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  1. Foreign formula pours in

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Soaring demand from middle-class mainland parents hoping to pay less for imported infant formula is boosting cross-border milk-powder shipping from Hong Kong into the Pearl River Delta. At the same time, supermarkets are struggling to replace infant food made by blacklisted dairy firms. Couriers buying low-duty imported milk powder from Hong Kong and reselling ...

  2. Red tape ties up charity's quake relief supplies at HK terminal

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A thousand cans of baby milk powder and some daily necessities destined for the Sichuan earthquake zone have been stranded at Kwai Chung container terminal for a month after ... and consent from the Hong Kong government if it wanted to transport the relief cargo to Sichuan. Last month, the group received donations of 1,000 cans of baby milk powder, some clothing, toys, ...

  3. Shenguan offering may raise up to HK$500m

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meanwhile, Macquarie was helping a mainland baby-food company to secure a listing in Hong Kong to raise no less than HK$800 million early next month, sources said. Ausnutria China Group, a Sino-Australian joint venture that imports and distributes its own-brand milk powder formula on the mainland, is scheduled to go before a Hong Kong stock exchange listing hearing on September 3 and hopes ...

  4. Winners take all

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan, Macau An 18-month-old baby girl does not have enough to eat, because her parents cannot afford milk powder. A man obtains a government subsidy for kidney dialysis, but cannot ... Not to mention the tragedy of poverty in Macau's backyard; that baby girl was sent to mainland China to be raised by relatives, because milk powder is cheaper there. ...

  5. Rock-a-buy baby

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... can get almost everything you need for baby from the basic feeding stuff and milk formula to travel cots and nursery furniture,' she says. 'It's an East-meets-West Bumps ... and wanted functional, fashionable and eco-friendly products for the baby. 'I couldn't find products that were quite right. Everything was either made of materials laden with toxins, ...

  6. Travellers targeted in smuggling war

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... implemented,' he said. 'Business at those pharmacies will be reduced by as much as 20 per cent, I think, because quite a lot of parallel [import] traders buy products like milk powder from ... of so-called 'ant smugglers' have been plying their trade between Hong Kong and Shenzhen or Macau and Zhuhai every day, carrying huge quantities of popular items such as baby formula ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong following the discovery in the city of two Guangdong public security officers acting outside their jurisdiction. Martin Wong OFFICIAL IN MILK POWDER PROBE HANGS HIMSELF A Fujian quality-control official has hanged himself after being suspended from duty in connection with the scandal over fake milk powder. Weng Huaming, director of the Fuding Bureau of Quality and Technical ...

  8. Distorted growth the driving force behind Hongkongers' ire

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of affordable restaurants and the difficulties in getting baby milk powder. Our leaders- and those who want to be elected as future leaders- need to address this issue. Bernard Chan is a former member ...

  9. Tourism needs to strike right balance

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... characters of districts destroyed. The demand for high-end products has extended to household goods like formula milk powder and toiletries. Social tension has risen as the scheme is abused ...

  10. Meet the parents... a rare breed

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... over-competitive schooling system and pollution have all been blamed for creating a society in which children have became a burden. 'We had problems getting milk powder when our first boy was a baby,' said Heng. Bigger problems included the lack of space. 'The biggest problem here is space and housing, and the biggest unchangeable problem is pollution,' said Lee. The family ...




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