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Mengniu Dairy moves to buy Australia baby milk formula maker Bellamy for US$1 billion as part of global expansion goals

China Mengniu Dairy has offered A$1.5 billion (US$1 billion) to take over Australian infant milk formula maker Bellamy, reflecting the dairy products giant’s goal to expand aggressively abroad.The Inner Mongolia company said on Monday that it would buy Bellamy at A$13.25 a share, which represents a 59 per cent premium to the Australian company’s closing price of A$8.32 on Friday.The deal, accepted by Bellamy’s board, is subject to a review by Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board, Mengniu… Source link

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Man who left unconscious baby at SGH arrested for alleged drug offences, child abuse, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who took off after leaving an unconscious baby in critical condition at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has been arrested. The 28-year-old was nabbed on Monday (Aug 26), two days after he abandoned the baby at the hospital in Outram Road. He was caught in Woodlands after a joint operation, said the police and the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Tuesday. The joint effort came after the discovery of drug-related items in a car he was driving that police had intercepted in Kampong Bahru Road leading towards Lower…

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Police looking for man who left baby at hospital and fled; mother suspected of child, drug abuse, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The police are looking for a man who fled Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after handing his girlfriend’s unconscious six-month-old baby over to a nurse. The police said they were alerted to a case of suspected child abuse at SGH last Saturday (Aug 24) at about 1.40pm. They searched the area immediately and intercepted the 28-year-old man’s car along Jalan Bukit Merah towards Lower Delta Road, where he subsequently fled on foot. Suspected drug-related paraphernalia was found in his car. Two anti-riot vehicles were deployed in the operations. The…

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Man who crowdfunded more than $200k for baby fined $10k for insulting cops, Singapore News

A British man who crowdfunded about $200,000 for his premature baby and partner verbally abused police officers with almost a hundred expletives after a night of drinking. Patraic Fionnbharr Walsh-Kavanagh was fined $10,800 yesterday after pleading guilty to one count of drunkenness in a public place and two counts of using abusive words towards a public servant. Three similar charges were taken into consideration. His partner, Ms Chloe Wilkinson, 30, gave birth while the couple were on a two-day layover in Singapore in February. She was just 24 weeks pregnant…

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Baby Hoai An, who was found in plastic bag and treated in Singapore, dies in Vietnam, Singapore News

A Vietnamese baby girl who was treated at a Singapore hospital after being left for dead in Vietnam in March has died. Three-month old Trieu Hoai An died at about 4am on Friday (July 12) at the Hue Quang monastery in Da Lat City, about 300km north-east of Ho Chi Minh City. In a Facebook post on Friday, her primary caregiver Venerable Minh Tai said that Hoai An woke up crying at about 3am, but managed to fall back asleep after being fed some milk by the nun who was…

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HSA warns against using 4 skin creams for diaper rash, eczema after baby hospitalised, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Monday (July 1) warned the public against buying or using four skin creams that were found to have undeclared potent ingredients. This comes after an infant, who is less than a year old, developed Cushing’s syndrome after using an unlabelled cream from a traditional practitioner in Malaysia to treat diaper rash. The other three creams were used by consumers to treat eczema. In its statement, HSA named the eczema creams as D’Splendid Kidzema Cream, Clair De Lune P. Tuberose Day Cream and…

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Singapore actor Joshua Ang warns about horror confinement nanny after 1-week-old baby gets admitted to ICU, Singapore News

A bad confinement nanny is every new parent’s nightmare. Singapore actor Joshua Ang recently shared the terrifying experience he had with his confinement nanny, which landed his 1-week-old baby in ICU with pneumonia. “There’s been something on our chest that we’ve been wanting to let out, but didn’t have the courage to do so, until now. We’ve been following up on some posts on social media about the nightmares some families encountered with their confinement nannies, so Shannon and I decided that we should let the truth come to light…

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Cabby takes pregnant woman to hospital, she delivers baby in back seat, Singapore News

A ComfortDelGro taxi driver was driving along Joo Chiat Road at about 10am last Thursday when two women flagged down his vehicle. The 56-year-old driver noticed one of them was heavily pregnant and seemed to be in distress. The pregnant woman boarded alone, lay down on the back seat, and asked to be taken to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). When they got there, she paid the fare but before she could alight, she shouted: “I think the baby is coming.” She then gave birth in the taxi. The…

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Babywearing: The best baby carriers, wraps & slings for 2019, Singapore, Women News

Baby carriers are part of the daily necessities once you have a baby in the family. But with so many choices out there, it is hard to figure out which one to invest in. We will help you make a decision but showing the pros and cons of each one and giving you the list of the best options as suggested by real parents. *How we pick our suggestions: Our product suggestions, are based on research of the most popular brands available in the market and on real recommendations and…

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Baby monkey lying on road saved by passers-by who helped divert traffic, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A baby monkey was found lying on a road in Bukit Panjang on Sunday (May 19), but it was saved by kind passers-by. One of the passers-by, who wanted to be identified only as Mrs Lo, told The Straits Times that she and her husband were driving along Petir Road at around 3pm on Sunday when they saw a woman dressed in black directing traffic along the two-lane road. The area is near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, where monkeys such as the long-tailed macaques are frequently sighted.…

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