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  1. Exceptions required to rule on mainland mums

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their children can automatically acquire right of abode. As a result, local mothers have had difficulty making maternity bookings. Given the limits on its resources, the authority rightly gave them ...

  2. Decline and stall of the birthrate

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... up on the 2003 dip and still about 4,000 less than in 2000. Though all locally born Chinese have right of abode and would be entitled to attend local schools, few expect a significant influx ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... Ernie Yap New Delhi strain found at Princess Margaret Hospital in August so far defies treatment by most effective drugs available to medicine Antibiotic-resistant NDM-1 bacteria poses threat to HK In August, Princess Margaret Hospital reported the second ...

  4. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Authorities might have to ask themselves if they are serious about the latest national plan to protect human rights after reports emerged about a Shaanxi woman who was forced ... was treated. The revelation came one day after the State Council's Information Office made public the council's human rights action plan for 2012-15 via official media outlets including ...

  5. Jobs had right idea, say HK cancer experts

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan, Lo Wei and Christy Choi In life, Steve Jobs revolutionised the computing and media industries. Then, while dying from pancreatic cancer, he helped his doctors pioneer treatments that, only a few years ago, might have sounded like science ficti ...

  6. Babies with defects dumped in HK

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... at a very late stage of pregnancy. More mainland mothers are opting to give birth in Hong Kong because their babies then automatically enjoy right of abode. According to the Census and Statistics ...

  7. Few asthma patients are receiving right treatment

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan Very few asthma patients on the mainland receive the globally accepted standard treatment because of poor awareness in rural clinics and misunderstanding among urban parents, experts said ahead of World Asthma Day today. Dr Wen Mingchun, preside ...

  8. A bill of rights for mainland smokers, just to clear the air

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... smokers. And, indeed, they are entitled. Smokers enjoy many special rights and liberties that non-smokers are absolutely powerless to limit, amend or challenge. In a country where the word 'rights' is always a sensitive topic, you can be sure there is one class of citizens who enjoy more than the rest. So, just to be clear about the full extent of those rights, I thought it would ...

  9. Hepatitis B activist wins right to work in test of new anti-bias rules

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... contained in two documents the Ministry of Health released early last month, which forbid schools and employers from conducting compulsory hepatitis B tests, and forbid denying carriers the right ... applying for health certificates in the food and pharmaceutical industries in Hangzhou and Shanghai to call people's attention to the rights of hepatitis B carriers. He and fellow carriers ...

  10. School closures the right course to take

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... proved a mild flu with low mortality. In the light of our experience with Sars, however, the government is right to put counter measures in place sooner rather than later. Thousands of families ...




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