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  1. Parents back call for baby formula exit tax

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Angry parents struggling to buy milk formula for their babies have joined calls for a departure tax to be imposed on people taking unused supplies of infant formula out of Hong ... for a tax on infant formula leaving Hong Kong. Among them is a Fanling mother of a two-year-old child who scoured her area for supplies. 'I went to shops in Fanling, Sheung Shui, Lok Fu, ...

  2. Wrong formula

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... infant son, like 300,000 other Chinese children- at least six of whom died- became sick in 2008 after he was given milk laced with the chemical melamine and developed a kidney stone. Like any ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MR. SHANGKONG

    Shares of local dairy-makers may win as rules force consumers to shop at home

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 02:15pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen The Netherlands is the latest country to limit infant formula purchases after some Dutch supermarkets found Chinese customers buying suspiciously large quantities of formula. The Netherlands joins Hong Kong, Australia and Germany in seeking to curb what’s turning into a small industry – buying huge amounts of formula to export to China, where many people are justifiably ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of public order, with a 0.31 point drop to 7.19 points. There was a plus or minus 0.11 to 0.12 point margin of error for the poll. Bacteria warning for French infant milk formula People are being told to avoid some batches of the infant formula Babynat Organic Infant Milk (900g), made by Vitagermine in France. The Centre for Food Safety said it was suspected the batches had been ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Influx of mainland traders to have bad effect on New Territories economy

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and infant formula. They are willing to buy in bulk and spend a lot, and as a consequence prices in some stores in Sheung Shui have already gone up. With this further relaxation of entry rules, I do ...

  6. Oh, baby! Event serves up infants' paradise

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Victoria Ip The second edition of the Hong Kong Baby Products Fair boasts more than 340 exhibitors from 20 countries, up by more than 12 per cent from last year. The event's growth reflects the sector's perceptions of strong growth potential in ...

  7. Infant dies in Tuen Mun flat

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A four-month-old boy died after being found unconscious at home in Tuen Mun yesterday. The infant was found by his mother, 35, lying unconscious in bed in the third-floor unit at Kam Lai Mansion in Kai Man Path at 3pm. She then called police. He was taken to Tuen Mun Hospital, where doctors declared him dead at 3.42pm. Police were investigating. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Row over cross-border parallel traders in Hong Kong sparks online debate

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... including food, infant formula, shampoo, electronic devices and tissue paper, and take them to mainland markets that specialise in Hong Kong products. Residents say they have caused shortages ...

  9. Infant dies after being found unconscious

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A two-month-old girl died after being found unconscious at her home in Kwai Chung yesterday. Her father, 43, found her in bed in the family's flat in Chi Shek House, Shek Yam Estate, at about 7.30am, and called police. The girl was taken ...

  10. Infant dies after being found in bin

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... was found, she had lost consciousness and had a weak pulse,' a case investigator at Tuen Mun police station said. 'The baby girl was newborn, her umbilical cord still attached. The infant ...




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