Tag Archive | "Mainland"

2 more Mainland H7N9 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has learned of two additional H7N9 cases, in Anhui and Jiangsu.   The cases involved a 70-year-old Anhui man who died on April 14, and a 34-year-old Jiangsu man who is in hospital.   A total of 411 H7N9 cases have been confirmed in the Mainland. Full News here – […]

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Mainland 'not ready for through train' stock trading between Hong Kong and

Mainland 'not ready for through train' stock trading between Hong Kong and … The "through-train" scheme to allow mutual stock trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai marks the mainland's latest effort to open up its capital account, yet market watchers doubt whether the nation is ready for a safe opening. Economists argued that … Full News […]

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Mainland tourist plunges 11 metres to his death in Ocean Park accident

A mainland tourist at Ocean Park fell 11 metres to his death on Friday, after accidentally falling from a 1-metre tall railing at a rest area at the theme park, police said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Exemption of pesticides from new law ‘not giving into mainland’: Food and Health Bureau

A decision to exempt three pesticides from a new food safety law was not a case of “giving in” to the mainland, the Food and Health Bureau said yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Business success in mainland can be measured in relationships

In mainland China, guanxi, or a relationship, determines the success or failure of a business, going by the experiences of two Singapore-based education groups. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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REFILE-Hong Kong Exchange shares jump on mainland stock-buying report

REFILE-Hong Kong Exchange shares jump on mainland stock-buying report The Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges are close to reaching an agreement on integrating their networks, allowing the Shanghai bourse to collect buy and sell orders in China under a QDII2 scheme, with the Hong Kong bourse executing the orders and … Full News here – Read […]

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Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

Almost two-thirds of Hong Kong people want controls on the influx of individual mainland visitors, a university survey shows. Results of the poll by the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at Chinese University were released as lawmakers questioned whether a government projection that visitor arrivals would reach 70 million in 2017 and 100 million in 2023 was […]

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Mainland investment benefits HK

Hong Kong enterprises investing in the Mainland is a win-win situation, Chief Executive CY Leung says.   Visiting Shantou today on his two-day visit to Guangdong, Mr Leung said such activity boosts economic development in both places, and creates opportunities for Hong Kong’s younger generation.   He also met with Shantou Municipal Committee Secretary Chen […]

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Hong Kong plans to get mainland electricity without counting cost in carbon emissions

As the city ponders drawing a third of its electricity from the mainland power grid, it also plans to disassociate itself from the resulting carbon emissions, environmental authorities say. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Sale of Mainland and overseas philatelic products

Sale of Mainland and overseas philatelic products

Hongkong Post today (March 18) announced that annual albums issued by the postal administrations of Australia, Canada, China, Greenland, the Isle of Man, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States will be put on sale at the General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office, Sha Tin Central Post Office, Tuen Mun […]

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‘Parody’ protesters march to urge mainlanders to ‘reignite their patriotism and stay on mainland’

A group of disgruntled locals waving Chinese flags and “little red books” staged a parody protest in Mong Kok on Sunday afternoon urging mainland Chinese to “reignite their patriotic feeling and buy products made in China”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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3 Mainland H7N9 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has received notification of three additional H7N9 cases in Meizhou, Chaozhou and Fujian.   The cases involve a 70-year-old man, a 76-year-old woman, and a 27-year-old man.   As of yesterday, 379 H7N9 cases have been confirmed on the Mainland. Full News here – news.gov.hk – News Ticker

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Hong Kong may amend its race hate law to protect mainland visitors

Hong Kong could extend its anti-discrimination laws to protect mainlanders against abuse, as the debate over the number of visitors to the city becomes increasingly vitriolic. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Bigotry is bigotry as some Hongkongers tell mainland “locusts” to go home

When my father went to London in the 1960s for several months to prepare and take a qualifying law exam, he was told at least a few times by total strangers in the street to “go home”. When my wife went to England and Wales as a foreign student in the 1980s, she was likewise […]

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Protests targeting mainland Chinese visitors put Hong Kong to shame

Protests targeting mainland Chinese visitors put Hong Kong to shame Unfortunately, this is not the case in Hong Kong. Although discrimination on the grounds of race is already outlawed here, such remarks might not count, because the locals and mainlanders are both Chinese. This is not to suggest the government should … Full News here […]

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