Adoption news in India, Singapore, and some other Asian Countries

India

Child Adoption (The Times of India)

Adopt from India (Children’s Home Society of Minnesota)

No ‘pick and choose’ for couples opting for adoption

  • Prospective parents will now not be allowed to “pick and choose” a child.
  • They can only accept or reject the child offered by the national adoption body

NRI couple’s plan to adopt baby with special needs hits hurdle — new CARA guidelines

“An NRI couple’s decision to adopt a child with special needs may have delayed their plans of starting a family by at least a year.”

25 Factors To Consider When Adopting From India

Singapore 

Adopting a child in Singapore: 9 things to note

“There are several stringent criteria to pass before one can adopt a child in Singapore”

Want to adopt a child in Singapore?

“Before you begin, here is a checklist that is required by the Singaporean adoption law and a list of organisations that can provide valuable services and information throughout the adoption process.”

Why is it more difficult to adopt now?

“The prices for adoption have spiked in the recent years following stricter regulation compounded by a shrinking number of babies. Find out how a baby can now cost up to S$28,000 and why adopting seems like a more difficult option now.”

Vietnam

Vietnam (Intercountry Adoption)

Vietnam adoption – Holt International Adoption Agency 

Vietnam Adoption requirements

“Vietnam is not party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption.” 

Vietnam issues decree on new child adoption fees

“Paying for a baby: Foreigners wishing to adopt a Vietnamese child will be subject to new charges.”

Philippines

Philippines – Intercountry adoption

International adoption from Philippines

The Philippines has 1.8 million abandoned children. Here’s what keeps many from adoption (LA Times)

“Yet the country’s adoption bureaucracy is so forbidding that scores of aspiring adoptive parents are left in the cold, and abandoned children left to grow up without parents.”

5 Reasons to Adopt from the Philippines

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