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SARS ECONOMIC RECOVERY LINKS- MARCH THROUGH OCTOBER 2004
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001 China Beijing China Central Television NEWS Another 60 million yuan set aside for control of SARS epidemic 2003-05-04 About the National Headquarters for Prevention and Control of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome announcement 2003-05-04
002 China Beijing CNETAsia NEWS SARS may up China PC sales: Analyst 2003-05-21 A boost will come from post-exam summer sales, distance education, and a growing number of home offices.
003 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Economic restructuring in China speeds up in SARS time 2003-05-25 The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has changed the buying habits of Chinese consumers
004 China Beijing Online Journalism Review ARTICLE Chinese Learn True Scope of SARS From the Internet 2003-05-28 Many observers see the crisis as a potential turning point in China's progress toward more accountable and transparent government.
005 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS FM Spokeswoman: SARS Will Not Disrupt China's Economy 2003-05-30 The SARS epidemic will not disrupt China's economic growth despite its impact, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zhang Qiyue said
006 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS Online shopping retailers gain from China's SARS outbreak 2003-06-04 At the height of the SARS outbreak in China, many people had ditched retail malls for Internet shopping
007 China Beijing Taipei Times NEWS Migrant laborers still afraid to return to Chinese capital 2003-06-05 RIDING OUT THE STORM: Migrant workers from the countryside are staying away from jobs in Beijing, despite assurances
008 China Beijing China Daily NEWS China's grain exports keep growing 2003-06-06 China will export more grain this year although SARS has handicapped domestic transportation and purchasing
009 China Beijing East Day NEWS SARS disease helps boost auto sales 2003-06-06 700 to 800 automobiles were sold each day since late April, when the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) disease started
010 China Beijing East Day NEWS Subsidies to aid local businesses - Efforts to boost SARS-hit sectors 2003-06-06 The Shanghai government yesterday announced a series of measures to revitalize an economy that has been slowed by the outbreak
011 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS Beijing shop cashes in on SARS souvenir sales 2003-06-10 One shop in the Chinese capital recently made a name for itself by selling SARS-related products.
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012 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS China's May exports up 37.3% despite SARS 2003-06-13 China's exports jumped an annual 37.3 percent in May in one of the fastest surges all year despite the SARS outbreak
013 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Signs of recovery shown for China's tourism industry 2003-06-13 China's tourism industry, one of the country's economic sectors victimized by the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) disease
014 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Beijing Auto Sector Performs Well Despite SARS Impact 2003-06-17 The auto sector in China's capitalcity reported strong production and sales figures in May despite the city's battle against SARS
015 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS Beijing residents throng restaurants, retail shops as SARS dwindle 2003-06-19 As the number of SARS cases dwindle, more people in Beijing are coming out of their homes and hitting the streets.
016 China Beijing The Straits Times NEWS China's anti-Sars fund widely misused 2003-06-20 A nationwide audit has found widespread abuse of funds allocated for fighting Sars in China
017 China Beijing ABC NewsOnline NEWS Airline industry relieved by SARS advisory's end 2003-06-24 It's with great relief that finally these travel advisories are lifted
018 China Beijing BBC News NEWS Beijingers tell of Sars relief 2003-06-25 People in Beijing have been telling the BBC of their relief at the lifting of the WHO's travel warning for the city
019 China Beijing Daily Telegraph NEWS Beijing welcomes SARS lifting 2003-06-25 Travel bureau officials and tour agency representatives rallied at the Beijing Exhibition Hall to relaunch the city's tourism
020 China Beijing Financial Review NEWS APEC plans for recovery after SARS 2003-06-25 Health ministers of Asia-Pacific countries to plan against future epidemics and to help plot an economic recovery course
021 China Beijing Hindustan Times NEWS Bankers, economist raise China's 2003 GDP forecasts after SARS 2003-06-25 A new flurry of forecasts predicting that the nation's economy will grow between seven to eight per cent this year.
022 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Last updated at: (Beijing Time) Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Last updated at: (Beijing Time) Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Moment of Celebration, Hope, Reflect 2003-06-25 This is not only a relief for the Chinese. It is also a great relief for the world as a whole.
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023 China Beijing Taipei Times NEWS WHO declares Beijing free of SARS 2003-06-25 Taiwan and Toronto remain on the list of areas affected by the disease, which has infected more than 8,000 people and killed 800
024 China Beijing Forbes NEWS China Southern to restore some flights post-SARS 2003-06-26 China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. the largest airline in China, said on Wednesday it is resuming some international flights
025 China Beijing Taipei Times NEWS Beijing celebrates end of its epidemic 2003-06-26 No one that I know of in the travel industry in Beijing was laid off. They all made good use of the time off to improve
026 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS China's Tourism to Rebound in Wake of SARS 2003-06-27 We are excited about the revival of China's tourism industry," said Han Kui, of the China Youth Travel Service Tours Holding Co.
027 China Beijing Ananova NEWS Beijing shops hold all-night sales to overcome Sars damage 2003-06-28 Stores in Beijing are staging all-night sales marathons as part of efforts to get the city's Sars-battered economy back on track.
