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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business chambers liken Occupy Central to Thai protests, say tourism will plummet

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, Austin Chiu

    ... … occupying certain parts of Bangkok, tourism numbers began to drop quite quickly," General Chamber of Commerce chairman Pang Yiu-kai said. But the civil disobedience movement rejected comparison ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung puts student talks back on table but insists Beijing won't back down

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 11:10pm by Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng, Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... on tourism-related revenue, tourism contribution per day will drop by HK$26 million to HK$39 million," it said. A 2 per cent hit on private consumption would translate into a drop of HK$72 million. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam 'helpless' over talks deadlock

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Mimi Lau, Amy Nip

    ... on police, evaporating stock market values and the loss of tourism revenue during the 'golden week'," it said. Carrie Lam, who was speaking on the sidelines of a development conference ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing suspends tour groups to protest-hit Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... Tourism Administration told operators not to organise tour groups to the city. People who booked before yesterday would not be affected. "It means that there will be no more mainland tours ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... administration, with the two sides reaching deals on economic cooperation and bolstering tourism. Ma said while Taiwan was concerned about developments in Hong Kong, it did not mean the two sides ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Questions raised over credibility of planned anti-Occupy signature campaign

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:27pm by Joyce Ng

    ... come up with something much stronger … since they attacked our referendum so vigorously." Meanwhile, Tourism Board chairman Peter Lam Kin-ngok warned that Occupy Central could harm tourism ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Barristers too sensitive on white paper, says Beijing official

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by Tony Cheung and Adrian Wan

    ... yesterday with four core members of his party to discuss political reform and tourism- including the flood of mainland visitors that has irked Hongkongers. "[Wang] agreed that we should not cut ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Government handouts at China holiday resort spark debate

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:07pm by Zhang Hong

    ... coffers. Last year, its tourism income alone was 23.3 billion yuan, and its total GDP was 37.3 billion. "The subsidy is positive as it shows the government is concerned about the general ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central to hit Hongkong Land, Wharf Holdings hardest, UBS says

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:48pm by Jeffie Lam and Peggy Sito

    ... and the Landmark Mandarin Oriental. The impact of the movement would not be confined to Central because if it was prolonged it would also discourage tourism, the report said. As a result, Wharf, which owns ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    HK delegates eye greater links with motherland

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... brushed off the suggestion. "We won't shut our door and … restrict tourists." He insisted tourism development would be "healthy". Peter Wong Man-kong, another NPC ...




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