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  1. Sars hero sentenced to life in prison

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a separate trial, received a total of 11.62 million yuan from the Shanghai Institute of Biological Products, the Changchun Institute of Biological Products, the Lanzhou Institute of Biological Products and Beijing Tiantan Biological Products. Luo's share of the collective bribes was 7.07 million yuan, and he also received a further 4.11 million yuan individually. The court said ...

  2. Women caught in the Aids firing line

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... There are several reasons for this vulnerability. Women and girls are particularly susceptible to infection due to biological, social, cultural and economic factors. The female genital tract has a greater ...

  3. Charity has world-record ambitions

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aids Concern will again have a major presence at the Lan Kwai Fong Carnival, but this year the charity has planned something extra special - an attempt at setting a world record. The group is aiming to create the largest two-dimensional mosaic made from c ...

  4. First government-backed gay bar to open on mainland in HIV fight

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li in Beijing The first government-backed gay bar is about to open on the mainland. Health authorities in Dali, Yunnan province, have given a non-governmental organisation 120,000 yuan (HK$136,000) for HIV/Aids prevention work, with half that amou ...

  5. Drop in new cases, but rate of HIV infection rises among gays

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan There has been a drop in reports of new HIV infections in Hong Kong overall, but an increase in infection levels among the city's homosexual community. There were 98 cases reported in the second quarter of the year, down from 121 in the sa ...

  6. Guangzhou prostitutes vow to use condoms to fight HIV

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam More than 20,000 people working in the entertainment industry in Guangzhou were asked to vow that they would practise safe sex, and received HIV/Aids prevention education, as the Guangdong authorities intensified the fight against the spread of ...

  7. HIV/Aids cases on rise in those considered 'low risk', study finds

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li HIV/Aids is spreading from high-risk groups to the general public on the mainland, with women accounting for 35 per cent of cases in Yunnan province, a research paper on the virus's prevalence in the province says. The percentage is five t ...

  8. Heath threat to children may be underestimated

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The incidence of pneumococcal diseases- caused by bacterial infections that can maim and kill under-fives- could be higher in Asia than reports suggest, two international experts have said, possibly giving impetus to the drive in Hong Kon ...

  9. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Answer the following questions 1 Farmers keep moon bears in cages because... a. they are a threat to the environment. b. they want to help them adjust to life in captivity. c. they want to sell their bile to make money. d. they are an endangered species, ...

  10. The chosen few

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... services with Mother's Choice charity, says the slow rate of adoption shows most Hong Kong people cling to traditional concepts of having biological offspring. 'They think a child ... including our friends and relatives, knows about the adoption, so they no longer see it as an issue. It's just the story of where she came from. We have a picture of her biological parents, ...




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