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  1. 50pc more women seek pregnancy help

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... said the problem of teenage pregnancy should set alarm bells ringing in Hong Kong. He accused schools and parents of being too conservative in educating children about sex. Mr Ho agreed ... more than the previous year. The abrupt increase has prompted concern that unwanted pregnancy is a growing social problem.Most of the 700 women helped by Mother's Choice were aged between ...

  2. Male pregnancy- a world reborn?

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... would have to be drastically changed to cater to their demands. For example, maternity leave would last for years with full pay, instead of the meagre 10 weeks women currently get in Hong Kong ... A 30-year-old woman delivered a healthy baby boy after a rare ectopic pregnancy- a condition where the foetus develops outside the uterus. This has raised the question that if a foetus does not need ...

  3. Hong Kong's identity crisis

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Intimidation has no place in a civilised society where the rule of law reigns. Hong Kong people were shocked to hear that Winston Chu Ka-sun had been forced to step down as chairman ... be effectively disabled. My experience of Hong Kong people is that they do not stand for threats to their way of life. They know that if fellow citizens are allowed to be silenced by criminal means, ...

  4. Goodbye to a year of crisis

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... the plague abated and China's economy revived, even more robust than before. Political crisis struck when Hong Kong's mass protests against Article 23 security legislation caught ... technology by the military. Iraq presented the new leadership with its first diplomatic crisis, which it skated over with remarkable aplomb. Tugged both ways by the North Atlantic split, China's ...

  5. Amid economic stress, women favour abortion

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... abortions did so for financial reasons - three times more than in 1997. 'The birth rate in Hong Kong has dropped significantly in the past five years leading to different social problems ... Kong, which carried out the survey, said he was shocked that so many women regarded abortion as a solution to unplanned pregnancies. The survey interviewed 504 women aged between 18 and 45 who ...

  6. Beijing sounds out democrats over crisis

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Fact-finding mission consulting widely on Tung Teams of mainland officials who were rushed to Hong Kong during the past week to assess the political crisis have met democratic lawmakers ... arranged at such short notice. 'I have a feeling that they are concerned that the current political crisis will become out of control, which will affect Hong Kong's stability,' he ...

  7. Crisis strengthens bonds of friendship

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Woo

    ... Dongguan. These visits will begin in autumn and continue over the coming year. 'For Canadian business, it will show why Hong Kong is important and why they should be here doing business,' ... the flow of business between Canada and Hong Kong does not appear to have been affected, although it is still too early to fully gauge the longer-term impact of the health crisis, he says. Both ...

  8. Tense start to Legco year after crisis in the summer

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in the dining room. But there was tension beneath the surface as legislators and officials entered a new legislative year after a summer of political crisis, fuelled by a politically charged motion calling for the chief executive's resignation. The Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong failed to mobilise government supporters and the handful of pro-government protesters who ...

  9. Another crisis, another indecisive response

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ministers a year ago with such pride and hope, promising a new style of governance, he could never have imagined things would turn out this way. Hong Kong faces great challenges. We urgently need ... popularity rating was only just above Mrs Ip's, had been discredited by the scandal concerning his purchase of a car ahead of an increase in vehicle taxes in this year's budget. Both would ...

  10. How China can ease the crisis over democracy

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, saying it has absolute confidence in his ability to see Hong Kong through its political crisis. Our political crisis is not Article 23. No citizen in any country would be against a sedition or subversion law as long as it is worded to the satisfaction of the people. The political crisis is caused by Hong Kong people's wish that our government evolve ...




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