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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Shenzhen permit rules create fears over Hong Kong visitor flood

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com New permit rules for border city's non-permanent residents could put more strain on Hong Kong's transport and resources, say experts FEARS OVER SHENZHEN VISITOR FLOOD Hong Kong's doors will be open for regular visits by 4.1 million non-permanent residents of Shenzhen from next month- despite the concerns of Chief Executive Leung ...

  2. Shenzhen shoppers flooding into HK

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Hong Kong may be a special administrative region, but Shenzhen residents see it is a special shopping zone, with a quarter of the Guangdong city's residents crossing the border more than once a month last year, a po ...

  3. Coroner on the attack after flooding death

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau The Coroner's Court ruled yesterday that the death of a villager swept away during severe flooding in Tai Po last year was an accident, but it criticised the government for failing to classify the village as a flooding black spot. Coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu urged the Drainage Services Department to survey every river near villages in Hong Kong as he ruled ...

  4. Cap on withdrawals won't stem funds flood

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Limiting depositors' access to their own money is usually the last resort of banks struggling to avoid collapse through a run on their funds. As a means of trying to stem the flood ... levels and stimulated the flood of money into the Hong Kong market that the mainland authorities are now trying to curb. Ever since the late 1970s, the flow of money between Hong Kong ...

  5. Migrant workers flood Guangdong

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Thousands take advantage of the lifting of a long-standing ban on recruiting Migrant workers from all over the country have been pouring into Guangdong in search of work since the provincial authorities lifted the ban on large-scale recruitin ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is flexible. Why should this not be the case in Hong Kong? At least let us debate the issue more widely. Michele McFarland, Sai Ying Pun Coping well with flood problems Chan Pak-hei in his letter ('Management of Thai flood crisis flawed', November 3) appears to be saying that the Thai government is not doing its part in the floods in Bangkok, but I strongly disagree. Yes, the floods killed ...

  7. After the deluge, Queensland seeks HK investors for rebuilding boom

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney The floods in Queensland may seem like an afterthought now after last month's earthquake and tsunami in Japan, but the Australian state still faces a massive ... airports, power lines, drains and water treatment plants- the list goes on. Despite the flood damage to the economy, some analysts predict the rebuilding effort will give a boost to the economy, ...

  8. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Worst over as delta plants see orders rebound

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... flooded in from the United States, Europe and Middle East over the past two months. "Retailers were over-cautious last year but the markets weren't actually that bad. Now they have used ...

  9. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... manipulate us. On developers' calls to chief executive-elect not to flood property market with subsidised housing: Jessie Tong- Property developers have profited massively already. ...

  10. Migrant investors require caution

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... money-laundering and tax evasion. The flood of hot money into the property market has already prompted officials to safeguard the city's reputation by tightening rules for money transfers ...




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