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Suu Kyi urges ‘freedom from fear’ on World AIDS Day

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu kyi .AP FILE PHOTO

Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi urged greater openness and compassion in the global struggle against AIDS Sunday as experts warned against complacency despite falling infection rates.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

AIDS rise imperils MDG targets of PH, warns UN


The United Nations (UN) warned on Friday that the Philippines was not on target to meet its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of stopping the spread of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the country.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN notes improving global trends in HIV, but PHL lagging behind


MANILA –In observance of World AIDS Day (December 1), the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has released the 2012 global AIDS epidemic report, which showed that globally, there have been significant improvements with regard to reducing the number of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths. However, the report indicates that the situation in […]

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LGUs urged to fund AIDS treatment


Humphrey Gorriceta has one big worry: Where to get his next dose of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to manage his HIV infection.

Posted: December 6th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Brazilians put NYC castaway back in the ocean

SAO PAOLO, Brazil—While surfing the internet on Monday, Victor Mooney, 45, of Forest Hills, New York found that Gerson Canton was selling a ocean rowboat named Brasileiro. After an exchange of emails, a deal was made that Mooney will purchase the boat for $10,000.00. The 19 foot custom made boat was built by Flavio Antonio […]

Posted: June 3rd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »