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  1. Officers watching 82 in births crackdown

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Immigration officers are watching 82 people they believe to be helping mainland women come to Hong Kong to give birth. As debate rages over how ... by helping two pregnant women from the mainland give birth in the city in September and December 2010. Sha Tin Court heard that she arranged medical checks, accommodation and interpretation services ...

  2. Top court should rectify birth issue: Basic Law expert

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei The chairman of the Basic Law Committee in Beijing says the best solution to deter the influx of mainlanders giving birth in Hong Kong is to 'let the top court ... to mainlanders who travel to Hong Kong specifically to give birth and obtain a Hong Kong passport for their child. Leong's interpretation of Qiao's statements was that a legal challenge may ...

  3. Beijing best to end birth row, Elsie Leung says

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the mini-constitution to stop an influx of mainlanders giving birth in the city. Calling a rare media gathering in Beijing, the former secretary for justice said the right-of-abode issue 'is a legal ... could consider the intention of the original law, which entitled a child born in Hong Kong to right of abode if only at least one parent was a resident at the time of birth, and reach a new ...

  4. Birth agent breached entry laws

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Diana Lee An agent who arranged for a mainland woman to give birth in Hong Kong pleaded guilty yesterday to breaching immigration laws, in the first prosecution of its kind brought by the Immigration Department. The legal action may reflect Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's recent pledge to take steps to stem the influx of mainland women to give birth ...

  5. Four held for mainland birth scam

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the man, 61, owns a guesthouse in Tsim Sha Tsui. They were released on bail. Crime squad officers were investigating whether they worked as middlemen to help mainlanders give birth in Hong Kong, ...

  6. Teen admits sex with 12-year-old girl, who later gave birth

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A teenager in the District Court yesterday admitted having sex with a 12-year-old girl, who later gave birth to a boy. Ku Tsz-hong, who is now 16, pleaded guilty to one count ... or the internet chat room, Ngai said. She sought counselling from Mother's Choice on March 1 this year, and the case was reported to the police the following day. On May 26, the girl gave birth ...

  7. Mother's legal action over birth fees fails

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 2007 on pregnant mainlanders booking to give birth in public hospitals. Those who go to an emergency room without pre-booking are charged HK$48,000. Last year, mainland mothers constituted 43 per cent of the 78,822 births in Hong Kong. ...

  8. Birth on train: is boy Hongkonger?

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and the boy should have abode as he was born in Hong Kong territory. The 31-year-old mother had set off from the Pearl River Delta city of Foshan on the day she was due to give birth to her second ...

  9. Judge rejects passport rule on birth country

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... to state their country of birth on their travel document was incorrect. The decision follows an application for judicial review by immigration consultant and Hong Kong passport holder Richard Aziz Butt, also known as Aziz Akbar Butt. Mr Butt had requested the place of birth on his passport be changed from Pakistan to either the city of Karachi or the province where he was born, Sindh. Mr ...

  10. Hunt for father after girl, 15, gives birth at home

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are looking for the boyfriend of a 15-year-old schoolgirl after she gave birth at her Wong Tai Sin home on the eve of Valentine's Day. The girl went into labour ... in Yuen Long. In September, a 16-year-old gave birth to a baby boy at home in Tuen Mun. In July, a 13-year-old girl went into labour at home in Tsuen Wan and gave birth to a boy at Yan Chai ...




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