Hong Kong Announces Delay to New Visa Rules for Chinese Tourists

Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong says the new visa rules for Chinese tourists will be delayed after a discussion with Chinese authorities, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told reporters today.

China will consider Hong Kong’s capacity to handle the new tourists before introducing the multiple-entry visa for temporary Shenzhen residents, Leung said.

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