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  1. Desperate HIV carriers go to war with hospitals

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Meng Lin, an HIV carrier, made a difficult decision recently, for which he was overwhelmingly criticised online by medical professionals: he advised an HIV-positive friend who checked into hospital with an appendicitis not to reveal his status, for fear he would be turned away. Meng, a co-ordinator of the secretariat of the Chinese Alliance of People ...

  2. More hepatitis B carriers among young adults

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Association studied 10,000 couples in the last two decades and found that 6.5 per cent were carriers last year, compared with 5.1 per cent in 2001. This prompted the association to warn young adults ... health issue. More than 90 per cent of liver cancer cases in Hong Kong, the second-largest killer for men, developed from hepatitis B infections. However, by taking extra precautions, carriers ...

  3. 10,000 free bags for the needy to ease pain of 50-cent plastic levy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... free bags, while environmental shopping bags on sale at their outlets should cost more than HK$5 each. The free bags are durable enough to carry heavy items and big enough for bulk purchases. ... the bags would not stigmatise the carriers. A department spokesman said the free bags could encourage the public to lead a greener lifestyle by bringing their own bags when shopping. 'We ...

  4. Rules relaxed for HIV carriers

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The mainland plans to relax rules barring HIV/Aids carriers from entering the country, a Health Ministry spokesman said. Mao Qunan said immigration regulations prohibiting HIV carriers from entering the country were being amended, as people now had better knowledge about the disease. He said the regulations that limit the entry of HIV carriers were earlier ...

  5. Guidelines to protect hepatitis-B carriers

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Two central government agencies have issued guidelines targeting workplace discrimination against 120 million hepatitis B carriers. The ministries of health and labour ... Jun, a campaigner based in Zhengzhou, said the guidelines were long overdue. '[The document] does help hepatitis B carriers to have their cases heard, and obliges the courts to adhere ...

  6. Hepatitis B carriers offered false hope of beating health checks

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ng Tze Wei

    ... Ng Tze Wei Hepatitis B carriers are being targeted by an online scam offering a drug that its sellers claim can help them beat tests for detecting the virus. Mainland media reported ... medication to put the hepatitis B virus 'to sleep' for several hours so that a carrier could obtain a negative result in health tests for school admission or employment. Websites of two ...

  7. Insurgents threaten to use Aids carriers to attack army

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta Insurgents fighting for independence in northeast India have threatened to launch an 'Aids attack' against the army if it continues its operation against them. The so-called attack would, however, require a certa ...

  8. Indian carriers to soar on wind of reform

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... over-protected industry would result in increased international and domestic market share for private carriers, airline entrepreneurs and executives said. Alex Wilcox, president and chief operating ... at US carrier JetBlue. 'But there's a rising middle class due to growth in the IT [information-technology] sector and we estimate that there will be a market of about 200 million ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... An Iranian vessel and surveillance plane have tracked, filmed and photographed a US aircraft carrier as it was entering the Gulf of Oman The chief of Iran's navy, Admiral Habibollah Sayyari ...

  10. Cathay attendants sign petition

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Flight Attendant's Union of Cathay Pacific began collecting members' signatures at the airport to protest against the carrier's pay rise of 4 to 4.5 per cent, announced earlier this week. The union urged the airline to negotiate a more reasonable pay rise as the actual increase was only around 1 per cent. Chairwoman of the union Dora Lai Yuk-sim (pictured) said ...




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