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Singapore hotels see best month in years amid Hong Kong turmoil

09 September, 2019 10:41 pm 10:41 pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s hotel occupancy rates have climbed to their highest in over a decade as travellers and business events switched from Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests have slammed tourist numbers and wider business sentiment. Data released on Monday by Singapore’s tourism board showed average occupancy rates in the city-state’s hotels hit 93.8% in … Read More




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Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down

06 June, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city’s leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill following the most violent protests in decades. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam indefinitely delayed the bill that could send people … Read More


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Hong Kong bullet train signals high-speed integration with China

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start on Sunday, as hundreds of passengers whistled north across the border at speeds of up to 200 kph (125 mph), deepening integration of the former British colony with mainland China. While the $11 billion rail project has raised fears for … Read More




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