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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Baby Jennalyn becomes 100,000,000th Philippine citizen (and sleeps through celebrations)

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 02:35pm by AFP

    ... services to the poorest families while also lowering the average number of children that fertile women would bear in their lifetimes. "We'd like to push the fertility rate down to two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560429/one-hundred-million-philippines-welcomes-birth-100-millionth-citizen
  2. Barren rock's fertile economy has no need of Donald's baby-booster

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp I UNDERSTAND CHIEF Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's concerns about population trends. Hong Kong now has the world's lowest fertility rate and, as the chart shows, natural increase (births over deaths) now adds only about 10,000 people a year to our population. This is very low. I also think it very much the government's job to take account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490082/barren-rocks-fertile-economy-has-no-need-donalds-baby-booster
  3. Fertile captive pandas deliver in record-breaking year

    Posted Dec 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of successful births has risen steadily since scientists first started, back in the 1960s. The survival rate reached 100 per cent in Sichuan consecutively from 2000 to 2005. Scientists here ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/527344
  4. Fertile grounds for predicting growth

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... versus coastal ports is a good way of measuring domestic demand- and he notes that inland traffic has been growing at a much faster rate since 2005. For a global picture, the Baltic Dry Index ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585652/fertile-grounds-predicting-growth
  5. Fertile grounds for predicting growth

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that inland traffic has been growing at a much faster rate since 2005. For a global picture, the Baltic Dry Index is also worth a glance. The London-based index provides a daily measure of how much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585508/fertile-grounds-predicting-growth
  6. News - Asia

    How Japanese businessman Mitsutoki Shigeta fathered 16 surrogate babies

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:35pm by AP

    ... Associated Press 1. Shigeta hired surrogacy scouts and a fertility doctor in Bangkok. 2. The doctor's fertility clinic handled implantation of the embryos. 3. The clinic handled prenatal care and deliveries of the babies spread out at nine Bangkok hospitals. The babies, all born via caesarean section, include four sets of twins. 4. Newborns were taken to a Bangkok ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584030/how-japanese-businessman-mitsutoki-shigeta-fathered-16-surrogate-babies
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... socialising among residents. The suicide rate of those aged at least 60- although it has declined slightly in recent years- still stood at 21.6 for every 100,000 people last year, compared with the overall rate of 12.3. The University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention said elderly people who lived alone but socialised with neighbours reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hang Seng falls amid concerns of looming Fed rate rise

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 01:26pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... over rise in U.S. rates The Hang Seng Index posted its biggest single-day fall since February on fears the United States Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than expected. ... Francisco hinted markets might be underestimating the pace at which interest rates might rise. The selling spree was also fuelled by Premier Li Keqiang's comments on Tuesday the nation's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/article/1589308/hang-seng-falls-amid-concerns-looming-fed-rate-rise
  9. Property - International - SWEDEN

    Sweden's opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Stockholm Social Democrats take lead in national election with plans to make housing more affordable Opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates Sweden's Social ... finance minister if the Social Democrat-led opposition prevails in this month's election, has proposed using state-owned bank SBAB to bring down mortgage rates, already at four-year lows, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588769/swedens-opposition-party-pushes-lower-mortgage-rates
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Investors in Asia calmer over future U.S. interest rate rise

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Reform-minded governments in India and Indonesia are among the reasons investors look set to stay in Asia when US interest rates increase Investors calmer over future U.S. rate rise Faced once again with the prospect of rate rises in the United States, investors in Asia are no longer selling and running as in the past, choosing instead to stay in markets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588108/investors-asia-calmer-over-future-us-interest-rate-rise

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