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  1. Hikers stranded on beach overnight

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Forty-nine employees of Alibaba Hong Kong and six mainland tour guides were rescued from a Shenzhen beach on Tuesday after being stranded overnight by rough seas during a hike. The 28 men and 21 women were led by six guides from Guangzhou to hike from Xichong in Nanao to Da Lu Bay on Monday. High tides and rough seas prevented boats from reaching them until ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Influx of mainland traders to have bad effect on New Territories economy

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... with the prices of daily necessities going up. Residents in the northern New Territories will be adversely affected by price hikes, and for some of them it will be harder to make ends meet. I also think ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping adopts casual, open air on visit to Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 03:12am by He Huifeng

    ... from Sichuan who happened to be on a hike in the park. As his van prepared to leave, Xi opened the window and waved to the crowd, another break from past practice. The gesture drew  applause. ...

  4. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    A glimpse of Xi Jinping's charm up close

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... and Yumin village and Lotus Hill, symbols of the success of Deng's open-door policy. Xi's common touch was best illustrated on a walkabout at Lotus Hill. Residents were free to hike ...

  5. Jishi Media opens order book for public offering

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the scope for fee hikes in the near term is small. The company serves nearly 4 million customers and has warned that the benefits of the reform could wane. Cable TV viewers in Beijing pay 18 yuan ...

  6. Adventure camp back after parent pressure

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... was that hiking and camping, sometimes in harsh weather, was more appropriate for secondary school pupils than nine and 10 year-olds. In his letter, the principal said changes had been made to the Outward ...

  7. Mainland shares rebound from early hiccup

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... 10 per cent and inflation are adding the risk of further monetary tightening policies. 'On the policy front, we now expect a full chance of another 27 basis points hike in both the benchmark lending and deposit rates by the end of first quarter, as well as three more 50 basis points hikes in the reserve requirement ratio this year, as the central bank continues to normalise ...

  8. Shenzhen closest option for HK honeymooners

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... While in Europe, skiing and hiking take place in the Swiss Alps that surround vast, clear, dramatic lakes traversed by luxury boats, at the Interlaken OCT Hotel, there is a manmade lake ...

  9. Rosy forecast sees 7pc rise in visitors' spending in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... and the mainland has reduced the need for passengers to transit through Hong Kong. The board plans to tap into green tourism in Hong Kong by promoting hiking trails and the city's first geopark, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: can HK accommodate any more mainland visitors?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the government should get to the root of the problem and identify its cause. Rent hikes pushed retailers to raise the prices of their goods, and the hikes are a result of a shortage of retail space. ...




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