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  1. A test of HK's ability to adapt

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have staged mass protests to vent their anger at what they perceive as encroachment by mainland Chinese on their rights and benefits. Just before the Lunar New Year, there was the pitiable sight of hundreds of pregnant local women marching in the rain to the new government complex at Tamar to demonstrate their anger at the shortage of medical and health care services for local ...

  2. Maternity fee dodgers could face entry ban

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... legislator Albert Ho Chun-yan. Ms Ho said under existing Chinese laws, mainland authorities could not stop pregnant women coming to Hong Kong. 'At the border control points our immigration ... Only 21 per cent of them failed to settle,' Dr Cheung said. Legislators pressed the government to deny entry to pregnant mainland women who were likely to abuse the public hospital system. ...

  3. Quest for photo book on Chinese people set to end in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... 'Strangely, no photo book about Chinese people had ever been done before.' To finish the project, he will visit the city this month, and will be looking for specific subjects to shoot for his Hong Kong chapter. 'We're searching for a nine-month pregnant Hong Kong woman to pose Demi Moore-style, a Gurkha security guard, a triad gang member, preferably covered in tattoos, ...

  4. Film studies: stereotypes

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... that included such inflammatory scenes as snarling GIs (played by heavily made-up Chinese extras) gunning down pregnant peasants. Most curious of all was Window of America (1952), based on a Soviet play ... the Pacific, the 'non-issue' of non-Chinese on Chinese screens indicates an even more pervasive, if less virulent, strain of the racism bug here. It's been that way since Hong Kong ...

  5. Solution to birth tourism promised

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong, but he would not provide details. Meanwhile, human rights lawyer Mark Daly urged the city's government to conduct a study of the impact the growing number of pregnant mainlanders ... Chi-yuen said the city's government had proposed to Guangdong that they co-operate to stamp out the middlemen and agencies that arrange for pregnant mainlanders to come to Hong Kong. Tam said ...

  6. Deputies to focus on conflicts

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Resolving conflicts between the mainland and Hong Kong is likely to be the focus of local deputies to the National People's Congress and the Chinese ... measures used to shut the floodgates on pregnant mainland women, and more education for mainlanders. 'Today, we can only deploy administrative measures to control the influx of mainland ...

  7. Precious resource

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Tien Pregnant mainland women coming to Hong Kong to give birth is a numbers problem. Ten years ago, they numbered around 600. Today, that figure is pushing 45,000, accounting ... represents an emotional chorus of discontent. The current situation will be made worse by the fact that Chinese parents all seem to want a baby born in the Year of the Dragon. But I suspect ...

  8. Province faces hard times in 2012, boss says

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of overseas markets. Yang said at a meeting of the provincial Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Wednesday in Guangzhou that the next 12 months could ... would take along Hong Kong business leaders who invest in the province when it goes on overseas trade tours. Wang said Guangdong should be the engine of the Chinese people's resurgence, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or the United States might improve his opinion of Chek Lap Kok. A. Cable, Cheung Chau Wondering why waiters are so rude The article about Sam Wo, the San Francisco restaurant, is timely ('Chinese ... financial secretary will be assigned the role of boosting knowledge-based industries. Leung should also be praised for his comments on mainland pregnant women coming to Hong Kong to give birth ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of an influx of pregnant mainland women who want to give birth in Hong Kong. I do not think that seeking a reinterpretation or amendment of the Basic Law would be the right solution. It is a major step ... mothers. I am also concerned about the middlemen [and agencies] who help pregnant women from across the border find a bed in a Hong Kong hospital. They make reservations and then sell them ...




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