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  1. Tour buses add to gridlock in TST East

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Road DFS Galleria, which is popular with mainland shopping tours, bus drivers sit in their vehicles waiting for their passengers to finish their hours of shopping. Vehicles trying to get around ... the gridlock created by illegally parked tour buses. Last year, Kwan saw an opportunity to redirect the influx of tour buses to a government bus depot at the other end of Mody Road. It was built ...

  2. Chinese Estates expects surge in rental income

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent. Chinese Estates will arrange visits to the One, Windsor House and Silvercord in Tsim Sha Tsui for 30 tour groups from Guangdong province during the holiday. Each visitor is expected ... the economy being clouded by the European debt crisis. 'We have seen international brands continue to expand in Hong Kong. Even if the growth in retail rents is narrower this year from a year ...

  3. Guide hunted over alleged assault

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu Police are hunting for a tour guide who fled after allegedly assaulting a mainland tourist who was visiting Hong Kong as part of a 60-strong tour group. The holidaymaker, ... Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, after the guide halted the tour's sightseeing visit at the Avenue of Stars in Tsim sha Tsui. Wen's wife told reporters that the tourists had been at the Avenue ...

  4. Cutthroat prices at 'heart of tour problems'

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Clifford Lo

    ... Amy Nip and Clifford Lo While the case of a mainland tourist who died after quarrelling with a tour guide shows that compulsory shopping still occurs in Hong Kong, industry insiders say the infamous practice is hard to eradicate because intense competition has cut tour prices to unsustainable levels. Chen Youming, 65, a retired national table tennis player, died of a heart attack ...

  5. Visitors complain tours show too little of marine police headquarters

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Experts have called for more openness over the former marine police headquarters, a commercially run monument site in Tsim Sha Tsui, after its heritage tours failed to satisfy ... says two sessions of heritage tours will be organised every day this month before the site officially opens for business in October. The South China Morning Post joined one of the tours ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters Question, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Serious gridlock. To curb the traffic congestion and air pollution in Tsim Sha Tsui East caused by tour buses parking on the street with idling engines, should they be directed instead to use an empty government bus depot in Mody Road? ...

  7. US universities eye Hak

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Hak, then aged 14, became the youngest player to make the halfway cut at a European Tour event. 'I'm a little disappointed by the way I played today,' said Hak, the only local ... will continue to play events on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) tour, where he is ranked 10th, but, he said, 'I've had a couple of letters [from universities]. 'As I'm ...

  8. Tour guides at centre of luxury fakes scam

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Japanese tourists lured to showrooms Customs officers say they have cracked a scam in which local tour guides took Japanese tourists to buy counterfeit products. Samson Chiu ... to be used as showrooms for fake goods. The arrests were made after a tip-off. Officers arrested six men and one woman, including the tour guides, at about 5pm on Wednesday when the guides- a man ...

  9. Schoolgirl duped into joining bogus tour

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Dennis Eng

    ... Clifford Lo and Dennis Eng A Form Four schoolgirl was duped into paying HK$500 to join a 10-day study tour to Shanghai the swindlers claimed was organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, ... Chai at 8am. The Tourism Board issued a warning that it never organises overseas tours or profit-making activities. The teenager told police she e-mailed an entry in a writing competition ...

  10. Cost and ID card are not big issues for 'birth tours'

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regarding the article ''Birth tours' flourishing despite bid to stem flow' (January 3), has anyone done a scientific survey of why mainland women come to Hong Kong to give birth? If we are just guessing at the reasons, then it is very likely that we are wrong, as the mainland Chinese mind has been conditioned very differently from the Hong Kong Chinese mind. ...




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