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  • Border controls for Hong Kong-China rail link will follow Basic Law, justice ...
    Border controls for Hong Kong-China rail link will follow Basic Law, justice ...

    Hong Kong's justice minister on Friday sidestepped questions about whether mainland Chinese immigration officers would work in the city's high-speed rail terminal when it opens in 2017. Asked if additional clauses would be inserted into the Basic Law ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | May 22, 2015 08:24
  • Abandoned boy, 12, divides opinion in bid for Hong Kong residency
    Abandoned boy, 12, divides opinion in bid for Hong Kong residency

    "It's breaking the law twice. If he manages to be granted a stay, then Hong Kong's immigration laws are completely shot" and the case might open the floodgates to similar appeals, Tam said. Sze Lai-shan, who works with migrant children and families at ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | May 22, 2015 02:42
  • Is Missouri's agricultural law being rewritten in Hong Kong?
    Is Missouri's agricultural law being rewritten in Hong Kong?

    When America's largest pork producer, Virginia-based Smithfield Foods, was looking to sell itself to a Chinese company a few years ago, it had a problem: Part of its operations were in Missouri, where a state law prohibited foreign ownership of ...

    STLtoday.com | May 23, 2015 01:07
  • Abandoned 12-year-old boy becomes legal after nine undocumented years in ...
    Abandoned 12-year-old boy becomes legal after nine undocumented years in ...

    A 12-year-old boy who had lived in Hong Kong for nine years without documentation was given temporary papers to stay yesterday, while his grandmother was arrested for helping him breach conditions of stay. The grandmother, 67-year-old Chow Siu-shuen, ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | May 21, 2015 05:37

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