10 AUG 2011

Category One Country Two Systems Principle Issue Rights of abode issue for foreign domestic helpers News Content Mr. Wang Guangya, director of the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office was quoted as saying that the Basic Law should not be amended easily, rejecting it as an option for solving the disputes over the […]

9 AUG 2011

Category Infrastructure Development Issue Public Consultation on the third runway of Hong Kong International Airport. News Content Upon the enormous pressure from the community, the Airport Authority yesterday released eight consultancy reports it commissioned to the study the social and environmental impact of the third runway. The consultancy report forecasted the carbon dioxide emission will […]

8 AUG 2011

Category One Country Two Systems Principle Issue Court battle over foreign domestic helpers’ rights to permanent residency News Content Executive Council held a three-hour special meeting last week to discuss government’s position on the case. No public announcement was made after the meeting. But it was reported that the administration would await the outcome of […]