• Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:54
    Woman claims specialist's misdiagnosis cost her ovary, womb and kidney
    A 33-year-old woman has accused a medical specialist of malpractice which led to the removal of her ovary and womb and the loss of one of her kidneys without permission.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 14:48
    Cambodia's surrogacy law set to lift burden from ‘victims’
    Hundreds of rights organisations from 18 countries campaigned for “a global ban on women’s womb rental” on Monday during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00
    China sperm bank demands loyalty to Communist Party
    Beijing’s only sperm bank has set loyalty to the Communist Party as a prerequisite for donors, in a sign that China’s increasing emphasis on ideological training is being extended to the womb.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:18
    Love in a heartbeat
    The Emporium celebrates Mother’s Day this Saturday with “Live in the Moment”, a collaboration between artists Oat Montien and Jonas Dept that plays with the heartbeat and the connection between a mother and child in the womb through a sonic-visual performance and experience.
    event
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:33
    Cambodia jails Australian nurse over surrogacy clinic
    PHNOM PENH - An Australian nurse who managed a surrogacy clinic in Cambodia that matched foreign couples with local women was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday, as authorities in the impoverished kingdom tackle the "rent-a-womb" businesses.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:06
    Rare birth of endangered hairy-nosed wombat in Australia
    SYDNEY - The population of one of the world's rarest species has been boosted with the birth of a northern hairy-nosed wombat joey, Australian wildlife officials said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:13
    Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australia
    SYDNEY - An Australian wombat who became depressed after a massive cyclone tore through his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has died, prompting an outpouring on social media.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 May 2016 14:51
    NYC art auction season to kick off, break a taboo
    The spring art auction season kicks off Sunday in New York with paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Cy Twombly and a taboo-smashing statue of Hitler.
    Art
  • Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:01
    Best babysitting job ever? Australia seeks chief wombat cuddler
    Sydney - Derek, an orphaned wombat, is looking for a cuddler.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Jan 2016 01:00
    World Bank recommends 'womb to tomb" care policy
    Fast-depleting labour force likely to cause significant social and economic cots.
    national
  • Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:03
    UK to attempt first womb transplants
    LONDON (AFP) - Britain will attempt to carry out its first womb transplants after a clinical trial enabling 10 women to undergo the procedure was approved, doctors said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:19
    Thousands of womb cancers prevented by the pill: study
    PARIS (AFP) - The contraceptive pill has prevented some 200,000 cases of womb cancer over the last decade in rich nations alone, according to research published Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:00
    Singaporeans pay big bucks to rent a womb
    Bangkok a popular place for desperate couples who want to start a family
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00
    Panda embryo found on ultrasound, but no vital signs yet
    THERE HAS been a further twist in regard to Chiang Mai Zoo's giant panda Lin Hui and her pregnancy. The zoo's team of veterinarians said yesterday the latest ultrasound had found a 9cm x 3cm embryo in her womb - but they had not been able to detect any
    national
  • Fri, 03 Jan 2014 00:00
    Still unknown if panda carrying twins
    Chiang Mai Zoo veterinarians have still not been able to confirm whether giant panda Lin Hui is carrying twins in her womb, as the ultrasound result remains unclear.
    national
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