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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong British Army veterans: 'We have become the forgotten soldiers'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... have become the forgotten soldiers' Hong Kong British Army veterans visiting London in their fight to win right of abode found their role in the former colonial ruler's history ... right of abode for all Chinese Hong Kong veterans who served in the British Army. Under the British Nationality Selection Scheme launched in 1990, 50,000 Hong Kong families were given British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352737/hong-kong-british-army-veterans-we-have-become-forgotten-soldiers
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Outrage over children the city forgot

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com 200,000 youngsters born to mainland parents have right of abode, but population policy consultation has dismissed them, say families Outrage over children ... the right of abode. However, kicking off the consultation on population policy on Thursday, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said that these children were not a "solution" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1339977/outrage-over-children-city-forgot
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    British lawmaker to Beijing: Allow Hong Kong to rejoin Commonwealth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... to give right of abode to just 500 former servicemen at the 1997 handover. Citing his belief in the maintenance of close ties between Britain and its past and present overseas territories, he ... commits them to 16 core values including democracy and human rights. Member states also retain political and cultural ties and compete in the Commonwealth Games every four years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352736/british-lawmaker-wants-hong-kong-back-commonwealth
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... the Basic Law on the issue of right of abode in Hong Kong. The other protest came in 2005, over the term length of the new chief executive after the resignation of Tung Chee-hwa. ... the silent protest," he said. Solicitor Kevin Yam, a member of the Law Society's Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee, said he planned to file at least 75 signatures collected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young democracy firebrands stars of documentary

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... the election of a new chief executive- Leung Chun-ying- and legislative councillors. The year was also witness to the once-in-a-decade leadership change on the mainland and a landmark right-of-abode ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1408682/young-democracy-firebrands-stars-documentary

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