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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... entry from across the border, after it forecast tourist numbers could hit 70 million in three years and 100 million in a decade, up from 54 million last year. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562956/neodemocrats-call-end-multi-entry-permits-shenzhen-residents
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Amy Nip and Tony Cheung Idea to divert mainland visitors to Lok Ma Chau is met with indifference from officials, while others say shopping centre won't solve the problem Border mega mall proposal a tough sell A proposal to build a shopping centre near the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint that will be half the size of Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City has received a lukewarm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442548/lok-ma-chau-mega-mall-plan-gets-lukewarm-response-officials
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... attributed escalating cross-border tensions to "incitement by radicals and foreign influence". Almost 40 per cent accused Hongkongers of envying "the faster economic progress on the mainland". But the "uncivilised behaviour of mainlanders in Hong Kong" and the impact of cross-border students and mainlanders who snapped up infant formula and properties were also key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434808/most-people-both-sides-border-oppose-anti-mainland-protests-finds
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers facing an era of change as mainland reforms pick up steam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Hongkongers facing era of change Hong Kong's competitiveness may be declining, but the future still holds hope for individuals to strive to keep pace with developments across the border, a top academic from the mainland says. The difference between both sides was a result of their systems, Chen Pingyuan, a professor in Chinese at Peking University, said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523997/hongkongers-facing-era-change-mainland-reforms-pick-steam
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Drastic' 20pc cut in mainland visitors only one option, says Leung

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Johnny Tam, LO WEI

    ... for mainlanders has seen more visitors engaging in parallel-goods trading and has limited the variety of shops in border areas. From last June to January, the number of money changers in the area rose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519766/cutting-mainland-visitor-numbers-20pc-too-drastic
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Help educate mainlanders in good manners', minister urges after 'urinating' row

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Commerce secretary calls on Hongkongers to positively influence cross-border visitors amid debate over Mong Kok public peeing case Teach mainlanders- ... their toddler to urinate in a busy Mong Kok street was posted online, creating heated debate both in Hong Kong and across the border. His remarks quickly attracted condemnation from critics, who accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499825/hongkongers-urged-show-mainland-visitors-respect-and-be-understanding
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Toilet read offers advice for mainland visitors caught short

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... understand us." Responses from across the border have been positive. "A very lovely Hongkonger," one online comment read. "If all mainland and Hong Kong people can be like this, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501946/toilet-read-offers-advice-mainland-visitors-caught-short
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cross-border schoolchildren could face mental health issues, says expert

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Expert fears pupils on mainland commuting to and from school for up to five hours a day may be at risk of suffering anxiety and depression Cross-border children 'face mental anguish' Two in every five children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents may grow up maladjusted if they are made to cross the border daily for classes or live away ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338322/cross-border-schoolchildren-could-face-mental-health-issues-says
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Increasing numbers of Hong Kong women finding love over the border

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com A growing number of educated and wealthy women are marrying mainlanders- and challenging ideas about cross-border unions Women find love over the border ... Department figures show that 6,785 Hong Kong women married someone from across the border last year, up from 2,407 in 2003. And a survey has shown that many had what are known as the "three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298162/women-find-love-over-border
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Happy birthday Hello Kitty! Superstar cat celebrates 40th anniversary

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:36am by Amy Nip

    ... or glam. Those across the border tend to buy Hello Kitty products for their children, and quality tops their list," she said. In Hong Kong, Sanrio has this month put together a Hello Kitty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451429/superstar-hello-kitty-celebrates-40th-anniversary

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