hong kong law

Foreign Maids' Victory Faces Challenge

A Hong Kong high court ruling stating that it is unconstitutional to deny domestic workers permanent residence after several years of uninterrupted residency is being challenged by the government. BBC reports: Hong Kong’s...

Gome Case Highlights Cross-border Difficulties

The Financial Times gives an update on the case against tycoon Huang Guangyu, who is being investigated both in Hong Kong and on the mainland. The court in Hong Kong is having difficulty proceeding with the case as access to...

HK’s Half-Baked Anti-Racism Law

From Time: On July 10, Hong Kong’s legislative body passed the Chinese territory’s first-ever law against racial discrimination. The bill was in the works for more than a decade, the product of tortured haggling over...

Henry C K Liu: Hong Kong appeal court in the dock

From Asia Times: To strengthen the rule of law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and to prevent the use of the law for veiled geopolitical purposes, there is a need to limit the jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) to legal issues; and to create a new Basic […]

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