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  1. Caterwauling over mainland mothers shames Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive's re-election platform. What else would elevate the teaching profession and 7,000 student teachers without costing the government a red cent? PHILIP YEUNG, Kowloon Tong Laudable leadership ... in the status of the Hong Kong Institute of Education over the past four years, under the leadership of Paul Morris, has been phenomenal. Academic staff at the institute are now better qualified, ...

  2. Mother wins $544,000 for bias over pregnancy

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Opportunities Commission, Janice Chan Choi-yin took legal action against printing company Toppan Forms (Hong Kong) for unlawful discrimination and victimisation on the grounds of her pregnancy. The District Court held that it was unlawful for an employer to put pressure on an employee over her pregnancy-related sick leave and maternity leave, even if the pressure was unintentional. ...

  3. The risk of choice

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... children delivered by C-section. A strikingly different view is apparent at Baptist Hospital, which has the highest rate of Caesarean deliveries among Hong Kong's private hospitals. Last year ... reproductive health unit, Pang Ruyan, said a lack of understanding of the health implications of Caesareans in Hong Kong and the mainland might be behind the spiralling rise in the procedure. Debate ...

  4. The Bulge and the beautiful

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... graduation. She says that, in Hong Kong, many therapists complete only a one-off course. Even choosing someone with 10 years' experience mightn't be good enough if they're not properly ... haggard, chipped toenails because of your bulging pregnancy, don't worry. With the boom in spas and holistic pain relief, pregnant women are spoilt for choice when it comes to beauty ...

  5. Carrot and stick for mainland mothers' HK births

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... of the influx.' Last year, 57,100 babies were born in Hong Kong, 19,538 of them to mainland women. Birth pains Proposals to reduce the influx of mainland mothers and relieve the pressure on obstetric ... Lilian Goh Hospital chiefs propose fee rise, with discount if women have antenatal tests Mainland mothers would have to pay more to give birth in Hong Kong but the rise would be less steep ...

  6. Backlash over Canadian citizenship review

    Posted Oct 25th 2006, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... C$85 million (HK$587 million) to evacuate 15,000 dual-citizen Canadians from Lebanon during attacks by Israel in August. Of these, 7,000 have reportedly returned to the Middle East. Ottawa has ... moved to Canada and lived there for several years and became citizens. A decade later, Ms Wong returned to Hong Kong for better job opportunities. 'If I really had to choose, I think ...

  7. Hong Kong must speak out against Nansha refinery

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... annually by 2010, or less than half the current level. This, by my reckoning, equates to 7,000 respirable suspended particles for every breath we take. This goal should be considered scandalous ... Plans for an oil refinery and other massive polluting industries at Nansha, 80km northwest of Hong Kong, were reported in the China Daily as far back as 2002, so we cannot pretend we do ...

  8. Your guide to postgraduate study in Hong Kong- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by amalgamating the Institute of Languages in Education and Hong Kong's four education colleges, it has about 7,000 students. About 3,000 are enrolled in full-time studies. Its programmes cover ... and master's programmes to cater for the needs of different students. The school's total enrolment is 20,000 per year with about 7,000 students taking award-bearing programmes. Programmes ...

  9. Giving abode can ease ageing crisis, policy advisers say

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn and Cheung Chi-fai Seven years ago, they were the people who threatened to swamp Hong Kong's hospitals and spread squatter camps across its hills if allowed over ... of Hong Kong residents living on the mainland last year was up by half from three years ago, according to a survey for the Planning Department. But the number intending to move to the mainland ...

  10. Abode seekers can ease ageing crisis, policy adviser says

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people, were interviewed from May to July last year in the survey covering Hong Kong people's attitudes towards residency on the mainland. The survey indicates about 91,800 Hongkongers were ... Cheung Chi-fai and Dikky Sinn The head of a government think-tank has called for mainland-born children of Hong Kong parents to be allowed to come to the city as a way of easing ...




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