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  1. China XLX Fertiliser urges lifting of price controls to stabilise supply

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... the utilisation rate of its plants was 6 per cent higher than the industry average, its plant's coal usage was 10 per cent less and electricity consumption 20 per cent more efficient, he said. ...

  2. HK government is not doing enough about falling birth rate

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Over the last two decades, fewer Hong Kong women have been getting married and fertility rates have dropped considerably. The effect of the recent slight increase in births among females aged between 35 and 39 is a temporary phenomenon and the effect on the overall fertility rate is limited. It has been shown that in order to have the most significant impact on fertility, women ...

  3. Special deliveries

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Experts are concerned that outdated fertility laws are causing childless couples unnecessary anguish, writes Ella Lee For 10 years Mei-ling had one dream- to have a baby of her own. What ... as the most precious treasure in her life. Her experience is an example of how infertility causes pain among one in six couples in Hong Kong. Doctors say that while the pregnancy rate in women ...

  4. It's true- the best men aren't always taken, say researchers

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... In the study, 208 women were asked to rate the attractiveness of men who were described as single or attached. Women who had partners were found to favour attached men at the low-fertility phases ... depends on conception risk.' They find that women in relationships tend subconsciously to prefer having an affair with a married man. But this changes when they become fertile during ...

  5. Alarming rate of soil erosion puts grain security, ecosystem at risk

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and Jilin- three of the mainland's major grain production bases- more than 9,300 sq km of fertile land will disappear in the next 50 years because of erosion, cutting the grain yield ...

  6. 10 fertility clinics told not to give treatment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Ten fertility clinics have been ordered to refrain from offering treatment to couples after failing to comply with a deadline. The order is pending inspection and issuance ... without problems. But 10 clinics cannot, the council said, because they did not notify the council they were giving fertility treatment by an earlier deadline of August 31 last year. The clinics ...

  7. Sign up or be raided, fertility clinics told

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Licensing deadline just three weeks away Health authorities warned yesterday that unlicensed fertility clinics will be raided if they fail to apply for licences by January ... No unit has so far applied for a storage licence, which would cover sperm banks. Slow response About 50 fertility clinics have indicated they will apply for licences Ten have sought licences ...

  8. Moving the Earth in eight frantic minutes

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... surveyed 33 professional sex therapists and obtained a consensus time for ratings of adequate sex, desirable, way too short and too long. Their conclusions? Too short: 1.25 minutes Adequate: 4.91 ...

  9. Surrogacy is legal minefield, argue medics

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The ordinance and its subsidiary regulations were enacted in August. The council will soon make public information of all licensed operators and their success rate and annual statistics. Milton Leong ...

  10. Rising number of women opting out of motherhood, survey finds

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... also play a part. Dr Siu said when the economy turned down, fewer people got married, which affected fertility rates. The poll also suggested that government subsidies were useful to encourage ... preferred health care subsidies and 42.6 per cent wanted allowances for milk powder. Dr Siu said financial incentives would help to increase birth rates. Last year the government announced ...




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