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  1. Henan is last to ease pain of one-child rule

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Efforts to relax the rigid one-child policy have passed a milestone. Henan province, the most populous, has fallen into line with the rest ... consequence of the controversial decision more than 30 years ago to limit most couples to bearing a single child. Xinhua reported yesterday that Henan had finally decided to allow couples born ...

  2. Spreading love

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A group of Hong Kong pupils are reaching out to Aids orphans in Henan by exchanging letters and diary entries with them ...

  3. Cadres 'must face trial' for Henan Aids scandal

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... contributed to the rapid spread of Aids in Henan in the 1990s. Chen Bingzhong, the former head of the government's Institute of Health Education, addressed his complaint to Communist Party ... body. In the early 1990s, tens of thousands of rural residents in Henan sold their blood to supplement their meagre incomes. Many contracted HIV from tainted needles and cross infections ...

  4. 300,000 Foxconn staff in move to Henan

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Foxconn plans to relocate 300,000 jobs from Shenzhen to a new factory in central China's Henan province, and shift some other production to Tianjin , Qingdao and Wuhan after a spate of worker suicides and rising labour costs in Shenzhen. Xinhua reported yesterday that Foxconn's new factory in Zhengzhou , Henan's provincial capital, would occupy a 133-hectare site ...

  5. Lawyer sues media outlets for bias against Henan natives

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A court in Beijing has accepted a 900,000 yuan (HK$1.02 million) lawsuit filed by a lawyer from Henan against four mainland media outlets over alleged discrimination against ... 'They did so just because I am from Henan.' The Chongwen District Court would arrange a hearing soon, Mr Li said yesterday. 'The court officials told me this was the first lawsuit ...

  6. Henan may open door to Aids help

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Nanning But the support of NGOs and foreign experts is needed, says local health official Henan province needs more help from non-governmental organisations and religious ... on the mainland. Many have turned to other provinces such as Guangxi and Yunnan after failing to get permission from officials in Henan. The handful of NGOs operating in Henan mainly provide community care ...

  7. 1 in 8 who sold blood have HIV, says Henan

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Activists say official survey underestimates extent of virus A study of 280,000 villagers in Henan province who sold blood in the 1990s found more than 36,000- or about one ... of Henan's health department, said the comprehensive study examined 280,476 villagers in 51,187 villages in the province who had taken part in illegal blood sales in the 1990s. The health check found ...

  8. Group urges release of Henan Aids activists

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin A US rights group yesterday appealed for the release of four Aids activists detained in Henan, even as other lobbyists were taken into custody. In statements faxed to the Chinese embassies in Bangkok and Washington, the Aids Policy Project urged Beijing to release the four HIV carriers. 'China has made some progress in the past few years [in combating Aids] ...

  9. HK doctors to set up medical centres for HIV-infected in Henan

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A group of Hong Kong doctors are to set up two health-care centres for people infected with HIV in Henan- the first project of its kind. About 20 doctors visited Shangcai county ... to Aids. Group leader Jimmy Wong Chi-ho said the federation planned to set up two medical centres in Henan to provide a channel for professional exchanges between Hong Kong and the mainland. ...

  10. Zhengzhou factory offers locals cure for migrant blues

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... three and six months of training before returning to the IT giant's new factory in Zhengzhou, Henan. 'When they come back to Henan next year, the family will never need to suffer the pain of reuniting only once a year,' Wang said. She knows that pain from bitter personal experience as one of the 22 million migrant workers from Henan- and one of 230 million from across ...




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