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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Mainland parents still willing to exploit loopholes in one-child policy

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... reports. The rising number of pregnant Chinese women living in their community also triggered a protest in Los Angeles' Chino Hills neighbourhood last month. Dozens of people protested against a neighbourhood birthing centre used by pregnant Chinese women who fly in to give birth that so their babies will be American citizens. Besides the US, Saipan, a tropical island in the Marianas ...

  2. Never the twain shall meet

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... created an increasingly free-market economy, albeit with some unwanted legacies, such as the tendency of Chinese companies to receive state support or steal intellectual property. For most ... in Beijing has never declared that intention, and there seems little domestic interest in such a transition. Most of the enthusiasm for this sort of reform seems to come from Chinese dissidents, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong identity caught between political reality and insecurity

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by APRIL ZHANG

    ... of helplessness about their shrinking superiority over mainlanders. Protests against Dolce & Gabbana were about mainland tourists having more privileges than locals. Protests against pregnant ... expressions of Hong Kong people's "Chineseness", and also expressions of an undercurrent of insecurity and fear of being devoured by a mightier entity. But some issues can help ...

  4. A pig of a year?

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer It's the Year of the Pig and, across China, hospitals are preparing for an influx of pregnant women. Pig years have always been popular times for giving birth, as pig ... but a 'golden pig year'. Every 60 years, in the Chinese zodiac, the element of gold coincides with the Year of the Pig. Golden pig babies are believed to be doubly blessed, and can expect riches ...

  5. Man on a mission

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... involvement in the rescue of Chinese dissidents that has put him in the international spotlight. The 44-year-old Fu, a pastor who fled China for the United States via Hong Kong in 1996 to escape persecution, has using his connections in the US and the international community to help dozens of dissidents and other Chinese citizens subjected to official threats and harassment to leave ...

  6. Child support

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rapidly to 2,500 in 1995, 4,850 in 1998 and, in 2005, a record 14,000, of whom about 7,900 went to the United States. Last year, American families adopted 3,401 Chinese children, paying an average ... website, citizens from 17 economies can adopt Chinese children- US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the remaining 12 from Europe. The reason China has been so popular is that it has ...

  7. Cultural exchange

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard James Havis The world is changing China- but will the mainland change the world? That's a recurring theme in the work of Chinese conceptual artist and photographer O Zhang. ... series features Chinese teenagers wearing T-shirts emblazoned with English-language statements such as 'What Makes You So Special?'; Maoist slogans from the Cultural Revolution have ...

  8. letters

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bed shortage for HK's next generation High costs, long distances from hometowns and troublesome journeys are not stopping pregnant mainland women from coming to Hong Kong's ... child. It is a shame pregnant local mothers do not have enough maternity beds. Where will our next generation be born? Mitch Lam Yat-lun, CNEC Lau Wing Sang Secondary School Stars want family ...

  9. Spoiled for choice

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... A hit TV drama has fuelled criticism that the mainland's younger generation are self-centred and materialistic, writes David Eimer They are the most privileged generation of Chinese ... as selfish, spoiled and overly westernised. 'I'd say they are not the children of Chairman Mao,' says Zhang Yiwu, a 45-year-old Chinese literature professor at Peking University who has ...

  10. Business - Comment

    Former 'baddest man on the planet' entertains CLSA

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... spending that money. There was a pregnant pause as we braced ourselves. But he just grinned and said: "I am just grateful to have had the opportunity to do all that stuff." But one thing ... of the Diaoyu Islands, or the Senkakus, as the Japanese call them. However, this ploy has not deterred Chinese internet users, who respond almost as one to each post with the comment: "The Diaoyu ...




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