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  1. Mothers' Day brings flowers and political protest seeking residency

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in her mother's fight for a one-way permit to live in Hong Kong. 'I only hope my mother will be permitted to stay in Hong Kong so we can be truly reunited,' she said. 'We ... Lo Wei Mothers'; Day had very different meanings for two 10-year-old girls yesterday: one bought flowers for her mother while the other went on a protest march seeking permanent Hong ...

  2. Mother's Day misery: the victims of a 'faulty' immigration system

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam Mother's Day is a happy occasion for many families, but for single-parent families split between the mainland and Hong Kong, it proved to be a teary affair as mothers ... I am buying expired food for myself. But I try to save the better food for my son,' she said between bouts of tears, adding that she hoped she would be granted a one-way permit one day. Li ...

  3. Mother's Day little comfort amid threat of cut to welfare

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang On the eve of Mother's Day, three single mothers have spoken of their fears if their children's welfare payments are stopped. The women, all two-way-permit ... does not need to climb on to the bunk bed every day,' she said. Ms Lee collects cardboard in the street to sell for recycling as she cannot get a proper job because she is a two-way permit ...

  4. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In yesterday's Mother's Day special supplement, the Hong Kong Cancer Fund was said to be the beneficiary of Harbour City's charity effort on May 7 and 8, when in fact it should have been the Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation. We apologise for the error, which was introduced in the translation process. ...

  5. Mother's legal action over birth fees fails

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The Court of First Instance yesterday dismissed a judicial review application by a mainland woman against the public hospital policy of charging mainlanders a higher fee than Hongkongers for delivering babies. Mr Justice Jeremy Poon Shiu-chor ...

  6. HK women yet to have their day

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today is International Women's Day. What sets it apart from Mother's Day- apart from the fact that it has not been commercialised- is that it does not just honour women's traditional family role, and it is not just for one day a year. Rather, it seeks to advance women's equality and empowerment the year round. You could be forgiven for being unaware ...

  7. letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Let's not forget Father's Day It's June already. For students, the last exam of the school year is coming up. They will be working very hard, and because of this, they may forget the special day for all dads- Father's Day. Unlike Mother's Day, Father's Day is not so popular. On Mother's Day, we might give our mothers a bunch of flowers. ...

  8. Call for more child-friendly Hong Kong

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... to protecting our interests,' said Charlotte, a student. A large number of mothers - with their toddlers in prams - took part in the march on Mother's Day. Marie Claire Maxwell, managing ...

  9. Woman in court over dumped son

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... boy, nine, was given a photocopy of his father's Hong Kong identity card and a note with a mobile number before his mother 'instructed' him to go to the police with the papers, ... to the number he provided was answered by a woman who spoke Putonghua. She claimed to be a friend of his mother. Ye was arrested three days later when she went to police to report her son missing. ...

  10. Visitors to HK on the rise, but growth falls short of target

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... centres and cheaper goods. He said the board would continue to work with some shopping malls to attract more visitors for special occasions, including Mother's Day and Valentine's Day ...




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