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Mainland tourists move HK lower on shopping list

[2013-12-23 00:38]

Retailers, restaurant operators and travel agents fear that Hong Kong would one day lose its luster to increasingly affluent, sophisticated mainland tourists seems to have come true.

One body recovered in Chinese hotelier helicopter crash

[2013-12-22 05:54]

A Chinese hotel magnate and a French wine entrepreneur were feared dead with two others after their helicopter crashed hours in France.

World Endoscopy Conference held in Taipei

[2013-12-21 14:20]

World Endoscopy Conference held in Taipei

Chiang Kai-shek descendant threatens his old school

[2013-12-20 00:01]

Chiang You-ching, great-grandson of late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek, stood the trial on Thursday in Taipei, on charges of threatening the Taiwan American School (TAS), his alma mater, via Facebook and emails.

Hong Kong has more room for development: Xi

[2013-12-18 21:51]

President Xi Jinping has promised more room and opportunities for Hong Kong's development, saying that the central government fully affirms the work of Leung and the HKSAR government.

Xi meets HKSAR chief executive

[2013-12-18 16:28]

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon met with Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in Beijing.

Taiwan chief negotiator expects early cross-Strait talks

[2013-12-18 00:01]

Taiwan's chief negotiator Lin Join-sane said on Tuesday that the next round of talks on commodity trade and trade disputes would commence at the earliest possible date.

Taiwan sums up 2013 with an appetite for the word 'fake'

[2013-12-13 01:41]

Taiwan's choice for "word of the year" in 2013, jia (fake), reflects the fact that residents of the island have been worried about food safety in the light of a string of scandals, analysts said.

No limit on extra cross-Strait New Year flights

[2013-12-11 14:24]

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan have agreed to set no limit on the number of cross-Strait flights added during the Spring Festival so as to better deal with the travel rush.

Trade organizations to open cross-Strait offices

[2013-12-10 21:21]

Two non-governmental economic and trade organizations across the Taiwan Straits are expected to set up offices on each other's side, negotiators from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan announced on Tuesday.

HK Chief Executive's loyalty tied to Basic Law

[2013-12-06 18:34]

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam stressed Friday the requirement that the Chief Executive must love the country and Hong Kong has been made clear in Basic Law provisions.

HK promises open attitude in consultation

[2013-12-05 15:55]

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Thursday the government welcomes and encourages people to express their views on constitutional reform, and will adopt an open attitude in listening to people's views.

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