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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scuffles break out as protesters hurl slurs, abuse at mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Police intervene as 100 demonstrators shout slurs at mainland shoppers and confront pro-Beijing group Scuffles during protest over mainland tourists Scores of protesters marched through Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday in an "anti-locust" campaign demanding the government curb mainland visitors. Protesters said a massive influx of mainland visitors- ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-mainlander protest urging curbs on visitor numbers tarnished city, say top officials

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 01:38pm by Phila Siu

    ... image. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor condemned the protesters for disrupting public order, "directly affecting" the relationship with the mainland and harming the tourist ... regrettable. We strongly condemn this sort of action." About 100 protesters called on the government to curb the number of mainland visitors. They called tourists "locusts" ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democratic groups propose arrival tax of up to HK$100 to curb mainland visitors

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:33am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of mainland visitors. But the idea drew a hostile reaction from the tourist industry, which said it would damage the city's image, and a Beijing-friendly lawmaker who said it was a rather ... Watch: Can residential areas in New Territories handle mainland tourists? "We are not trying to drive all tourists away, but to control- or stabilise- the numbers of tourists ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    HK delegates eye greater links with motherland

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... said he felt "distressed" about teenagers "walking astray" and joining recent protests against mainland tourists. The People's Daily suggested Hong Kong restrict the "overwhelming" entry of mainland tourists, an unprecedented stance for state media. "There are reasons for the scope to be narrowed a bit," the commentary article argues. "Hong Kong [can] ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office joins backlash against 'locust' protest

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:48am by Phila Siu and Clifford Lo

    ... for a curb on tourists from the mainland. Leung said: "Activities targeting tourists... mainland or foreign … should be condemned. The government will follow up on this matter … if any illegality is found." On Sunday about 100 protesters marched from the Star Ferry pier to Canton Road, a street lined with luxury stores popular with mainland tourists. They called the tourists ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NDRC adds its voice to Occupy Central criticism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... deputy chief of the NDRC's economy and trade department, said that improvements to the individual visit scheme under which most mainland tourists travel to Hong Kong were under discussion. ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com NDRC adds its voice to Occupy Central criticism The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has become the latest mainland agency ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    National People's Congress deputy seeks quota for mainland travellers to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Tony Cheung

    ... of mainland tourists surged 18 per cent, as critics questioned whether the city had reached its capacity to accommodate the influx of visitors. "I hope that … the Ministry of Public Security can ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'Cap mainlander travel to Hong Kong': NPC deputy A National People's Congress deputy has called for a cap on permits issued to mainland ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police 'should sign anti-Occupy petition'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by SAMUEL CHAN, Tony Cheung

    ... in their 60s. Two mainland tourists from Guiyang joined the march. "It feels good … We've never had such an experience on the mainland," said one of them, a 19-year-old correctional studies student. "Police on the mainland sometimes need to deal with violent criminals, so I think we should support the police in keeping law and order." ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing suspends tour groups to protest-hit Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... described the move as unprecedented. Individual travellers seem to be not affected. Mainland tourists account for 75 per cent of total visitors to Hong Kong. But most of them, around 67 per cent, ... to HK Mainland authorities have suspended visits by tour groups to Hong Kong as the city's democracy movement threatens to become an international diplomatic issue. The China National ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Waving colonial flag pointless: Anson Chan

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... But, she added, resentment towards mainland tourists was "not without reason", and she urged the administration to act to ease overcrowding. Chan, convenor of the think tank Hong Kong ... flag, saying this and the "anti-locust" campaign against mainland visitors would solve nothing. The call by Chan, a former lawmaker with close ties to the pan-democratic camp, came ...




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