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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should help vulnerable mainland immigrants, not denigrate them

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by LINDA TO

    ... come to reside in Hong Kong from mainland China via one-way permits. Each year, millions more come here as tourists. Many Hongkongers are finding it very hard to cope with this demographic ... Linda To Linda To says society should do more to help mainland women who migrate to Hong Kong as they are already socially and financially vulnerable, without having to deal with local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581222/hong-kong-should-help-vulnerable-mainland-immigrants-not
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Mainland Chinese tourist plunges 11 metres to his death in Ocean Park accident

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 06:46pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tourist falls to his death from Ocean Park railing A mainland tourist fell about 11 metres to his death after he apparently lost his balance while sitting on an Ocean Park railing yesterday. Cao Tao, 50, arrived from Hubei province on Wednesday and was visiting the theme park in Aberdeen alone at the time the fall took place at about 10.30am, police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1476453/mainland-tourist-plunges-11-metres-his-death-ocean-park-accident
  4. News - China - CRIME

    Robberies of cashed-up Chinese tourists rise steeply in Paris

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Mainlanders' preference for carrying large amounts of cash makes them easy targets Robbers target Chinese in Paris A sharp increase in robberies of Chinese tourists in Paris has prompted calls for the French government to step up security and for shoppers to use credit cards instead of carrying large amounts of cash. The number of reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1249285/robberies-cashed-chinese-tourists-rise-steeply-paris
  5. News - China - THAILAND

    Chinese thieves raiding Thailand duty free shops and fleeing on flights

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:27pm by Chutima Sidasathian

    ... Chutima Sidasathian in Phuket Mainland thieves a headache for shops at Phuket International Airport Phuket out to stop fleeing Chinese airport thieves A spate of thefts by passengers from ... of their tourists has been debated widely and criticised heavily in China, and Beijing released official guidelines this year. Tuesday's meeting was also told that Phuket's new Terminal X, where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1343714/phuket-officials-out-stop-chinese-airport-thieves-taking-flight
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must see beyond the worry of a mainland influx

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says historic forces are at work that we shouldn't ignore Hong Kong must see beyond worry of a mainland influx Friction between Hong Kong people and mainlanders continues. We hear complaints about the effects of the influx of mainland tourists, especially about crowding and high rents driving local businesses off our streets. There were reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1260079/hong-kong-must-see-beyond-worry-mainland-influx
  7. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Golden Week a ‘golden mess’ for Chinese tourists

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:28pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... in the UK. The increasing amount of Chinese tourists has encouraged sales staff abroad to learn Chinese and design advertisement posters in Chinese as well. In Hong Kong, mainland travellers spend ... Institute of Renmin University of China. On October 1, more than 100,000 tourists travelled from mainland China, an increase of 16 per cent from last year’s figure. Tung said: “The high spending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1326555/golden-week-golden-mess-chinese-tourists
  8. News - China Insider - US GOVT SHUTDOWN

    Chinese tourists in US 'at loss' amid shutdown of national parks and monuments

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 03:12pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com Chinese tourists visiting the United States during China’s “Golden Week” holiday have complained of nowhere to visit after the federal government shutdown closed some of the country’s most popular tourist sites. The US government has had a partial shutdown since Tuesday after the Republican-led House of Representatives refused to approve a budget ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1322831/chinese-tourists-us-loss-amid-shutdown-national-parks-and
  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Unlike big spenders, visitors with limited budget go for medicines, milk powder and snacks Daily items top mainland tourists' HK shopping list Medicines ... tourists, Lu said he did not buy any designer label goods. "I came here for fun," he said. "Luxury items are beyond my budget." Another mainland tourist said he had come from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1466495/daily-items-top-mainland-china-tourists-hong-kong-shopping-list
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Regulate tourist numbers for Hong Kong's benefit

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Brownlee

    ... Kong is overcrowded, tourists are now everywhere, and there is no place to escape. To quote columnist Michael Chugani, "Everything has a breaking point. How many more mainland tourists can ... Ian Brownlee Ian Brownlee says the overwhelming tourist flood in recent years should persuade officials to regulate the flow and refocus on quality growth, so that local needs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1218510/regulate-tourist-numbers-hong-kongs-benefit

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