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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students’ trip to Beijing ‘unnecessary’, says Chief Secretary Carrie Lam

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 03:08pm by Amy Nip

    ... in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Federation secretary general Alex Chow Yong-kang had said the trip was a “political protest” after several people, including Hong Kong’s sole representative ... That included civil nomination proposed by the Federation of Students,” she said. The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress made its decision about Hong Kong’s 2017 chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1640597/students-trip-beijing-unnecessary-says-chief-secretary-carrie-lam
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing bans student leaders from taking trip to mainland to press for democracy

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 05:57pm by Joyce Ng, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... pan-democratic lawmakers. He said he saw no point in the Hong Kong government starting the next round of public consultation on political reform as Beijing had stopped listening to the people. ... secretary of Germany's Federal Foreign Office, told a law conference at the Chinese University of Hong Kong that people should "recognise and accept the legal and political limits", ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1640648/occupy-leaders-seeking-travel-beijing-denied-boarding-airport-cathay
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise visitors double- but more are wanted

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... are wanted The Tourism Board is encouraging cruise companies to deploy more vessels to Hong Kong after passenger numbers more than doubled in the first nine months of the year. The number of cruise passengers who set off from, arrived at or stopped off in Hong Kong from January to September was 294,075, the board said, citing Immigration Department figures, up from 136,000 for the same period ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644775/cruise-visitors-double-more-are-wanted
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    HKTV faces stiff competition from YouTube, Facebook

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by Amy Nip, Vivienne Chow

    ... would have to adjust its rates or prove its popularity in order to attract new clients. Hong Kong Advertisers Association chairman Raymond Ho said HKTV rates were not cheap compared with average ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644004/hktv-faces-stiff-competition-youtube-facebook
  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's third quarter GDP beats expectations; full-year target adjusted

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:01pm by Amy Nip

    ... but Occupy blow seen Hong Kong's economy grew at a faster-than-expected 2.7 per cent pace in the third quarter, but uncertainty surrounding the Occupy protests prompted the government to revise ... on the mainland was a bigger factor than the Occupy protests in Hong Kong. "We expect the Occupy movement to drag down full-year economic growth by 0.4 per cent," he said. Andy Kwan Cheuk-chiu, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1639814/hong-kongs-gdp-grew-more-expected-third-quarter
  6. Bishop weighs in for right-of-abode seekers

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... born to Hongkongers have been waiting too long for family reunions,' Tong said. 'The letter was written to urge the Hong Kong government to help speed up the family reunion process ... its full support to abode seekers. 'The Hong Kong government has introduced no measure to help those adult mainland children, born to Hongkongers, in the past seven years,' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697356/bishop-weighs-right-abode-seekers
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... The association maintains an optimistic forecast of 3 per cent sales growth for the full year. The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners also noted the political factor, saying bookings this month had been ... with sales of cosmetics and medicine picking up 14.3 per cent year on year. Retail Management Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king said political uncertainty would rock the boat from now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  8. ATV admits digital service concerns

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... broadcasting network which fully covered Hong Kong in 2011 was continuing, said a bureau spokeswoman. In the upcoming midterm review of TVB and ATV, the government will examine investment plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665657/atv-admits-digital-service-concerns
  9. News - Hong Kong - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Let ancient relics tell Hong Kong's early story, experts say

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Amy Nip

    ... they were taking refuge from the Mongols in Hong Kong. The hill was levelled by the Japanese to extend Kai Tak airport in the second world war, and the relics ended up buried. Experts told the forum ... behind?" There is a common belief that Hong Kong was no more than a fishing village before the British took over in 1842, said Antiquities Advisory Board member Ko Tim-keung. Little is known about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586807/let-ancient-relics-tell-hong-kongs-early-story-experts-say
  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Ice bucket challenge sees donations to local charity surge

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Amy Nip

    ... received HK$26 million since last month- 130 times the donations it received for all of last year. The Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association said yesterday that 25 per cent of the money ... ALS Association started the challenge and at the end of last month announced it had received more than US$100 million in a month. The Hong Kong charity is not affiliated with the US group, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586857/ice-bucket-challenge-sees-donations-local-charity-surge

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