Anguish over fate of detained HIV patients

Families of a group of HIV patients in Shahe, Hebei province, are desperate for news of their loved ones a week after the patients were detained for petitioning Premier Wen Jiabao over their plight during his tour of the city this month.

Monday, 14 April, 2008, 12:00am

Hard work and determination the keys to success

During the summer holidays, I hope to join a course organised by the Education and Manpower Bureau. One hundred and fifty students from different schools are going to Beijing to take lessons at the universities there.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Fish money

SAMPAN fishermen can expect extra ex-gratia payments for the loss of earnings due to land reclamation and the new airport project. A request for more cash is to be made by the Agriculture and Fisheries Department, said legislator Lee Wing-tat after meeting department officials.

10 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Body found

POLICE found a dead woman in a flat on the 24th floor of the Foo Tat Building in Soy Street, Mongkok, early this morning. Officers said the woman, who was 39, had been mentally ill.

17 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Vietnam joins the anti-HIV bandwagon

IT looks like there is a growing trend among governments in the region, such as China, Japan and Vietnam to deny people who are HIV-positive from entering their country. This has prompted a warning that the practice is discriminatory and will not stopthe spread of the killer disease AIDS.

15 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Dealing with the AIDS predicament

WITH AIDS Concern as one of its sponsors, and written with the help of transcripts of tapes made by Hongkong AIDS victims, this two-act play by the A.C.D.C. Players displayed the predicament of a young Catholic school teacher, and AIDS sufferer, Ah Ming.

The play's essential message, that we should be concerned for those tested HIV positive, was clear.

19 Jan 1993 - 12:00am