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  1. Right of abode bill splits Legco

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... born in Hong Kong must be a permanent resident in order for the child to be granted right of abode. 'Approval from the Department of Justice will ensure all wordings satisfy the three ... himself.' Since a landmark Court of Final Appeal ruling in the case of Chong Fung-yuen in 2001, babies born in Hong Kong have been entitled to the right of abode regardless of their parents' ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Abode amnesty rumour denied The government dismissed rumours that an amnesty is available for people claiming right of abode in Hong Kong during the 10th anniversary of the handover. A spokesman for the Security Bureau urged people 'not to be misled'. In 1999, Hong Kong's top court upheld the right of abode of children born to Hong Kong parents on the mainland, ...

  3. Abode impasse

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frustrated parents seeking abode for their mainland-born children have vowed to step up protest action after a meeting with the government this week failed to achieve progress. How can this issue be resolved? Write to us ...

  4. Political pressure denied by police

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... a rumour that mainlanders seeking right of abode in Hong Kong would be given an amnesty if they took part in the July 1 pro-democracy march. A Security Bureau spokesman said any people not eligible ... shout any slogans as long as they did not involve criminal intimidation. But the Civil Human Rights Front, which organises the annual march to fight for the introduction of universal suffrage, ...

  5. Hundreds march against ruling on Filipino maid

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com About 1,500 people marched from Wan Chai to government headquarters yesterday to protest against a court ruling in favour of the right of abode ... The protesters called for the government to appeal against the court decision granting right of abode to Evangeline Banao Vallejos, a ruling that could set a precedent for thousands of other migrant ...

  6. I may run next year as well, says Anson Chan

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their mainland-born children obtain right of abode in Hong Kong. Mrs Ip said she would try to help the families wanting to reunite with their children and urged the government to hasten the process for issuing one-way permits. She said she sympathised with such families but that as a government official during the right-of-abode controversy in 1999, she was obliged to implement decisions made ...

  7. Stifling protest invites trouble

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There are no shades of grey about freedom of speech in Hong Kong. Anyone, no matter who they are or where they are from, has the right to have their voice heard. Mainlanders, denied ... 14-month terms in a labour camp sends the worst possible message to upholders of basic rights and freedoms on both sides of the border. Song Ningsheng, 44, and Zeng Jiuzi, 53, were among hundreds ...

  8. Flexible approach can enable HK residents on the mainland to vote

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I cannot see any reason why the administration should adopt a double standard when it comes to the right to vote for Hong Kong citizens living across the border. This raises the issue of how ...

  9. Thousands vow protest over mainland cars

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... must have clean driving records, and be familiar with the risks of operating right-hand-drive vehicles on the left. But reports have proliferated online of mainland-registered vehicles breaking ...

  10. Explain the policy

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It seems to me that the Hong Kong government is very results-oriented in its approach to issues and problems, an attitude that is irritating. Some examples: On the right of abode issue, ... that the government will approach all problems with a conscience, try to make everything clear before implementation, always make our rights and freedom a priority and, above all, safeguard the rule of law. ...




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