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  1. Human touch

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... their lives all but secret won't do that; it can only be done if they have a personal face that we can relate to. With acceptability, being 'human' is as important as doing and saying what is right. Peter Kammerer is a senior writer at the Post ...

  2. Rightful duty

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... and pretending to be a public hero to cover up and excuse his neglect of duty. I am not against Lam for criticising the government. But, he should do his job properly as a guardian of human rights ... him to perform a number of functions such as to speak for the underprivileged and help formulate policies to protect their rights. The goal of the EOC is to eradicate all forms ...

  3. Anson Chan speaks out on HK rights

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... night about her life in retirement, she said that when it came to press freedom or human rights, Hongkongers would definitely not sit back and do nothing if there were any intervention. Mrs ... Jimmy Cheung Hong Kong people will not sit back and do nothing if there is intervention in their freedoms and rights, says former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang. Mrs Chan said ...

  4. 40 pregnant overstayers in hiding, rights group says

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com At least 40 pregnant mainlanders are now staying illegally in Hong Kong, waiting to give birth in a public hospital, the Mainland-Hong Kong Families Rights ... and the delivery booking certificates of public and private hospitals are being standardised. Central to the maternity issue is the right of abode granted to all children born in the city. Mainland ...

  5. Beijing loyalists welcome probe of activist's death

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the grief and outrage of Hong Kong people, and 'see to it that justice and human rights, which are founding principles of any society, will not be violated with impunity'. Meanwhile, chief ... at the international level either,' Fan said. 'Matters like these happen because the officials do not value the lives of the people, do not respect the rights of the people... do not have an in-depth ...

  6. Bishop weighs in for right-of-abode seekers

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Amy Nip The head of the Catholic Church in the city has put his weight behind right-of-abode seekers, urging the government to speed up family reunions for mainland ... discussion today on the mainland's plans to relax immigration rules, amid rights groups' claims that the change was inadequate to address the pain of separation. 'Mainland children ...

  7. Beijing tips Tang to be Hong Kong's next chief

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... violated human rights. A source close to senior mainland officials said on Tuesday that Tang, 58, would top other candidates vying to succeed Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, whose term ends ... called for the ouster of Hong Kong's police chief, claiming authorities used excessive force to keep protesters away from Li, who is himself slated to be China's next premier. Rights ...

  8. Mainland mum issue 'settled In 1993'

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the law drafters, there are chances their interpretation now might be different from what they had [originally] interpreted.' Ho Hei-wah, a human rights advocate at the Society for Community ... of the Basic Law to grant the right of abode to everyone born in the city. Alan Hoo, who is also a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, pointed to a consensus ...

  9. Show us you can do better, C.Y.

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of law, free speech and human rights are not just fundamental to its success, but serve as a Chinese model of democratic development. Though he has not radically reshuffled the ministries, he has ... country, two systems' concept. Concrete policies He has earned the right to a chance to carry out his promise to address the root causes of social discontent- the rich-poor gap, housing ...

  10. Population policy must be debated

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... included in the report is the recently imposed ban on mainland couples arranging birth in Hong Kong, and the prospect of an end to right of abode for such offspring. Lam says this is partly ... implications for pension planning and youth employment. But it is a debate Hong Kong has to have if it is to capitalise fully on the potential of its human resources. Population policy has been dumped ...




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