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  1. Mainland visitors each spending HK$12,000

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Mainland visitors spend an average of HK$12,000 during their stay in Hong Kong, a survey found. Nearly 60 per cent of that will be spent in shops, mainly on purchases ... research firm which interviewed more than 500 mainland visitors towards the end of last year. Almost two-thirds arrived during National Day Golden Week in October with the rest visiting over ...

  2. Mainland visitors spur record arrivals

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dennis Ng A late surge in mainland visitors helped drive up the total number of arrivals last year to a record 29.59 million, up 0.3 per cent from 2008 despite the fallout of the financial meltdown. The Tourism Board recorded almost a million more mainland visitors last year at 17.69 million, or about 60 per cent of the total. But the number of long-haul visitors fell 6.1 per cent ...

  3. Tourism chief expects fewer visitors

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... encouraging, with the number of mainland visitors shrinking about 15 per cent year on year during the first 15 days of this month. Over half of Hong Kong's visitor arrivals are from the mainland. Last year, visitors from Guangdong accounted for 78 per cent of the 16.8 million mainland arrivals. ...

  4. Quality of visitors gives HK event the edge

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... Manufacturing, which has been attending the fair for more than 10 years, said the event was the only Asian electronics fair worth attending due to the quality of its visitors. 'The visitor quality of the Hong Kong fair is better than [those who attend] fairs on the mainland, where visitors mainly go to buy low-cost products,' said sales director Christopher Fok. 'The Hong Kong fair ...

  5. Beijing fears hostile use of GPS by visitors

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mainland experts say. The development of intercontinental ballistic missiles has increased the demand for precise location data because a tiny error could send a long-range missile hundreds ... on the mainland. A popular article widely circulating in mainland internet chat rooms titled 'How to Catch a Foreign Spy Mapping Chinese Terrain' expresses such sentiments. The author, whose ...

  6. PCCW targets CDMA network at visitors

    Posted Nov 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung PCCW, the city's largest telecommunications firm, kicked off a 3G mobile service yesterday based on CDMA technology from the United States. The service will cater mainly to visitors from the mainland, Japan, South Korea and the US who seek roaming services through their existing operators. Local users who want to sign up for the service can apply ...

  7. Mainland internet firms dominant in top 20

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent, or 270.02 million unique visitors in May. Regional Yahoo and Microsoft sites saw the next largest total visits at 218.47 million and 204.88 million, respectively. Mainland internet firms, however, accounted for 11 of the region's top 20 visited sites. Baidu (176.8 million unique visitors) and Tencent (174.15 million) were followed by five of the mainland's largest ...

  8. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... that has already had a big impact on daily life on the mainland. Last week, Shanghai's municipal government issued an order forbidding taxi drivers from accepting reservations through ...

  9. 'Mane' attraction

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Equestrian-themed TV ads are to be screened, one of which will feature Tourism Board chairman James Tien and his racehorse. Will the ads have the desired effect and bring in more mainland visitors? Write to us ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... We shouldn't, because of one incident, make that into an issue Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong responds to a Chinese student's insulting reference to Singaporeans You are not infallible, today websites are hacked, tomorrow it will be your vile regime that will fall Message posted on mainland websites by Anonymous, the internet activists I was there with some visitors ...




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