18 Aids orphans from Anhui province on show at a gallery in Wan Chai. It was painted by 13-year-old Xiao Yu, who often visits the graveyard where her father and several other family members who died of Aids years ago were buried. In text next to the painting, she says: 'Dad, grandma, grandpa, how are you all in another world?... I feel very sad whenever ...

  2. World Aids Day

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer What? Today is World Aids Day. It is a chance for people around the world to join together in the fight against HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. The virus destroys cells that help the body's immune system to work. As the immune system breaks down, people start to get serious infections. This condition is Aids, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Why? Why ...

  3. Twilight star hails inspirational work of FilmAid series

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Peter Facinelli, a star of the Twilight films, got up close and personal with Hong Kong's 'twihards' this week. The actor made a personal appearance ahead of last night's charity premiere of Twilight Breaking Dawn- Part 1 in benefit of FilmAid at the AMC Cinema in Pacific Place. 'It's very inspirational,' Facinelli said ...

  4. Elderly swimmer dies at Deep Water Bay

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But A 73-year-old man drowned while swimming at Deep Water Bay yesterday. Friends of the man, surnamed Leung, realised he was missing at 8.40am, an hour after he entered the water. Firemen found the man on the beach. He was taken to Ruttonjee Hospi ...

  5. Springing to diabetes group's aid

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association Spring Fling fund-raising dinner Where: Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley When: April 28 What: The charity transformed the sports venue into a spring garden for an entertaining dinner and silent auctio ...

  6. Aids orphans need love and care,says singer

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... HIV-infected children hope they will be treated as normal people one day, writes Michelle Chan To mark World Aids Day, which falls on December 1, four HIV-infected children from China ... lost one of their parents to Aids. Kob (not his real name), 12, lives with his mother and younger brother in northeast Thailand. Kob's father passed away when he was only eight years old. ...

  7. Brother Fat's tome of on-set snapshots to aid quake victims

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. When Louis Vuitton opened its Canton Road shop in March, they also mounted a photo exhibition by Chow Yun-fat of pictures he took on his film shoots. On Wednesday, the actor was back at the store for the ...

  8. Awareness of HIV/Aids will help save lives

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How would you feel if you, or someone you love, became infected with HIV/Aids? I recently read about a volunteer from the Aids Control Society who took part in an Aids awareness programme in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. In 2003, 5.1 million children and adults in India were living with HIV/Aids. The number of Aids victims in China is increasing too. We should run similar Aids ...

  9. Aids charity shines bright

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Under the theme 'Starlight, Starbright', Hong Kong's most glamorous gathered recently to support the Society for Aids Care's annual fundraising gala dinner. The charity committee went out of its way by setting up a spectacular alfresco venue at Cyberport 2. What was once open space became the scene for a vibrant party, with electricity, seating ...

  10. Ex-Chen aide faces 12 years' jail in graft trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwanese prosecutors yesterday sought a 12-year jail sentence for a former chief aide of President Chen Shui-bian, accused of taking bribes and insider trading. Chen ... and surrendered to judicial authorities. The indictment noted that Mr Liang asked Chen Che-nan to help him avoid a trial, but the aide allegedly took the money without taking any action. Prosecutors said ...




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