028 China Beijing Newsday NEWS SARS and the Economy 2003-06-30 For most of Asia, the SARS retreat means governments can get back to the serious business of making money.
029 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS China's Economy Withstands Challenging Test from SARS: Premier 2003-06-30 In the first half of the year, China's economy withstood the challenging test from the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
030 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Foreign Investment in Shanghai Unaffected by SARS 2003-06-30 Despite the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Shanghai experienced a sharp increase
031 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Restaurants, Beauty Saloons Resume Business in China After SARS 2003-06-30 80 percent of restaurants and beauty saloons throughout China had resumed business, after temporary suspension due to SARS
032 China Beijing AlertNet NEWS China says will meet employment target despite SARS 2003-07-02 China to hold urban unemployment below 4.5 percent this year as several million Chinese lost their jobs during the SARS epidemic
033 China Beijing Hindustan Times NEWS China's GDP seen growing 8 per cent despite SARS 2003-07-03 The negative impact of SARS on the country's economy will not exceed one percentage point in growth of GDP
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034 China Beijing International Herald Tribune NEWS U.S. flights to Asia rise as SARS fades 2003-07-07 U.S. airlines are counting on their highest-paying customers -- business travelers -- to pack their bags and resume travel to Asia
035 China Beijing BBC News NEWS Sars boosts Chinese online profits 2003-07-08 A Chinese internet firm has become one of the first Asian companies to thank the deadly Sars virus for creating higher profits.
036 China Beijing Just-Style NEWS Textile Machinery Sales Up Despite SARS 2003-07-09 China's textile machinery industry will hit its full year target in 2003 despite the devastating SARS crisis earlier this year
037 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS China's Service Industry Shakes off SARS Impact 2003-07-10 When SARS was controlled, its impact on China's retail, tourism and other service industries also began to fall away.
038 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Foreign Investment Flows Into China after SARS Crisis 2003-07-13 SARS has not affected foreign investor confidence in China's economic future as a host of new foreign investment plans take shape
039 China Beijing Washington Post NEWS Despite SARS, China economy up 2003-07-14 Continued government pump-priming, SARS-related tax breaks and easy credit by state banks kept money flowing into the economy
040 China Beijing EE Times NEWS China study finds a thriving post-SARS electronics industry 2003-07-17 China has survived the first wave of the SARS epidemic and remains on course to become a global leader in electronic product desig
041 China Beijing Radio Singapore International NEWS Pressure of Revaluation on the Chinese Renminbi & Implications for Asia 2003-07-17 China has in fact not been as affected by SARS as was initially feared.
042 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Beijing's Economy Maintains Rapid Growth despite SARS: Mayor 2003-07-24 Statistics show that the SARS crisis did not and will not affect Beijing's basic economic trend of rapid growth
043 China Beijing AlertNet NEWS China president declares a victory against SARS 2003-07-28 China was winning the fight against the flu-like SARS virus and controlling the illness while maintaining economic growth
044 China Beijing Globe and Mail NEWS China in world spotlight over currency controversy 2003-08-04 China is reluctant to revalue the yuan in the near term because the move could jeopardize its post-SARS economic recovery.
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045 China Beijing The Age NEWS Pop star Becks plays support role 2003-08-04 Part of the proceedings for this whole, delirious, noisy, sweat-soaked, hero-worshipping performance was for SARS victims
046 China Beijing National Geographic Society ARTICLE Now Is the Time to Visit China 2003-08-05 Despite the hit, the Chinese government hopes its tourist industry will soon be back on track.
047 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS China Vows to Revitalize SARS-hit Restaurants, Hotels 2003-08-05 China Monday vowed to revitalize restaurants and hotels hit by the SARS outbreak and to realize a 9% annual growth in retail sales
048 China Beijing People's Daily ARTICLE More Prominence Given to Increasing Farmers' Incomes 2003-08-06 China's agriculture and rural economy as a whole have witnessed a good start and steady operation.
049 China Beijing Reed Business Information ARTICLE China deals offer substantial August savings 2003-08-06 Tour operators specialising in group packages to China have responded aggressively to the lifting of SARS travel advisories
050 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS Chinese Air Travel Recovers from Impact of SARS 2003-08-07 Passenger flow in most domestic airports has recovered or is close to full recovery from the effects of the SARS epidemic
051 China Beijing Reed Business Information NEWS CNTO signals China rebound underway 2003-08-07 Strong demand for heavily discounted vacation packages which were being offered to reignite the Australia-China travel trade.
052 China Beijing The International Congress and Convention Association NEWS SARS relief at last 2003-08-08 It is likely that international meetings business in the region will swiftly bounce back to pre-SARS levels.
053 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS Singaporeans in Beijing wish for country's speedy recovery 2003-08-09 SARS has been contained in Beijing, and the Singaporean community there is looking forward to a sustained US recovery.
