The Hong Kong Tourism Board will receive an 80 per cent boost in funding, for a total budget of HK$1.35 billion (US$172.51 million) this year, to promote cross-border travel and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover to mainland China.The board’s executive director Dane Cheng Ting-yat said on Monday that the body had received an additional HK$600 million in funding from the local government.Over half of the board’s total financial resources this year would be used to promote…

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