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  1. iProperty Hong Kong Proudly Announces Partnership with Shenzhen...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    No. 1 property multimedia platform GoHome.com.hk, squarefoot.com.hk and SMART Expo operates leading property portals and related business across the and the Philippines. As one of the market leaders, iProperty constantly seeks to serve consumers through offering diverse and comprehensive market information.

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  2. Three places to pamper your mum in Hong Kong for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Treat the mothers in your family to a Mandarin Spa massage, a foot massage with champagne, and afternoon tea at The Langham, Kylie Knott suggests Reflexology sanctuary Ten Feet Tall is offering a Mother's Day Gift Experience that includes a 50-minute foot massage for two people who get to sit back and enjoy Veuve Clicquot champagne in a private room at its 139 Queen's Road Central oasis. The package - available exclusively through Bydeau bydeau.com until May 13 - costs HK$890 for two people.

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  3. Door remains shut on multiple-entry schemeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Standard

    There is no plan, intention or desire to resume the multiple-entry visit scheme for Shenzhen residents, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said.Leung also denied reports that he had agreed with Hong Kong Travel Agent Owners Association president Freddy Yip Hing-ning to ask the central government to revive the multiple-entry scheme this time including other mainland cities as long as Hongkongers s... There is no plan, intention or desire to resume the multiple-entry visit scheme for Shenzhen residents, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said.

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  4. Hong Kong urged to improve hospitality: ExpertsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Newkerala.com

    Hong Kong, May 4 : Hong Kong should focus on getting its citizens to behave well and rehabilitate the city's tourist-friendly image if it wants to attract more Chinese mainland tourists, tourism experts said. The suggestion was made after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced on Tuesday that the Hong Kong government has no plans to restore the multiple-entry individual visit scheme for people from the nearby city of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.

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  5. Viking Announces World Cruise For Fourth ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Travel Industry Wire

    With just days before its second ship, Viking Sea, is christened in Greenwich on the Thames River in London on May 5, Viking Ocean Cruises yesterday announced that its fourth ship, Viking Sun, will spend her maiden season sailing the company's first-ever World Cruise, spanning 141 days and visiting five continents, 35 countries and 66 ports, with 12 port overnights. Departing on December 15, 2017, this epic journey from Miami to London will allow guests to explore Cuba and the Caribbean; sail the Panama Canal and the South Pacific; call upon ports in Asia, from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City; and see the Arabian, Red and Mediterranean Seas, before concluding in the North Atlantic.

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  6. Verizon Reports Spike in International Data Usage with TravelPass OfferingRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Wireless Week

    Verizon announced Tuesday it has expanded its TravelPass international plan offering to include more than 35 new foreign countries, including locations in Central and South America, Europe and the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. Among the newly added counties - which will be covered by TravelPass starting May 5 - are Argentica, Bermuda, Brazil, Honduras, Costa Rica, Colombia, Bulgaria, Malta, Serbia, Ukraine, Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand and Thailand.

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  7. HK elderly, children benefit from 40 pct increase in gov't livelihood expenditureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    "We started off with a cable car ride, and then we went to see the dolphin show," Chow Yong, 82, was thrilled when speaking of her Ocean Park trip with two other elderly friends of her. "Two dollars for a single journey.

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  8. CY Leung claims no plans afoot to reinstate multiple-entry visa scheme for Shenzhen residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong chief executive's remarks come despite numbers of individual mainland China visitors up year-on-year for "mini-Golden Week" holiday Hong Kong's top official made clear on Tuesday the government had no plan to reinstate a multiple-entry visa scheme for Shenzhen residents, days after a tourism association quoted him as saying the government was ready to do so if Hongkongers stopped mistreating visitors from the mainland.

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  9. Joseph Rosendo's TravelscopeRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The Daytime Emmy-winning travel series Travelscope- now re-titled JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE- scales new heights of adventure, natural splendor and cultural richness this season. Host Joseph Rosendo journeys from the California coast to the islands of Hong Kong and to Chile's Tierra del Fuego.

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  10. One year on, it is time to bargain hunt for Chinese stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Nation

    It has been almost a year since the Shanghai A-share market saw a dramatic collapse from its peak The current level of the index is around 2,900-3,000 points, 40 per cent down from its peak. In fact, the index has gradually recovered from its low of 2,655 in January this year.

