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Proposed mainland rules may leave many junior accountants in Hong Kong

Proposed mainland rules may leave many junior accountants in Hong Kong … Thousands of junior accountants in Hong Kong have reason to worry about their job security after the Ministry of Finance proposed new rules last week that would effectively ban the city's bean counters from working on the mainland. Posted on the … Full […]

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It's now cheaper to send expats to work in Hong Kong than the mainland

It's now cheaper to send expats to work in Hong Kong than the mainland Hong Kong needs to rethink its approach to manpower and technological innovation, economists say, after it dropped out of the top three in a global competitiveness survey for the first time in a decade. The city ranks fourth in the IMD […]

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City journalists on mainland work in shadow of Tiananmen Square

Pictures of the sea of candles lighting up Victoria Park last Wednesday were splashed across newspapers around the world to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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First drop in number of mainland visitors to Tuen Ng festival in three years

The number of mainland tourists who visited Hong Kong during the Tuen Ng festival period fell this year for the first time in three years, according to the commerce minister. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Mainland visitor numbers fall

The number of Mainlanders visiting Hong Kong during the recent Tuen Ng Festival dropped 2.5% on last year, after increases in previous years.   Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So told reporters today the number of Mainland visitors grew 60% year-on-year in 2010, and the year-on-year increases were over 20% for the next […]

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Mainland visitor views urged

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has urged the business sector to express views on the Mainland visitor issue.   Mr So told reporters today the Government is concerned about the impact any adjustment to the number of Mainland visitors allowed to come to Hong Kong will have on the economy.   He […]

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Mainland visitor views urged

Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So has urged the business sector to express views on the Mainland visitor issue. ? Mr So told reporters today the Government is concerned … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Mainland visitor discussion urged

Chief Executive CY Leung has urged the public to further discuss the Mainland visitor issue after considering the latest retail sales statistics. ? Briefing reporters before attending an Executive … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Drop in retail sales biggest in five years as surge in number of mainland visitors slows

Hong Kong’s retail sales in April dropped the sharpest in five years, adding fuel to the controversial debate on curbing mainland tourist numbers. Consumption fell 9.8 per cent year-on-year to HK$ 38.8 billion, or 9.5 per cent in volume, the Census and Statistics Department said yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong considers limiting influx of tourists from mainland China

Hong Kong considers limiting influx of tourists from mainland China By Billy Chan, Moxy Ying and Vinicy Chan. Hong Kong may limit tourist arrivals as an influx of Chinese visitors stokes discontent, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said. The city may need measures to “slow the gains in tourist arrivals or stop increases … Full News […]

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CE meets visiting Mainland official

Chief Executive CY Leung has met visiting China Food & Drug Administration Minister Zhang Yong at the Chief Executive's Office today. ? Mr Leung said Hong Kong and the Mainland have … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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CE meets visiting Mainland official

Chief Executive CY Leung has met visiting China Food & Drug Administration Minister Zhang Yong at the Chief Executive’s Office today.   Mr Leung said Hong Kong and the Mainland have maintained close contact on issues regarding public health and food and pharmaceutical product safety, and maintained an effective and stable co-operation mechanism.   He […]

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Backlash Over Hong Kong's Treatment of Mainland Visitors

Backlash Over Hong Kong's Treatment of Mainland Visitors The tensions between Hong Kong residents and mainland Chinese visitors are bubbling up yet again — with a video showing a confrontation involving a mainland family whose child was videotaped urinating on a busy street. But this time, the video has … Full News here – Read more […]

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It’s now cheaper to send expats to Hong Kong than to mainland

It is now cheaper to send an expatriate to Hong Kong than to cities on the mainland, a human resources consultancy’s latest survey shows. 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 (May 20) announced that annual albums issued by the postal administrations of Macau, the United Nations and the United Kingdom will be put on sale at the General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office, Sha Tin Central Post Office, Tuen Mun Central Post Office and Tsuen Wan Post Office from May […]

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