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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Hong Kong government cracks down on cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to discuss the problem of thousands of traders who cross the border to buy goods in Hong Kong for resale. Earlier in the day, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he would seek help from Beijing to clamp down on the parallel traders, who have been the subject of protests in North District. While buying goods in Hong Kong for sale across the border is not illegal in the city, the traders ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Cross-border sailing expected to start soon between Hong Kong and Chinese waters

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung in Nansha tony.cheung@scmp.com Private boats will be able to enter Guangdong waters Cross-border sailing to begin soon A Hong Kong businessman operating a marina in a pilot ... time." In March, then secretary for transport and housing Eva Cheng told the Legislative Council the Hong Kong government was studying the feasibility of a cross-border sailing scheme first ...

  3. Round-the-clock border posts for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the bridge's opening in 2016. An agreement signed by authorities from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau released yesterday said the three governments would determine the best date for 24-hour operation ... and responsibilities of the three governments concerning the construction, operation, maintenance and management of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge's main structure. As reported by the Post, Guangdong ...

  4. Hong Kong to save $105m with new cross-border water deal

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong will save about $105 million in the next three years and stop dumping huge amounts of unwanted water under a revised supply agreement signed with Guangdong yesterday. The deal gives the city access to a virtually unlimited water supply for an annual lump sum payment of $2.49 billion. But unlike the existing arrangement, under which Hong Kong pays per ...

  5. Hong Kong buyers snap up apartments across border

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Demand among Hong Kong buyers for mainland homes is on the rise, with Shenzhen their favourite location, according to a survey released yesterday by property consultant Land Power International. The survey found Hong Kong buyers spent 8.7 billion yuan on mainland homes in the first three quarters of the year, compared with 7 billion yuan over the same period last ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ... But Singapore's circumstances are different from Hong Kong's. The Singapore government made a decision years ago to maintain a sizeable proportion of the economy in manufacturing. It was worried ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Students from Shenzhen exploited to smuggle goods across border

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... harassed." More than half of the teachers interviewed said that the cross-border pupils' English skills were not on a par with those of Hong Kong pupils, while a third related behavioural ... families who could not travel freely to Hong Kong. Cheung said: "Cross-boundary social workers can [help to] bridge the gap between the school and the families." ...

  8. Cross-border car influx will ride roughshod over city's pedestrians

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of name-calling. Hong Kong's 2,000-kilometre road network has the highest density of vehicles after Monaco, and our awkward topography forces high-capacity roads through urban areas, hemmed in by the harbour and steep mountains. Over three decades, Hong Kong carefully crafted a transport policy, with rail as the backbone, to steer the city clear of the gridlock it suffered in the 1970s. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can't ignore social impact of mainland integration

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by BELINDA HUI

    ... in Hong Kong. As the new school term gets under way, more than 17,000 children will cross the border every day to go to school in Hong Kong. The number is expected to further increase. Although ... In another worrying trend, more Hong Kong youths are taking advantage of the convenience of cross-border travel to take drugs in Shenzhen, where drugs are cheaper and there are fewer police raids. ...

  10. 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 ...




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