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  1. Group pushes for new 'Brand HK' publicity drive

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A revitalised publicity campaign should be launched to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the handover to strengthen Hong Kong's image as an international city, a focus ... Hong Kong Group' be established to launch a campaign that would include marketing abroad as well as local programmes. 'Regarding Hong Kong's positioning on an international ...

  2. Tien set to head tourism body

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Tourism Board after Donald Tsang Yam-kuen wins an expected second term in Sunday's chief executive election. Two sources familiar with the situation said the government had ... The Tourism Board, a government-subsidised body, was founded in April 2001. It spends more than HK$100 million each year to market and promote Hong Kong as a destination worldwide. However, critics ...

  3. Trafficking cloud hovers over HK

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people are profiting from involvement in sex tourism to Hong Kong and exploitation of helpers saddled with crushing debt. If the State Department report serves any practical purpose, it might ... The Security Bureau has taken issue with a closely watched annual report on human trafficking by the US State Department, which says Hong Kong has failed to make any discernible progress ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More should be done to boost tourism between Hong Kong and Taiwan, Taichung Mayor Jason Hu Chih-chiang said yesterday after talks with local representatives of the city's tourism sector. ... referenced' by professors of community medicine at the University of Hong Kong. The study, carried out by consultant Ove Arup and commissioned by the Environmental Protection Department, was also ...

  5. Government gifts make tourism sector a Liberal Party fiefdom

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appointed the Hong Kong Tourism Board's new chairman. And Ma Lik, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said immediately after the poll that his ... Wan The outgoing chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee thought it was a good idea that another member of the Liberal Party be appointed to the position after she ...

  6. Intensive development of the harbourfront would be bad

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a curse on our city. It sends thousands of people to the hospital every year, some to their deaths. It is driving away talent that Hong Kong needs and affecting our tourism industry. Hong Kong's air pollution should be tackled at source. It is caused by intensive high-rise development which blocks air-flow, attracts more people and generates more traffic to the already crowded ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a timetable for when it would be launched. He said the public felt that the government should continue with the reforms despite the financial crisis. HK and Macau to deepen tourism ties The Hong Kong and Macau governments have agreed to strengthen collaboration in tourism at the second Hong Kong-Macau Co-operation Meeting, held in Hong Kong. Officials discussed ways to deepen co-operation under ...

  8. Kaohsiung mayor gets first visa since 1997

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1997 I had failed several times to a get a permit to visit Hong Kong for work purposes.' Ms Chen, speaking after a press conference to promote tourism, said she guessed it could be because ... and said she hoped the two cities could strengthen co-operation in tourism and trade. Asked whether her visit indicated an improvement in the relationship between Hong Kong and Taiwan, she said: ...

  9. Push for HK-Macau visa

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The government will continue to push for a single-exit system that lets mainlanders visit both Hong Kong and Macau on the same trip, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said. The government favoured multiple-destination itineraries, Mr Cheung said in response to a Legislative Council motion about Hong Kong-Macau tourism co-operation. Mainlanders ...

  10. Manila officials in town

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Kong people were killed. The delegation, led by Philippine Secretary for Tourism Alberto Lim, arrived in Hong Kong on Wednesday December 15 and is scheduled to meet the chief executive ... for the botched handling of the crisis 'hard to accept'. The Philippines expressed surprise on Monday that Hong Kong's Security Bureau had renewed its warning against travelling ...




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