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  1. Cutting air pollution on forum's agenda

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Cutting the air pollution that flows into Hong Kong from Guangdong will be addressed by the provincial People's Political Consultative Conference. Delegate Lewis Luk Tei said he and other conference delegates from Hong Kong were making recommendations on how the province should tackle pollution. 'We have hired specialists such as the Hong Kong University ...

  2. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong. Doctors said the air pollution was affecting his health and the asthma could become permanent. Annemarie too had bronchitis and chronic migraines. 'It was absolutely ... roles- then people with family are significantly more likely to choose Singapore because of the air pollution in Hong Kong.' It was an easy choice for the de Villiers. Five separate doctors ...

  3. Hong Kong Air plans to raise HK$5b in IPO

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... industry growth rebounding this year, Hong Kong Air has been able to move back into the black. In the first half, the carrier generated an operating profit that amounted to 'tens ... Charlotte So Hong Kong Airlines, controlled by the mainland's fourth-largest airline Hainan Airlines, is planning to raise HK$5 billion with a share flotation in Hong Kong. The move ...

  4. Think-tank seeks stricter pollution limits for ships

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai An international law aimed at reducing air pollution from ocean-going vessels will take effect next month, making skies above Hong Kong a little cleaner. But a think-tank ... in local laws, which do not specify the sulfur content of fuel used by both ocean-going vessels and local ships. Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships under the Marpol ...

  5. Damage Cathay and you will harm Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific is a symbol of Hong Kong. There are few companies as highly respected or brands as closely associated with our city. The airline vies for the title of the region's ... The 'one country, two systems' arrangement that assures Hong Kong's separate identity from mainland China guarantees the city its own flag carrier. Swire, a British company closely ...

  6. AirAsia X may merge with AirAsia

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... option. When Hong Kong Oasis Airlines, the first long-haul low-cost carrier, went bust in April last year, he said attention focused on how AirAsia X would learn from the airline's failure. ... a Penang-Hong Kong route from July 31, which is the third destination to the city by AirAsia after Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Mr Fernandes said if the Hong Kong government built a budget terminal ...

  7. Give new free-to-air broadcasters a chance

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong officially has a free-TV duopoly enjoyed by TVB and ATV. But, judging by market share and advertising revenue, TVB effectively dominates the airwaves. The station has long been the predominant free-to-air broadcaster and the only one that consistently makes a profit. But a lack of competition doesn't help quality and content. Besides news, local game shows and formulaic ...

  8. HK firms share blame for polluted Pearl River

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... in producing circuit boards, textiles and printing- owned by two Hong Kong companies and a mainland firm. During the investigation, 25 waste-water samples and sediment were collected from sites ... by the Hong Kong-listed company Kingboard Chemical Holdings. The enterprise was named by Forbes magazine last year as one of the top 2,000 giant enterprises in the world, with a ranking of 1,753. ...

  9. Business travel expo hong kong 2005

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LIST OF Exhibitors Airlines/Aviation Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, China Eastern Airlines, Finnair, Hong Kong Aviation Group, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS Scandinavian Air Service, Singapore Airlines, Spanair Plus, Star Alliance, Thai Airways International, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic Hotel Groups Asian Hotels Alliance, ...

  10. Airlines frustrated over flight delays owing to heavy air traffic

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... travellers said flights between Hong Kong and Shanghai and Beijing were well behind schedule even after an additional air route was opened last year. Resolving the air traffic bottleneck situation ... blemished the punctuality record of Cathay's subsidiary, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines or Dragonair, a mainland-focused carrier that had 25 per cent of flights - one in every four - delayed so far ...




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