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  1. HK feels the pain of crisis pregnancies

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... calling in [to seek help every year],' Eyres told the Sunday Morning Post ahead of Mother's Day today. Research shows more than half of about 7,000 women in Hong Kong each year ... from 2011 by consulting firm Bain & Company put the annual number of crisis pregnancies in Hong Kong at between 6,500 and 7,300, around 4,000 of which occurred among unmarried mothers, most ...

  2. 7,000 unemployed brave the rain to swamp Jockey Club job fair

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... a telephone-betting centre in Tin Shui Wai. More than 7,000 job seekers, mostly young people and housewives, queued outside a community centre in remote Tin Shui Wai from early in the morning for part-time ... to HK$47 an hour and some posts offering full-time monthly salaries of HK$7,000 to HK$50,000. A 40-year-old housewife, surnamed Fung, was among the first in the queue. The mother of three, who has ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Hong Kong Central Hospital closes after 46 years

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... goodbye as city hospitalcloses its doors Staff and patients wept as the Hong Kong Central Hospital in Mid-Levels closed yesterday. It became the first private hospital to shut in the city after ... each year, while many other private hospitals are reluctant to perform any termination of pregnancy for religious reasons. The Anglican church denied suggestions the abortion service ...

  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. What are your views on teenage pregnancy?

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Interviews by Sophie Moon and Miranda Yeung Name: Jojo Chan Age: 15 Top Tunes: dance music Teenage pregnancy is not as big a problem in Hong Kong as it is in Britain. I know two teenagers ... to take care of a baby, and they should focus on their studies and career and not get caught up in parenting. Name: Gideon Welles Age: 15 Top Tunes: Rock and alternative In Hong Kong, teenage ...

  6. Concern spurred Mother's Choice

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Twenty years ago, two Hong Kong couples read about young teenage girls heading over the border in the late stages of pregnancy to have life-threatening backstreet ... But by the time they headed over the border they were often late-term. Since the first Hostel for Girls opened a year after the founding, more than 26,000 girls have been helped and Mother's Choice ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Hong Kong needs to do more to counter pregnancy discrimination

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... the situation for pregnant working women may be worse in Hong Kong. Pregnancy discrimination remains one of the most common complaints the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) receives under the Sex ... It is no better after the pregnancy: in a 2011 global survey by Regus, the office provider, barely one-third of respondent firms in Hong Kong were willing to hire working mothers, lower than the global ...

  9. Officials refuse to admit labour crisis

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dongguan Crown-Ace Toys, where most of the 5,000 workers are back at work. 'We start recruiting only at the end of March and need 7,000 workers during our peak period from April to September ... Ju Cheng, a Hong Kong-owned toy factory in Humen, which has erected a two-storey-high banner to attract job seekers, denied they were on a mass-recruitment drive. 'That's what ...

  10. Alarm at runaway abortion rate

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Health experts blame poor sex education as figures show 29pc of HK pregnancies are terminated Abortions are more common in Hong Kong than in any other developed society, ... dangerous abortions flourish.' There were 20,235 abortions and 49,144 live births in Hong Kong in 2001. The number of abortions represented 29.2 per cent of recorded pregnancies, an increase ...




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