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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent residency. The appeal may also reopen the case of whether children born locally to mainlanders have the right of abode they enjoy now. The government has asked the top court to seek a clarification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:00pm by LOWELL CHOW

    ... Lowell Chow Lowell Chow finds Chinese companies becoming more open to change Protecting workers' human rights is good for business A report this month by the Fair Labour Association ... names get a lot of attention. But this is just part of a much bigger picture of business' human rights impact in the greater China region. Equally important are the social effects of major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580756/protecting-workers-rights-good-business-china-and-elsewhere
  3. 'Legal means' to tackle abode issue

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chief-executive-elect Leung Chun-ying yesterday assured lawmakers that he would stick to legal channels when tackling the issue of right of abode for children born in Hong Kong to mainland ... to the root of the problem. 'It must be dealt with by addressing the issue of right of abode [for children born to mainland mothers without Hong Kong husbands] through legal means,' Lau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998574/legal-means-tackle-abode-issue
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cool heads needed to get Hong Kong on the right path towards democracy

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... Andrew Leung Andrew Leung says Hong Kong has not reached a 'now or never' moment in its democratic development, as supporters of Occupy Central seem to believe, and calm negotiation is best Let's cool it Amid the political reform controvers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579312/cool-heads-needed-get-hong-kong-right-path-towards-democracy
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Mainland China parents can relax on abode issue

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau Mainland parents relax on abode issue With the top court shunning a government request to seek constitutional clarification from Beijing, the right of abode currently enjoyed ... and the rule of law". As of last year, at least 200,000 children like Li's daughter had been born in the city since the Court of Final Appeal granted right of abode in 2001 to Chong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199666/mainland-china-parents-can-relax-abode-issue
  6. Business - China Business

    Clear Media in mainland China buying push for ad rights of failed firms

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by Sophie Yu

    ... cent cheaper than they used to be," said Mark Thewlis, the executive chairman of Clear Media. Thewlis said that as prices fell, the firm would continue to acquire advertising rights ... that in recent years when cities tendered the rights for bus-shelter advertising space, small local operators would bid high to the point that it was unrealistic to take part in the auctions. "Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1580429/clear-media-mainland-china-buying-push-ad-rights-failed
  7. News - Hong Kong - MOTHERS' RIGHTS

    Mother-to-be locked in battle with Hong Kong hospital over right to keep placenta

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 06:48pm by Kylie Knott

    ... of dollars, against a few hundred in public hospitals. She said refusing her was a violation of her human rights: "It's my body and I should be able to do with it what I want." Human-rights lawyer Mike Vidler agreed that a woman was entitled to keep her body parts. "Bureaucratic conservatism is at work if the public hospitals in Hong Kong don't allow women to claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580043/mum-be-locked-battle-hong-kong-hospital-over-right-keep-placenta
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    North Korea Human Rights Film Festival offers tales of horror, heroism

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... a visit to the North Korea Human Rights Film Festival at City University. Born in Jilin in 1963, he flex with his family to North Korea to escape the turbulence of the Cultural Revolution when he ... believes she narrowly avoided falling victim to human trafficking. "I was worried that I would be repatriated, but then I sensed something was not right. There were men waiting for me ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580205/north-korea-human-rights-film-festival-offers-tales-horror-heroism
  9. Reinterpretation of abode ruling necessary, says Regina Ip

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The government's decision to seek reinterpretation of the Basic Law on the right of abode controversy was a 'decisive' and 'necessary' move that had ... on the mainland and Guangdong alone has tens of millions of people. There's also Fujian. If a large number of mainland people had flocked to Hong Kong claiming right of abode it would have posed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597504/reinterpretation-abode-ruling-necessary-says-regina-ip
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tireless rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies British human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, an early member of Amnesty International, has died at the age of 89, the charity she founded said. Bamber, who died on Thursday, worked in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in 1945 to help survivors. She went on to work for human rights in a career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579440/helen-bamber-human-rights-advocate-and-amnesty-co-founder-dies

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