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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New measures to ensure milk supply for Hong Kong mothers

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... have announced joint measures to guarantee local mothers six tins of infant milk formula a month, a move they hope will prompt the government to drop its export curbs. Under the scheme, up ... restriction swiftly after the measures proved successful in ensuring the supply of infant formula for local mothers. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man initially said he wanted the curb- ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dedicated paediatrician keeps Hong Kong’s infant mortality rate low

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 04:34pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... says. His efforts have contributed to the fact that Hong Kong has one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world. He has achieved many other things as well. At the age of 30, Leung ... this work to other parts of southern China, including Guangxi and Guizhou. Between 2006 and 2010, Yunnan’s infant mortality rates dropped by almost 30 per cent, compared to a national decrease of 15 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on the mainland". But the "uncivilised behaviour of mainlanders in Hong Kong" and the impact of cross-border students and mainlanders who snapped up infant formula and properties were also key ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Parallel-goods trading activity remains low in Sheung Shui

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... leaving Hong Kong from carrying more than two cans, or 1.8kg, of infant formula out of the city. Offenders face a maximum of two years in jail and a fine of up to HK$500,000. Pharmacies near the Sheung Shui MTR station said their stocks of infant formula had regained stability since earlier this month. Local mothers now have no problem securing the milk powder at a reasonable price ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lunch and a message under the covers

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... health benefits for babies and their mothers and promoted bonding, she said. Hong Kong mothers had for years been told to use infant milk formula as it was thought that breast milk did not provide enough nutrition. "My friends' mothers-in-law are all misinformed and think breast milk is not enough. So they might secretly feed their [daughters'] babies formula milk ...

  6. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Criminal gangs 'crippling children and forcing them to work as beggars'

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 07:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... how he witnessed gang members breaking the legs of a homeless infant girl they found on street. Older children in the beggar gangs were often forced to consume strong sleeping pills to keep ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - SOCIETY

    The issue of breastfeeding in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by TARA JENKINS AND KAREN PITTAR

    ... Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar Breastfeeding may be the best start to your infant's life, but some mothers still feel awkward nursing in public, write Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar ... recently, with popular TV chat show host David Koch coming under fire for suggesting mothers be more discreet while nursing their babies. More than 100 women and their infants protested outside his ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    China to place ban on private orphan shelters

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... and handling abandoned infants at one's own [free] will is forbidden,” the joint circular, issued by seven government departments, said, adding that any orphans found would have to be reported ... to make efforts to find the biological parents or other guardians of an abandoned infant. According to the circular, if police fail to find an infant’s guardians, the child must be transferred ...

  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Debate over behaviour on Beijing's subways

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... their infant to urinate in a subway, Dragon TV reported. Dai Bin, director of the China Tourism Academy, says it is a Chinese cultural trait that people do not necessarily think that infants urinating ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Survey reveals scale of family unfriendly malls

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 02:34am by Olga Wong

    ... basin that a child can reach. Despite the government encouraging women to breastfeed rather than use formula milk, 11 malls were equipped with only one to two nursing rooms. Those in APM, ...




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