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  1. No sign of imported powder in shops

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... no idea where the milk powder went. 'No mainland baby milk powder is sold in Hong Kong. While lots of cake shops use milk powder, they use products from Australia, New Zealand, the US ... Martin Wong Hong Kong imports milk powder from the mainland, according to government statistics, but the food trade says there is no sign of it being sold on the local market. The Census ...

  2. Flash flood

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into suitcases, driving up prices to unaffordable levels for the rest of us. They clog our hospitals to have Hong Kong-born babies. They fight with local mothers to buy up all available baby milk powder ... inferior in their own city. Many are furious at having to compete for hospital beds, baby milk powder, iPhones or even the attention of shop assistants. They come for the parts of 'one ...

  3. Bad news inspires actors

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... safety. 'Traders buy baby milk powder to be sold in mainland pharmacies because their customers trust Hong Kong goods.' By chance, three other students met Raymond, the son ... of powdered milk formula. The huge demand was sparked by continuing health fears over mainland-produced milk. Also, a psychiatric patient killed a security guard there in January. Yet students at Hang ...

  4. Hitting back

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong. In some districts, Putonghua is heard more than Cantonese. They compete with locals for iPhones, baby milk powder, flats and maternity beds. They drive up property prices, making ... mainlanders allowed into Hong Kong daily for family reunion never gelled into an emotive issue, although it bothered some. But now a quota allows another 34,400 babies with mainland parents to be born ...

  5. Business Digest

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to build plant with danish dairy giant Mainland dairy giant Mengniu announced a joint venture to build a milk and baby powder plant with the world's second-largest dairy firm at a signing ... Mengniu Dairy will hold 51 per cent. 'The plant will produce 20,000 tonnes of powdered milk and baby powder annually and will be the biggest of its kind in China,' said Niu Gensheng, ...

  6. Public Eye

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the hordes of visitors, mostly mainlanders, who crowd MTR trains and malls and compete for basic things such as baby milk powder, driving up prices. Legislator Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee warned we ...

  7. Parents back call for baby formula exit tax

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Kong. But mothers these days can't even buy a can of milk powder for their baby. How anyone would want to more babies?' one wrote. ... Amy Nip Angry parents struggling to buy milk formula for their babies have joined calls for a departure tax to be imposed on people taking unused supplies of infant formula out of Hong ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MR. SHANGKONG

    Shares of local dairy-makers may win as rules force consumers to shop at home

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 02:15pm by George Chen

    ... scandals, not least of which involved baby formula. In 2008, milk powder produced by China's Sanlu Group was found to have been adulterated with the industrial chemical melamine, causing ... Jun, two industry analysts at China Merchants Securities (CMS) in a research note for clients. Mainland Chinese milk powder manufacturers stood to benefit from Hong Kong’s decision to limit ...

  9. Pain with the gain

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... The recent shortage of milk powder for local babies has raised a different kind of alarm. According to various accounts, the shortage was due to frantic purchases by mainlanders prepared to buy milk ... suggestions in some quarters of imposing a milk powder 'departure tax' sound far-fetched, one can detect the snowballing sentiment of local protectionism, reminding us of a similar uproar ...

  10. Stricter controls are needed on food hygiene

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The heightened awareness of the risks posed by fake food products is a result of the bogus milk powder scandal on the mainland. Substandard milk powder has been linked to the deaths of at least 16 babies ...




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