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  1. Shandong moves to protect employees with HIV/Aids

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang The Shandong government has declared it illegal to sack employees who have HIV/Aids, becoming the first mainland province to take initiatives to end discrimination against ... of the mainland's leading Aids activists. 'Discrimination against Aids patients and HIV carriers is fading bit by bit on the mainland, but the government still has a long way to go,' Mr Hu said. ...

  2. Relatives beat HIV woman to death

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Chennai Police say she was killed because she touched children An HIV-positive Indian woman has been beaten to death by her uncle and his son, who apparently feared ... It is clear that she was killed because she was HIV-positive,' said Mr Chudasamma. Police said there was no evidence that Patel had bitten anyone, and it was believed she was killed for simply ...

  3. Sorry, we've used up justice quota

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Yet another HIV carrier lodged an anti-discrimination lawsuit yesterday. The application was finally accepted after being almost rejected when the court said a year-end review ... is relatively rare,' Xu said. 'I suspect it's due to the sensitivity of our case. After all, administrative lawsuits are far and few in China, not to mention cases concerning HIV ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Record 373 new HIV cases reported New cases of HIV rose 19 per cent to a record 373 last year from 2005, health department statistics show. In the fourth quarter of last year, 98 people tested positive, bringing the total of reported HIV infections to 3,198 since 1984. Department of Health consultant Wong Ka-shing warned: 'There may be less discrimination against ...

  5. A trail of pain and broken lives

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin While thousands of people are murdered every year from violence within rival cartels, the illegal drug trade often affects the young and poor the first and worst. Take, for instance, teenagers Chris Ha Vo and Rachel Ann Diaz. The two will spend t ...

  6. 'Aids thieves' sentenced for theft

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo To evade arrest, gang threatened to spill their infected blood A Hangzhou court has sentenced five people with HIV or Aids to jail terms of up to 31/2 years for theft. The gang ... of pickpockets, dubbed the 'Aids thieves', are awaiting sentencing. Media reports have said gang members knowingly infected each other with HIV because they believed being a carrier would help ...

  7. Sex pest gets second sentence

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A sex pest who duped a woman with a mental age of 10 into unprotected sex, causing a pregnancy that was later aborted, was jailed for four years yesterday. Cham Kai-man, 47, was convicted of four counts of intercourse with a mentally incapacit ...

  8. City briefs

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... occurred near the entrance of the department staff quarters in Kwai Chung about 12.30am. 65 new HIV cases Sixty-five people- 55 men and 10 women- tested positive for HIV in the first quarter of the year, bringing the total of reported HIV infections to 2,577, the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health said. New lantau station The Sunny Bay Airport Express station opens ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... documents were found on the body. 101 new cases of HIV found in second quarter There were 101 new diagnoses of HIV infection in the second quarter of the year- 78 men and 23 women- and the main ...

  10. Laws alone won't overcome prejudice

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In practice, as hepatitis B and HIV carriers will attest, that remains far from the case. Discrimination in employment is rife, though not confined to ill-informed concerns about health risks. Age, ... experience. It is in dealing with discrimination of the kind against hepatitis B and HIV carriers that the most valuable lesson may be found. New laws and tough penalties have been most effective ...




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