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  1. Trading 'significantly lower' for Alton Towers owner MerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments, where five people were seriously injured in a rollercoaster accident in the summer, said trading at the theme park remains "significantly lower". The firm - which also owns attractions such as Legoland, Madame Tussauds and the London Eye - said trading in the 47 weeks to November 21 is much lower at Alton Towers than a year ago.


  2. Flat destroyed by fire in hoverboard blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Standard

    A family of three were left homeless after an electric "hoverboard" scooter they bought in Shenzhen exploded and burned down their Wong Tai Sin flat. A 20-year-old woman, who lived with her mother and elder brother on Choi Hung Estate, said she bought the hoverboard the latest craze in Lo Wu for HK$1,800 two weeks ago.


  3. Fitch: APAC Snares the Lion's Share of Chinese Tourism SpendingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Asia-Pacific Nations Snare Lion's Share of Rising Chinese Outbound Tourism Spending here HONG KONG, November 30 Fitch Ratings expects the strong growth of tourism to persist in Asia-Pacific, even as China's GDP growth decelerates as the economy rebalances from investment to consumption. Asia-Pacific is the biggest beneficiary of the Chinese tourism boom, being the destination of over 80% of Chinese outbound travel.


  4. 10 of the best hotel bargains in the world right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stuff.co.nz

    Budget hotels don't need to be style-free. Case in point: Ibis Styles hotels, which combine design elements with money-saving practicality.


  5. International markets roundupRead the original story

    Sunday | West Australian

    US stocks have ended little-changed in a shortened session a day after the Thanksgiving holiday, with retailers in focus as Black Friday sales kicked off the important year-end shopping season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday slipped to 17,798.49, down 14.90 points , as Disney weighed.


  6. Unions in call for 6pc wage riseRead the original story

    Sunday | The Standard

    Four unions covering workers at Disneyland, Cathay Pacific, Swire Beverages and Citybus along with the Union of Hong Kong Dockers called for a 6 percent pay rise for next year, saying employers are painting a gloomier picture on the economy than it actually is to suppress pay hikes. CTU general secretary Lee Cheuk- yan said: "The government and the business sectors always try to suppress us.


  7. 'Rough ride' for HK, mainland economiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The China Post

    A fresh bout of capital outflow from emerging markets sparked by a strong U.S. dollar will exert a "relatively big downward pressure" on the economies of both Hong Kong and mainland China next year, Hong Kong's de facto central bank has warned. Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chief Executive Norman Chan Tak-lam said on Thursday the U.S. dollar's current strong cycle will inevitably result in emerging markets taking a hit, and Hong Kong and the mainland will be no exception.


  8. Finalists for UNLV chief academic officer to hold on-campus interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    The recruitment and screening committee worked over the past several months with the search firm Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates to identify, recruit, screen, and interview a group of qualified candidates for UNLV's The candidates, listed in the order they will be visiting campus, are: Christa Slaton, Ph.D. : Monday, Nov. 30, from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. in Student Union - Cohen Theatre. Richard Schoephoerster, Ph.D. : Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. in Greenspun Hall auditorium.


  9. Plunge in China visitors to parkRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Standard

    Ocean Park visitor numbers dropped by 200,000 for the last fiscal year, a decline for a second year running blamed partly on anti-mainland tourist sentiment. Attendance for the fiscal year ending June fell 2.6 percent to 7.4 million, from 7.6 million the year before, according to its annual report published yesterday.


  10. Hong Kong Office Market on Record Streak Led by ChineseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Washington Post

    As analysts start turning bearish on Hong Kong home prices, the commercial property market is showing no signs of cooling, with Chinese companies shelling out record amounts for trophy buildings. Sellers have reached out to potential buyers including Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., Bank of Communications Co.


  11. Melinda Looi and Tumi Collaborate on Asian Designer Capsule CollectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | PR.com

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 25, 2015 -- -- Tumi, the leading international brand of world-class business and travel essentials collaborated with Malaysian award-winning fashion designer Melinda Looi on their Asia Designers Capsule Collection, a collaboration which is featuring seven cutting-edge designers and artists from different countries across the region from Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan. Melinda Looi, Malaysia's very own top designer was handpicked by TUumi to represent Malaysia in this collaboration.


