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  1. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Increased services for mainland tourists

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Club to offer special off-course Putonghua zones while reviving exotic betting pools Increased services for mainland tourists The Jockey Club has acknowledged the growth of its mainland tourist market and also taken its first steps towards attempting to revive some of the exotic pools among a number of marketing initiatives for the new season. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1029609/increased-services-mainland-tourists
  2. Sport - Racing

    Old hand with horses is happy to get a free rein in top Jockey Club post

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:08pm by Alan Aitken

    ... the central to the Conghua governments, which want to develop the area as a tourist destination. "Conghua itself is very picturesque, with a pretty river running through it and hot springs, where ... "engineering and technical problems" holding back Conghua's construction and other difficulties connected with doing business in mainland China. "Particularly when you are building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1624509/old-hand-horses-happy-get-free-rein-top-jockey-club-post
  3. News - China - MATCH-FIXING

    Soccer graft buster calls for political will in China to combat match-fixing

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:42am by Eugene Henderson

    ... be eternally grateful." Only last weekend a Chinese national was spoken to at the Coventry vs Crawley game in England's League One. The man, who was understood to be from the mainland and in the UK on a tourist visa, was seen acting suspiciously behind one of the goals. He was interviewed by the the English FA's fraud unit but released without charge. It was thought he could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1408536/soccer-graft-buster-calls-political-will-china-combat-match-fixing
  4. Sport - China - MOTOR RACING

    Tragedy mars opening day of Macau Motorcycle GP

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... at the track was French rider Bruno Bonhuil, who was killed during the motorbike race warm-up session in 2005. He was the first competitor to die since 1994- although in 2000, a mainland tourist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1083351/tragedy-mars-opening-day-macau-motorcycle-gp
  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    M-Mark shows MEF the way

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 09:29pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... it is time for the Mega Events Fund to have another look at the core reason for its existence. A government report has predicted Hong Kong could receive 70 million tourists annually within three ... visitors? Already the government is panicking. Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung is worried about the congestion on the MTR if 100 million tourists hit town. He must ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1418623/m-mark-shows-mef-way
  6. Comment - Sport - BOXING

    Manny's home is his castle

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:42pm by Unus Alladin

    ... He has also invited four Chinese fighters to his training camp- two-time Olympic gold medallist Zou Shiming, fellow mainlander Yang Lianhui (another Chinese prospect signed by Top Rank ... attempt during the 2010 Manila bus hijacking that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead. Pacquiao is careful with his words, refusing to take sides. "We need unity," he says. "We have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1340653/mannys-home-his-castle
  7. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Those who ignore racism are bad sports

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... Kong said it was inevitable fans would have intense emotions after the deaths of seven Hong Kong tourists during a failed hijacking standoff in Manila in 2010. The supporters' club also ... Egypt, Indonesia and even China? Earlier this year, nine Hong Kong tourists died in a hot air balloon mishap in Luxor. In 1998, hundreds of ethnic Chinese, many with Hong Kong roots, were killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1260102/those-who-ignore-racism-are-bad-sports
  8. Sport - China - FIGHT PROMOTION

    Why fight promoters see fistfuls of dollars in Macau

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Macao-Resort-Hotel, with the UFC Macau 2012 held last November attracting an estimated 25 million viewers on the mainland, including 2.2 million who picked it up via live internet streaming. The UFC will now ... that "encourage a longer length of stay". "Tourists travelling to Macau are expecting more on their trip. Those events not only drive more visitor arrivals, but also help to broaden the tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1294110/why-fight-promoters-see-fistfuls-dollars-macau
  9. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Manchester United to play Kitchee in Hong Kong friendly in July

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 02:40pm by James Porteous

    ... I sincerely express our thanks to the Mega Event Fund for their contribution to make this event possible.” United are expanding further into Asia and mainland China, and recently opened an Asia-Pacific branch in Hong Kong. Last month they signed sponsorship deals with large mainland firms Wahaha and China Construction Bank. According to their own research, they estimate they have 2.2 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1143107/manchester-united-play-kitchee-hong-kong-friendly-july
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Man United to play in Hong Kong thanks to HK$8m Mega Events Fund handout

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 03:02am by Chan Kin-wah

    ... to help towards the costs, saying the event would be expected to attract 40,000 spectators, a full house at the So Kon Po venue, including 8,000 tourists. Ken Ng Kin, chairman of the Kitchee ... travelling to the mainland for the last match. It is understood Kitchee had wanted to bring Manchester United to Hong Kong this summer, but a reported appearance fee of US$2 million scared off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1057452/man-united-play-hk-thanks-hk8m-mega-events-fund-handout

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