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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Robert Chow Yung: There is another voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... that the pre-handover Hong Kong government had offered him right of abode in Britain under a British nationality scheme that gave 50,000 local elite families full citizenship to ease their fears of remaining ...

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    Democracy protesters arrested during Chater Road sit-in are unconditionally released

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:53pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... is lifted. However, the investigation into the alleged unlawful assembly was ongoing and police retained the right to prosecute the protesters, a spokesman for the force said. The 11 people include Johnson Yeung Ching-yin, convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front, organiser of the annual July 1 democracy rally; Alex Chow Yong-kang of the Federation of Students, which staged the overnight ...

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    Police vague about whether anti-Occupy Central officers breached code

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... neutral at all times". "But according to the Basic Law and the Bill of Rights Ordinance, all Hong Kong residents enjoy the freedom to express their views, and this of course includes ... the right decision on their own," he said. Earlier, Henry Ngo Chi-hang, of the Police Inspectors' Association, said he knew many officers had signed the petition in their personal ...

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    Rallying words for rule of law

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Stuart Lau and Gary Cheung

    ... the 1997 handover. On June 30, 1999, more than 600 lawyers took to the streets after the NPC Standing Committee made an interpretation of the Basic Law that overturned a landmark right-of-abode ...

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    Outgoing Finance Committee chairman Ng Leung-sing rates himself highly

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:57pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of pro-establishment lawmakers. He said the chairman had to strike a balance between lawmakers' right to ask questions and ensuring the legislature operated efficiently. However, he promised he would ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Top lawyer calls for pre-handover Sino-British deals to be made public

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:38pm

    ... electoral reform. Hoo said further information would help Hong Kong courts interpret the Basic Law and avoid constitutional controversies over matters such as right of abode. Simon Young Ngai-man, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN, NG KANG-CHUNG, BRIAN YAP

    ... for a similar order, spokesman Dominic Chan Choi-hi said. "If you keep disturbing me on my doorstep, I have the right to apply for an injunction order," Chan told reporters. A barrister who ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Blueprint for 2017 chief executive election to be published in October

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Joyce Ng

    ... chief executive elections. A higher threshold will constitute an unreasonable restriction on the right to take part in elections," said Cheung, a University of Hong Kong law scholar. Fellow ... with a two-thirds majority, to be pragmatic. Civic Party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit was disappointed, saying: "If you just [have] the right to vote, but the names on the ballot are not for us to decide, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Speak up now or risk being drowned out by the radicals, says Dr Law Chi-kwong to moderates

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Joyce Ng

    ... is that there are no unreasonable restrictions and that the people can have real choice," he said. But people should not accept any proposal that places unreasonable restrictions that would deprive them of the right ...

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    Little political consensus on how a party finance law might work

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JEFFIE LAM, SARAH KARACS

    ... and desirability of introducing such legislation. His successor, Stephen Lam Sui-lung, announced a year later that the government had decided it was not the right time to introduce the law. Under ... affiliated with any party, said a party law would not deter him from joining one. "It is the right way to go as regulation would increase the parties' transparency," he said. ...




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