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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Holidaymakers set to rise 20pc to 7.6m in Hong Kong for 'Golden week'

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... for bringing small cars across the border to increase visits. Michael Li Hon-shing, of the Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners, said the cost of staying at a three-star hotel in a popular area would ... per cent booked. Some others, frequented by tour groups, have reached higher percentages." Retail sales are likely to rise 13 per cent on last year, Caroline Mak Sui-king, of Hong Kong ...

  2. Minister attacked over cross-border pupils

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this September, about 1,400 of the 3,600 Primary One places in North District have been allocated to children not living in Hong Kong, up from about 1,000 last year. Another 210 cross-border pupils have ... in other districts as more Hong Kong-born mainland children enrol in the area's schools. Legislators told Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung yesterday that parents had been ...

  3. Ease the border rules that are keeping families apart

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on granting exit permits to its residents to come to Hong Kong. The full details are complex, but in essence the problem concerns single-parent families where the children have residency in Hong Kong but the parent has residency on the mainland. What happens is that a man (typically) on the Hong Kong side has applied for his mainland wife and their children to get one-way permits so they can join ...

  4. Cross-border links to be deepened

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Vice-Premier Li Keqiang and other top mainland officials will unveil measures for cross-border economic co-operation during their visit to Hong Kong starting today. Li, who is expected to succeed Wen Jiabao as premier in 2013, is expected to announce tomorrow at a forum on the nation's 12th five-year plan that Hong Kong's service ...

  5. Pros and cons of cross-border licences

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

    ... make it more convenient to travel across the border. 'I don't mind having a mainland driving licence because it is harder to pass the examination there than in Hong Kong,' Mr Hui ... Chan Siu-sin The new policy of issuing Hong Kong drivers with mainland licences directly met both support and opposition yesterday. A driving school operator who helps Hong Kong people get ...

  6. Hong Kong tops list of globalised economies

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... settlement centre last year, facilitating cross-border transactions in the currency. And as international firms eye up the mainland market, the number of regional headquarters in Hong Kong increased ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Hong Kong has been ranked the most globalised of 60 economies for the second consecutive year in a survey by accounting firm Ernst & Young. Hong Kong ...

  7. Herbalist puts $50m into factory south of border

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... property.' She said Hong Kong-made brands were more popular among mainland and overseas consumers than those produced north of the border. ... Gary Cheung A mainland-controlled Chinese herbal medicine company plans to invest $50 million in Hong Kong to capitalise on the scrapping of tariffs on exports under Cepa. Han Sheng Tang ...

  8. HK and Guangdong to sign cross-border pact in Beijing

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong is to sign a pact with Guangdong tomorrow in Beijing to boost cross-border co-operation in sectors including finance, environmental protection and infrastructure ... with Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua at a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People. State leaders are expected to attend the ceremony, according to a Hong Kong government statement. Hong Kong has been ...

  9. Beijing planning initiatives to help Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the city last August. These included an exchange-traded fund to allow mainlanders to invest in the Hong Kong stock market and the expansion of a scheme for companies to settle cross-border trades ... Celine Sun and Tony Cheung Hong Kong may benefit from a series of mainland initiatives designed to lift the city's economy as it prepares to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its ...

  10. HK doctors hoping to set up shop over border fight red tape

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Despite a cross-border provision for Hong Kong doctors to launch practices on the mainland, medical professionals complain they are being caught up in red tape. Under the latest phase of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) announced in July, Hong Kong doctors qualified on the mainland are allowed to launch solo practices there. The accord also halved ...




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