054 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS Asian Tourism Ministers Meet in Beijing 2003-08-10 The Chinese government had adopted a series of policies to combat the damage wrought by SARS
055 China Beijing The Star NEWS Don't hurt post-SARS tourism, Asia tells govts 2003-08-10 Tourism officials of 13 Asian countries appealed to other governments yesterday not to hurt the region's recovery from SARS
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056 China Beijing People's Daily ARTICLE China's Diplomacy Rebounds after SARS 2003-08-11 They introduced new Chinese leaders to the world & demonstrated that the new Chinese government was candid, open and responsible.
057 China Beijing News Shopper NEWS Like China in their hands 2003-08-12 We were the first tourists from Europe. We were treated like royalty.
058 China Beijing Reed Business Information NEWS China foodservice expected to rebound from SARS 2003-08-13 The flow-on effect is forecast growth of the foodservice industry to reach 11 per cent per annum in the 2003 to 2005 period.
059 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS China's July retail sales up nearly 10% post-SARS 2003-08-14 China's retail sales rose 9.8 percent year-on-year in July, as consumers unleashed demand held back by the SARS outbreak.
060 China Beijing The Taipei Times NEWS China booming as foreign direct investment soars 2003-08-14 The SARS epidemic kept US, European and Japanese investors away in the second quarter
061 China Beijing Advertiser Newspapers NEWS Raiders of lost relics 2003-08-15 A number of cut-price holiday packages to woo Australian travellers back to China following the end of the SARS crisis.
062 China Beijing The Taipei Times NEWS China awakens from SARS-induced torpor 2003-08-24 After an unsettling spell of eerily deserted streets, Beijing has come back to life in time to enjoy summer's waning weeks.
063 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS Tourism Booms Again in China 2003-08-25 By the middle of last July China entered its period of tourism recovery and rebound
064 China Beijing The Taipei Times NEWS Chinese tourists to HK's rescue 2003-08-25 Hong Kong's economy is expected to recover from the drastic impact of the SARS crisis faster than previously anticipated
065 China Beijing Crain Communications NEWS Wireless companies continue Chinese investments 2003-08-26 In a post-SARS world, China seems to be coming back to its own as businesses try to rekindle the old gusto of investment
066 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Three Years for Full Recovery of China's Tourism 2003-08-31 Tourism had rebounded since June because of the effective containment of SARS.
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067 China Beijing Hindustan Times NEWS China's SARS-hit tourism industry eyeing India and South Asia 2003-09-01 Authorities have launched a drive to woo tourists from neighbouring countries including India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
068 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Rail service recovering following SARS 2003-09-01 The psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on China's general public is still lingering.
069 China Beijing Channel News Asia NEWS Tourism in post-SARS Beijing seen to recover by year end 2003-09-02 To help outlets affected by SARS, restaurants and hotels will be given tax break
070 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS China to achieve eight percent growth in late-half: forecast 2003-09-04 Domestic consumption will experience a smooth recovery following the attack of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
071 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS China Gears up for Long National Day Holiday 2003-09-05 National Day holiday will allow many Chinese people to make up for missing out on the May Day holiday due to the SARS outbreak.
072 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Donations to China exceed 4b yuan for combating SARS 2003-09-19 More than half of the donations came from companies and individuals in the mainland of China.
073 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Economy on new growth stage 2003-09-24 Despite the unfavorable external environment and the outbreak of SARS, the Chinese economy has maintained higher growth
074 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS Beijing reports double-digit growth rate in retail sales 2003-09-27 Due to the outbreak of SARS, Beijing's retail sales dropped 20.8 percent in the 2nd quarter compared with the 1st quarter
075 China Beijing People's Daily NEWS SARS-affected tourism to recover next year 2003-09-29 The recovery will include the number of tourists as well as the spending on tourism and the profit of tourism companies
076 China Beijing The Straits Times NEWS Travel bug bites Chinese on week-long break 2003-09-30 Millions will criss-cross the country or go overseas during National Day holidays, the first long break since Sars crisis
077 China Beijing Discovery Communications NEWS Record-Breaking Travel in China 2003-10-02 The previous golden week, in early May, was cancelled because of the outbreak of the pneumonia-like SARS disease
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078 China Beijing East Day NEWS Official upbeat on recovery of tourism sector 2003-10-02 China's SARS-affected tourism industry will fully recover next year
079 China Beijing The Straits Times NEWS Golden Week sets cash tills ringing 2003-10-02 It's shop-till-you-drop for the Chinese during their first post-Sars Golden Week holidays
080 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Chinese stay calm facing surging holiday tourism 2003-10-02 China's tourist industry, which was hard hit by the SARS epidemic, experienced a gradual recovery from August
081 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Holiday 'golden' for China's tourism industry 2003-10-09 The sales not only made up for the big losses during the SARS period, but also generated a small surplus for the year on average
082 China Beijing The Straits Times NEWS China comes a-courting 2003-10-11 Just six months ago, China was blamed as the catalyst behind the Sars epidemic.
