China to 'refresh' policy on visitors to Hong Kong

March 12, 2015 4:02 AM

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China to 'refresh' policy on visitors to Hong Kong

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government will "refresh" its policy on granting entry permits to its citizens wishing to visit the separately administered territory of Hong Kong, a state-run paper said on Thursday, amid mounting anger at hordes of mainland shoppers.

"We are talking with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's government about refreshing the policies covering visits," Zhou Bo, deputy head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, told the official China Daily.

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