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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 - 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
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Change for better, or worse? Clearing up confusion over marriage bill rights

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 02:27pm by YORK CHOW

    ... York Chow York Chow says transsexuals' right to marry should not be made conditional on surgery Change for better, or worse? Clearing up the confusion over marriage bill On July 9, ... that transsexuals have the right to marry in their affirmed gender, after having completed sex reassignment surgery. In the ensuing months, there has been extensive and divisive debate on the bill, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1543525/change-better-or-worse-clearing-confusion-over-marriage-bill-rights
  10. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Artist recreates tournament in Subbuteo- right down to Suarez's teeth

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:56am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Terry Lee has been hard at work capturing iconic moments from Brazil with little plastic men from the old-school footy game Follow @JamesPorteous If you're under 30 you probably have no idea what Subbuteo is but ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1543295/world-cup-diary-artist-recreating-tournament-subbuteo-right-down

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