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  1. Tough times for mum and daughter after HK birth

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong Leung Yan came to Hong Kong eight years ago to give birth to Kitty in the hope that her daughter would be able to lead a better life. But her decision has come at a high price. ... a second-year primary school pupil, said: 'I just want my mum to be with me, to show me how to do my homework and to play with me. I phone her when I miss her most just before I go to sleep ...

  2. The birth of Hong Kong cool

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... calling our city the new Tokyo. Among the evidence cited is the number of luxury brands with Asian headquarters here; the opening in recent years of influential international art galleries; ... while ignoring that the affordable can also be beautiful would be to miss an opportunity. Our biggest asset is the ability to thoroughly embrace the best the world has to offer while retaining ...

  3. City sees the most births in 13 years

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The number of births in Hong Kong hit a 13-year high last year, with 69,600 babies born to residents and non-residents. The population was 6.96 million at the end of last year, up 0.8 per cent from a year ago, according to Census and Statistics Department figures released yesterday. Last year's births figure was 6 per cent more than in 2006. There were 71,646 ...

  4. 'I should have been taught in Cantonese'

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Of all my schoolday memories, the principal of my secondary school stands out the most. I went to Queen Elizabeth School in Kowloon, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and at that time it was regarded as being the most prestigious government school in the territory. When I joined, it was 1960 and Arthur Hinton was the head, and what I remember most about ...

  5. Birth of Sansha city signals death of diplomacy in South China Sea dispute

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... so far as the South China Sea is concerned. Expect more maritime confrontations, such as this year's lengthy stand-off between China and the Philippines at the Scarborough Shoal. Expect ...

  6. Birth tourism ban makes a nonsense of government plans

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to look wildly inaccurate. The government's population forecast is based on an average birth rate between now and 2039 of 93,000 babies a year- close to last year's 95,000 births- coupled with average net immigration of 29,000. Yet Hong Kong's birth rate only amounted to 95,000 last year because of the 37,000 or so babies born in the city to mainland birth tourists ...

  7. Surge in emergency births for non-locals

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... HK$39,000. Those who give birth after admission emergency ward are charged HK$48,000. The government has capped the number of deliveries for mainland mothers at 34,400 next year- 31,000 at private ... year's total. 79% The percentage of mainland women among non-locals giving birth this year in emergency wards in the New Territories East ...

  8. Giving birth to hatred and confusion

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The hysterical row over mainland women giving birth in Hong Kong is an example of the incompetence and opportunism characteristic of the government. It is also ... northern big brothers to help stem the invading horde with big bellies. What was a serious but manageable problem has dragged on for years to become a cross-border crisis. Our medical service ...

  9. Millionaire runaway gave birth in HK

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... station business. Hurring became pregnant while on the run and gave birth to a boy in the city last year. Her solicitor, Simon Lance, confirmed that the child was born in Hong Kong but was vague ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com A New Zealand woman who skipped the country after a bank blunder made her boyfriend an accidental millionaire gave birth in Hong Kong while on the run from ...

  10. No help with birth fees for mainland wives

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Cheung and Janet Gu Mainland wives of Hong Kong men will have places reserved for them in maternity wards under the quota system to operate next year, but they will get no help in paying the fees. Of 31,000 places allocated for mainland women at private hospitals, 7,000 will be for those with Hong Kong husbands, said Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, secretary for food and health. ...




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