Issue: April 19, 2015   (Archive)
Sunday, April 19, 2015   

Deals barrage launched to pump up spending
More than 10,000 retail outlets, restaurants and malls will take part in a five- week campaign to attract tourists and hopefully boost consumer spending by 20 to 30 percent.

Tough times as watch sellers wind up shops
Watch sellers are scaling back operations amid sluggish business that has been hit by fewer tourist arrivals.

Woman with decoy baby arrested over ivory haul
Mainland customs officers have arrested a young Hong Kong woman who tried to smuggle 24 ivory products in a bag while carrying a baby through Shenzhen port.

Sliding our way...
Hong Kong is to get a massive 250-meter-long water slide this summer.

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