083 China Beijing Globe and Mail NEWS China says economy bouncing back from SARS 2003-10-17 Bouncing back from a slump during the SARS outbreak, China's economy grew by 9.1 per cent in the third quarter of this year
084 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS Beijing ready for World Tourism Organization meeting 2003-10-17 To discuss how to boost global tourism, especially the industry in China and other SARS-afected regions in Asia.
085 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS China's economy continues to grow fast 2003-10-17 China's economy continued to grow fast in the first half of 2003 despite the negative impact of SARS
086 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS SARS impact to China's GDP growth estimated 0.8 percentage points 2003-10-17 Since industries affected by SARS began to recover in June, China's economy has recovered in the third quarter.
087 China Beijing Xinhua News Agency NEWS China drives growth in world tourism 2003-10-20 We are demonstrating that after the SARS outbreak, destinations in the region have continued where they left off
088 China Beijing People's Daily Online NEWS Stable growth seen in China's semiconductor market 2003-10-26 Semiconductor companies were troubled by the spread of SARS from April to June in the Chinese mainland, they had already recovered
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089 China Beijing Asia Times Online NEWS Report predicts 8.2% GDP growth for China 2003-10-29 The pace of progress in foreign trade was somewhat affected by SARS in the first half of the year,
090 China Dalian Business Day NEWS Sars-hit industries regaining strength 2003-07-26 Industries that were heavily impacted by the outbreak of Sars such as tourism and transportation, are gradually regaining strength
091 China Guangzhou People's Daily NEWS Passenger Flow at South China's Busiest Airport Recovering 2003-08-10 It is predicted that it will take just some more days for the flow of air passengers to exceed that of the same period last year.
092 China Hong Kong Social Welfare Department NOTICE Emergency Financial Assistance for people affected by SARS 2003-03-31 Emergency financial assistance to people affected by the isolation order issued by the Director of Health
093 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS HK Gov't to Take Measures to Ensure Economic Recovery 2003-04-09 Special Administrative Region SAR gov't is considering a series of measures to overcome difficulties brought by atypical pneumonia
094 China Hong Kong Bounceback Hong Kong SARS Recovery Promotion Hong Kong's People Are Hong Kong's Success 2003-04-25 We are all aware of the economic slump that Hong Kong is facing
095 China Hong Kong Farrington American Express Travel Services Limited SARS Recovery Promotion We Love HK 2003-04-28 Tourism Coalition Announces "We Love HK" Campaign
096 China Hong Kong We Love Hong Kong SARS Recovery Promotion We Love HK 2003-04-28 A self-help movement for Hong Kong businesses to combat the disruption to Hong Kong caused by SARS
097 China Hong Kong Board of Airline Representatives SARS Recovery Promotion We Love HK 2003-04-29 A campaign to to call up upon the Hong Kong public to "go out and spend" and help the ailing economy.
098 China Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Airways - We Love HK SARS Recovery Promotion Unique Local Offers 2003-05-01 A community self-help programme that encourages the Hong Kong public to "go out and spend".
099 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS Foreign businessmen support HK people's fight against SARS 2003-05-17 Some 27 foreign commercial chambers Saturday launched a campaign named "Charity Bazaar - We Love Hong Kong" in support
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100 China Hong Kong Tiglion Travel Services Company Limited SARS Recovery Promotion We Love Hong Kong Camapign 2003-05-19 In support of the "We Love Hong Kong" Campaign, many airlines have offered reward tickets
101 China Hong Kong International Herald Tribune NEWS Lifting of SARS bans buoys Asia airline shares 2003-05-26
102 China Hong Kong The Straits Times NEWS Return of crowds lifts gloom over HK 2003-05-26 People venture out following the lifting of WHO's travel advisory, but the territory needs to restore the visitor's confidence.
103 China Hong Kong BBC News NEWS Selling Hong Kong after Sars 2003-06-03 Hong Kong's people can breathe more freely now that global health officials have declared the city is no longer unsafe
104 China Hong Kong Brudirect SPECIAL REPORT Hong Kong beats Sars 2003-06-03 China has seen thousands recover from the disease The World Health Organization is set to declare Hong Kong free of Sars on Monday
105 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS SARS Impact on HK's Economy Temporary: Tung Chee Hwa 2003-06-08 Hong Kong is equipped with the hardware and software required of a world-class city, and the SARS impact on its economic recovery
106 China Hong Kong International Herald Tribune ARTICLE Tough sale: Bringing visitors back to Hong Kong after SARS 2003-06-12 Convince travelers and businessmen to visit the city that exported SARS to the world.