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  11. City'super was born in Hong Kong after Japanese department store Seibu exited the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    Many customers buy imported food and wine at Hong Kong's City'super but few would know the group of founders were closely involved with a chain of Japanese department stores. In the 1980s high-end retail fashion and food markets were dominated by those Japanese operators.

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  12. Will people still go to shops 10 years from now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    City Super Group President Tommy Woo Ka-wah said Hong Kong retailers ought to pay attention to technological and consumer trends. That is the question posed by Thomas Woo Ka-wah, president of City'super Group, about the future for Hong Kong's many retailers as customers increasingly turn to technology and e-commerce.

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  13. Democracy activists visit Pillar of Shame to commemorate June 4 incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    About a dozen democracy activists paid tribute to the victims of the bloody crackdown at Tiamammen Square 27 years ago by visiting the Pillar of Shame at the University of Hong Kong. Led by chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan, members of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China laid flowers in front of the sculpture and cleaned the plaques at its base.

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  14. Chinese 100 yuan banknotes and a U.S. one dollar banknote. Photo: Reuters, Jason LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    In 2009, the People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan published an essay arguing that the US dollar was no longer working as the world's reserve currency. "You're fired!," is the way Donald Trump would have put it.

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  15. Bring them back: Hong Kong tourist sector urges better services to entice mainland China visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    As group figures dip 4.9 per cent year-on-year, top travel agent calls for reinstatement of multiple-entry permits Local tourism sector leaders are calling for better-quality services in Hong Kong as the number of mainland visitor groups falls again. The plea came amid reports of a 4.9 per cent year-on-year decline in the number of mainland tourists arriving in groups on the first day of what is regarded as a "mini-Golden Week" holiday running from April 30 to today.

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  16. Panama Papers: Hong Kong's universities must be transparent about their offshore companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | South China Morning Post

    The ramifications of the Panama Papers controversy have gone beyond the business and political circles in Hong Kong. Last week, the South China Morning Post revealed that the Polytechnic University had also set up companies in an offshore haven, raising questions over compliance and accountability among tertiary education institutions.

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  17. Mainland tour shoppers on Man Lok Street in Hung Hom. Photo: Jonathan WongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | South China Morning Post

    While visitor numbers jumped more than 14.1 per cent on the first day of the holiday, retailers complained that they had seen sales fall numbers since it kicked off last Saturday, with visitor numbers jumping more than 14.1 per cent on the first day, according to the Immigration Department. Industry insiders said the growth was mainly due to visitors from the neighbouring Guangdong province, as cheaper hotel rooms and convenient travel had made Hong Kong a bargain choice for the long weekend from April 30 to May 2. Government statistics showed more than 200,000 visitors arrived on the first day of the national holiday, a jump from the 177,000 recorded last year.

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  18. The South China Morning Post posed five key questions to all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | South China Morning Post

    The South China Morning Post posed five key questions to all interviewees in the Moving Forward series, seeking their views on the city's future. Here are the view of Jim Thompson, founder of removal firm Crown Worldwide Absolutely! I set up my company in Japan in 1965.

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  19. Worse to come for Hong Kong: Beijing is no longer in the mood to dish out any favoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | South China Morning Post

    "Drive them [the soldiers] into a fatal position and they will come out alive; place them in a hopeless spot and they will survive." Those who are familiar with Sun Tzu's The Art of War will recognise this quote by the ancient Chinese general, military strategist and philosopher.

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  20. Hongkongers must promise to behave well towards mainland visitors before deal on tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | South China Morning Post

    Chief executive said to have agreed with industry leader that city's residents must stop 'insulting' mainlanders before more visits are allowed Hongkongers need to promise to behave well towards mainland visitors before any attempt will be made to beseech the central government to help revitalise the city's tourism industry, the chief executive told a travel industry representative. Leung Chun-ying allegedly agreed in a conversation with travel agent owners association president Yip Hing-ning, to ask the central government to resume the multiple-entry scheme and to open up new mainland cities to the individual visit scheme - if Hong Kong could reach a consensus "not to kick tourists' luggages and other insulting actions".

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