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  1. Drop in fertility rate raises concern

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... children. Baby bother The fertility rate for women on the mainland last year (children born per woman) 1.73 ... Laura Liu The mainland's infertility rate is rising because of changing lifestyles, raising concern among medical experts, Xinhua reported yesterday. In some regions, between 7 and 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588414/drop-fertility-rate-raises-concern
  2. Business - Money - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bid to start baby boom

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in 1965, bringing million-dollar high-rise apartments and shopping malls in place of pig farms and fishing villages. In 1965, the country had a 4.7 fertility rate. So many women gave birth ... as the economy developed brought the fertility rate down to 1.82 by the end of the decade. A survey by I Love Children, an organisation that promotes a "children-plenty" Singapore, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1136058/singapores-bid-start-baby-boom
  3. Baby boom or bust?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's population will not be sustainable, says one Italian expert, if the city relies on immigrants without persuading families here to have more children. Should more be done to increase the fertility rate? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586115/baby-boom-or-bust
  4. Three-child policy

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government wants Hong Kong couples to have three children in an attempt to halt the sliding birth rate, and may offer tax cuts among incentives. What do you think of these measures to lift the fertility rate? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490019/three-child-policy
  5. Family matters

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has the lowest fertility rate in the world, with the number of births falling dramatically over the past eight years. Is enough being done to plan for social and job problems this may create? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457675/family-matters
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mum, dad and traditional Chinese medicine produce 50 babies, Baptist University reports 1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs Fifty childless women who sought fertility treatment at Baptist University's traditional Chinese medicine clinics are said to have been able to conceive naturally after six months' treatment. They account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356120/1-3-success-rate-fertility-herbs
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Information is key to wise population policy vision

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Information key to policy vision Government inertia is never a good idea when it comes to population and planning. This has to be especially so for Hong Kong, where fertility rates are among the lowest in the world, society is ageing fast and the workforce is shrinking. But despite the necessity to have forward-looking policies in place to ensure smooth growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1145597/information-key-wise-population-policy-vision
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's one-child policy must be changed before it's too late

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... before it's too late Grey days ahead Thanks to longer life expectancy and the one-child policy, for well over a decade China's fertility rate has remained below replacement levels. ... coverage even at the current relatively low rate are expected to increase from 3 per cent now to 10 per cent of gross domestic product by 2030, and to 15 per cent of GDP by 2050. A dwindling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1197331/chinas-one-child-policy-must-be-changed-its-too-late
  9. HK's population 'unsustainable'

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... The government should adopt a mixed approach- increasing the fertility rate, encouraging immigration and maintaining a stable, short-term labour force such as domestic helpers, demographer Antonio Golini said. 'The more rapid the decline in the fertility rate, the more rapid and intense the ageing of the population,' Professor Golini said. The University of Rome demographer was invited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586002/hks-population-unsustainable
  10. Relying on migrants too risky, says expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... warned. The government should adopt a mixed approach- increasing the fertility rate, encouraging immigration and maintaining a stable short-term labour force such as domestic helpers, demographer Antonio Golini said. 'The more rapid the decline in the fertility rate, the more rapid and intense the ageing of the population,' Professor Golini said, adding that Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586008/relying-migrants-too-risky-says-expert

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