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  1. Unions not expecting great boost to tourism

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Olympics equestrian events in Hong Kong may not provide the tourism industry with as great a boost as the 10th anniversary of the handover last year, the Federation of Trade Unions said yesterday. Lai Ting-chi, a member of a cross-sector tourism committee set up by the federation, said the hotel and catering sector's high expectations for the equestrian events ...

  2. Cepa to relax visa rules for mainlanders

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Anita Lam Mainland tourists planning to visit Taiwan and Hong Kong will be able to travel to the two destinations with a single permit in new measures under the free-trade pact between Hong Kong and the mainland. Hong Kong's tourism industry is one of the biggest winners in the latest phase of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement that will also ...

  3. Tour firms ready to sue Disney for losses

    Posted Feb 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng, Vivienne Chow

    ... do not have the choice of buying fixed-date tickets even if we are willing to pay more.' Ms Liang vowed to bring the matter to the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Ann's Travel Agency, ... agencies have warned of legal action against Hong Kong Disneyland for losses and damage to their reputation caused by a ticketing system they say is flawed. They spoke out as the Lantau theme park ...

  4. Brand HK rated top in the world- bar one

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... during the second quarter. These included the Olympic torch relay and relief efforts for Sichuan. Hong Kong Institute of Marketing chairman Li Kam-cheong said branding was important in tourism ... Anita Lam Hong Kong, which brands itself as Asia's world city, has been ranked second on a global branding index of 192 locations compiled by an American consultancy firm- just pipped ...

  5. No more fare rises on ferries- for now

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... compared with the same period last year. Last year alone the three licensed ferry operators carried more than 16.8 million Hong Kong passengers to the gambling and tourism haven, a rise of 18 per ... that the government does not subsidise public transport. Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry, the operator of two other outlying island ferry lines- Central to Peng Chau and Central to Yung Shue Wan on Lamma- also ...

  6. Funding plan for link draws cautious welcome

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam An academic and experts have welcomed the new financing model for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge. But one observer said the project had come too late to provide the same kind of advantages Hong Kong would have enjoyed if consensus had been reached a decade earlier. Veteran China-watcher Johnny Lau Yui-siu said under the current division of construction costs, it was obvious ...

  7. Pig sketch irks tourists in Malaysia

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the 'demeaning' pig heads drawn on their meal vouchers. Malaysia's consul-general in Hong Kong, Abdul Aziz bin Harun, said the incident was more than likely a misunderstanding. 'The summer has ... of a Chinese-language website to promote Malaysian tourism. 'But as the hotel staff speak only English and Malaysian, while the tourists speak Mandarin, communication has broken down.' The protest ...

  8. Beijing cash puts bridge a step closer

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai

    ... Anita Lam and Chloe Lai Guangdong to pay the most under new funding model Construction of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge will be able to begin by 2010 after the central government ... with the three governments meeting the funding gap between the construction cost and the private sector investment under a cost-to-benefit principle. Hong Kong would have covered 50.2 per cent ...

  9. Students eye more stable career choices amid the weak economy

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 2 per cent of the respondents as a job with bright prospects. Edith Chow Ching-chi, district director of the Hong Kong Sheung Kung Hui Welfare Council- which conducted the survey this year ... to join the firefighters.' But Au-yeung Pui-lam, 22, from Christian Zheng Sheng College, said he would take some time off even if he scored well in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education ...

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    China eyes Sri Lankan free-trade deal

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So, Anita Lam

    ... free-trade deal Fashion brands from Hong Kong, Europe and the United States could gain from a possible free-trade agreement between Sri Lanka and mainland China that would remove all tariffs on goods ... in Sri Lanka is on a par with that in India, but a little lower than costs in Vietnam and Indonesia. Omar is looking to persuade Hong Kong fashion retailers to outsource their production to Sri ...




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