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  1. News - China - SHENZHEN

    Shenzhen residents annoyed by bright lights at Hong Kong border crossing

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 05:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Staff Reporter Scores of Shenzhen households have been complaining about very intense light coming from the Hong Kong side of the Shenzhen River for weeks, a report published in the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily said on Thursday. High-intensity lights, which were added last month to bolster security along a stretch of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border, have reportedly been ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Plan to limit Shenzhen-Hong Kong border crossings

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mainland authorities may restrict multi-trip permits for Shenzhen residents coming to Hong Kong in bid to curb parallel trading Plan to limit HK border crossings Mainland authorities may limit the number of times Shenzhen residents can cross the Hong Kong border in a day as part of efforts to clamp down on parallel trading. An anti-smuggling office ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    HK Chief Executive vows to limit number of mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 03:07pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... an Executive Council meeting. Leung said the number of mainland cities which allowed residents to visit Hong Kong on the Individual Visit Scheme had not been raised for some time because the central government was also concerned about the impact. Over the past nine years the scope of the scheme – which allows mainland tourists to travel to Hong Kong by themselves rather than in a tour group ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen sets limits for frequent Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Shenzhen sets limits for frequent visitors Shenzhen authorities have introduced restrictions of their own in a bid to stem the flow of goods from Hong Kong ... they first enter Hong Kong under a new measure that came into force this month, according to the customs department here. Mainland visitors can carry up to 5,000 yuan (HK$6,200) worth of goods ...

  6. News - China

    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of the interest rate gap between the mainland and Hong Kong, where corporates enjoy much lower lending rates. "One thing I can promise is that there is no quota limit on the cross-border yuan lending ... for cross-border yuan lending in Qianhai is still relatively small, but as long as Qianhai and Hong Kong work together closely to develop the business we can grow the loan business bigger," Zhang ...

  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. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Doctor slain in Shenzhen returns to Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... authorities are categorising the case as "assault causing death". It is not known whether an autopsy and inquest will be performed in Hong Kong, as the crime happened over the border. Lawyer ... It was also reported that a suspicious man was seen leaving the hotel after the murder and is suspected to have crossed the border to Hong Kong. Tsang graduated from the University of Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen closes loophole on mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Shenzhen shuts loophole on solo visitors to HK Shenzhen has closed an apparent loophole involving mainland tourists travelling to Hong Kong, by requiring those ... the crackdown was not linked to rampant smuggling, in which gangs often split goods into small lots that are carried from Hong Kong to the mainland by individuals, to evade taxes. "Most smugglers ...

  10. News - China - BANKING

    Hong Kong banks may extend yuan loans to firms in Shenzhen's Qianhai zone

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... cross-border yuan lending. It will boost Hong Kong's offshore yuan business and enable much of the yuan that has accumulated offshore to flow back to the mainland. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said the measure would promote the development of Qianhai as a test bed for yuan convertibility on the capital account and cross-border lending. It would also give Hong Kong banks more ...




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