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  1. Travel ban violates the Olympic spirit

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... travel ban on pro-democracy legislators. Within the Legislative Council, there are 12 pro-democracy members, including myself, who have been banned for more than a decade from travelling ... members. I am grateful to Ms Wang for raising the sensitive issue publicly in Beijing. Since the travel ban was imposed before the change of sovereignty, pro-Beijing legislators who are either ...

  2. Egyptian crash survivors to sue travel agent

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The survivors of a bus crash in Egypt in which 14 Hong Kong tourists died in January are banding together to sue the travel agent who organised the trip. Victims and relatives ... of the Travel Industry Council, said: 'We are yet to receive from the Egyptian authorities the latest on the investigation.' Legal experts said a travel agency could provide financial support ...

  3. Low-key name change for Taiwan's top office

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's top representative body in Hong Kong played it low-key as it officially changed its name yesterday, marking an elevation of its status after the settlement of a 45-year political standoff. In fact the only visible indication of the change of the de facto Taiwanese consulate from Chung Hwa Travel Service to the Taipei ...

  4. By invitation only

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a visa, according to James Chang Chih-yu, senior manager of Chung Hwa Travel Service. ...

  5. Six may throw hats in the ring for Legco tourism seat

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tse Wai-chun, who is expected to opt for direct election to Legco. Most of the potential candidates are from travel agencies, which are facing staggering rental costs, a labour shortage and proposed legislation on working hours. They are also bracing for tougher regulation by a new third-party watchdog, which will take over the regulatory role of the Travel Industry Council (TIC), ...

  6. I'm not saying farewell yet, says Taiwan 'envoy'

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny Fung Taiwan's de facto envoy in Hong Kong has said he would like to see Taiwan-Hong Kong interactions continue to move forward, amid widespread speculation he will soon be leaving the job. Pao Cheng-kang, managing director of the Chung Hwa Travel Service- Taiwan's de facto consulate in Hong Kong- expressed the hope during a speech on the Buddhist doctrine ...

  7. Tsang has a month to make amends

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsang set up the committee in response to public outrage over a series of scandals involving luxury travel provided for him by tycoon friends and a bargain deal to rent a luxury Shenzhen ... and by the Audit Commission, which has criticised extravagant overseas travel bookings by the chief executive's office. We have no argument with a measure of VIP treatment, at taxpayers' expense, ...

  8. Juanita Cheng, radio DJ and writer

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and learning to become an eco-travel tour guide at the Hong Kong Ecotourism and Travels Professional Training Centre. When I'm interested in a particular topic, I make an effort to study it. ...

  9. Local polls usher in key year in politics

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That's certainly the belief of one of the world's most recognised travel guides. Lonely Planet's guide to the top 10 cities to visit next year puts London on top and Hong Kong eighth, ... was a favourite destination on many travel lists. Election results are due out by 4am tomorrow, after which there is just a day of rest for some of those taking part before they and others begin two weeks ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    CY Leung lays out problems but lacks substance on solutions

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with Beijing, poverty, housing and conservation. Some problems have been put into perspective. For instance, Leung rightly pointed out that the tension arising from mainland travellers does not mean we ...




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