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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Beach bummers

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Adam Wright

    ... Adam Wright Beach bummers We Hongkongers have become so sensitive about mainland tourists having a tinkle on the street or flicking away a cigarette butt it seems everyone has turned ... home- completely trashed by day trippers. Where did all this rubbish come from? We didn't see any buses packed with mainland tourists streaming into the village. Did it blow in from over ...

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    City scope: All at sea

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:48pm by Nick Walker

    ... tight-lipped on the matter. What is clearer is that there are roughly five times as many "near-misses"- about 60 mainland tourists had to be rescued from the sea last year by lifeguards ... an early age. "Chinese visitors from the hinterland tend to treat the Andaman Sea as one big swimming pool, but it's nothing like that," says the reporter. Second, mainland tourists ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: exciting attention

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:48am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Exciting attention The downward trend in mainland tourist arrivals is probably being welcomed by many in Hong Kong, but retailers are yearning for the return of the tuhao. Now listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, “tuhao” refers to the typically gauche parvenu from the mainland who think nothing of spending a fortune in a single afternoon. Poet Chen Zi’ang ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: swarm welcome

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Swarm welcome More than 100 Hongkongers rolled out a different kind of welcome for mainland tourists in Tsim Sha Tsui last month. Outside luxury-goods stores ... were reportedly aimed at the mainlanders during what was billed as an "anti-locust" protest. For a nation so dependent on agriculture, imperial China was surprisingly ignorant about ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Abreast of the times

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Such tales are plentiful but there seems something ironic about another anecdote involving a mother who suddenly found that her breastfeeding presented a busload of mainland tourists with a photo ... and the battle of the breast was briefly waged in public. Yet even with all the horrors of melamine-tainted mainland milk formula and, recently, a scare over possible botulism in certain baby products ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: bad air days

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... possible effect might a few visitors' complaints have anyway? Mainland tourists might partake of whistle-stop, photo-opp tours, but they generally aren't coming to Hong Kong to enjoy ... tourist season, with clear winter skies becoming a habitual theme in travel writing. Popular local author Austin Coates captured the feeling when he wrote of the "rare beauty of Hong ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Letting it go

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Petti Fong

    ... by reports of the uncouth behaviour of mainland Chinese tourists in Paris, Seoul and various other parts of the globe. One wealthy visitor to Milan, for example, when asked to extinguish her ... must be of mainland Chinese origin- although, in fact, all that could be gleaned from it was that they were ethnically Asian. That one image sparked the type of heated discussion with which you ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... into the (still more anticipated than actual) mainland leisure cruise market, may- eventually- add new energy to the city's harbour scene. Its opening marks an eastwards shift- Tsim Sha Tsui's southernmost end, now thoroughly clotted with high-end designer shops mostly patronised by mainland tourists, was for decades Hong Kong's main passenger arrival and departure point. Shipbuilding ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: the rust is history

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg The rust is history The ripping off of foreigners used to be institutionalised on the mainland. Train, museum and park-entrance tickets once cost ... and I'm going out on a military-jargon limb here- bomber planes stand cast aside like left luggage, windows broken and yellowing. Local tourists, instead of paying 130 yuan each to look at rust ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: all change in Chinatown

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Petti Fong

    ... in downtown Vancouver is being targeted by Western developers and mainland Chinese buyers, neither of whom have any interest in retaining the traditional shops or cheap rental apartments. When ... it's dirty, it's not a tourist destination.'" On the side of Rennie's building are the words "Everything will be alright", but from certain angles, the last word ...




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