  12. China lifts brokerage curb in sign of market confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | West Australian

    In a sign of growing confidence that China's stock markets are stabilising, the country's securities regulator has lifted an order that required brokerages each day to buy more shares than they sell for any proprietary trading. But China's crackdown on financial markets in the wake of a stock slump in the summer continued as anti-corruption investigators opened probes into two of China's largest brokerages and censured four insurance executives.


  13. Hong Kong cosmetics chain Sa Sa's profit slumps on China tourist slowdownRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | Reuters

    Nov 24 Hong Kong skin care and cosmetics retailer Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday its half-year net profit plunged 55 percent as a drop in mainland tourists to the city and a stronger currency hit consumer sentiment. Sa Sa had warned in October it expected half-year profit to drop by more than 50 percent due to a worsening operating environment.


  14. After breakneck expansion, new real estate agency Qfang wants to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | South China Morning Post

    After a few years of breakneck expansion, pioneering real estate agency Qfang needs to pause and optimise its strategy before picking up the pace again soon, its founder Liang Wenhua said. Qfang is built on a traditional agency Shihua Real Estate Company Liang founded in Shenzhen in 2000.


  15. White Water making waves in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Richmond News

    Richmond Centre MLA Teresa Wat was on hand in Hong Kong as White Water West signed a deal to build a waterpark expansion there. Richmond Centre MLA Teresa Wat was on hand in Hong Kong as White Water West signed a deal to build a waterpark expansion there.


  16. Fortune to be made in cleaning up China, says investment guru RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | South China Morning Post

    Railroads, health care, tourism, defence and cleaning up China' s dirty environment are where investors need to be if they want to make money from the country's future growth, investment guru and long-term China optimist Jim Rogers said on Monday. Hong Kong would also need to adjust its exposure to China, most notably by jettisoning its own currency and adopting the yuan once mainland currency exchange controls end, Rogers added, or else the city risked being marginalised in its historical role as a middleman between the world and China.


  17. Every step you take: how Bluetooth beacons will change your life at work, rest and playRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | South China Morning Post

    Bluetooth beacons that can track movement and relay messages to your smartphone are being embedded into the world around us Mention the word "Bluetooth" and wireless headphones and keyboards immediately spring to mind. But the technology is so wide-reaching these days its applications may be a lot more prevalent than we think.


  18. Hong Kong Bookstore DisappearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Los Angeles Times

    The list of the month's best-sellers, posted on the glass door of the People's Bookstore in Hong Kong, offers some titillating titles on Chinese politics, including " Xi Jinping 's House of Cards." Independent bookstores purveying tell-all tomes and supplying fresh fodder on China's often-murky politics have stood as a testament to the "one country, two systems" arrangement under which the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997, but has managed to protect many civil liberties nonexistent in the rest of the country.


  19. Hong Kong's Kowloon district sees ramshackle stalls replaced with high end shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Daily Mail

    Kowloon - once an all-Chinese, sweaty, vibrant district of narrow streets, a wonderful corner of the Far East, and often then the only real China experience for us Brits - has developed into a skyscraper zone where very rich visitors explore the high-end luxury shops that have replaced the colourful, ramshackle stalls and restaurants. But much of the old Hong Kong remains - if you have the money to enjoy the very best of the old colonial days.


  20. EnviroFry Announces Asian Mould Health Guide 2016 Ebook for Philippines, Hong Kong, & Asia-WideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | PR Log

    Phillip Fry, Certified Environmental Hygienist, announces the publication of his new ebook Asian Mould Health Guide 2016 to help mould victims in the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Asia-wide. Nov. 21, 2015 - PRLog -- Montrose, MI, November 20, 2015 -- Phillip Fry, Certified Environmental Hygienist and Professional Industrial Hygienist, announces the publication of his new ebook Asian Mould Health Guide 2016 to help mould victims in the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Asia-wide.