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  1. Baby boom or bust?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's population will not be sustainable, says one Italian expert, if the city relies on immigrants without persuading families here to have more children. Should more be done to increase the fertility rate? ...

  2. 'One child' cruel and unnecessary

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been done without coercion and its likely abandonment in the not-too-distant future will do little or nothing to raise the nation's languishing fertility rate. Lurid stories of forced ... to bring down population growth. For proof, one has only to look at mainland China's neighbours, all of which saw steep falls in fertility with no compulsion and in some cases no overt ...

  3. Family planning

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In the 21st century, low fertility and its impact on slowing population growth have become a great concern of governments in many parts of the developed world. A total fertility rate ... Kong has one of the lowest total fertility rates in the world, at 1.04 per woman. The decline in fertility has been shown to be related to the substantial decrease in the proportion of married ...

  4. Family matters

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has the lowest fertility rate in the world, with the number of births falling dramatically over the past eight years. Is enough being done to plan for social and job problems this may create? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. Hong Kong's greatest family crisis

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... The statistic is fertility. Last year, Hong Kong's Total Fertility Rates (TFR) fell to the lowest-ever level- 0.925. (TFR is the predicted number of births per woman, extrapolating from the latest ... Kong's fertility is far worse than in such supposedly pessimistic societies as Russia (1.31) and more comparable societies in East Asia such as Taiwan (1.57) South Korea (1.56) and Singapore ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Panel backs 'and three make baby' technique Britain's fertility regulator says controversial techniques to create embryos from the DNA of three people "do not appear to be unsafe", even though no one has ever received the treatment. The conclusion is largely based on lab tests and some animal experiments and the regulator wants ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - AUDITING

    Mainland authorities to conduct audit of local government land sales

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:58am by Jeanny Yu

    ... auction system that were fertile breeding grounds for corruption, it said. For example, it would look at whether city land bureaus had approved land development rights illegally and also check ...

  8. News - China

    Fertile ground for labour activism

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:30am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Yue Yuen strike shows growing role of workers' rights centres in Pearl River Delta factory disputes Fertile ground for labour activism When thousands of factory workers at plants that make Nike and Adidas shoes laid down their tools and walked out on April 14, Zeng Feiyang realised there was no time to waste. Zeng, director ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's excess men and the fear of cults

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... into disruptive group action. This has been the case in some of China's most violent phases, when female infanticide and high fertility rates created similar situations. In the past, when ...

  10. Studying Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:32am by Pim Savetmalanond

    ... qi flows. It is generally safe, if administered properly by a trained professional. Acupuncture is useful in treatment and management of chronic pain, but can also be used to treat fertility ...




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