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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Right of abode settled, for now

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Right of abode settled, for now The right-of-abode ruling by the city's top court appears to have spared Hong Kong a crisis, at least for the time being. Court of Final Appeal ruled that foreign domestic helpers had no right to claim permanent residency. The decision quashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands who may have wanted to settle here. The court also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199763/right-abode-settled-now
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Build HK schools in Shenzhen An influx of mainland schoolchildren with the right of abode became controversial last year because they took scarce school places in areas near ... to work with the mainland to provide the right environment for educationists to set up Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1538475/sake-children-build-hong-kong-schools-shenzhen
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Heed rights in new drug law Any law that detects drug users and steers them into counselling without fear of prosecution has to be welcomed. Early identification to enhance ... a test has aroused strong opposition, particularly from lawyers, social workers and human-rights groups, over rights and privacy issues. Another concern was that it might make addicts more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549928/new-drug-law-needs-respect-rights
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Do not close the door on Russia

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Do not close the door on Russia Russia faces being isolated by the West over its perceived unhelpfulness in investigating the downing by a missile of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. President Vladimir Putin's global standing had already been dented for supporting separatism in Ukraine and muzzling the free speech and the rights of sexual minorities in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563710/do-not-close-door-russia
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sides are still poles apart in the debate on political reform

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is to be welcomed. But as he rightly stressed, it takes two to tango. Sincerity from both sides is needed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560058/both-sides-are-still-poles-apart-debate-political-reform
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Civil rights lawyers have vital role to play in China

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Rights lawyers play vital role Civil rights lawyers should be highly valued by mainland authorities. Their work helps ease grievances and calms dissent. Yet restrictions, ... accountability and transparency while there is such suppression. Rights advocates have warned of a stepped-up crackdown after the arrest this month of prominent lawyer Pu Zhiqiang. He is among a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1537853/civil-rights-lawyers-have-vital-role-play-china
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Genuine will needed for legal reform in China

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the problem of judicial errors, the role of lawyers in litigation will be enhanced. This includes protecting their right to cross-examine a witness. That it has taken so long for China to come up ... People's Court are the fundamentals of a judicial system. Belated as it is, the overhaul is a step in the right direction. This is just part of a long crusade, though. The past decades have seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557328/genuine-will-needed-legal-reform-china
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Public still needs to be convinced on right power option for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Doubts on power must be resolved The public consultation on energy supply has generated heated debate in the community. That it has netted more than 10,000 submissions over a span of three months underlines people's interest in the sub ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535779/public-still-needs-be-convinced-right-power-option-hong-kong
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    India takes a sensible first step towards economic reform

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what he outlined has the right approach of attracting foreign investment and building much-needed infrastructure. He promised hi-tech cities, industrial corridors, power stations and ports. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556752/india-takes-sensible-first-step-towards-economic-reform
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    After the Snowden affair, our basic rights still need safeguarding

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Risk to our rights after Snowden A year ago this week US whistle-blower Edward Snowden, the source of explosive revelations about Washington's collection of private phone records, e-mails and internet data at home and abroad, broke cover in Hong Kong and gave an exclusive interview to the South China Morning Post. Snowden's disclosures destroyed any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1531173/after-snowden-affair-our-basic-rights-still-need

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