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  1. Mainlander sat exams for someone else

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A mainland visitor was convicted in Kwun Tong Court yesterday of using a forged identity card to sit someone else's exams. On May 19, Zhao Chunlin, 18, completed two exams for enrolment in American universities at the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. He was caught the next day when attempting the third paper. Zhao accepted 2,500 yuan (HK$2,870) from a man ...

  2. Guides show the way for tourists

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... to mainland visitors at the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront last week. Ning-ning is one of 280 students from 40 secondary schools who showed off their hospitality skills after completing a training programme ... knowledge to use, the students approached mainland visitors and introduced the main local attractions to them in fluent Putonghua. Scolar's president, Michael Tien Puk-sun, was impressed ...

  3. PolyU paves the way for graduates in tourism

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Crystal Tai

    ... A career in the hospitality and tourism industry offers stability and many long-term prospects. Mr Tse said that aside from foreign tourists, the increasing number of mainland visitors to Hong Kong ... bode well for the sector. More hospitality and tourism businesses are being established in the wake of last year's influx of 23 million visitors. Careers are being built ...

  4. HKUST open day targets mainland

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... featured guided tours every hour from 10am to 5pm, when student helpers, originally from the mainland, showed visitors around the campus, including the residential halls. Li Xiaofan, a student ... Zhuang Pinghui For a university eager to recruit the best mainland students, the Golden Week holiday presents a good opportunity to show off its qualities to potential candidates. Hong ...

  5. letters

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a decade of wrangling between the entertainment giant and mainland authorities. The new Disney will put Hong Kong and Shanghai in greater competition. Hong Kong Disneyland will need to improve its services if it hopes to attract more mainland visitors. Competition is good in this business. Cheung Lung-pan, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Food mosaic serves its purpose I am ...

  6. PolyU can't go on hiding plans under the pillow

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the high end of the market if the federation is right that the trend is towards more modest accommodation catering to the middle market of mainland visitors and cost-conscious business travellers. ...

  7. Push to promote Putonghua

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... an exit test in the language before graduation. Tailored courses are also offered to exchange students in the mainland or those specialising in professional training, such as optometry. 'More of our teachers and students at our optometry clinic now deal with mainland visitors, so we need to help them brush up their skills,' Professor Chan said. There is increasing demand for help ...

  8. letters

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of misunderstandings between Hongkongers and mainlanders because of cultural differences. But everyone has flaws. Hongkongers often eat and shout on the MTR, so they should not blame others when they do that, too. We need to have good manners ourselves if we want mainland visitors to behave well. Then the mainlanders can follow our example. I strongly believe that Hongkongers can get along well ...

  9. letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Protect mainland visitors from cheats Shops which sell counterfeit goods are tarnishing Hong Kong's image. Mainland tourists have complained that some of the things they have bought ... in such cases. Visitors should be encouraged to report the cheats to the Hong Kong Tourism Board who should revoke the licences of shops which sell counterfeit goods. Mainlanders should read the leaflets ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 22, 2013

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... I think that you often see conflicts breaking out at MTR stations. There are two main reasons for these disagreements. First, either mainland visitors are not familiar with MTR regulations ... if the visitors lose their grip of the case and it slips down the escalator, people could get injured. And then there are the parallel traders from the mainland who try to get round the rules banning ...




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