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  1. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Zero quota on mainland mums in hospitals 'bad for economy'

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau

    ... Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau Preventing mainland mothers from having babies here could harm medical tourism and is not a long-term fix, warns Basic Law expert City ban on mainland births wrong: lawyer Government measures to stop floods of mainland mothers visiting Hong Kong to give birth could hurt the city's medical tourism industry, a member of the Basic Law Committee has ...

  2. News - China - MACAU

    Mother at Zhuhai-Macau border refuses to give birth on mainland

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 05:27pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter An expectant mother at the Zhuhai-Macau border refused to give birth to her baby before crossing into the Special Administrative Region, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Wednesday. The Guangxi woman, who was accompanied by her husband, went into labour while she was queuing to pass through immigration at the Gongbei Port of Entry on Tuesday, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Baptist Hospital sees monthly deficits after birth ban on mainland Chinese mothers

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... yesterday. They were among five gate-crashers recorded by the department of health since the ban. "We don't take bookings from [mainland parents] and we have turned away mothers," Yu ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Baptist confident that monthly deficits can be reversed by growing demand for surgery Hospital feels pinch of mainland birth ban The Baptist Hospital has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Thousands of mainland mums-to-be turned away

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... despite clear guidelines barring them from the city. The Immigration Department turned away 3,532 mainland mothers-to-be in the first eight months of this year alone. A further 160 had ... at risk. In the whole of 2013, when a total ban on pregnant mainlanders who are not married to Hong Kong men came into force, 5,077 mothers-to-be were denied entry. In 2012, when only mainlanders ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mother who made up abduction story after dumping dead body of her baby is jailed

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 07:43pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Mother of dumped tot jailed five years It was "unimaginable" that a mother could dump the dead body of her six-month-old baby girl in a rubbish bin, ... Hoi-ching. "How a mother could was unimaginable," she said. The judge described the crime as "planned and well thought out", citing the 33-year-old's online research on ways ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Delivery ban on mainland mothers to continue, Hospital Authority says

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Delivery ban on mainland mothers-to-be to continue Public hospitals will continue to bar non-local pregnant women from booking any obstetric services next year ... in force since January last year, prevents mainlanders from giving birth in public hospitals, whether or not they are married to Hongkongers. Private hospitals are allowed to admit mainland women ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Relax ban on mainland China mothers giving birth in Hong Kong

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:49am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Pressured by a tide of mainland mothers taking advantage of the city's lax rules to gain permanent residency for their newborns, the chief executive rightly imposed a zero birth quota ... This is further justified in light of the excess capacity. Allowing mainland mothers married to local husbands to give birth here would be a prudent response. Currently, private hospitals are still ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's maternity wards 'can cater for 3,000 mainland mothers-to-be'

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... for 3,000 mainland mothers-to-be The maternity wards in the city's public hospitals have room for 2,000 to 3,000 mainland wives of Hong Kong men per year, said the chairman of a Hospital ... and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said the authority was studying the feasibility of admitting some mainland mothers-to-be. The policy was introduced after an influx of mainland women using the city's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Businessman's book on fatherhood becomes a hit on the mainland

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 03:59pm by Bernice Chan

    ... reminder for Chinese people about the importance of family. "During the past 20 years, mainland fathers [and mothers] devoted most of that time to surfing the big wave of China's economic ... their family goals, was published in English and traditional Chinese last year, and a version in simplified Chinese was released a few months ago for mainland readers. Slayton, a father of four, says ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    I wanted mother to pay for Hui deal: Thomas Kwok

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Tycoon says matriarch should have reimbursed him for HK$18 million, including HK$5 million in fees he secretly paid former chief secretary I wanted mother to pay for Hui deal: Kwok Property tycoon Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong told his graft trial that he wanted his mother to reimburse him HK$18 million, which included sums that the prosecution said were ...




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