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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    'Beautiful China' tourism pitch gets lost in the smog

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing 'Beautiful China' tourism message lost in the smog Forget all the headlines about eye-watering pollution in Beijing and Shanghai- the Middle Kingdom's latest tourism slogan invites visitors to "Beautiful China". Adorning buses and trains in cities such as London, the marketing effort has been derided as inept at a time when ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong’s future

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:38pm by Peggy Sito

    ... jumped about 17 per cent to 40.8 million last year, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board. In what seen as an unusual move, Li repeatedly expressed sadness about recent happenings in the city. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Josephine Bond Record number of visitors, predominantly from Asia, generate increase of 18 per cent in revenue compared with 2010, writesJosephine Bond Tourism landscape continues ... management. Other major contributors to growth include tourism, which has made unprecedented strides in recent years. Last year saw a record 13.2 million visitors, a 13 per cent increase on 2010. ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reserve Bank of Australia raises Australian GDP and inflation forecasts

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... making it among the worst performing Group of 10 currencies, while easing pressure on industries like tourism and aiding the central bank's effort to rebalance the economy away from resource ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Guangdong's free-trade zones in dash for cash

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... - a seaside district at the heart of the PRD - aimed to attract 400 billion yuan in investments varying from trade, ports, logistics, tourism, education, manufacturing and wealth management ... Hengqin from former oyster beds into a tourism, education, creative cultural and Chinese medical hub, Niu said Hengqin would need at least 500 billion yuan of capital in the next few years. Ian ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mixed data presents challenges for Beijing

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... month, up from 2.6 per cent in August, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday. The rise was also driven by higher food and tourism-related costs during the Mid-Autumn Festival ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Retail sales in June increase 14.7pc

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Spending on luxury items by mainland tourists and locals lifts year-on-year take to HK$39.9b Retail sales in June increase 14.7pc Strong inbound tourism and steady spending by local consumers delivered double-digit year-on-year growth in retail sales in June, according to the latest figures from the Census and Statistics Department. The value ...

  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Key Chinese cities and provinces set to receive stimulus- on the quiet

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of key international tourism and resort projects in Shanghai, in particular the Disneyland project" and it would also "play an active role in the construction of Shanghai's ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Good news on growth for city's finances

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... expansion of inbound tourism and budget measures, should provide support for the local economy", he said. "We are of the view that Hong Kong's economic growth this year is likely ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong no longer ranked world's most competitive economy

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Ng Kang-chung and Stuart Lau

    ... of depending on the so-called "conventional economic pillars" such as finance, logistics and trade, tourism and professional services. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury ...




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