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  1. Visitors give property a boost

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Individual mainland tourists are lifting the market, even though few are buying The influx of individual mainland tourists to Hong Kong has stabilised the property market even though few ... the benefits mainland individual travellers would bring to Hong Kong's property market were being overestimated. ...

  2. Visitor threatens to blow up bank

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo But police who overpower the mainlander find device is filled with milk powder A visitor from the mainland was arrested yesterday after he demanded $100,000 from a Mongkok bank which he threatened to blow up with a bomb that turned out to be made of milk powder. The man, 32, a two-way-permit holder, arrived from the mainland yesterday morning. He entered the Mongkok ...

  3. Finance exhibition takes stock of the mainland's trading past

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in Causeway Bay, and aims to piece together the financial development of the mainland. Featuring about 80 replica share and bond certificates, some dating from the late Qing and early Republic years, the exhibition allows visitors to catch a glimpse of the fledging financial institutions of old China. All the exhibits on display were provided by collectors from Shanghai, 15 of which are shown ...

  4. Hang Seng Bank eyes wealthy mainlanders

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... rich clients from the mainland. Nixon Chan Lik-sang, head of the bank's retail banking and wealth management, yesterday urged his staff to focus on increasing the number of customers, including new immigrants and frequent visitors from the mainland. More than half of Hong Kong's seven-million-plus population already have accounts with Hang Seng Bank, making those who come ...

  5. Touring mainlanders buy just 10 flats

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu A 'golden week' marketing blitz by Hong Kong property developers saw just 10 flats sold to visiting mainland holidaymakers last week. Hong Kong Property arranged for about 500 mainlanders to visit show flats of new projects during the break. For its efforts, the agency said only about 10 units totalling some HK$50 million in value were sold to the visitors ...

  6. Mainland investors dump HK assets

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... and property price slump on the mainland, and as Hong Kong housing prices are also softening. At the height of the market boom last year, leading Hong Kong developers bussed mainland visitors ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Incomplete transactions are forfeited or units sold at a loss amid global credit crunch Affluent mainland investors who borrowed heavily to pay peak prices ...

  7. Mainland muscle to pace Hong Kong momentum

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Games in Beijing to add positive sentiment. 'The mainland economy is further fuelled by the Beijing Olympics and tourism will be booming, thanks to an increasing number of visitors who ... of the mainland economy, fund flows from both mainland individuals and companies, and initial public offerings offset the impact of a worsening economy in the United States. 'Hong Kong will still ...

  8. Yuan benefit long-term

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... the tourism sector by making it easier for mainland visitors to part with their cash. 'The change makes it easier for mainland visitors to spend money in Hong Kong,' said Tim Condon, chief ... in the SAR will be able to provide yuan deposit, remittances, exchange and credit-card services. Hong Kong visitor numbers have shown signs of recovery, with mainland China arrivals hitting a high ...

  9. Ad spending reaches record high

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tourism Board show total visitor arrivals from the mainland in January and February grew 20 per cent from a year ago to 5.4 million, accounting for the bulk of the city's total 7.5 million visitors during that period. The board estimates that average per capita spending of mainland tourists staying overnight in the city reached HK$8,220 last year. French make-up, skin care ...

  10. SHKP expects 20pc rental rise at apm

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... set for the first two quarters. The forecast would be 20 per cent higher than a year ago, while the number of visitor arrivals would reach 46 million, she said. Fung said sales for the whole ... mall- where mainland shoppers accounted for 20 per cent of total sales- would be HK$60 million, up 10 per cent from a year ago. Of the total HK$60 million, 35 per cent would be directed ...




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