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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must be vigilant on human trafficking

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 03:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that leave them in debt bondage. And it is difficult to dismiss suspicions that some unsavoury people profit from organised sex tourism to Hong Kong and from sexual exploitation of heavily indebted ... Kong's laws covering crime, immigration and offences against the person. No government likes being accused of being soft on it. Hence the terse exchanges from time to time between the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543239/hong-kong-must-maintain-vigilance-against-human-trafficking
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong airport must meet global demand or risk falling behind

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:05pm by JULIA YAN

    ... economy and employment market will be undermined. In addition to the damage caused to our aviation and tourism industries, the competitiveness of Hong Kong as a centre of financial services, trade ... Julia Yan Julia Yan says the arguments put up by opponents of third runway do not stand up to scrutiny Hong Kong must ride on the growth of global aviation or risk its own prosperity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1549621/hong-kong-airport-must-meet-global-demand-or-risk-falling-behind
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Growing anti-Beijing sentiment is shifting focus away from Hong Kong's real problems

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:32pm by HAN ZHU

    ... Han Zhu Han Zhu says it's unfair to blame Beijing for the conflicts in Hong Kong society that stem from rising social injustice as the city becomes increasingly marginalised in a globalised world Tearing the fabric Hong Kong saw another big demonstration on July 1, when more than 100,000 people marched against the local government and Beijing. Despite having established ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1548790/growing-anti-beijing-sentiment-shifting-focus-away-hong-kongs-real-problems
  4. News - China - CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

    Scandal-hit spiritual guru who fled to Hong Kong makes secret return to Jiangxi hometown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:09pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Lin, a self-proclaimed qigong master suspected by mainland authorities of fraud and bribery, stepped out of hiding in Hong Kong and visited his hometown in Jiangxi province. Wang, 62, came ... made a living "deluding celebrities and blinding the public". Watch: Archive footage of Wang Lin demonstrating his 'powers' Around that time Wang fled to Hong Kong, where he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540283/scandal-hit-spiritual-guru-celebrities-officials-makes-secret-trip
  5. 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

    ... is slightly exaggerated and inconsistent with the facts." He said arguing that the city was too reliant on the mainland economy "ignored the historical trajectory of Hong Kong's economic development over the past half-century". Tsang wrote: "Hong Kong's economy and the country's development has always been closely linked," adding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533469/mainland-chinese-visitor-claim-exaggerated-says-john-tsang
  6. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong tourism must move to next level

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 05:01am by LETTERS

    ... Time for tourism to move beyond the individual visit idea Since its launch in 2003, the individual visit scheme has brought about a boost to Hong Kong's economy. Led by tourism ... of individual visitors. Hong Kong's ability to absorb so many tourists has reached a bottleneck. It must figure out an appropriate approach to strive for more high value-added visitors and expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1363746/hong-kong-tourism-must-move-next-level
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip, Jennifer Ngo

    ... on accommodation-booking websites, and the tourists were unwilling to return to Hong Kong as prosecution witnesses, she said. The December 29 blaze at Continental Mansion sparked an outcry from residents ... premises. The bureau also suggests raising the maximum fine from HK$200,000 to HK$500,000, and jail from two years to three. Both Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners executive director Michael Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546951/hong-kong-authorities-seek-tighten-rules-guest-houses
  8. 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

    ... a meeting with mainland officials. However, the meeting reached no conclusions on the issue, he said. There have been reports Hong Kong intends to restrict visits by Shenzhen permanent residents ... numbers could reach 100 million by 2023, a big majority of them from the mainland. Rising visitor numbers have led to protests in Hong Kong about overcrowding on the streets and public transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Mainlanders' spending in Hong Kong doesn't show up in our GDP- that's statistical reality

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Mainlanders' spending in HK has no effect on our GDP Cutting the number of solo travellers to Hong Kong will hinder the city's economic growth but only ... It is deducted from, taken away from, subtracted from the figures, not added to them. When our statisticians tally up total consumer spending in Hong Kong they create two additional categories- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1532890/mainlanders-spending-hong-kong-doesnt-show-our-gdp-thats
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Mexico is aiming for stronger business and tourism links with Hong Kong, says consul general

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:01am by Lana Lam

    ... little margin and scope because everything is so concentrated on the US." Tourism will form a key part of that shift. "In a few years, our strategy is to have China and Hong Kong being ... about to change. "For many years, Mexico was not so present in the Hong Kong scenario, but Mexico is now on the agenda," said Alicia Buenrostro Massieu, consul general of Mexico ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352150/mexico-aiming-stronger-business-and-tourism-links-hong-kong-says

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