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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Drastic' 20pc cut in mainland visitors only one option, says Leung

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Johnny Tam, LO WEI

    ... Ng Kang-chung, Johnny Tam and Lo Wei Advisory body working to 'fine-tune' the number of tourists allowed Cutting mainland visitor numbers 20pc 'too drastic' Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying today said that a 20 per cent cut in the number of mainland visitors to Hong Kong was only one option being considered by a key government appointed advisory body. Speaking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519766/cutting-mainland-visitor-numbers-20pc-too-drastic
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Toilet read offers advice for mainland visitors caught short

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Toilet guide offers advice for visitors caught short A guide to finding toilets in Mong Kok has spread rapidly among mainland internet users since ... the slightest contribution to healing the wound. "I wish to end the hatred where it started," he writes, referring to the furore over the behaviour of mainland visitors to Hong Kong,  The book ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501946/toilet-read-offers-advice-mainland-visitors-caught-short
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Research reveals local fears amid concern that government's projections are too low Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll Almost two-thirds of Hong Kong people want controls on the influx of individual mainland visitors, a university survey shows. Results of the poll by the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at Chinese University were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463328/public-want-controls-mainland-visitors-poll
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pro-Beijing group starts petition welcoming mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... protesters demanded that the government curb mainland visitors, clashing with opposition groups in Tsim Sha Tsui’s Canton Road- an area that has mostly been taken over by designer brand stores ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com A pro-government, pro-Beijing group started a petition to welcome mainland tourists to the city on Sunday afternoon, just blocks away from a group calling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433704/pro-beijing-group-starts-petition-welcoming-mainland-visitors-hong
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No need for photos, just point us to the toilet, say mainland tourists

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:31pm by Shirley Zhao and Lo Wei

    ... directions Mainland visitors called yesterday for more signs pointing to public toilets in Hong Kong and help instead of confrontation from locals- as the row over a mainland toddler's urination ... put up more signs so people know where the toilets are," she said. Toilet read offers advice for mainland visitors caught short Pan Lingling, 31, who came to Hong Kong from Zhejiang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501574/photography-contest-launched-catch-mainlanders-act
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors were further exposed yesterday during a fiery debate over proposed changes to anti-discrimination laws. The equal opportunities watchdog was asked whether using the word "locust" to refer to a mainlander would be a punishable offence. Possible legislation to protect mainlanders and migrants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... for a cap on mainland visitor numbers. Residents in the New Territories have complained that tourists are placing a strain on pools in Sheung Shui, Tai Po and Tuen Mun during the summer period, ... political group, the NeoDemocrats, wants to scrap multiple-entry permits for Shenzhen permanent residents in order to lower the demand placed on public resources from visitors. Yam said that since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562956/neodemocrats-call-end-multi-entry-permits-shenzhen-residents
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... the Beijing original built by students 25 years ago. "I hope to attract both Hong Kong students and mainland visitors so that the truth about the June 4 massacre can be passed on to the next generation and radiated to the mainland," said Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which runs the museum. But there was still no sign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487459/hong-kongs-goddess-democracy-statue-shines-light-tiananmen-square
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com 25pc back protests against mainland visitors: poll A quarter of Hongkongers support protests targeting mainland visitors, a poll found. The survey by the state-run Global Times was conducted about a week after scores of protesters booed and hurled abuse at mainland shoppers and passers-by in Tsim Sha Tsui. The chief of the anti-discrimination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434808/most-people-both-sides-border-oppose-anti-mainland-protests-finds
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Amy Nip and Tony Cheung Idea to divert mainland visitors to Lok Ma Chau is met with indifference from officials, while others say shopping centre won't solve the problem Border mega ... implement its recommendations. The city welcomed about 54.3 million visitors last year, 70 per cent of whom were from the mainland. Arrivals are expected to reach 70 million in 2017. Locals staged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442548/lok-ma-chau-mega-mall-plan-gets-lukewarm-response-officials

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