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  • Oct 25, 2014
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Embryo

Illegal human embryo clinic busted in Beijing

Police and various regulators in Beijing cracked down on a medical group claiming to be from Hong Kong that had grown almost 300 human embryos a year in test tubes for surrogate mothers without approval from authorities, the Beijing Health Bureau confirmed online.

Tuesday, 26 March, 2013, 4:45am

Calls for more penalties after embryo mix-up

An embryo mix-up by a reproductive treatment centre has spurred calls for more penalties for clinics or hospitals in breach of the rules.

Victory A.R.T. Laboratory kept its licence after two embryos were transferred into the wrong woman, as the Council on Human Reproductive Technology accepted the error was human rather than systematic.

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Outrage online at mix-up of embryos

The transfer of two embryos by mistake into the wrong woman at a reproductive treatment centre is unforgivable, say clients of the centre.

Victory A.R.T. Laboratory escaped censure because it was a human error rather than a system failure, but women on an online forum sharing their experience of getting pregnant said their confidence in the centre was shattered.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Letters

Plastic-bag levy proposal filled with many holes

28 May 2007 - 12:00am

Maid says embryo she kept in a jar is her baby

A bottled human embryo was found in luggage belonging to a Filipino maid who was about to leave after completing her contract.

Her employer called police on Saturday after spotting the jar while inspecting the maid's bags in her flat in Fairview Park, Yuen Long.

The maid, 41, said the embryo was her own baby that failed to develop fully.

13 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

What's On

BAND GIG

Nine local bands will offer an adrenaline-filled show called Metal Power at The Warehouse today from 6pm till late.

The participating bands include EmBRYO, Los En Found, Zoundz, Free Style, Choke Air Tub, Hardihood, YC and Milk & Cookies.

They will present their original compositions, ranging from nu-metal to rock.

23 Jul 2004 - 12:00am