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  1. Yuan repatriation a first step towards more lucrative cross-border services

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... trader in Shenzhen or underground bank with a chit system and fax machine to repatriate yuan to China. For years, yuan brought to Hong Kong by tourists and businessmen have trickled back across ...

  2. Tuen Mun to get cross-border ferry

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Extended terminal should be ready by next winter for services to Macau, with trips to the Pearl River Delta added later Hong Kong's third cross-border ferry terminal ... the new town and Chek Lap Kok airport, three berths will be available for cross-border services. Hong Kong's two cross-border ferry terminals- the Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan ...

  3. As cross-border trips grow, so does disease risk: health chief

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong has become more vulnerable to infectious diseases due to the relaxation of the cross-border travel policy, which is expected to attract a million more mainland travellers a year to the city, a health official has warned. The Department of Health will seek to improve the cross-border reporting system with its counterpart in Guangdong. This would include reporting new diseases ...

  4. Delta bridge will take priority at cross-border conference

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposal to build a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai will top the agenda today in cross-border talks led by Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and Hong Kong's Chief ... the journey time to one hour. Co-operation on combating air pollution and, possibly, changes to the system for cross-border notification about dealing with infectious diseases after the Sars outbreak ...

  5. Cross-border links 'a pollution threat'

    Posted Sep 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More cross-border links might further hamper attempts to tackle air pollution in Hong Kong, Friends of the Earth warn. Its director, May Ng Fong Siu-mei, said she doubted whether the gains already made in improving the atmosphere could be sustained in the face of huge infrastructure links to the mainland. 'As we aggressively build up cross-border links, there are doubts whether ...

  6. Lift cross-border car quota: institute

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New roads will permit the free flow of traffic, research shows Hong Kong and Guangdong should abolish the quota system for cross-border private cars and allow a free flow of traffic because more infrastructure will be completed within 10 years, a research agency is recommending. The One Country Two Systems Research Institute will release a 100-page study on cross-border ...

  7. Drivers on road to cross-border integration

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cross-border integration- on a social as well as an economic level- will take a giant stride in the new year. With the implementation of a policy on mutual recognition of driving ... But it is certainly time to put the issue on the agenda of cross-border integration. The Western Corridor, a bridge between Yuen Long and Shenzhen across Deep Bay designed to carry 80,000 vehicles a day, ...

  8. HGC doubles cross-border capacity with Netcom link

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Hutchison unit trumps its rivals with the region's largest bandwidth capability Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) has almost doubled its cross-border bandwidth through a hook up ... venture between PCCW and Telstra. Local fixed-line operators had been keen to sign a cross-border arrangement with mainland counterparts. Earlier this year China Motion Telecom secured ...

  9. Cross-border bank controls stronger

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... that with the implementation of the MOU, the two regulatory authorities will be able to work together to enhance cross-border supervision of financial institutions in Hong Kong and the mainland.' Under the MOU, the two regulators will work together to ensure that a parent bank will exercise 'adequate and effective' control over the operations of their cross-border branches and subsidiaries. ...

  10. Cross-border negotiations starting to bear fruit

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... say. Not only has it taken a step towards building the link between Hong Kong and western Guangdong, it also marks the beginning of a new era in cross-border co-operation - the fruit ... would take more initiatives on cross-border co-operation in future. 'The central government in the past was reluctant to let local officials meddle with Hong Kong affairs,' he said. ...




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