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  1. 51/2 years jail for last right-of-abode protester

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li The last member of a group of right-of-abode seekers has been jailed for 51/2 years for his role in the fiery protest in the Immigration Tower five years ago that killed two ... on the right of abode had been oppressive and discriminatory. In June, seven others involved in the violent protest were jailed for up to eight years after pleading guilty in a retrial to two counts ...

  2. Time for right-of-abode restrictions to be eased

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to drastically reduce the number of years required for the right of abode. Two to three years are the international norm. As the mainland prospers, more of its people become highly trained and educated. ... in Taiwan- are expected to benefit from the new rules. Dr Lai has rightly observed that the current system is not only inhumane, but that it violates human rights. The strenuous conditions deter ...

  3. Right of abode controversy

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong residents satisfied the eligibility for right of abode, as at least one of their parents was a Hong Kong permanent resident at the time of their birth. Up to now, the government has issued ...

  4. Grave desecrations linked to right-of-abode row

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... is connected to the on-going fight between the government and right-of-abode seekers. The attack, a fortnight ago, coincided with the sixth anniversary of the death of Immigration Tower arson hero ... said yesterday. But a police source said: 'The damage could be linked to right-of-abode seekers because it happened on the sixth anniversary of the death of Leung Kam-kwong after the arson ...

  5. Right-of-abode protester is denied chance to appeal against sentence

    Posted Nov 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The last person sentenced over a right-of-abode protest that ended in a fiery death for two people inside Wan Chai's Immigration Tower six years ago was yesterday refused ... and all abode seekers required treatment. Lee was found guilty of causing the death of senior immigration officer Leung Kam-kwong by an unlawful, dangerous act. He was cleared of a count ...

  6. H shares merit right of abode in HSI

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Craig

    ... Mobile, can make it into the HSI, while its largest fixed-line carrier, China Telecom, cannot. Here, right of abode depends on where you are incorporated, not where your business and profits ...

  7. Migrants invest $1.69b for right of abode

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... settle in Hong Kong if they invest $6.5 million in the city. They become eligible for the right of abode after seven years. The department has approved 231 of 582 applications from hopefuls ... poured a total of $1.69 billion into Hong Kong in return for the right to live here. At least three of them have spent a combined $100 million on flats in the Mid-Levels. The investment figures ...

  8. Hundreds of Fujianese refused entry

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen and Felix Chan Rejections come amid rumours that mainlanders would be granted right of abode Hundreds of Fujianese visitors were turned away by Hong Kong immigration authorities yesterday amid rumours that the government would grant right of abode to mainlanders in celebration of the handover anniversary. At least 320 visitors from the mainland had ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...




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