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  1. In the mainland, a walk in the park is truly big business

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... function more like businesses and the monks like salesmen. Used correctly, commercial development of the mainland's tourist spots and cultural heritage sites can help raise money to protect ... Wang Xiangwei July marks the start of the traditional peak season for tourism on the mainland as students begin their summer holidays and parents take a break. For many holidaymakers, ...

  2. Mainland taste for the expensive grows

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... sales of luxury products- 2 per cent bought on the mainland and 10 per cent abroad. That compares with 41 per cent of the total purchased by Japanese consumers, 17 per cent by Americans and 16 ... a year, most of them outside the mainland. A saleswoman at the LV store in Plaza 66 said that they had a smaller volume of clients than other shops. 'Our customers do not want a big crowd ...

  3. Two IFC's mainlander-only viewing stunt denounced as racially biased

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... joint venture that runs Two IFC- refused to reveal how many mainland tourists visited the viewing area last week, calling the figures 'internal information'. 'That's just ... Raymond Ma The management of Hong Kong's tallest building, Two IFC, has refused to respond to public anger at the decision to allow only mainlanders to visit a viewing area as part ...

  4. Business - Companies - LEISURE

    Emperor Motion Pictures signs mainland China cinema deal with UA

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Hong Kong company in partnership to open and run cinemas on the mainland, starting in 2014 Emperor signs cinema deal with UA The Hong Kong film company Emperor Motion Pictures is to set up a strategic partnership with UA Cinemas to invest in and operate cinemas on the mainland. The first Emperor UA Cinema is scheduled to open in Foshan, a city of more ...

  5. Body Shop takes China step

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... in selling to mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong in its future efforts to tap the China market. 'At least 15 per cent of the turnover is to mainland tourists, and they are high spenders,' Mr Buchanan said. The latest figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board show mainland tourists are the city's highest-spending visitors. Their expenditure increased 6.7 per cent last year ...

  6. Cheung Kong courts 'new buying power'

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... 'Individual tourists from the mainland will neither directly boost the economy nor the property market, but it will have a psychological impact on the society, which is clouded by pessimistic sentiment. 'Several thousands of mainland tourists will not stimulate the economy, but they will boost sentiment and may attract one million Hong Kong people to spend. That can boost ...

  7. Business - Companies - FOOD

    Mengniu sets up yogurt venture with Danone

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by CCC

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com French firm takes strategic stake in mainland dairy giant seeking to move on from scandals Mengniu sets up yogurt venture with Danone Shares in China Mengniu jumped more than 10 per cent yesterday after the company said it will introduce the French dairy-foods maker Danone as a strategic shareholder, with the two firms agreeing to set ...

  8. Business - Money - EXCHANGES

    Index launch of exchanges' joint venture clears way for derivatives

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... In the same month, the Securities and Futures Commission also allowed several ETFs that track mainland stocks to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Chan, who is also a co-head of equities, ... of them are like our company, focusing on compiling indices tracking cross-border listed companies on the mainland and in Hong Kong," he said. Chan also said the companies interested ...

  9. Morgan Stanley eyes Macau assets

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the moment, the individual-travel arrangement for Macau is limited to only a few mainland cities. Once it is extended to more cities in China, there will be a lot more tourist arrivals,' another industry analyst said. In addition to mainland tourists, Macau has lured many middle-class mainlanders seeking to live in the city. By law, anyone who invests one million patacas in Macau ...

  10. S Korean joint venture to produce advanced chips on mainland

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez A mainland affiliate of SK Telecom, the largest wireless network operator in South Korea, is entering the mainland Chinese semiconductor market through a new joint venture ... stake in the venture, and MtekVision agreed to invest jointly an initial capitalisation of US$16.9 million. The mainland accounted for 41 per cent of global semiconductor consumption last year, ...




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