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  1. Mainland tourists in love with falling euro

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to 8.26 yuan yesterday. Expecting it to drop further, Chen hasn't exchanged the rest of his money. Like Chen, many mainland tourists have decided to seize the chance and enjoy what may ... and economic recovery are contributing to the boom in outbound travel. Dun noted that many Chinese chose to stay at home in March and April- the season when mainland tourists usually go to Japan to see ...

  2. Three HK tourists die in mainland bus crash

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Three Hong Kong tourists on a visit to the mainland died yesterday when their bus crashed. Thirteen others were injured in the accident, which happened in Xingshan county, ... The circumstances of the crash were not known last night. 'As far as I know, the tour group was organised by a mainland travel agency and they were going for a 14- to 15-day tour in Hubei ...

  3. Tempers flare over snacking tourist on MTR

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the emergency button and notifies platform staff. An MTR employee tells the tourists they can't eat inside the train and a mainland woman says sorry in English. A Hong Kong man then says ... Kong passengers' demands that tourists abide by local public order rules. Ten per cent said Hongkongers held a grudge against mainland tourists and 31 per cent said Hongkongers ...

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    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila HK tourists slowly revisiting Manila Hong Kong tourists are slowly returning to Manila despite the imposition of a black travel advisory- the highest-level warning- following the hostage shootings two years ago. While slightly more Hong Kong tourists visited the capital of the Philippines in the first half of this year, the number is still below that prior ...

  5. Tourist held over theft of medal

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwanese police said yesterday that their mainland counterparts had arrested an elderly tourist from Heilongjiang province accused ... nationalist forces to Taiwan after their defeat by the communists in 1949. Quemoy has become a popular destination for mainland tourists due to its location less 2 kilometres from Xiamen. Taiwanese ...

  6. Shanghai bid for tax-free tourist zone

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai hopes to set up a tax-free shopping zone for tourists beside its Disney theme park- still under construction- or around Pudong International Airport, mainland media reported yesterday. Municipal Tourism Administration director Dao Shuming was quoted as saying the city was 'researching' the possibility of applying to the central ...

  7. Beijing upgrades travel to Taiwan

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai and Danny Mok The mainland's ties with Taiwan received a significant boost yesterday as Beijing announced individual tourists and more direct flights would ... of Fujian province to visit Taiwan's outlying islands Quemoy, Matsu and Penghu as individual tourists. In earlier talks with Beijing, Taipei had proposed that up to 500 mainlanders a day ...

  8. Mainlanders go home after railway crash

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung More than 30 mainlanders- injured tourists and some relatives of those who died in an accident on a scenic railway in southern Taiwan last month- returned home yesterday. They were the first family members and tourists from the tour group to leave Taiwan following the Alishan train accident that killed five mainlanders and injured 84, along with 29 other people, ...

  9. HK told to build more hotels for tourists

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... flood of mainland tourists. At the same time, Han Zheng played down the rivalry between the two cities, saying Shanghai was like a rapidly growing adolescent while Hong Kong was like a mature ... into hostels for mainland tourists. Shanghai has about 250 star-rated hotels - including 15 five-star properties - and plans to open several more before hosting the World Expo in 2010. Mr Han, who took ...

  10. Long list of don'ts for solo visitors

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and don'ts being issued to solo mainland tourists in Taiwan. To prevent this new class of mainland tourists- who are not part of group tours- from 'getting into trouble' during their brief visits to the island, Taiwanese authorities have issued 11 taboos for them to observe. The restrictions, issued after Taiwan lifted its ban on visits by solo mainland tourists late last month, ...




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