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  1. 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, ...

  2. Abode seekers to highlight plight in song

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan A group of abode seekers, their parents and supporters are planning to hold a singalong tonight as a show of solidarity and to raise funds for a 'right of abode university'. Nine years ago, the National People's Congress Standing Committee ruled that while the Basic Law said the children of permanent residents of Hong Kong had right of abode, they could ...

  3. Encourage early return of local-born mainlanders

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... birth rates - well below replacement level - it is good that mainland women are giving birth here, since their children will have the right of abode in Hong Kong. The trouble, from ... Why not? The government has been aware for years that all children born of mainland mothers have the right of abode here. This column suggested in 2006 that government officials should ...

  4. A mainland solution for our schools

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that people born of Chinese nationals in Hong Kong have right of abode here. From 709 in 2000, the number has gone up to 9,273 last year. If only a fraction of these children took up the option ... in Shenzhen, from where busloads of children with the right of abode here have long been criss-crossing the border every day to go to Hong Kong schools. As these children have the right to permanent ...

  5. Parents shocked by 700pc fee rise at Beijing international school

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing A top international school in Beijing is locked in a tug of war with angry parents- mostly expatriates, Hong Kong residents, and mainlander returnees- after announcing a 700 per cent fee increase. Parents of Fangcaodi primary schoo ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liberal studies teachers must beware danger of tying grades to politics

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... opposing positions on domestic workers' right of abode. To my disappointment, those opposing residency rights immediately made points which were offensive, such as the helpers "all have ... no right to abode. Most were well written. Many made strong points, like helpers do not pay income tax, but also included assertions like helpers could not contribute much to Hong Kong society. ...

  7. Troubling text

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... of the government'. But it makes no mention of final accountability to the Standing Committee of National People's Congress, as in the right of abode case. An exercise on the policy of closing schools ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Locals-only in Hong Kong schools will send the wrong message

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... parents will soon be over. The zero-birth quota will not stop children who have obtained the right of abode by being born here from returning to study. The pressure is apparently shifting from ... mentality is already reflected in the zero-birth quota for mainland mothers and "locals-only" flats. The chief executive is perhaps right to say babies born to non-local parents will have ...

  9. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Summer study tours abroad 'need right values'

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... Overseas study tours are on the rise, but some put five-star luxury before cultural and academic enrichment, writes Luisa Tam Summer schools were once designed simply to promote academic success or billed as cram centres, adding an unnecessary burden on s ...




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