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  1. Attracting visitors from all corners

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young

    ... welcomed 124 million visitors last year. More than 22million of these were foreigners, a 9.65 per cent rise from the year before. Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, accounted for nearly 100million ... travel agents and authorities,' said Ms May who is based in Hong Kong. 'Ten years ago you didn't even have five-star hotels. Sure, the attractions were there, but nobody would have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong journalists, activist beaten outside home of wife of dissident Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu, Dennis Chong

    ... of Hong Kong journalists away and yelled abuse at them, attracting the attention of bystanders. Liu Xia has been confined to her home since shortly after her imprisoned writer husband won ... Verna Yu in Beijing Campaigner also attacked and taken away after trying to visit wife of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo HK journalists beaten while filming activist Two Hong Kong journalists ...

  3. Unofficial history finds voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong airport and at rail stations waiting for mainland visitors to buy them. Last year, 22.7 million mainland tourists visited Hong Kong, an increase of 26.3 per cent over 2009; a majority were ... with this and so lets Hong Kong go on playing its role. Take Mao. On the shelves of Hong Kong bookshops, visitors can read of mass killings, personal brutality and a sex life more varied than ...

  4. Beijing backstop will pull Hong Kong through slump

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... servicing China's imports. At the same time, easier monetary conditions in China will mean no slowdown in spending by mainland visitors to Hong Kong's shops, restaurants and hotels. ... Tom Holland At first glance, things look pretty grim. According to figures released by the government on Friday, Hong Kong's economy actually contracted in the second quarter ...

  5. Hong Kong capital streams to Beijing

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... point for mainland expansion. Prior to the symposium, Beijing's city government unveiled more than 280 projects to attract investment from Hong Kong, with high-tech, biological medicine, ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Hong Kong has become the largest single source of foreign investment for Beijing, injecting HK$18.2 billion into the capital during the first ...

  6. Centres of attraction

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... up to two hours, you may spend more time standing in the sun than actually playing in the water. With few attractions for the littlest visitors, the very young may not enjoy the park as much ... Charley Lanyon Beijing Zoo 137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng district Animal lovers be warned, the Beijing Zoo can be depressing and visitors are not discouraged from throwing food ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... attracts Zheng is the price. At 22,000 yuan per square metre, it is about 30 per cent lower than at regular commercial home projects in the neighbourhood. Self-use commercial homes cannot be sold ...

  8. Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Kristina Perez

    ... Beijing]- their biggest failing is that they don't attract the collectors. These sort of negatives have forced the main galleries in the direction of the Hong Kong fair,' Wallace says. ... Kristina Perez Glancing at the exhibitor list for the upcoming Hong Kong International Art Fair, to be held between May 14 and 17, it is quickly apparent that Beijing galleries are making ...

  9. Singling out foreigners is an attack on Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... for a delay while seeking new ways to explain that representative government will not work in Hong Kong. As they do so, an intriguing lifeline has been thrown to them by Cheng Jie, a mainland academic who was seconded by the National People's Congress Standing Committee to carry out research on the Basic Law. In an article in the Hong Kong Journal, she concludes that 'a great ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong journalists attacked in Beijing

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 07:38pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Two journalists from Hong Kong were attacked by unidentified men on Friday in Beijing while trying to interview the wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner and dissident Liu Xiaobo, one of their colleagues said. The two journalists were cameramen working for Hong Kong television stations. One cameraman from TVB was pushed to the ground, then punched ...




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