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  1. Airline chief keeps his feet on groundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    Managing a global airline with 33,000 staff spread across 67 countries is a superhuman job that can be frightening. Not so for Cathay Pacific Airways chief executive Ivan Chu Kwok- leung.

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  2. Limiting visitors met with survey approvalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    Most North District residents believe the one-week- per-visit policy for Shenzhen residents could ease the problems with parallel goods trading, a DAB survey showed. The pro-establishment Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong polled about 370 residents in the district from April 15-17, days after the policy was implemented on April 13. It found 62 percent "agreed" the new policy could solve the parallel goods trading problem, and 10 percent "very much agreed" this was so.

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  3. Busy traders in Yuen Long yesterday.Photo: Jonathan WongRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    While visitors seem relaxed about new travel curbs, local residents fear it is too little, too late and shopkeepers worry about their livelihoods Last week's decision to restrict Shenzhen residents to one trip to Hong Kong per week did little to dampen brisk sales in border towns yesterday. Suitcases and shopping trolleys stuffed with baby milk formula and instant noodles, as well as medication, packed the pavements outside a cluster of pharmacies in Sau Fu Street, Yuen Long, for example.

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  4. Bull run has not been felt on the street yetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The sharp decline in free-spending mainland visitors coming to Hong Kong is bad news for shops struggling to cope with soaring rents. Many stores are now moving to cheaper locations.

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  5. Interview: Nicholas Platt and his famous sons, The West Wing's Oliver ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Veteran diplomat Nicholas Platt and his eldest sons, film star Oliver and food critic Adam, talk about breaking bread to win hearts and minds, and discovering Western fare in Hong Kong. Kate Whitehead reports Nicholas Platt began his Foreign Service career in Hong Kong in 1964 as a China analyst at the United States consulate general.

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  6. Shopping Hong Kong's street markets: orchids, goldfish, jade, and dim sumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Odds and ends. From Sumi brushes and old books to jade bracelets and piglets in every color.

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  7. Controversial plan to raze century-old Peak home for hotel project is approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    A developer's controversial proposal to turn a 99-year-old home on The Peak into a boutique hotel yesterday cleared its final planning hurdle. But the Town Planning Board set 11 criteria which developer Crown Empire must meet, failing which the approval will be revoked.

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  8. BEIJING: Macau casino operator sets eye on Guangdong to make up for casino lossesRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    But casinos are out, as Galaxy plans to opt for a brand new life there - turning Hengqin Island into a mass resort-leisure attraction. The 106-sq-km new economic strip - to be officially set up soon along with Guangzhou's Nansha and Shenzhen's Shekou districts under the Guangdong FTZ - is already the focus point for Hong Kong, Macau and global investors lured by the financial and trade incentives on offer.

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  9. Press Digest-Hong Kong - April 17Read the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Friday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  10. Deals barrage launched to pump up spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Standard

    More than 10,000 retail outlets, restaurants and malls will take part in a five- week campaign to attract tourists and hopefully boost consumer spending by 20 to 30 percent. The Tourism Board is pushing the "Happy at Hong Kong Super Jetso" campaign using HK$20 million of the HK$80 million allocated from the budget to stimulate tourism.

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  11. Hong Kong border shopping mall will be delayed until at least ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | South China Morning Post

    A proposed shopping centre intended to lure mainland visitors as soon as they enter Hong Kong is unlikely to be ready in time for the National Day holiday in October, and may be delayed until at least Christmas. The centre - to be located near the Lok Ma Chau border crossing - was proposed in February amid rising tensions over an influx of shoppers and traders from the mainland that sparked unruly protests.

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  12. SHENZHEN: Tourism setback adds to Macau's woesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Asia News Network

    This year's Easter and Ching Ming holidays, it seems, have aggravated the woes of Macau, already reeling from a drastic drop in its casino fortunes as high-rollers stay away amid the ongoing crackdown on corruption and extravagance on the mainland. Like Hong Kong, Macau's tourism industry has suffered, with a snub by mainland visitors, whose number fell by up to 7 per cent over the Ching Ming break, compared with the same period last year.

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  13. News from around the Asia Pacific region, April 15.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; Master Plan for Indonesia's aviation industry, Centare enters China and more... Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a management contract with Zhaoqing Yuhao Properties Development Company Limited to open Centara Resort Zhaoqing, the Thai hospitality group's first property in China. The 250 rooms resort is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2017 with extensive facilities including a water park, swimming pools, a pool bar, an all-day-dining restaurant, a Chinese restaurant, and a specialty-dining restaurant.

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  14. Hong Kong hotel site draws strong interest despite China tourist curbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | South China Morning Post

    Developers have shrugged off concerns over action to limit visitors from Shenzhen by expressing their interest in a hotel project.Photo: AP Developers have brushed aside concerns over action to curb the flow of visitors from Shenzhen as they flagged their interest in a hotel site in Tai Kok Tsui. "It is better than the market had expected," Alvin Lam Tsz-pun, a director at Midland Surveyors, said of the number of developers that had lodged submissions.

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  15. Child commuters to Hong Kong given help with acclimatisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | South China Morning Post

    Cross-border pupils are finding that going back and forth between Hong Kong and the mainland every day is an experience that can also be stressful. That's why a partnership of two non-profit organisations, one in Shenzhen and one in Hong Kong, has been helping them adjust to school life here.

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  16. Horrorella Travels Through the Dead LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Ain't It Cool News

    Toa Fraser's THE DEAD LANDS is an entertaining and welcome dose of action, and though it doesn't necessarily reinvent the wheel, it does manage to take a familiar narrative and place it in a fresh and entertaining setting. A revenge premise that has been seen numerous times in Westerns, Hong Kong martial arts flicks and more traditional Hollywood action fare is now set in precolonial New Zealand and focuses on two feuding Maori villages.

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  17. Beijing backs third runwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Standard

    Beijing fully supports the construction of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport, the mainland's civil aviation chief Li Jiaxing said yesterday. Li gave the project the stamp of approval when visiting transport secretary Anthony Cheung Bing-leung called on him yesterday.

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  18. With fewer tourists arriving, it's sink or swim for Hong Kong's retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | South China Morning Post

    Retail sales slumped during the Easter holiday because of fewer visitors from the mainland, with some luxury brands reporting falls of up to 30 per cent. The overall figures for last month are expected to show declines of between 5 and 8 per cent year on year, according to the Retail Management Association.

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  19. Hanergy's solar-car plan draws skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Automotive News

    Chinese workers manufacture solar panels at the plant of Zhejiang Changxing Hanergy Solar PV in Huzhou, China. Photo credit: Imaginechina BEIJING -- Plans by Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd. to build a car powered only by solar panels remain a mystery two months after being publicized, and analysts are skeptical the company can meet a goal to roll out prototypes this year.

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  20. Asia Markets: Hong Kong stocks snap eight-day win streak amid profit-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MarketWatch

    Hong Kong stocks declined on Tuesday, retreating from a seven-year closing high, as investors took some profit after eight straight sessions of advances. Meanwhile, Shanghai markets extended recent rallies after a choppy session, as investors looked ahead to a slew of key economic data due out on Wednesday, including China's GDP growth figures for the first quarter.

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