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  1. Children of desire for the wealthy

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh Last month, Peter Lee Ka-kit, eldest son of Hong Kong tycoon Lee Shau-kee or 'Uncle Four', made headlines, but this time not on the business pages. The 47-year ... that Lee, who is still single, had used the services of a surrogacy agency overseas, which is illegal in Hong Kong. According to several Chinese-language newspapers, the triplets were born ...

  2. Chicken imports to stay at 7,000 a day

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Daily imports of live chickens from the mainland will remain at 7,000 before the Lunar New Year. The Food and Health Bureau says it understands the request of poultry traders for an increase in the quota but it has to consider the threat of bird flu. It estimates that the supply will meet public needs because about 268,000 live chickens are also available from local farms. ...

  3. Pregnancy tonic may damage mothers' health

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong women who take extra nutrition during pregnancy to bolster their health may be damaging it. The trend for expectant mothers to take supplements such as milk powder ... syndrome. The chance of this for mothers under 35 is one in 800, rising to one in 365 at 35 and one in 100 at 40. Of about 40,000 babies born in Hong Kong each year, 30 have the syndrome and half ...

  4. Social workers fret over plight of pregnant teens

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... usually delay dealing with pregnancy for as long as possible. Chan Man-ho, leader of the youth-at-risk unit of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, said they would discuss it with friends ... knowing she was pregnant. It brought back memories for the 19-year-old of her own pregnancy two years ago, which was ended after four months by an abortion in the mainland. Last week's ...

  5. Hong Kong draw with UAE for positive start

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Second-half substitute Chan Man-fai scored the equaliser with nine minutes left, sending the 7,000 fans at Haudu Stadium into a roar. Lam Hok-hei, who also came off the bench in the second half, ... 'But I would not say it was my own effort. All my teammates did not give in when we trailed behind.' Hong Kong captain Chan Wai-ho, one of the three over-age players of the Under-23 squad, ...

  6. Rents at levels before global financial crisis

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in major housing estates currently, he said. That was down 26 per cent from the close to 7,000 flats available for lease at the end of 2008, and the shortage of supply had helped drive rents ... Yvonne Liu Residential rents in Hong Kong have rebounded to levels last seen before the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008. A survey by estate agency Midland Realty shows ...

  7. Crisis-hit UBS to sponsor HK Open for two more years

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Swiss financial giant UBS will continue as title sponsor of the Hong Kong Open for two more years. The November 18-21 tournament will feature the same amount of prize money- ... Association. 'The Hong Kong Open is a very good product and, at the end of the day, I believe UBS wanted to be a part of it.' While the prize money will remain the same this year ...

  8. Diabetes link to pregnancy

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... of pregnant Hong Kong women have GDM during pregnancy,' said Professor Tam Wing-hung, from the university's department of obstetrics and gynaecology. Researchers from both university ... high glucose levels during pregnancy- about a quarter had diabetes 15 years later. 'After eight years of follow-up assessment, 9 per cent of women with GDM developed diabetes, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong ('Use of surrogacy draws Catholic diocese rebuke', October 29) on the use of surrogacy by Peter Lee Ka-kit, of Henderson Land. Our Social Welfare Department ... for Hong Kong. If something is not done, our landfills will reach capacity and we will end up having more landfills. If residents do not want a new one next to their home, they must tackle ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the dignity of workers and violates their rights. In fact we now need legislation restricting working hours and ensuring paid leave every week. This law should cover all workplaces in Hong Kong ... is a noble idea with good intentions, but it is ultimately a superficial policy, given that Hong Kong's basic housing infrastructure cannot support such a scheme. Who would be the target ...




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