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  1. Hopeful signs with visitors up, bankruptcies down

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... jumped about 18 per cent from a year ago. From February 13 to 17, more than half a million visitors came to Hong Kong, with mainland arrivals up 16 per cent, Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said. Hong Kong attracted about 4.5 million visitors in the first six weeks of this year, up 13.6 per cent year on year. Meanwhile, personal bankruptcy petitions fell to 814 ...

  2. February's Hong Kong visitor numbers a record

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan The number of visitors to Hong Kong in February was up 3.3 per cent from the year before, reaching a new record for the month, thanks to a recovery in long-haul travel ... month last year, the Hong Kong Tourism Board said. It was the highest number of visitors ever for February, the board said. In January 1.75 million visitors arrived. Visitor numbers in the first ...

  3. Mainlanders push number of March visitors up from last year

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong attracted about 168,500 more mainland visitors in March than a year ago, more than offsetting double-digit declines recorded in virtually every other market, Tourism ... million in the first quarter. Hong Kong currently derives up to two-thirds of its arrivals from the mainland as visitors from the US, European Union, North Asia and other markets cut holiday ...

  4. Visitor forecast given a boost as funding rises

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey The Hong Kong Tourism Board has increased its forecast for the number of visitors this year to 23.4 million from 22.9 million. It follows a comment in this column last month ... now designated Discover Hong Kong Year. One outcome of the forecast revision is that the board's projection of 27.1 million visitors next year looks more plausible. big rebound ...

  5. Mainlanders shun HK as visitor numbers fall

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Hong Kong Summer Spectacular, was launched yesterday. Visitors are offered discounts and benefits of more than HK$9,000 on shopping, dining and sightseeing. The campaign includes a two-day indoor music festival and a lucky draw with a grand prize of two Mini Coopers. Visitors get jitters The Hong Kong Tourism Board is concerned with poor figures Of the total number of short-haul ...

  6. HK holds its own against regional rivals in visitor arrival growth

    Posted Aug 16th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey Hong Kong is performing better than average, compared to its regional competitors, in visitor arrivals- even after discounting travel from the mainland. Growth in visitors into Hong Kong in the first four months was a little more than the average for the selected main competing destinations- 21.7 per cent, compared with the 20 per cent regional average. If visitors ...

  7. Novel approach to elderly care attracts hard-to-win funding

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... In the second of a three-part series on a government fund to promote a more caring community, Anita Lam looks at non-governmental organisations The few community groups that succeeded in obtaining grants from a hard-to-get government fund say they have de ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong contractor charged over illegal asbestos removal work

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... particles can cause the lung disease asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Blue and brown asbestos have been banned in Hong Kong since 1996. Carrying out unauthorised asbestos removal attracts ... in New York. The Borrett Road site is owned by Cheung Kong (Holdings), which said 3-1/2 floors in one 17-storey block had been removed. One storey was removed from each of the other two blocks. ...

  9. Hygiene alert after visitors fall ill

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Strict hygiene measures have been taken at the Paralympic Village and the Para-equestrian competition venue after three visitors were admitted to hospital due ... and other hygiene measures occurred after the three cases came to light. All visitors must wash their hands with liquid soap before entering the Royal Park Hotel, Sha Tin, site of the Paralympic ...

  10. City braces for flood of mainland visitors

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Authorities will assign extra staff to border crossings and beef up health checks to prepare for an expected deluge of visitors during the mainland's week-long May Day holiday next week. Mainland visitors are expected to flood into Hong Kong from Saturday, when one of the country's three annual week-long public holidays begins. Tourism Commissioner Eva ...




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