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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's immigration department challenges boy’s right to abode ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the courts in a challenge launched by the Immigration Department. James McAllister, 11, was born in 2002 to a Hong Kong permanent resident who married a British man, court papers show. James' ... Chan Hei-yee failed three times to get him a permanent identity card from the department, but succeeded in June before an appeal tribunal. The director of immigration, in his capacity ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    First mainland mother to sneak in by plane is jailed

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... at the last minute was jailed yesterday. The Immigration Department said it would improve communications with airlines after Ye Qianfeng, 26, was sentenced at Sha Tin Court to eight months in prison ... is legally entitled to right of abode. Fung Tai-kwong, assistant principal immigration officer, said there was no indication that more women were taking planes to the city to give birth. He said: ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ruling may open up other rights to new immigrants

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Ruling may open up other rights to new immigrants Some barristers and lawmakers warned yesterday's judgment could mean new immigrants were also eligible for other rights usually reserved for permanent residents. Non-permanent residents in Hong Kong- immigrants who have not yet lived in the city for seven years- are only entitled to some ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Colleague's screaming 'caused mild deafness'

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Thomas Chan

    ... a communications system. In a writ filed yesterday, Richard Egbers, 43, alleges the Civil Aviation Department failed to ensure workplace safety and he has suffered a loss of earnings because he could ... Protection Department's website. Tinnitus is ringing in the ears that interferes with hearing. Egbers has also suffered from a post-traumatic adjustment disorder and insomnia, the court document ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mainland mum jailed for flouting birth rules

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... by the Immigration Department revealing details of the case, is the fourth person jailed for making a false claim since the government banned mainland women from arranging to give birth at public hospitals ... for one year after using a "sham marriage" to give birth in the city. An Immigration Department spokesman said: "Any person who knowingly and wilfully makes a false statutory ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Immigration stand on Filipino mother misconceived, appeal judges say

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... was supposedly understood … and how it was actually dealt with by the director." He also ordered the Immigration Department to bear all legal costs. The judicial review, nevertheless, is far from ... Immigration stand on Filipino 'misconceived' The Court of Appeal has quashed a 2010 immigration decision rejecting a foreigner's plea to remain in the city to look after her young ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Filipino maid's son born and raised in Hong Kong loses permanent residency bid

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:43pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Court rules he and his mother, a Filipino maid, provided insufficient proof this was his home Teen born and raised in HK loses residency fight A teenager born and raised in Hong Kong as the son of a Filipino maid has lost his bid for permanent residency after the top court dismissed his challenge to an Immigration Department decision. A five-judge Court ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Justice department sued over unpaid bill of HK$6.1m in Carson Yeung case

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Justice department 'owes HK$6.1m' for Yeung case A consultancy that helped the Department of Justice in its prosecution of businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing for money laundering is suing the government for service fees of HK$6.1 million, a High Court writ shows. FTI Consulting (Hong Kong) said the department left unpaid bills dated as far back ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Father and son property tycoons block key evidence in criminal probe

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHRIS LAU

    ... let Tsang release the documents while another court later decided the department should get only partial access. Prosecutors are pursuing allegations that Lee and Li forged a loan agreement ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    High Court building evacuated as firefighters tackle fire

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by Stuart Lau and Julie Chu

    ... Department vehicles were also on standby at the main entrance to prepare to escort detained individuals from the building if necessary. The fire is believed to have started in an air-conditioning ...




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