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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... Ernest Kao and Amy Nip The city's poorest families are being squeezed out of a space to live in 20,000 beds that no one should sleep in Three in four of an estimated 2,800 guest houses scattered across the city operate without a licence, a study has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577144/illegal-guest-houses-put-tourists-risk-and-deprive-low-income
  2. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:31am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... mulling restraints on inbound tourism from the mainland- have been as spineless as they are likely to be ineffective. For most Hong Kong people, [the mainland’s rise] is the best thing that has ... increase in visitors to Hong Kong between 2003 and last year, and a threefold increase to Macau. But the impact on other regional tourism destinations is equally remarkable: mainland visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535439/channel-mainland-tourism-dont-shut-it
  3. News - Hong Kong

    All eyes on Hong Kong as Art Basel hits city, bringing tourism boost with it

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Hong Kong's newest arts fair may reflect the cultural and economic value of art, but also a globalisation of culture that can stifle artistic expression Drawing a line between art and money Follow @SCMP_News As the curtain goes up on the first Hong Kong excursion of the Art Basel international art show today, it will become the focal point ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242971/drawing-line-between-art-and-money
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... remains in office, Beijing will take a hard line towards Hong Kong. But how hardline is hardline? Xi has, domestically, gone after "flies and tigers" as well as taken on scores ... Kwok-cheung observed that if the self-immolation of Tibetan monks wouldn't move Beijing, what makes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists think it would bat an eyelid if they skip classes for a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597591/beijing-shifts-indulgence-hard-line-hong-kong
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's buildings should be generating electricity, not using it

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by Ian Brownlee

    ... Ian Brownlee Ian Brownlee says tried and tested technology is available to enable Hong Kong buildings to tap our abundant solar energy for use; what's lacking is the leadership to push for change Bright idea This week is World Green Building Week, and it is observed in Hong Kong. The past approach to sustainable building design has largely focused on making buildings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596164/hong-kongs-buildings-should-be-generating-electricity-not
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Developers speed up flat launches as mainlanders return to Hong Kong's housing market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Peggy Sito

    ... Developers are speeding up new launches in Hong Kong, with more than 3,000 flats to hit the market over the coming months. The new releases will intensify a battle to lure home-seekers who have lost ... the previous weekend as fewer projects were offered. But more units are coming into the pipeline. Major launches to watch include Cheung Kong's 291-unit Mont Vert Phase II in Tai Po and its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1597563/developers-press-ahead-flat-launches-lure-home-buyers
  7. Business - Money - TRADING

    Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme to lure hedge funds

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... Hedge funds may drive initial demand for Shanghai-listed stocks through a linkage of the city's bourse with that in Hong Kong, which opens up a new route for foreign investors to buy ... investors, with or without their own QFII licences, to buy as much as 13 billion yuan (HK$16.4 billion) of Shanghai-traded yuan stocks a day, said a statement posted on the Hong Kong stock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1598218/shanghai-hong-kong-stock-connect-scheme-lure-hedge
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Charley Lanyon

    ... grief Hong Kong-based writer Paul Letters was looking forward to taking his young son on a visit to the bird enclosure in Hong Kong Park recently when they were stopped at the entrance. ... something which should be more accessible." I held back the tears. Once again my disability prevents my son's enjoyment Paul Letters Hong Kong is regarded as an easy place in which to live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1596176/struggle-being-disabled
  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Bear Camp is Hong Kong's latest fitness craze

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 03:35pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... colony but Bear Camp, Hong Kong's newest fitness craze: a functional strength and conditioning session that Hong Kong athletes say gets good results quickly. Bear Camp is a kind of circuit ... Gregory moved to Hong Kong 10 months ago, he met fellow Lamma Islander Gary Manwaring, who has a background in professional skiing and Muay Thai. Manwaring was working as a personal trainer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1597943/bear-camp-hong-kongs-latest-fitness-craze
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong landlords excel in filling up world's tallest office towers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:14am by Sandy Li

    ... of high-rise office buildings is one criterion for the creation of financial centres as a city needs to provide a first-class environment to house multinational companies. Hong Kong has 69 tall office ... to approach securing tenants. CBRE has found that Hong Kong's supertall buildings filled up their floor space much faster than other cities in the region. The 412-metre Two International Finance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1598322/hong-kong-landlords-excel-filling-worlds-tallest-office

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