• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:51am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 236 for mainland mothers

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Mainland mothers march for residency

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Braving the cold, some 40 mainland mothers marched on government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday to demand permanent residency so they can care ... they may be forced to take their children out of school and return with them to the mainland. 'These mothers and children are suffering from pressure and fear,' Sze said. 'Many ...

  2. Public hospitals may act on mainland mothers

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee Public hospitals could slap a ban on treating mainland mothers-to-be who are not married to Hong Kong men, as the number of public-sector deliveries soars to a 10-year high. ... cent were born to mainland mothers, compared to 25 per cent last year. The authority is to hold a special meeting with clinicians this Friday to assess public obstetrics and paediatric ...

  3. Give mainland mothers fair treatment

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The number of mainland mothers who give birth in Hong Kong has been increasing dramatically over the past few years, and this has caused a lot of problems. Some people say the Hong Kong ... are protected. The government is not respecting the rights of mainland mothers. Also, some of these women have husbands who were born in Hong Kong. In my opinion, the government should have more ...

  4. Curbs on mainland mothers 'good for babies'

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee The junior health minister yesterday sought to justify fresh curbs on mainland mothers-to-be giving birth in Hong Kong by saying the move would be good for their babies. Professor Gabriel Leung said doctors who allowed mainland women to give birth early risked their babies' health and put hospitals under pressure. 'Some mothers arranged to deliver babies ...

  5. Mainland mothers in 'high-risk game'

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... can't come out and openly tell mainland mothers which emergency rooms they should go to because it may encourage more to do so,' he said. The Hospital Authority plans to arrange ... whether they have enough medical equipment to support mothers and newborn babies. Dr Fung Hong, the chief executive of the New Territories East hospitals group, said the situation with mainland ...

  6. Mainland mothers' emergency births rise

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... some non-local women might be abusing the emergency services after failing to secure the limited spaces assigned by the authority to mainland expectant mothers. 'The situation is not too ... mainland wives of Hong Kong men have been given discount bookings for childbirth at four private hospitals under a Private Hospitals Association plan. But more than 50 mothers-to-be in a similar ...

  7. Mainland mothers booking early

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com Cutthroat competition for maternity beds in Hong Kong has pushed mainland mothers to make bookings even before they know if they have a viable pregnancy. ... if we will refund more to mothers who have a miscarriage, because it is very unfortunate,' Chen said. The Food and Health Bureau will this month announce the cap on mainlanders giving birth ...

  8. Carrot and stick for mainland mothers' HK births

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Hospital chiefs propose fee rise, with discount if women have antenatal tests Mainland mothers would have to pay more to give birth in Hong Kong but the rise would be less steep ... non-resident mothers represent the first comprehensive package put forward by the authority in the face of the growing influx of mainland women giving birth in Hong Kong. They come after talks between ...

  9. Investor apathy spoils hospital plan for mainland mothers

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A proposal to privatise a former public maternity hospital to deal with the influx of mainland mothers was abandoned due to a lack of interest from investors. Private Hospitals ... don't know if the government will suddenly stop the influx one day, there are so many uncertainties,' he said. 'Hong Kong's birth rate is dropping; if suddenly mainland mothers ...

  10. Mainland mothers are ruining our 'world city' hospitals for local mums

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at public hospitals remain top-notch, the government in February tightened the restrictions on pregnant mainland women visiting Hong Kong for the sole purpose of giving birth. Unfortunately for Hong Kong residents, the 'birth tour agencies' in the mainland quickly found ways around the government's restrictions. And they expanded the scope of their services to include ...




SCMP.com Account