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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    15 years on, landmark court ruling on right of abode still reverberates

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 02:01pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says the years have proved, since the 1999 right of abode ruling, that our rights can be protected under the Basic Law A court's duty This week marks ... 1999, is best remembered for the turbulent events it set in motion. The impact of the ruling and its aftermath are still being felt today. This case concerning the right of abode came at a time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1416538/15-years-landmark-court-ruling-right-abode-still
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Department of Justice's proposal on right of abode is worrisome

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Worrying twist on right of abode Hong Kong's rule of law is facing yet another serious challenge. After months of speculation, the government revealed how it intends to resolve the right of abode disputes involving foreign domestic helpers and mainlanders giving birth here. In a disturbing move, it is asking the Court of Final Appeal, before ruling on the maid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1104865/department-justices-proposal-right-abode-worrisome
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs to prepare for mainland Chinese children with right of abode

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... services. They have increased our population by at least 170,000 since the highest court in 2001 upheld their right of abode. Their numbers will grow by hundreds a month until next year, when ... counterparts, but they had every right to be applying. Their sons and daughters are also citizens. That our Basic Law guarantees that right and the associated benefits to every child born in our city, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1062015/leung-chun-ying-needs-prepare-mainland-children-right-abode
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Avoid asking Court of Final Appeal to decide again on right of abode

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Avoid court on right of abode Mainland mothers giving birth in Hong Kong is a problem that warrants serious attention. Thanks to the liberal regime set out in the Basic Law, ... in court. This includes the disturbing option of asking the city's top court to "rectify" its right of abode ruling handed down more than a decade ago. There are good reasons why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1040930/avoid-asking-court-final-appeal-decide-again-right-abode
  6. 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
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Legco fence is no barrier to people's right to hold protests

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fence no barrier to right to protest Cities, like people, change. That is why a three-metre fence is being built around the east-side entrance to the government's Tamar ... have hastened the perceived need to shore up security measures. Free speech is a cherished right of Hong Kong society and the ability to protest and demonstrate are integral elements. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557723/legco-fence-no-barrier-peoples-right-hold-protests
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Cheung Kong executive proved right as homebuyers' sentiment turns

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:23am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Index shows 3.7 per cent rise in housing costsin wake of Cheung Kong director's comments Market forecast proved right as prices rebound Barely six months ago, Justin Chiu Kwok-hung raised eyebrows when he declared that the worst of the property market slump was over. His remarks generated even more of a stir when he said the naysayers who thought otherwise were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556955/cheung-kong-executive-proved-right-homebuyers-sentiment
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Left and right need to be in step for the political reform fandango

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Mike Rowse looks at how we can get officials and pan-dems together Left and right need to be in step for the reform fandango By golly, they make an unlikely couple, but somehow the pan-democratic movement and the administration must be coaxed onto the dance floor together to secure universal suffrage for Hong Kong in 2017. It's not going to be pretty to watch. But failure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556190/left-and-right-need-be-step-political-reform-fandango
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Archbishop Kwong is quite right: Sometimes silence speaks the loudest

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by Alex Lo

    ... town to promote Occupy Central and encourage young people to take part in it. But I am the first one to defend Zen's right to free speech. Zen should be allowed to speak up regardless of whether you agree with his message. If he has that right, everyone else has that right in Hong Kong. Kwong has been accused of holding his views because he is a member of the Chinese People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549927/archbishop-kwong-quite-right-sometimes-silence-speaks

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