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  1. Post leads the way for human rights awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ricky Chung gained a merit for a photo of a right-of-abode protest and Steve Cray won a merit for a photo feature of a leprosy village in a remote part of the mainland. Artist Henry Wong ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post gained eight awards in the 11th Annual Human Rights Press Awards yesterday, more than any other publication in Asia. The Far East Economic ...

  2. Four battle for a bridge to their families

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Three of the men who used a Wan Chai footbridge as a podium to demand right of abode talk about their struggle Four elderly men, desperate to reunite with their families after an eight-year battle with the government over right of abode, climbed on top of a footbridge in Wan Chai on Monday night and threatened to jump. Their actions- which caused a traffic gridlock ...

  3. VIPs chose abode a long ride from Games village

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... acted as a sort of unofficial abode. That would explain the constant patrol of uniformed police outside and around that area of East Tsim Sha Tsui during the past two weeks. In addition ...

  4. Scramble to save HK man, son on streets of Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Shenzhen and ate leftovers from nearby restaurants. He could not return to Hong Kong because his son was born on the mainland and does not automatically enjoy right of abode. He fears he ... the hospital where the boy was born so he can obtain a birth certificate, needed for a right of abode application. The Immigration Department said yesterday it had to verify Mr Cheung's claims ...

  5. Canadian consul general shares fond memories as he prepares to take a hike

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... general, whose last day is Thursday, isn't ruling out returning for short trips or even part-time residence. 'My daughters have right of abode, so I certainly will come back for periods ...

  6. Post gets the scoop at awards

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reporter Sherry Lee was second runner-up in the same category for a feature revealing the plight of 150 mainland abode-seeking children hidden in Hong Kong after the right of abode saga. The Post ...

  7. Post honoured with 14 prizes in Hong Kong journalism awards

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Aids in rural China. Sherry Lee was second runner-up in the category with a story about the plight of mainland children who remained in Hong Kong in the aftermath of the right-of-abode ...

  8. Should animals have rights?

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Ling-oi, Yuen Hui-ling Wong Ling-oi, 13, St Stephen's Girls' College Many people insist that the public should respect animal rights. I don't think so. For a start, humans are without a doubt far more complicated than any other living thing. We have a unique ability to think and express ourselves, and to formulate social systems with rights ...

  9. Millions at stake in 'divorce forum shopping', court ruling shows

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a previous HK$378 million award to the wife could not take effect. The couple in question were married in Shenzhen in 1992, but quickly moved to Hong Kong where they gained right of abode and gave ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Shaw Prize winners say Hong Kong system to 'succeed' does not feel right

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Astronomy laureates say a system where pupils follow a set path to 'succeed' in life feels wrong Local education shocks Shaw Prize winners Professor Jane Luu's eyes widen as she leans back in her chair and ...




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