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  1. York Chow seeks aid on mainland baby boom

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... told Legco that in 2004-05 the number of cases in which non-residents defaulted on payments after giving birth in public hospitals was 1,670. This cost the Hospital Authority HK$12.64 million. ... are talking with the Hospital Authority and private hospitals to see how many pregnant women the sector can deal with each year.' As for other, non-medical incentives for mainland mothers to give ...

  2. Mainland mums, stay away

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a demonstration urging the government to alter the Basic Law to stop children born to mainland mothers from having right of abode in Hong Kong. March 16 The Hospital Authority urges private hospitals ... Compiled by Wong Yat-hei Issues Private hospitals exploit the public Chief Executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's decision not to allow mainland women to give birth in local private ...

  3. Exclusion of statutory bodies opposed

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for companies. Among bodies excluded are the Trade Development Council, Urban Renewal Authority, the Housing Authority and the Housing Society. They will instead be governed by an existing Competition ... Industries General Committee Helena May Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden Corporation Matilda and War Memorial Hospital Ocean Park Corporation ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Authority is paying staff a 'performance-based 'variable pay'... averaging 2.6 months' salary' ('Monetary Authority staff to get 5.2pc pay rise', April 3). What ... here. I do not believe children should be given residency if their parents are not Hong Kong residents. If this continues to be allowed, then the volume of mainland mothers using our hospitals ...

  5. Plans for private hospital sector must be above board

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has said that his government will ban mainland women from giving birth in Hong Kong next year and called on private hospitals to stop ... as one of the six pillars of the economy. To support this pillar industry, the government has allocated four plots of land for the construction of private hospitals as a way to encourage ...

  6. 'Zero quota' policy for mainland mothers has no legal basis: Regina Ip

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the Hospital Authority's quotas for mainland pregnant women have no legal basis,' said Ip. 'It remains unclear how the secretary for food and health can compel private hospitals to stop ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's 'zero quota' policy for births to mainland mothers in Hong Kong hospitals has no legal basis, ...

  7. Hospitals agree to 'zero quota' on births in HK

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Private hospitals will stop taking pregnant mainland women who do not have Hong Kong husbands next year, as proposed by chief-executive-elect Leung Chun-ying. The 12-member Hong Kong Private Hospitals Association, which had raised opposition to Leung's announcement last week, agreed to go along with the 'zero quota' proposal at a meeting last night. They said ...

  8. Hospitals wary over births 'zero quota'

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Tony Cheung Opposition is growing in private hospitals to the blanket 'zero quota' for births by mainlanders without Hong Kong husbands proposed by chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying. The Private Hospitals Association was reportedly planning to meet last night- possibly to draw up a strategy to negotiate with Leung on the issue- as several hospitals ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... medicine], not just monitor it," he said. Each year, one millions patients consult the 16 Chinese medicine clinics run by the Hospital Authority, a sign that the service has been well received, ... to head the Food and Health Bureau, Ho had proposed the establishment of a Chinese medicine rehabilitation hospital in the city to boost the standing of Chinese medicine practitioners. He said ...

  10. Court denies bid to appeal against higher mainlander maternity fees

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to non-resident women. Fok Siu-wing says he will now apply directly to the Court of Final Appeal. Court of Appeal vice-president Mr Justice Frank Stock said yesterday that as the Hospital Authority had ... gave birth at Princess Margaret Hospital in December 2007 and was billed HK$48,000. The authority initially refused to waive the fee but did so after the Court of Appeal, in upholding the fee ...




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