107 China Hong Kong MSNBC Travel NEWS Affordable Asia after SARS 2003-06-13 Footloose and SARS-free, Hong Kong and Singapore are back on the market for travelers, with vacation prices to make your jaw drop
108 China Hong Kong Arab Times NEWS Economy picks up after SARS - HK stocks to see strong gains 2003-06-15 Hong Kong's battered stock market has managed recent gains on the back of Wall Street's advance
109 China Hong Kong NEWS 24 NEWS HK creates jobs to counter Sars 2003-06-15 The Hong Kong government announced on Sunday it will create a job placement project to provide employment for people laid off
110 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS HK's Tourism Industry on Road Back to Normal 2003-06-15 Around 300 visitors from Guangzhou in Chinese mainland were given a rousing welcome by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) Saturday
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111 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS Passenger Flights Resume Gradually at HK International Airport 2003-06-16 An average of about 200 passenger flights per week have resumed services at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) in June
112 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK's Cathay Air to return to pre-SARS flight schedule 2003-06-23 Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways plans to resume a full flight schedule by the end of September
113 China Hong Kong Morris Communications NEWS Cautious relief 2003-06-24 We love Hong Kong shouted a Brazilian dancer as onlookers applauded at a government-sponsored street party near the Kowloon Ferry
114 China Hong Kong The Times of India NEWS City of Life fights to breathe free again 2003-06-24 Signs saying `We love Hong Kong' have been put up across the city in bright pink letters on the Kowloon waterfront
115 China Hong Kong Cable News Network NEWS H.K. hotels see winter recovery 2003-06-25 SARS-hit region expects hotel occupancy to be back to normal by November or December.
116 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS Foreign Investments Swell in HK despite SARS Outbreak 2003-06-25 The continued influx of foreign direct investment has reaffirmed Hong Kong's position as a major business hub in the region
117 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS Major Points of Premier Wen's Speech 2003-06-30 Thanks to the SAR Government's economic stimulus and relief package, Hong Kong's economy is beginning to show signs of recovery
118 China Hong Kong The Star NEWS Hong Kong awaits return of tourists 2003-07-01 The SARS crisis is officially over.
119 China Hong Kong The Detroit News NEWS Airlines hope SARS-free Asia pulls business travelers back 2003-07-03 U.S. airlines are counting on their highest-paying customers -- business travelers -- to pack their bags and resume travel to Asia
120 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS HK Holds Ceremony to Pay Tribute to Health Care Workers 2003-07-08 Leaders of 600 Hong Kong organizations assembled to present medals to hundreds of staff of the Hospital Authority
121 China Hong Kong NEWS 24 NEWS Airline sees Sars recovery 2003-07-09 Cathay Pacific Airways said that traffic picked up last month while smaller carrier Dragonair was rebuilding its flight schedule
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122 China Hong Kong The China Post NEWS Hong Kong airlines show signs of recovery from SARS 2003-07-09 Cathay said its traffic rose by 88.4 percent in June compared to May, but figures were still down by 54.5 percent
123 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS Cathay Pacific reports passenger upturn after HK lifted from SARS list 2003-07-10 Cathay Pacific Airways says its passenger numbers rose sharply in June after the World Health Organisation removed Hong Kong
124 China Hong Kong Asia Times Online NEWS Chinese tourism recovering from SARS 2003-07-11 The tourist industry in China is taking an upward turn again after the devastating SARS outbreak that almost froze the sector.
125 China Hong Kong Asia Times Online NEWS Hong Kong air traffic returning to normal 2003-07-11 Air-traffic figures for June at HK International Airport show that life is slowly returning to normal for the local aviation
126 China Hong Kong The Times of India NEWS Super hockey tourney planned in Hong Kong 2003-07-13 Part of Hong Kong government's one billion dollar 'We love Hong Kong' post-SARS events campaign.
127 China Hong Kong The India Express NEWS Asian tourism will recover from SARS by year-end 2003-07-14 Airlines are rebuilding their flight schedules and trying to lure back customers with discounts.
128 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Airline industry heads for recovery 2003-07-15 Hong Kong's airline industry is heading for a recovery with Cathay Pacific now operating at 76 % of its normal flight schedule
129 China Hong Kong International Herald Tribune NEWS After SARS, Asia proves it's healthy 2003-07-19 No matter which region you looked at, the emerging markets turned in an impressive second quarter.
130 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Sars boost to houseware, gift trade 2003-07-25 The Sars outbreak may prove to be a blessing to houseware and gift traders as buyers focus on placing orders at the only such show
131 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Sohu second-quarter profits soar due to Sars 2003-07-26 Internet media company Sohu.com said its second-quarter profits swelled as demand for text messaging and online advertising soared
132 China Hong Kong People's Daily NEWS HK Economy on Way of Recovery 2003-07-28 Hong Kong's economy has showed signs of overall recovery with major economic indicators better than expected.
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133 China Hong Kong Forbes NEWS HK's Dragonair says July passenger traffic rises 2003-07-29 Passenger traffic had surged in July from June as the impact of the SARS outbreak eased.
134 China Hong Kong Intelligent Enterprise Asia NEWS SARS stimulates ongoing growth in Internet usage in Hong Kong 2003-07-31 Traffic to Internet sites for shopping, banking, news, medical information and education grew to record highs
135 China Hong Kong CTV News NEWS Jackie Chan to promote SARS-scarred Hong Kong 2003-08-03 A television commercial that will be broadcast around the world in a bid to revive tourism in Hong Kong after the SARS outbreak.
