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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Britain eases visa access for Chinese visitors as Premier Li Keqiang arrives in London

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:56am

    ... Chinese visitors to apply for visas for Britain and Europe’s 26-country Schengen area through a single application process, following a last year pilot programme with tour operators which sped up ... and includes France, Italy and Spain – but skip the additional work required to visit Britain. Macau tightens restriction on mainland tourists The moves are likely to please retailers keen to attract ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How Hong Kong can accommodate growing number of mainland visitors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:06pm by CHEAH CHENG HYE

    ... Cheah Cheng Hye Cheah Cheng Hye says it's possible for Hong Kong to successfully accommodate the growing number of mainland visitors, with some imaginative thinking and a return of its 'can-do' spirit Creative flows The Hong Kong economy relies heavily on spending by visitors from the Chinese mainland- yet a growing minority of Hong Kong residents don't ...

  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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Mandarin Oriental sells out to mainland visitors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:18am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Mandarin Oriental sells out to mainland visitors What? The Landmark Mandarin Oriental? Say it ain't so. But it is. And it's got former legislator Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee irked. Public Eye is more than irked. It is one thing when a cha chaan teng switches its menu to simplified Chinese to lure mainland tourists, but quite another when the Landmark Mandarin ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fear and anger at mainland Chinese unite Hong Kong and US

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu Amy Wu reflects on the resentment both in Hong Kong and the US Let's stop whining about mainlanders and face reality At our usual Friday night gatherings of friends, a popular topic is mainland Chinese. The conversation often revolves around complaints and frustration. I should point out here that a good number of my friends are overseas Chinese, including Chinese ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK must keep an open mind on a more open border

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says opening our door wider to mainland visitors is to be welcomed, once we look past the bigoted claims Closed minds Call Hong Kong an international city? The small-town mentality of some people is so Lilliputian that there are times when I have my doubts. As with the relaxing of entry permits for non-residents of six mainland cities, Shenzhen among them. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland Chinese visitors bemused

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Ernest Kao, LO WEI

    ... Ernest Kao and Lo Wei Demonstrators dressed as Red Guards urge mainlanders to spend their cash at home 'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland visitors bemused Revolutionary music blared through the streets of Causeway Bay yesterday as dozens of people dressed in Red Guard uniforms staged a tongue-in-cheek protest against the influx of mainland visitors to Hong Kong. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... in 2017. Of the roughly 54.3 million visitors last year, 70 per cent were from the mainland. The news stoked fears resources would be overwhelmed. The more radical protesters told ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Anti-mainlander protests prompted officials to confer with Exco member Hong Kong travel alert ‘considered’ It crossed the minds of mainland officials ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mainland China and Hong Kong must work together to deal with crush of visitors

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Work together to ease the crush Tourism is of crucial importance to Hong Kong's economy, yet the growing love-hate relationship with visitors from the mainland would ... enormously from mainland tourism, the individual visitor scheme alone bringing in HK$26 billion in 2012. Given the benefits, we should be patient and tolerant. We should have faith in the free ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Anger over anti-social behaviour of visitors is not discrimination

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... Anger over anti-social behaviour of visitors is not discrimination The tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors, which are escalating, have led to the latter group claiming ... as unacceptable, they will react. There is concern that more mainland visitors will allow their children to relieve themselves in public and if this happens, it clearly becomes a serious problem for our ...




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