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  1. Have your say

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between the number of men and women because most of those who take up the offer are women. He was speaking at the first of a series of discussion forums of the Council for Sustainable Development, which is seeking public opinion on raising the retirement age, attracting new talent to Hong Kong and supporting the integration of mothers into the workforce. ...

  2. Doors finally open to mainland workforce

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... What a difference half a decade can make. Back in the mid-1990s, Hong Kong was riding an economic boom, swaggering into China with buckets of cash, running factories like mini-fiefdoms - and making huge profits by exploiting the vast supply of cheap labou ...

  3. Expectant mums reach HK by van

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city's clampdown on emergency room deliveries. 'Lok Ma Chau has been the most popular border for pregnant women to make their crossing, as it is open 24 hours,' said an officer, ... latest figures show that, up to December, 1,656 non- local women had given birth in the emergency wards of the city's public hospitals last year, almost triple the 500 or so such births ...

  4. More pregnant women going into hiding

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and Emily Tsang The number of pregnant mainland women in hiding and risking a dangerous last-minute delivery is rapidly rising, the new security chief told a Legislative ... to be mainlanders with a Hong Kong husband. The group said these women would not find it difficult to enter the city in the early stages of pregnancy and could stay illegally until giving birth. Secretary ...

  5. 'Men without women' takes on unique Chinese characteristics

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai In 1927, American author Ernest Hemingway published in his Men without Women a series of short stories about men doing manly things because they don't want to- ... 'This kind of wife-hunting contest does not respect women and cannot find true love.' Others drew contrasts with the surprise home wedding ceremony between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg- ...

  6. Childbirth conundrum

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... If Hong Kong's population has more older people than younger people, government services may be overburdened and the workforce may not be as efficient. Alleviating tensions People who come ... interview, Dr Cheung Wai-lun, the Hospital Authority's director of cluster services, said next year's quota for non-local pregnant women allowed into Hong Kong might be further lowered. ...

  7. Open door policy

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The issue of mainland women coming to give birth in Hong Kong is being blown up by the media into a major problem, when it is nothing of the sort- at least, not yet. In fact, it is a tremendous compliment to Hong Kong that the women prefer to have their babies here rather than on the mainland. It certainly testifies to the high quality of our hospital services. Of course, if so ...

  8. Chinese men and women complete Japan double

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin The only trouble China had on their way to an expected 3-0 trouncing of Japan in the women's volleyball gold medal match was a blown fuse in one of the main stadium lights at Hong Kong Coliseum last night. The incident might have thrown the Chinese off their lethal rhythm, but it may have only served to delay the inevitable after the mainlanders stormed ...

  9. Mainlanders jailed for duping elderly women

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Three mainland women were jailed by the District Court for cheating three elderly women out of HK$380,000 and gold ornaments by claiming they could help them get rid of bad luck. Ye Yailiu, Dai Huifen, both 38, and Liang Youqing, 35, were jailed for between 39 and 63 months after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and obtaining property by deception. ...

  10. Number of single women surges by 43pc

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Agnes Lam More local men are marrying mainlanders, statistician notes The number of unmarried Hong Kong women living on their own has jumped 43.8 per cent in five years because of the trend among local men to marry mainlanders, according to a University of Hong Kong statistician. The results of the 2006 census, released yesterday, showed that 182,648 women were ...




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