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  1. New rule to end the agony of abode row

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... now, they have been prevented from doing so by controversial right of abode laws. The new policy, unveiled by Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong in Beijing, effectively brings to an end the decade-long right of abode saga, which has split families, created a series of landmark legal rulings and sparked violent protests. Right of abode campaigners said the new arrangement ...

  2. Seven abode-seekers convicted in High Court

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.41pm: Seven abode-seekers were convicted in the High Court of starting a blaze at the Immigration Tower five years ago, local radio reported on Friday. Sze ... of suspected paint thinner were splashed around a room on the 13th floor, igniting flames that engulfed immigration officers and abode seekers. Senior immigration officer Leung Kam-kwong, 42, ...

  3. Heart of the matter

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... not confer the right of abode in Britain- to Hong Kong people. At that time, seeking a foreign passport as political insurance was regarded as a normal thing to do; nobody felt indignation. In early ... in the Joint Declaration, and subsequently in the Basic Law, that the chief executive and principal officials must be Chinese nationals without the right of foreign abode. It was only after London ...

  4. Interest in BN(O) passports declines

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... said that BN(O) passports- which were offered to Hongkongers before the handover as travel documents but without the right of abode in Britain- reflected his nation's ... The Scotland-based group, which has members in Hong Kong, is petitioning for BN(O) passport holders to receive the right of abode in Britain. ...

  5. Colourful TVB boss who took an unusual path to broadcasting fame

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Vivienne Chow

    ... linguistics and theatre at the University of Hong Kong and after graduating in 1981 joined the government as an administrative officer. He spent four years in London lobbying for the right of abode ...

  6. New director upbeat on the way forward

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their duties, their responsibilities and their roles effectively and efficiently'. Mr Tam was a political appointee who gave up his foreign right of abode amid a political storm last year after ... and the media in his new role, after being named to succeed Norman Chan Tak-lam from August 1. 'I think the further expansion of the political appointment system is a right decision. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enjoys the right of abode in Hong Kong. A permanent resident not of Chinese nationality will become a 'Chinese citizen' after his naturalisation application was approved ... the applicant: Has a near relative who is a Chinese national having the right of abode in Hong Kong; Has the right of abode in Hong Kong; Is habitually resided in Hong Kong; Lives with the principal ...

  8. Community defines the new game plan

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... office moved to set the record straight. On June 7, the Hong Kong China News Agency quoted an official from the office as saying that the appointment of undersecretaries with foreign right of abode was in line with the Basic Law, their policy towards Hong Kong and the city's practical situation. Importantly, it noted that the five undersecretaries had demonstrated ...

  9. Public mood signals summer of discontent

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... earthquake. And although certain provisions in the Basic Law, such as the right of abode, have become subjects of controversy since the handover, its supremacy has neither been resisted nor seriously ...

  10. Age of unreason

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... crisis is a birth rate that is only half the replacement level (if those to mainland mothers without right of abode are excluded). Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may want us all to follow ... in the ageing process. But meanwhile, in Hong Kong, the senior civil servants- and employees in the ever-growing number of quasi-government organisations- are sticking to their 'rights ...




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