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  1. Business - Economy

    Got a question about the dollar peg? We have the answers

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 02:30pm by Hong Kong Monetary Authority

    ... such as Britain and Singapore. While the circulation and use of the RMB in Hong Kong increases as we receive more and more visitors from the mainland, the demand for HKD currency notes as a means ... Hong Kong Monetary Authority 1. What is the Linked Exchange Rate System (LERS)? The LERS was adopted in Hong Kong in October 1983. The objective of the LERS is to maintain currency ...

  2. Business - Economy - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong’s tourism policy should meet needs of visitors and residents

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:41am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to visit the city. Figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board showed the growth rate in overnight visitor arrivals from the mainland declined for the third consecutive month in June. ... and formulate comprehensive measures to reduce the impact of increasing numbers of mainland visitors on the lives of Hong Kong citizens- or risk provoking a new round of protests from locals. ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    China adopts waste processing technology rejected by Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 04:31am by Howard Winn

    ... opposition by those who felt the increased traffic in the area would diminish what is one of the most attractive and tranquil areas in Hong Kong and is popular with visitors and hikers.   Have you ... tonnes per day. It will be the world's biggest plasma plant. This is of interest because green groups have been imploring Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department to take ...

  4. Business - Economy - AWARDS

    Hong Kong scoops up top awards in Asia travel survey

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... in Asia. Vietnam’s Nam Hai, Hoi An tied with Peninsula Hong Kong for the top rank in leisure. Hong Kong was also voted Asia’s second-most attractive holiday destination this year – up from ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com City wins awards for categories including best airline, airport, hotels and as a business centre Hong Kong flies high as best in the business for travel ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Big disconnect between Hong Kong occupiers and Communist Party

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 06:08am by Howard Winn

    ... propelled by the US Federal Reserve's low interest rate policy. Hong Kong's attraction as a financial centre with a well-established rule of law, good infrastructure and so on has proved ... Howard Winn Time for yet another review of the Occupy movement in Hong Kong. The present strategy for dealing with the occupiers and indeed for the rest of us appears to be that we should ...

  6. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Mainland shoppers divided by different tastes for luxury

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... visitors to Hong Kong annually is more than four times the city's population, and visitor arrivals have been growing by about 23 per cent a year. Most of their expenditure is on shopping. Last month, Nielsen polled 600 mainland visitors to Hong Kong, evenly split between so-called seasoned and novice travellers. Seasoned travellers, defined as those who come from top tier cities ...

  7. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Mainland Chinese boost sales of life insurance policies in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... visitors came to Hong Kong for insurance products as much as for luxury shopping: "Mainlanders are attracted by the diversified and well-regulated insurance products in Hong Kong. They are one ... accounted for 12.8 per cent of the new premiums paid by individuals for insurance policies sold in Hong Kong last year. That figure was up from 9 per cent the year before and represented the first ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Developer submits new application for Peak hotel

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 07:10am by Howard Winn

    ... of the more picturesque and tranquil areas in Hong Kong and is popular with visitors and hikers. Unsurprisingly, the plan attracted considerable public opposition but was approved by the Town Planning ... litres of effluent a day to seep into the surrounding area. According to a report by the Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong, these arrangements would mean "Lugard Road and the country park ...

  9. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Local character 'key to keeping Hong Kong's allure'

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sustainable future as shopping destination depends on retail variety, consultant warns Local character 'key to keeping HK's allure' Hong Kong ... we do not take any action, we will gradually lose our attraction to visitors." She said mainlanders increasingly preferred to go shopping in Europe and the United States for the latest ...

  10. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Shopping centres see brisk business during Lunar New Year break

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Yvonne Liu

    ... growth." Leung said she expected Times Square to record double-digit growth in turnover this year. "Hong Kong is still attractive to visitors for shopping as the currency is cheap. Local ... record strong growth as it the past few years. But it will be stable." At Sun Hung Kai Properties' 12 shopping centres, traffic grew 15 per cent to 7.8 million visitors during the Lunar ...




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