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  1. Security official vows tight watch on tourism

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Josephine Ma

    ... a warning to organised-crime syndicates looking to exploit the new tourism regulations. '[Mainland] criminals who break the law [in Hong Kong] will not be able to escape the fate of Cheung ... One of the nation's top security officials pledged yesterday to step up co-operation with Hong Kong law enforcement agencies in preparation for the expected surge in mainland visitors ...

  2. GST would wreck crucial industries, say Liberals

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ...'s economy would be ruined. 'If the government is introducing a GST, it will most likely utterly destroy three of the four pillar industries in Hong Kong- tourism, logistics and retailing,' ... Ambrose Leung The chief executive must think twice before considering whether to introduce a goods and services tax because it would 'utterly destroy' Hong Kong's pillar ...

  3. Conceptual shock and awe at Hong Kong showcase

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the display was actually intended to showcase was Hong Kong's 'five bright spots'- financial services, commerce, logistics, creative technology and tourism. According to Trade ... Ambrose Leung 'City of Life'. 'Asia's World City'. 'Live it, love it'. Hong Kong's leaders are never short of a snappy slogan to promote the city. ...

  4. Tsang is told to ignore airy-fairy policies

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... with the change in the economy, and people had higher expectations of him. 'Instead of coming up with airy-fairy concepts, the chief executive should concentrate on the reality in Hong Kong. We should look at our strengths, such as building up Hong Kong as a tourism and logistics centre,' Mrs Law said. She hoped Mr Tsang could do better than former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, ...

  5. Shop owners asked to sign 'no-layoffs charter'

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the source said. Doubts were also expressed by executive councillor Cheng Yiu-tong, the president of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions. Mr Cheng said a similar scheme in Japan had not been successful. He said the government should consider asking the central government to enlarge the individual traveller scheme, to allow more mainland visitors to Hong Kong. Tourism Board chairman ...

  6. Tycoon calls for Wan Chai heliport

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Michael Kadoorie says it would boost city's role as transport hub One of Hong Kong's leading tycoons, Michael Kadoorie, is pushing for a permanent heliport ... and Exhibition Centre. Under a plan now under consultation, the government wants to build a privately funded heliport on the Sheung Wan waterfront to serve flights within Hong Kong, and another one above ...

  7. Super-zone plan unveiled for delta

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... services, while Guangdong will be a manufacturing hub. In a further boost to Hong Kong's tourism industry, Guangdong is to allow all its 75 million people to visit the city individually rather ... Hong Kong and Guangdong yesterday vowed to turn the Pearl River Delta region into one of the world's 'economic super-zones', with both governments unveiling a plan to bring ...

  8. I will act as a bridge to the public: Selina Chow

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... a promotional trip in her capacity as chairwoman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Mrs Chow said she would help the government in its policy-making and act as a bridge between it and the public. 'I ...

  9. Tsang reveals taskforce plans to diversify the economy

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... pillar industries of finance, tourism, trade and professional services. Mr Tsang's predecessor, Tung Chee-hwa, spoke of his vision of Hong Kong as a research and development hub and mapped ... Dennis Eng and Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is pinning hopes for Hong Kong's long-term growth on further development of six service industries: testing, medical ...

  10. Taipei says mayor's visa ban could mar relations

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei and Ambrose Leung Senior officials in Taiwan said yesterday they feared relations with Hong Kong would be set back after the decision to reject a visa application by Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou. Pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong also urged Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa to step in and allow the popular mayor, who supports Taiwan's reunification ...




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