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  1. Push for HK-Macau visa

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The government will continue to push for a single-exit system that lets mainlanders visit both Hong Kong and Macau on the same trip, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said. The government favoured multiple-destination itineraries, Mr Cheung said in response to a Legislative Council motion about Hong Kong-Macau tourism co-operation. Mainlanders ...

  2. Airlines to increase fuel surcharge

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Airlines will introduce higher fuel surcharges from next month, although the increase will be slight. Short-haul passengers on Cathay Pacific will pay HK$1 more at HK$104, while HK$4 will be added to the long-haul surcharge, bringing it to HK$428. A Cathay Pacific spokesman said the higher surcharge would help offset the additional fuel cost. Fuel is the single biggest ...

  3. City's services beat other expo venues: official

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong's convention and exhibition venues are too small to compete on size with those in Macau, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, so the city should focus on transport, hotels and other key support services, a government official said yesterday. 'To be frank, we are still smaller in terms of floor space compared with others,' Secretary ...

  4. Middle-class reform support grows

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Middle-class support for universal suffrage has increased in the past six months, according to a survey by lobby group Middle Class Force. The survey found that 58 per cent of respondents wanted the chief executive to be directly elected and 63 per cent wanted the Legislative Council directly elected in 2012. The group interviewed about 650 people whose monthly household ...

  5. Two-for-one odds

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Collaboration is the new watchword for Macau and Hong Kong tourism chiefs as they plan the future, writes Dennis Eng Amid growing competition for the tourist dollar between Hong Kong and Macau, there are numerous possibilities and strategies that might be considered. Joint overseas promotions could be Hong Kong-led but driven by Macau. Package tours could include at least one day ...

  6. HK$4.5m to shorten prostate surgery queue

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong The Hospital Authority is spending HK$4.5 million to shorten the queue for surgery for patients with enlarged prostates, some of whom have been waiting up to three years for treatment. Doctors said the queue had grown over the past couple of years and might affect the quality of service in other sections of the health system if the problem was not addressed. Under ...

  7. HK warned on conventions threat

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng in Macau Macau is expected to capture up to half of the market for corporate meetings and conventions from Hong Kong in the next few years, warns the Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents. Macau presented a major threat as a rival destination for hosting corporate events, the association's Paul Leung Yiu-lam said. However, the main losers in Hong Kong ...

  8. Tourism Board seeks less cash for promotions

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The Tourism Board will probably not need as much additional government funding for promotions in the next financial year as it has in the past, board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said yesterday. Henry Tang Ying-yen, then financial secretary, announced in March 2005 that HK$500 million in additional funding would be provided to support the board's new ...

  9. Mainland visitors rise by a third this month

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The number of mainland visitors to Hong Kong in the first half of this month increased by a third on figures for the same period last year. The increase came despite crowds of visitors flocking to the new Venetian Macao, the Hong Kong Tourism Board said. About 560,000 mainlanders came to Hong Kong from September 1-15, 32.9 per cent more than last year, while the total ...

  10. Protesters clash with police over Wedding Card Street demolition

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Helen Wu and Dennis Chong About 30 protesters clashed with the police yesterday as they attempted to stop the demolition work on Wedding Card Street in Wan Chai. The protests began about 4.30pm when activists presented flowers to workers at the construction site in Lee Tung Street - commonly known as Wedding Card Street - urging them not to continue with the demolition. Scuffles ...




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