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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Bring children to pee in Hong Kong': Mainlander starts campaign after public urination clash

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:39pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Call for action may break mainland law; call of nature may cost HK$2,000 Pee protest could land proponents in poop Internet users calling on mainlanders ... with anyone who takes part in the protest. Mainland law prohibits encouragement of such disruptions of public order even if it takes place elsewhere, a veteran lawyer with experience in both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496617/bring-your-children-pee-hong-kong-mainlander-starts-campaign-after
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... for a cap on mainland visitor numbers. Residents in the New Territories have complained that tourists are placing a strain on pools in Sheung Shui, Tai Po and Tuen Mun during the summer period, ... for mainland tourist Luo Yitian and a few of his friends. "This swimming pool is bigger and cleaner than those in Shenzhen," said Luo. Taxi driver Tin Ka-sin said he swam there daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562956/neodemocrats-call-end-multi-entry-permits-shenzhen-residents
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Few turn up for protest in Hong Kong against mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Few turn up to rally against mainland tourists Only about 20 people turned up yesterday for a protest against mainland tourists after a much larger demonstration ... people had signed up on Facebook for the protest, but most failed to materialise. Commenting on protests targeting mainland tourists yesterday, the chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433884/few-turn-protest-hong-kong-against-mainland-chinese-tourists
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No need for photos, just point us to the toilet, say mainland tourists

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:31pm by Shirley Zhao and Lo Wei

    ... Shirley Zhao and Lo Wei As competition seeks pictures of mainlanders relieving themselves in public, tourists say better signage may be more constructive No need for photos, just toilet ... on a Mong Kok street stretched into the "golden week" holiday. As a protest was being held against mainland tourists in the popular shopping destination of Tsim Sha Tsui, an online ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501574/photography-contest-launched-catch-mainlanders-act
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... tourists- which branded itself as "anti-locust"- asked a similar question: "What is a Hong Kong race? Am I discriminating [against] mainlanders? I only want to bring up discussions ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors were further exposed yesterday during a fiery debate over proposed changes to anti-discrimination laws. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversy over urinating toddler threatens to escalate as state media, angry net users weigh in

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 07:35pm by Tanna Chong

    ... reported earlier this week, reignited a debate about the behaviour of mainland tourists in the city, dividing opinion on whether the parents were in the right or wrong in allowing their child ... of civilisation to understand others’ difficulties,” it read. “No one occupies the moral high ground of civilisation. There were over 30 million mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong last year, so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495978/state-media-weighs-urinating-toddler-debate-story-shared-million
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... temporary accommodation or commercial activities. The operators say the ban would be a big blow to the guest-house industry. It would also affect the supply of accommodation for tourists, they say, as guest houses provide some 8,000 rooms- or about 10 per cent of all the city's temporary lodgings. "Since the Individual Visit Scheme started in 2003, the number of tourists has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Dire manners and 'uncivilised behaviour' of tourists is harming China's image, admits VP Wang Yang

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... restrictions to attract more tourists from China, but reports have emerged of complaints about etiquette. A mainlander who had her son relieve himself in a bottle in a Hong Kong restaurant sparked ... Wang's remarks. "I hope they [mainland tourists] really listen to state leaders. It is no use if they do not listen," he said. Not only the travel sector, but other areas such as retail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1240206/dire-manners-and-uncivilised-behaviour-tourists-harming-chinas-image
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    South Horizons residents demand local shops, not a tourist mall

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com 'We want local shops, not outlets for tourists' Fears a community shopping arcade in Ap Lei Chau could become another high-end mall targeting mainland tourists prompted hundreds of angry residents to take to the streets yesterday in protest. Residents of the South Horizons estate showed their support for several tenants of Marina ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501948/south-horizons-residents-demand-local-shops-not-tourist-mall
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Artist Au Yeung Tung not shy to lay bare his views on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Au Yeung Tung says performance art like his protest strip in Admiralty last month is a powerful form of activism, and says anyone can do it Artist not shy to lay bare his views on city's politics Whether he's stripping to highlight Beijing's "naked tyranny" during a press conference by mainland official Li Fei or eating dog ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604791/artist-au-yeung-tung-not-shy-lay-bare-his-views-hong-kong-politics

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