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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

    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
  5. 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
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Has China breached the joint declaration? You decide

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... and monetary systems, shipping, aviation, education, defence and foreign affairs, basic rights and freedoms, right of abode, travel, immigration and land leases (in annex 3). To decide on the breach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1648822/has-china-breached-joint-declaration-you-decide
  7. Comment - Letters

    Poor immigration policy needs to be reviewed

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 05:17am by LETTERS

    ... in here or because of their relatives are here. It is interesting that the EOC is trying to review the discrimination law based only on poor legislation. My Singaporean husband applied for right of abode through the QMAS. He has been in Hong Kong for six years and has never been discriminated against at work because he speaks English and is willing to assimilate culturally. His educational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1635195/poor-immigration-policy-needs-be-reviewed
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by STAFF

    ... fighting for right of abode for their mainland children march to the government headquarters in Admiralty to call on the government to recognise their right to family reunification. The community ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1587433/talking-points
  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by LETTERS

    ... can be considerate and not flock to HK to give birth anymore. Jeremy Tang- I don't want those babies to have HK citizenship while their parents don't have the right of abode ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1503693/whats-being-said-facebookcomsouthchinamorningpost
  10. 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

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