136 China Hong Kong International Herald Tribune NEWS Breathing easier in SARS-hit markets 2003-08-04 Hong Kong unveiled a $1.5 billion package of tax rebates, lower-interest loans and charge waivers in April.
137 China Hong Kong Planet Rugby NEWS Hong Kong Sevens to have two sponsors 2003-08-04 The 2004 Hong Kong Sevens is set to play a major part in helping Hong Kong regain its feet post-SARS.
138 China Hong Kong The Star NEWS Airline traffic picked up in June after being hit hard by SARS 2003-08-04 The worst is over, but the road to recovery will be long
139 China Hong Kong Washington Times NEWS Worldwide air travel increases post SARS 2003-08-04 Clearly we have turned the corner, and we expect July to be even better.
140 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS Real Madrid soccer players arrive in Hong Kong 2003-08-06 The territory has high hopes that its star-studded team members will help raise Hong Kong's post-SARS international profile.
141 China Hong Kong The Eveneing Standard NEWS StanChart shrugs off Sars setback 2003-08-08 StanChart said recovery had started to take hold in Hong Kong but that challenges remained, particularly for consumer banking.
142 China Hong Kong Asia Times Online NEWS Hong Kong begins to catch its breath 2003-08-09 Most post-SARS indicators have been better than expected, and deflation is falling fast
143 China Hong Kong Forbes NEWS HK stocks end higher but China Mobile lags 2003-08-12 Raising hopes that a post-SARS rebound in travel is already under way.
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144 China Hong Kong VOA News NEWS Hong Kong Economy Recovering from SARS Epidemic 2003-08-12 Hong Kong's economy is recovering faster than expected from the slump caused by the SARS crisis.
145 China Hong Kong Indian Express Newspapers ARTICLE Indian Express Newspapers 2003-08-18 The Hong Kong government has earmarked $1.7 bn for an emergency relief package for local businesses.
146 China Hong Kong Arab Times NEWS Full recovery in tourism sector expected in HK 2003-08-19 I am cautiously optimistic we are now coming out of the unemployment peak
147 China Hong Kong Bloomberg NEWS Hong Kong's Jobless Rate Peaked at Record in July 2003-08-19 Our economy begins to show some signs of recovery
148 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK to solve budget deficit problem but no game plan presently 2003-08-19 With an additional HK$10 billion being spent to combat the effects of SARS the government is expected to exceed its record deficit
149 China Hong Kong Eastday NEWS HK records 8.7% jobless rate 2003-08-19 But officials predict a post-SARS recovery in tourism will improve Hong Kong's economy and the labor market.
150 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Zhejiang Expressway rides province's rapid growth 2003-08-20 The company's earnings in the first six months slowed from last year's 21 per cent growth as SARS reduced traffic volume.
151 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK financial chief expects economy to recover 2003-08-22 The economy has hit bottom and is now on the road to recovery.
152 China Hong Kong People's Daily NEWS HK in Economic Recovery 2003-08-23 Hong Kong's economy begins to recover as Hong Kong has put the worst of its economic downturn behind.
153 China Hong Kong The Straits Times NEWS Chinese tourists are big spenders in HK 2003-08-23 In fact visitors from the mainland are helping Hong Kong hotels recover faster than many analysts expected after the Sars outbreak
154 China Hong Kong Mercury News NEWS United restores flights 2003-08-27 A full recovery is only expected by the end of this year or early next year.
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155 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS HK Gov't Committed to Tackling Joblessness 2003-08-27 10,000 skills-enhancement training places for workers in sectors hard hit by SARS who were unemployed or temporarily suspended
156 China Hong Kong Business Day NEWS Hong Kong pins recovery hopes on visitors 2003-08-28 Hong Kong's economy is expected to recover from the drastic impact of the SARS crisis faster than previously anticipated
157 China Hong Kong Asia Times Online NEWS Asian business confidence bounces back 2003-08-29 Expectations for the next six months point to further improvement of the overall economy
158 China Hong Kong Shanghai Daily News NEWS HK welcomes individuals 2003-09-01 The price for the trip to Hong Kong has now returned to pre-SARS levels
159 China Hong Kong Voice of America NEWS Travelers Returning to Hong Kong After SARS Crisis 2003-09-01 Airlines and hotels say heavy discounts have played a crucial role in bringing visitors back.
160 China Hong Kong Bangkok Post NEWS Cathay Pacific reports healthy recovery 2003-09-03 Cathay Pacific Airways is seeing a major turnaround, particularly on the route between Bangkok and Hong Kong.
161 China Hong Kong Billboard Magazine NEWS Rolling Stones To Headline SARS Festival 2003-09-03 An outbreak of SARS between March and May dealt a heavy blow to the already struggling economy.
162 China Hong Kong CTV News NEWS Stones to headline SARS festival in Hong Kong 2003-09-03 A four-week government-sponsored music festival to try to restore some glitz to SARS-battered Hong Kong
163 China Hong Kong The Australian NEWS Asia begins economic recovery 2003-09-03 The region basks in a rosier international export outlook and faster than expected recovery from the SARS virus.
