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ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperOpinion / Opinion LineEditorialsOp-EdColumnistsContributorsCartoonsSpecialsFrom the PressForum TrendsFrom the ReadersDebateEditors Pick:Syrian refugeescyberspaceV-Day paradeshrimp scandalTPPProtests bite into HK tourism revenues(China Daily) Updated:2015-04-10 08:08Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallProtesters wearing masks shout at mainland Chinese travellers (C) during a demonstration inside a shopping mall in Hong Kong February 15, 2015. Anti-mainland Chinese demonstrators on Sunday protested against parallel traders and confronted police, government radio reported. [Photo/Agencies]The latest data show an 8.7 percent decline in the number of tourists who visited Hong Kong in March compared with last year, among which, those from the mainland have dropped by over 10 percent, which might further hit the local economy. At the same time, the number of mainland tourists who travel overseas via Hong Kong has increased 31 percent. The drop in visitors has been blamed on protestors who claim to be against parallel traders from the mainland, which has driven many tourists away. Comments:
Chan Kwok-ki, director of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR government, said that the protests had not prevented the activities of parallel traders; instead, they had driven tourists away. The illegal activity of purchasing cheap goods in Hong Kong and selling them in the mainland cannot be stopped by illegal means. It is better to let the immigration department decide which visitors have committed a wrong and refuse their entry.
Ta Kung Pao, April 9
Ocean Park in Hong Kong has seen a 30 percent decline in tourists this March compared with the same month last year. If the protests against parallel trading continues, tourism in Hong Kong will enter a cold winter., quoting Yiu Si-wing, member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong, April 9
Joseph Tung, executive director of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, said the protests against parallel traders have dealt a heavy blow to Hong Kong tourism. It will take a long time for Hong Kong to change its negative image among tourists. He hopes that the protests against parallel traders will not be repeated, so as to avoid ruining the image of Hong Kong., April 88.03KRelated StoriesMainland cash swells HK indexHK universities suffer drop in mainland applicantsDrop in mainland visitors to HK worries CEBasic Law leaves room for HKs constitutional development: HK chief executiveMost Viewed Todays Top NewsShambaugh fails to defend his positionBirth of truly global Chinese navyIran deal makes China upgrade exportsPrevent child abuse and save the kidsSmart manufacturing neededForum TrendsWith high property prices, is it OK to rent forever?Is paid menstrual leave a good idea?Would you choose an eco-burial?Are women-only parking lots necessary?Tomb-sweeping services6 cultural differences between China and the USShould photos be banned on subway?ColumnistsAbe should clarify his views on historyUnderestimate not the power of the peopleFeatured ContributorsChance must not be lost to resolve Iran nuke issueGuangdong sees itself as makers paradiseStar BloggersPoor funeral directors By teamkrejadosIn a recently released report it was disclosed that funeral workers in China are among the most psychologically distressed groups, with nearly half the workers suffering some form of depression.My Chinese Green Card, when are you due? By eddieturksonWith the growing domination of China and its quest to further promote its opening-up policies, increasing numbers of foreigners are willing to stay in China.What are the Chinese willing to pay for? By KIyerWith a historical background of poverty and hunger among the vast majority of the population, it is perhaps understandable that many Asians value tangible assets as representing wealth.SpecialChina has huge growth potential: Experts2014 – 2015: Memories and expectationsGraphs: Why China isnt a copy-cat nation…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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