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  1. Mainland attitudes to HIV/Aids must change

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

    ... On the eve of the Millennium Development Goals summit in New York, mixed messages from China reflected uneven progress towards the goal of halting and reversing the spread of HIV and Aids ... programmes. But two young graduates, one HIV-positive and one with Aids, have put that in perspective by starting legal battles against the discrimination that torments victims- and poses an obstacle ...

  2. Have the last word

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen The words 'first' and 'last' can be used in many different ways First nouns Do you know the meanings of these nouns? 1. first aid a) money given ... a Conversations: 1. first aid / 2. last resort / 3. first things first / 4. first language / 5. its last legs / 6. last minute / 7. first light / 8. first floor ...

  3. Aquino invited to visit Beijing, aide confirms

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles and Phyllis Tsang Philippine President Benigno Aquino has been invited to visit Beijing, an aide confirmed yesterday. 'He was invited by the Chinese ambassador to the United Nations to visit China, but no date has been set. He got the invitation yesterday [Wednesday],' Ricky Carandang, head of the president's communications group, said. He did ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woman warns of leak after Gas line is cut A woman alerted more than 10 flatmates and carried her two young sons, aged three and seven, out of their Aberdeen flat after she detected an LPG leak. Her husband is alleged to have caused the leak, trying to set ...

  5. Mainland is warned over Aids explosion

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... for an explosion of HIV, the virus that causes Aids, and the government must act quickly to head off a full-blown epidemic, a senior United Nations official has warned. UN Undersecretary-General Peter ... on the dangers of the disease. It was partially based on his advice that the State Council set up a co-ordinating committee on HIV/Aids, headed by Vice-Premier Wu Yi, in late 2001. Officially, ...

  6. Gas blast survivors still await medical aid

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Many survivors of last December's Chongqing gas blast, in which 243 people died, are still living in shock and fear as they await medical aid from authorities. A five-day field study by the Chongqing New Thoughts Psychological Counselling Company found many villagers in Gaoqiao township had not received medical checks more than three months after the accident, ...

  7. No more Band-Aid solutions

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that our past prosperity will never recur. We need radical and ground-breaking measures, not 'Band-Aid' solutions and 'hope-for-the-best' policy addresses,' he writes. Mr ...

  8. S Korean rail-blast aid also helps mend ties

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with goods- including blackboards, desks and other school supplies- on top the 80 tonnes of goods, including medicine and blankets, that was sent by air to Pyongyang on Friday. An earlier aid shipment ... (HK$670,000). The South Korean government has pledged more than US$25 million in aid to rebuild shattered Ryongchon. It is also hoping to build on the sense of public solidarity in South Korea towards ...

  9. City shaken as homeless woman burns to death in shopping cart

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver Vancouver enjoys Canada's mildest climate, in a country known for ice and cold. Thanks to geographic good fortune, snow is rare, attracting homeless people from around the country who can usually sleep in relative comfort- relati ...

  10. Legalise prostitution in China

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Edmund Settle

    ... Edmund Settle Before the recent 15th International Aids Conference in Bangkok, Premier Wen Jiabao issued an unprecedented statement that openly outlined China's Aids prevention and control plan. This top-level policy statement is the latest evidence of China's growing acceptance of its Aids problem. Beijing's continued commitment is welcome, but existing Aids ...




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