Mechai Viravaidya

'One child' cruel and unnecessary

China's one-child policy has long been a cruel and unusual punishment of a nation, and of some families in particular.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am

Diary

Today, HK: Baker & McKenzie hosts a luncheon seminar: 'Exporting Chinese Garments and Consumer Goods to the US: Latest Legal and Policy Developments and the Way Ahead', at the Grand Hyatt. Call Betty Foo on 2846 1564.

24 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Diary

Tomorrow, HK: The Asia Society presents, 'Investing in Infrastructure in Asia: The Potential for Public Private Partnerships', at the American Club. Call Frances Chim on 2103 9508.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Diary

Tuesday, March 23, HK: The Asia Society presents, 'Investing in Infrastructure in Asia: The Potential for Public Private Partnerships', at the American Club. Call Frances Chim on 2103 9508.

20 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

'Mr Condom' to meet prolific Estrada

It looms as a classic case of the irresistible force meeting the immovable object.

Thailand's famous 'Mr Condom' is this week expected to meet Joseph Estrada, President of the Philippines and father of at least 10, during a financial conference in Hong Kong.

17 May 1999 - 12:00am

Art for AIDS' sake

Q: What do you call a sculpture of a head with 'hair' comprising 500 condoms? A: Art.

Although we would have gone for something far ruder, the organisers of the Art For Safer Sex exhibition, which opens in Times Square on November 25, are getting excited about hairdresser Kim Robinson's contribution to the display.

20 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

AIDS gets airing at park

EVER mindful of its role as the opium of the teeny masses, MTV is to hold an open forum in Hong Kong Park with 50 young Hong Kongers on the vexing topic of AIDS.

10 Nov 1993 - 12:00am