164 China Hong Kong Xinhua News Agency NEWS Large-scale harbor festival launched to boost HK economy 2003-09-03 The festival, named Hong Kong Harbor Fest, will be held at Admiralty's Tamar site beside the Victoria Harbor over four weekends
165 China Hong Kong Arab Times NEWS China to ease currency limit for its tourists 2003-09-06 Its tourism-related businesses still struggling to recover after the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
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166 China Hong Kong Taipei Times NEWS Sa Sa plans Asia expansion, expects Hong Kong boom 2003-09-06 Sales slumped as much as a fifth during the second-quarter SARS epidemic. It's a faster recovery than we had expected
167 China Hong Kong The Straits Times NEWS Beijing nudges Tung into retracting security Bill 2003-09-06 Its move is dictated by wanting to maintain stability in HK, already recession-hit and shaken by Sars
168 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK August air passenger traffic hits 90% of pre-SARS level 2003-09-15 Traffic had been boosted by Hong Kong residents who travelled on summer holidays
169 China Hong Kong Canoe NEWS Critics question costs of post-SARS concert series in Hong Kong 2003-09-16 To help Hong Kong recover from the impact of the SARS crisis that killed 299 people here and devastated the economy.
170 China Hong Kong Stuff NEWS Hong Kong set for bull market - CSFB strategist 2003-09-17 For the last seven years - doing all the heavy spade work putting in place the building blocks for a mammoth bull market
171 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Airport gets further lift from post-Sars recovery 2003-09-17 Passenger traffic at Chek Lap Kok airport climbed 22.3 per cent month on month in August to 3.02 million travellers
172 China Hong Kong The Star NEWS Rocker Prince to perform at festival to revive post-SARS Hong Kong 2003-09-18 The festival will help Hong Kong recover from the impact of the SARS crisis, which killed 299 people in the territory
173 China Hong Kong Hong Kong Harbour Fest SARS Recovery Promotion The first festival of its kind to be held in Hong Kong 2003-09-19 The festival-of-festivals in entertainment, will be held from 17 October to 9 November 2003 at Admiralty's Tamar site 4 weekends.
174 China Hong Kong Rolling Stone Magazine NEWS Prince goes to Hong Kong 2003-09-19 PRINCE will headline the Hong Kong Harbor Fest on October 17th.
175 China Hong Kong The Straits Times NEWS Sars not blamed for drop in mainland group tours to HK 2003-09-24 More people are going on their own, while fear of crowds and high prices during the October holidays discourages others
176 China Hong Kong People's Daily NEWS 17th Int'l Travel Expo opens in HK 2003-09-26 Chinese travelers demand more short-haul travel and semi-group tour during the post-SARS period
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177 China Hong Kong Australian Financial Review NEWS Confidence surges in Hong Kong 2003-09-30 Tourism had recovered after SARS much faster than people had anticipated.
178 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS Hong Kong's economy improves for 4th straight month in September 2003-10-02 Hammered by the SARS outbreak, Hong Kong's economy contracted in the first half of 2003
179 China Hong Kong INQ7money NEWS Reviving economy is main priority of HK gov't 2003-10-03 Government will seek to resuscitate the territory's SARS-battered economy and maintain stability in the wake of massive protests
180 China Hong Kong Xinhua News Agency NEWS Hong Kong considers to establish SARS contingency fund 2003-10-04 The aim of the contingency fund for public relief was to help those in genuine need.
181 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK's Cathay Pacific to enhance winter flight schedule in wake of SARS 2003-10-05 Cathay fully restored services to pre-SARS levels at the end of September
182 China Hong Kong BBC News NEWS Tourists return to HK shops 2003-10-07 Retail sector was hit hard by the outbreak of the deadly Sars virus in March which emptied shops, streets and restaurants.
183 China Hong Kong Business Report NEWS Hong Kong retail sales bounce back from SARS 2003-10-07 Hong Kong retail sales in August returned to positive territory for the first time since the SARS outbreak
184 China Hong Kong Xinhua News Agency NEWS Some 500 million dollars approved to help SARS impacted industries in HK 2003-10-08 A total of 499 million HK dollars(63.97 million US dollars) has been approved to help SARS impactedindustries in Hong Kong
185 China Hong Kong BBC News NEWS Stones pulled from Sars concert 2003-10-10 The Rolling Stones' appearance at a Sars benefit concert in Hong Kong has been scrapped because of contract delays.
186 China Hong Kong Chart Communications NEWS Rolling Stones Out Of Hong Kong SARS Concert 2003-10-10 The band will no longer be playing at the Harbour Festival, Hong Kong's version of SARStock.
