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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Tourism boosts Hong Kong's economy in second quarter

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 07:14pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com The Hong Kong economy grew moderately in the second quarter of 2013 as local consumption and spending by inbound tourists helped make up for continuing weaknesses in demand from the advanced markets that the city export to, said government economists.  Hong Kong’s economy posted a 3.3 per cent growth in the second quarter over a year ago, up from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297236/hong-kong-gdp-33pc-second-quarter
  2. Comment - Letters

    Harmony between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese citizens is important

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... to vital essential consumables such as milk powder and Chinese medicine. Effective mechanisms are available to our Hong Kong administration to alleviate their negative impact on our property ... in ensuring Hong Kong's long-term prosperity and stability. In turn, Hong Kong's contribution as a catalyst towards the spread of democracy and the rule of law cannot be denied. We can only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1458059/harmony-between-hong-kong-and-mainland-chinese-citizens-important
  3. Business - Money - REFORM

    After Citic, who’s next among Chinese state firms to take their mega deals to Hong Kong?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:34pm by George Chen, Sandy Li

    ... be inclined to march to their own tune. Two sources cited the case of Hong Kong-listed Jin Jiang Hotels- a subsidiary of Shanghai's Jin Jiang International, a major state-owned tourism operator- which was once considered an ideal platform to receive major asset injections from its parent firm, paving the way for a listing of the parent in Hong Kong. But the idea was opposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1463151/after-citic-whos-next
  4. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... of the Year of the Horse. While fireworks have not caused a fatal accident in Hong Kong in recent years, the last Lunar New Year holiday saw tragedy in Hunan province, when a truck carrying fireworks ... horseshoes that will fill Victoria Harbour and ring in the Year of the Horse. Most fireworks used in Hong Kong are now made in Hunan. Getting the chemistry right is a precise business. The fireworks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1416571/6000kg-fireworks-arrive-hong-kong-ready-light-victoria-harbour
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists get fresh ways to sample Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fresh ways for visitors to get a taste of the city Tourists tired of shopping till they drop in Hong Kong will soon be offered some unconventional ... to a world heritage site. They are among fresh packages to be put together by tour agencies and co-funded by the Tourism Board. Board executive director Anthony Lau Chun-hon said yesterday that seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138166/tourists-get-fresh-ways-sample-hk
  6. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL SECURITY

    Hong Kong 'will follow path of Libya' without Article 23 law: pro-Beijing group

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com HK 'faces fate of Libya' without Article 23 law "Traitors" would seize power in Hong Kong and turn the city into a base for promoting ... to the streets to protest it in 2003. "Without Article 23, Hong Kong will soon follow the footsteps of Syria and Libya. Our city will be in ruins if those independence advocates go unchecked," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455643/hong-kong-will-follow-path-libya-without-article-23-law-pro-beijing
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... wheel revolution A plan for a giant sightseeing ferris wheel to be built overlooking Hong Kong's harbour is shrouded in secrecy, even though a patch of land has been allocated on which ... the eaermarked site behind Central Ferry Piers 9 and 10, reading 'Hong Kong Observation Wheel', which include the sponsor's name Swiss AEX. Swiss AEX, which is recorded in the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1465974/mystery-deepens-over-delay-ferris-wheel-year-after-contract-awarded
  8. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong Sevens chief unveils plan for new Central fan festival

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:13pm by SCMP reporter

    ... with the city’s tourism authority to stage a six-day festival of rugby and music in the week leading up to next month’s Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens. The HKRFU-funded outdoor entertainment initiative is being supported by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and will be held at the new 36,000-square-metre Central Harbourfront site from Tuesday, March 25 to Sunday, March 30. The event will run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1442048/hong-kong-sevens-chief-unveils-plan-new-central-fan-festival
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Mainland Chinese tourist boom sparking hotel conversions in Hong Kong's residential areas

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 12:51am by Yvonne Liu

    ... The Hong Kong Tourism Board says overnight visitor arrivals grew 8 per cent to 25.66 million last year, with those from the mainland jumping 13 per cent to 17.09 million. "Hong Kong ... The influx of mainland tourists has made the landlords of small shopping centres in non-core parts of Hong Kong dreaming of bigger profits by converting them into hotels. Previously, developers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1450166/mainland-chinese-tourist-boom-fuels-hotel-rush-hong-kong
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Going underground could give shops the space they need to deal with tourism boom

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:07am by Sandy Li

    ... per cent jump from 380,000 in the first three days of the Lunar New Year last year and an increase of 197 per cent from 286,000 in 2012. However, Hong Kong’s tourism facilities are nearly ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Restaurants, shops, theme parks and fast-food chains enjoyed brisk sales as hordes of tourists descended on Hong Kong during the Lunar New Year holiday, but how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1425117/going-underground-could-give-shops-space-they-need-deal

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