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  1. Rules of engagement for a modern woman

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1981 to 28.7 in 2010, while the proportion of 'never married' Hong Kong women rose 61.3per cent from 1986 to 2010, while that of men grew by only 16.2per cent. While the show may have ... Regina Ip Bride Wannabes, a recently concluded local reality TV show featuring five fearless women looking for husbands, was an instant hit. The Equal Opportunities Commission condemned ...

  2. More pregnant women going into hiding

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and Emily Tsang The number of pregnant mainland women in hiding and risking a dangerous last-minute delivery is rapidly rising, the new security chief told a Legislative ... to be mainlanders with a Hong Kong husband. The group said these women would not find it difficult to enter the city in the early stages of pregnancy and could stay illegally until giving birth. Secretary ...

  3. 'Men without women' takes on unique Chinese characteristics

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai In 1927, American author Ernest Hemingway published in his Men without Women a series of short stories about men doing manly things because they don't want to- ... 'This kind of wife-hunting contest does not respect women and cannot find true love.' Others drew contrasts with the surprise home wedding ceremony between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg- ...

  4. Chinese men and women complete Japan double

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin The only trouble China had on their way to an expected 3-0 trouncing of Japan in the women's volleyball gold medal match was a blown fuse in one of the main stadium lights at Hong Kong Coliseum last night. The incident might have thrown the Chinese off their lethal rhythm, but it may have only served to delay the inevitable after the mainlanders stormed ...

  5. Mainlanders jailed for duping elderly women

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Three mainland women were jailed by the District Court for cheating three elderly women out of HK$380,000 and gold ornaments by claiming they could help them get rid of bad luck. Ye Yailiu, Dai Huifen, both 38, and Liang Youqing, 35, were jailed for between 39 and 63 months after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and obtaining property by deception. ...

  6. Number of single women surges by 43pc

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Agnes Lam More local men are marrying mainlanders, statistician notes The number of unmarried Hong Kong women living on their own has jumped 43.8 per cent in five years because of the trend among local men to marry mainlanders, according to a University of Hong Kong statistician. The results of the 2006 census, released yesterday, showed that 182,648 women were ...

  7. Should the government screen pregnant mainland women coming to Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Benjamin Siu, Jocelyn Heng

    ... of the reasons why thousands of mainland women come to give birth in our hospitals. The real problem is that the majority of them are evading payment for the maternity services. And our city's taxpayers have to foot the bill. Also, the sudden influx of pregnant mainland women has imposed a severe strain on Hong Kong's maternity wards. This has led to protests by local mothers-to-be ...

  8. Pregnant women boycott meeting

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Angry pregnant women yesterday boycotted a meeting with health authorities over plans to ease overworked maternity services, in protest at the absence of officials with 'decision-making power'. The women arrived at the Hospital Authority's headquarters in Argyle Street, Kowloon, for the morning meeting but refused to take part after they discovered that the most ...

  9. Pregnant women may be turned back at border

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez, Denise Hung and Robin Kwong Pregnant mainland women could be denied entry to Hong Kong if they were found to be coming for reasons other than tourism, the security chief ... details. 'We feel that our most important goal is to ensure Hong Kong's pregnant women are adequately cared for,' Dr Chow said. In the next six months, the security bureau ...

  10. Focus on two Chinese women

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun A British video installation artist is staging her latest creation, which revolves around two Chinese women, in Hong Kong next month. Melanie Jackson, a London-based artist, ... The exhibition showcases different aspects of two modern Chinese women. It reveals their contrasting lifestyles amid the mainland's economic boom. On one side of the screen there is a young Chinese ...




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