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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    More Consumer Council complaints as scams target mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 01:27pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Shifty retailers are now zeroing in on cross-border visitors, leading to increase in complaints to the Consumer Council Scams target mainland marks Unscrupulous retailers may no longer be able to mislead locals with their old tricks, but they have found new victims among the burgeoning number of mainland visitors, resulting in a surge in complaints. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Restrict Shenzhen visitors to one trip per day, says lawmaker

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Tony Cheung

    ... Shenzhen visitors: lawmaker The lawmaker representing the city’s retail industry has backed calls for a restriction on mainland visitors. Vincent Fang Kang, from the pro-business Liberal Party, ... and they said: ‘OK, Mr Fang, call for the curb’.” Recently, protests against mainland visitors have taken place in the popular shopping destinations of Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    No more queues! Ocean Park develops smartphone app to book rides in advance

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Amy Nip

    ... a record 7.7 million visitors pour through the gates, a 9 per cent rise on the previous year. Half of the visitors came from the mainland. The visitor numbers for the fiscal year that has just ... limit the number of mainland visitors. A proposal to cap the number of visits to Hong Kong permitted under Shenzhen permanent residents' multiple-entry visas would have limited impact ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong is more than a grocery store for mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:02pm by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Michael Chugani says the devastating impact of ever more mainland visitors on our quality of life must lead us to rethink our welcome Spillover effect Friends of a friend ... it. Either he hasn't been to Mong Kok or Lo Wu, or he's bonkers. To justify not imposing a limit on visitors, So used the stale argument that mainland tourists contribute hugely ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must manage mainland visitor flood before a bust-up occurs

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Michael Chugani says we must find more sensible ways to cope with the flood of mainland visitors before a bust-up does us real harm Fit to burst Another fire has been put ... to political correctness by pretending that sticking band-aids on every flare-up will defuse the bomb. But it just delays the explosion. If estimates are correct, mainland visitors to Hong Kong ...

  6. News - China - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese influx prompts Macau to mull visitor cap

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Mainlanders flocking to the city and crowding its attractions prompt experts to mull a visitor cap, despite the revenue such tourists bring Macau suffers from overload of mainlanders Many of Macau's tourist attractions are buckling under the weight of overcrowding by mainland visitors- a scenario many Hongkongers know only too well. To curb ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disaffection poisons Hong Kong-mainland relations

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by Regina Ip

    ... developmental problems in a negative light and scoffing at the uncouth behaviour of newly rich mainland visitors have gained popularity. Groups advocating "Hong Kong nativism" and unfurling ... has dampened the relationship, and effectively delivered what some Hongkongers wished for- a slowdown in visitors from mainland China as well as their per capita spending. Bigots and China ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's economy does not rely on mainland tourists, says financial secretary

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Finance chief rejects as 'inconsistent with the facts' suggestion HK is too reliant on tourists Mainland visitor claim exaggerated, says Tsang The financial secretary brushed off as "exaggerated" and "inconsistent with the facts" suggestions the economy has become too reliant on mainland visitors. John Tsang Chun-wah, ...

  9. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    'Don't cap visitors, build more shops', retailers urge

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong Retail Management Association urges the government to ignore calls to restrict the numbers of mainland shoppers 'Don't cap visitors, build more shops', retailers urge Retailers have told the government to build more shops rather than restrain the number of mainland visitors, who are continuing to fuel growth ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mainland help in a tragedy is not interference

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... visitors has put a serious strain on our social and economic infrastructure and that Beijing is hardly a model government. But at the roots is our ingrained sense of superiority over the mainland ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Mainland help is not interference Tragedies are supposed to unite people. But it seems even the ferry disaster is not enough to overcome our anti-mainland ...




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