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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Exhibition gives visitors a taste of Hong Kong through dynamic designs

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 09:51am by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... Tamsin Bradshaw life@scmp.com An exhibition at Milan Design Week gave visitors a taste of Hong Kong in a dynamic, multimedia showcase, writesTamsin Bradshaw Fast impressions Scenes flash ... past. This series of fleeting, ever-changing impressions was part of an exhibition, appropriately named Hong Kong: Constant Change, at this year's Milan Design Week. The multimedia showcase ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFLECTIONS

    Reflections: nurturing creative talent is key to Hong Kong's future

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Our future depends on fostering home-grown creative talent Much has been written about the onslaught of mainland visitors in Hong Kong: in shopping malls, ... Hong Kong doing research graduate degrees here; this is in line with international practice and intended to attract the best talent worldwide. Attracting talented students to come ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Government urged to consider impact of surging tourism on Hong Kong

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of mainland visitors in the market also leapt. In 2004, Hong Kong residents contributed almost 80 per cent of the HK$191.6 billion shopping expenditure. Mainland visitors added about 14 per cent. Ten ... of shops selling cosmetics and personal-care products in Hong Kong has surged by 1,500 per cent in the 10 years mainlanders have been allowed to visit without joining tours, Legislative Council ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Making local Hong Kong a main tourist attraction

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... arguably, one of the most attractive cities in the region- at least for first-time visitors. Travellers do return to their favourite places from time to time, but, as the saying goes, "been ... to a public housing estate in southern Hong Kong Island. For foodies, there is nothing better than to sample some of the local specialities, such as shrimp roe noodles, steamed sugar pudding and salty ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong needs new attractions, says tourism chief

    Posted May 08th 2013, 03:38pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong should look into expanding the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens event and organising a large-scale cycling competition to attract more tourists, the new Tourism ... and the Sichuan earthquake, but it turned out 300,000 to 400,000 more of them visited Hong Kong that last year – an increase of 15 per cent. Many of the visitors bought gold products because of the drop ...

  7. Cruise company slams HK over mid-harbour berth

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Joshua But An international cruise company, frustrated that its ship had to berth in mid-harbour yesterday, had earlier said Hong Kong's lack of a decent cruise terminal ... in Junk Bay after initially berthing at Kellet Anchorage, Western District. Passengers then had to board four smaller boats for a 15-minute trip to Central. Hong Kong is one of the cruise ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Amy Nip

    ... Limiting Shenzhen residents to an average of one visit to Hong Kong per week would only serve to test the waters for a cap on mainland visitor numbers rather than having a big impact in itself, ... to traders who buy goods in Hong Kong for resale across the border. But he said the move could be an important first step in limiting visitor numbers. The stock market reacted calmly to the report ...

  9. Food the big attraction for overseas Chinese, poll finds

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... in the 'Charms of the World City - Hong Kong' poll organised by RTHK's Putonghua channel and Wen Wei Pao. Voters were asked to pick their 10 favourite attractions from a list of 20. Food came ... 27 to July 12, aimed to get a clearer picture of what Chinese people world-wide liked about Hong Kong and to remind them of the city's unique attractions, said an RTHK spokesperson. ...

  10. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...




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