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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... Amy Nip and Calvin Liu Calls to scrap multi-entry permits Stories about overcrowded swimming pools and faeces in a shower cubicle have emerged as the latest salvos from those arguing ... political group, the NeoDemocrats, wants to scrap multiple-entry permits for Shenzhen permanent residents in order to lower the demand placed on public resources from visitors. Yam said that since ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong 'Improvements' to permit for visitors from Shenzhen eyed, commerce minister says after talks in Beijing, amid calls to limit their trips Talks ... to five to eight a year under the multiple-entry permit scheme that now allows unlimited travel. Some people have suggested setting a limit on the number of trips allowed per day. So said details ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Multi-entry permits help thousands of parallel traders cross into HK daily

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 03:05am by Clifford Lo, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... Clifford Lo, Amy Nip and Stuart Lau Many are Shenzhen residents carrying multi-entry permits, government sources say 3,000 parallel traders cross into HK daily More than 3,000 parallel traders are crossing the border every day and over half of them are Shenzhen residents with multi-entry visit permits, according to government sources. The figures were revealed by a mainland ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Leung Chun-ying gets Shenzhen to delay issuing multi-entry permits

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Kristie Wong Deal struck with the mainland authorities to assess city's ability to cope with visitors Multi-entry permits put on hold for influx study Leung pledge on multi-entry permits A decision to give millions of non-permanent Shenzhen residents easier access to Hong Kong will not be implemented until the city has examined its capacity to receive more ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Shenzhen multi-entry travel permits for Hong Kong delayed

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... no multi-entry permits yet Non-permanent residents of Shenzhen eager to apply for a multi-entry permit to Hong Kong were met with signs telling them no permits would be issued for the next three weeks ... multi-entry permits to the 4.1 million Shenzhen residents who do not hold hukou, the household registration document. Non-permanent residents previously had to return to their own provinces to apply ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENTRY PERMITS

    Hong Kong task force set up to assess impact of multi-entry permit tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by KC NG, Amy Nip

    ... residents of Shenzhen can apply for multi-entry permits without returning to their home provinces. Non-permanent residents of five other cities can apply for single-entry permits. Chief Executive ... of those given a multi-entry permit could start working illegally or become parallel traders, buying goods to sell across the border. Professor Haiyan Song, of Polytechnic University's school ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen looks to stop abuse of multi-entry permit

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung and Colleen Lee

    ... mainlanders' trips to Hong Kong under the multiple-entry permit scheme amid allegations that it is being abused by parallel-goods traders. A pro-government lawmaker said this yesterday after meeting ... was also at the meeting, said cancelling the multiple-entry permit scheme was not an option because Hong Kong officials had already ruled it out. Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok had said ...

  8. Shenzhen seeks multi-entry permits

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Shenzhen is lobbying the central government to grant multiple-entry permits to individual travellers from Beijing and Shanghai visiting Hong Kong. Residents of the cities can currently visit Hong Kong independently without having to join tour groups, but they are granted single-entry permits allowing no more than seven days' stay. The Shenzhen Tourism ...

  9. Multi-entry visa ban until after Games

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Spiro

    ... Samantha Spiro Hurdle to mainland trips for frequent travellers Beijing has stopped issuing multiple-entry visas, risking major inconvenience to foreigners who travel to the mainland regularly, especially on business. Hong Kong travel agents say the ban w ...

  10. Multi-entry visas a hit in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... He Huifeng and Paggie Leung Shenzhen residents flocked in their thousands yesterday to apply for new 12-month, multi-entry Hong Kong visas introduced to streamline access to and boost ... the expected rush of residents for the new visa. Hong Kong and Guangdong leaders agreed in Beijing last month to give Shenzhen permanent residents access to multi-entry visas to Hong Kong from April 1. ...




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