Thailand praised as model in fight against AIDS
The challenge of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic remains huge, experts at the
16th International AIDS
Conference agreed in Toronto, Canada last week. Since first emerging 25
years ago, the disease has become a global threat as serious as terrorism
and global warming. An estimated 40 million people are currently living with
HIV around the world and four million of them were newly infected in 2005.
During the same year nearly three million people died from AIDS, which some
experts say threatens to make women, who bear a disproportionate burden of
the epidemic, “an endangered species.”
Chiang Mai Pool League: All over bar the shouting
After the penultimate match of this season’s Chiang Mai Pool League, all
places of significance had been resolved, but some sides were still left
fighting to improve their position in mid table.