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  1. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Lawyers caution government against directly seeking Beijing's help

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Beijing's interpretation of the Basic Law in the right-of-abode issue, the administration should not directly approach the central government to do so on its own, legal experts warn. Doing so ... Davis, of the University of Hong Kong, said his preference was for the Hong Kong government to resolve the right-of-abode issue concerning children born in the city to mainlanders through ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Cross-border babies not home yet

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to be grilled by lawmakers about the right of abode for children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents after the Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying stressed the city "will and should seek a better legal solution". It follows the Court of Final Appeal's refusal to refer to Beijing for an interpretation of the Basic Law regarding right of abode, which was expected to impact ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's elitist election system plays right into hands of tycoons

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 02:42pm by MICHAEL PASKEWITZ

    ... in the hands of a few and income mobility is minimal for the vast majority. Second, other concerns, such as cage homes, environmental or civil rights issues are unlikely to be addressed by chief ...

  4. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Honest client rights 1 million yuan bank bungle; Wealthy married woman claims bully boyfriend stole car and valuables

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:08am by Alice Yan

    ... that his bank had been sent a large amount of cash. After he was called by the accountant, he said he would return the funds because it was the right thing to do. Death at building site Managers ...

  5. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    China Taiping Insurance shares dive on rights issue plan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 12:32pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Shares in China Taiping Insurance Holdings slipped as much as 16 per cent on Monday morning after the company announced the plan for a HK$6.4 billion rights issue. The insurer said on Friday night that the offer was for 21 rights shares to be issued for every 100 shares held at a subscription price of HK$11.89 each. The rights issue would represent ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Seiji Yoshida's lies about "comfort women" exploited by Japan's right

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... 'Professional liar' a tool for Japan's right When Seiji Yoshida first bared his tortured soul about his actions in Korea during the second world war, he was acclaimed as a hero by the left ... in August 1992. "It may be the worst abuse of human rights in Asia in this century." The second book ultimately proved to be his downfall, however, as Japanese historians pored over ...

  7. 'Amend HK law to deny babies abode'

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 2001 that babies born in Hong Kong to mainland parents have right of abode regardless of their parents' residency status. Wang did not say which law should be amended, nor the steps to be followed. Some legal experts and lawmakers have suggested changing the Immigration Ordinance to deprive babies born to non-local parents of the right of abode. That would go against Basic Law ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Evangeline Vallejos, domestic helper in abode case, 'feared for safety in Hong Kong'

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Domestic helper in abode case has left HK 'in fear for her safety' The domestic helper at the centre of a high-profile court battle for the right of abode has moved back to the Philippines because she fears for her safety, her former employer says. Evangeline Banao Vallejos, who turned 60 this year, left behind the legal fight and flew home ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: Jury's still out on MLB chief Selig's legacy

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 09:07pm by Tim Noonan

    ... Retiring baseball commissioner's record in office can be viewed as either good with bad bits, or bad with good bits Jury still out on Selig's legacy Baseball in October, anything more would just be greedy. And now autumn is upon us once again we ...

  10. Abode rules have served HK well

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Regina Ip Right of abode, along with democratic development, must rank as one of the most controversial issues to have dogged Hong Kong in the past quarter of a century. Shortly after the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the future of Hong Kong, right of abode was placed on the agenda of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group, a meeting group of the Chinese ...




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