Friday, October 31, 2014   

CE against entry tax on travelers
(02-11 11:03)

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said entry tax on travelers would not work.
People Power is proposing an entry tax of HK$100 on visitors arriving by land in a bid to counter a projected surge in mainland travelers in the next few years.
Leung said there are 100,000 travelers coming in to Hong Kong by land every day, with most of them being mainlanders. But there are also 180,000 Hong Kong locals going to the mainland for school or work by land.
He said Hongkongers should not be "arrogant before getting wealthy'', as these travelers help support Hong Kong's tourism which creates many jobs in the territory.
   
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