187 China Hong Kong The Manila Times NEWS Jackie Chan to the rescue 2003-10-10 The martial arts star is promoting Hong Kong tourism
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188 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS Rolling Stones pull out of Hong Kong SARS-recovery festival 2003-10-11 The Rolling Stones have pulled out of concert dates in Hong Kong for the second time this year
189 China Hong Kong E! Online News NEWS Hong Kong Rolls Stones 2003-10-11 Would've provided some emotional rescue and a much-needed economic boost to Hong Kong in the wake of the SARS epidemic
190 China Hong Kong People's Daily Online NEWS HK stages promotional activities in East Europe 2003-10-11 Hong Kong's post-SARS dynamism has been showcased in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Prague in East Europe
191 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS Hong Kong air passenger traffic recovers to 95 percent of pre-SARS level 2003-10-12 The outbreak devastated the local economy with the travel and tourism sectors hit hardest
192 China Hong Kong Xinhua News Agency NEWS Time for gov't to regain people's confidence 2003-10-13 Within a matter of only a few months, the atmosphere in Hong Kong has turned from extreme pessimism to extreme optimism
193 China Hong Kong Cable News Network NEWS Stones say HK shows will go ahead 2003-10-14 Designed to relaunch the territory as a tourist destination after the economic disaster of this year's deadly SARS epidemic.
194 China Hong Kong International Herald Tribune NEWS With SARS gone, Hong Kong flourishes 2003-10-14 All of the uncertainties are gone over SARS
195 China Hong Kong Channel News Asia NEWS HK unemployment dips to 8.3% amid signs of recovery 2003-10-20 The number provides further evidence that Hong Kong is emerging from recession triggered by the SARS outbreak earlier this year.
196 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Further easing in deflation expected 2003-10-22 With Sars over, the economy is starting to recover, which should ease price discounting
197 China Hong Kong The Straits Times NEWS Post-Sars music festival a mistake, admits HK govt 2003-10-22 Hong Kong's relaunch bash expected to cost taxpayers $22.7 million due to govt 'underestimating' complexity of event
198 China Hong Kong China Daily NEWS HK's Tang to make his mark on city finances 2003-10-27 Tang has of course benefited from the local economy, which is improving rapidly after the outbreak of SARS ended earlier this year
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199 China Hong Kong The China Post NEWS Air traffic to Hong Kong exceeds pre-SARS levels 2003-10-27 The surge can be largely attributed to the higher demand for air services to Hong Kong by individual travelers from China
200 China Hong Kong The Standard NEWS Staff survey suggests recovery beginning 2003-10-28 There is every indication that hiring plans are accelerating and will approach or exceed the levels seen [pre-Sars] in March
201 China Shandong People's Daily Online NEWS Shandong GDP growth hits seven-year record 2003-10-16 The GDP rise stood at 12.3 percent in early 2003, but slowed during the second quarter due to the SARS outbreak.
202 China Shanghai Fight Against SARS SARS Recovery Promotion Fight SARS Fund 2003-05-02 All proceeds (minus event expenses) of the "ShanghaiNing.com Fight SARS" donation will go to Shanghai Charity Organization SARS fu
203 China Shanghai East Day NEWS Hotel sector shows signs of rebound 2003-06-04 Hotels in Shanghai are showing signs of a business rebound as SARS abates.
204 China Shanghai East Day NEWS Imports and exports continue growing in SARS-hit areas 2003-06-17 Foreign trade in north China maintained its rapid growth in the first five months, despite the area being seriously hit by SARS
205 China Shanghai East Day NEWS SARS costs millions of jobs 2003-07-03 The outbreak of SARS cost millions of rural migrants their jobs in cities, but the nation's economy should still grow by up to 8%
206 China Shanghai Reed Business Information NEWS Air Canada restoring Asian services to meet post-SARS demand 2003-07-18 Demand for the services has rebounded as the SARS virus scare has diminished.
207 China Shanghai InterFax NEWS MOFCOM maps out revitalization plan for China's catering industry 2003-08-07 The central government will continue its tax relief and reduction policies, launched since the spread of SARS began
208 China Shanghai Channel News Asia NEWS SARS-hit China Eastern's passenger traffic up 7% in July 2003-08-14 China Eastern Airlines has reported its passenger numbers rose 7% on year to one million in July, signalling a strong rebound
209 China Shanghai East Day NEWS Tourism festival adds new events 2003-08-14 Festival is expected to be an important effort to aid the local tourism industry which suffered heavily during the SARS outbreak.
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210 China Shanghai Interfax NEWS Top refineries in China to raise production in Sept. amid domestic supply shortages 2003-08-28 To feed the revived demand from industries almost put out of business by SARS earlier in the year.
211 China Shanghai Xinhua News Agency NEWS Dragonair to resume 91 percent of SARS-affected flights 2003-09-01 The company expects its revenues to return to pre-SARS levels before the end of September as the market has gradually stabilized.
212 China Shanghai Xinhua News Agency NEWS Official predicts recovery of SARS-affected tourism next year 2003-09-29 In the future, 60 percent of the tourism market will come from rural areas
213 China Shanghai East Day NEWS Airlines expect profits 2003-10-07 Profits in the second half will be better, given the strong recovery from SARS

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