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  1. Developers flock to virgin island

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... the places where a 190 million yuan tax research centre could be built, the national and provincial internal revenue bureaus chose Hengqin, an island off Zhuhai, west of Macau. 'Maybe they want to play golf after work,' said Tony Mok, president of Stone World Investments, which represents the Hengqin district in attracting foreign investment to the 86 sq km island. 'There ...

  2. Virgin spreads wings in Australia

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Virgin Atlantic Airways is gearing up for a share of the lucrative 'kangaroo' market from December, when its long-awaited service between London, Hong Kong and Sydney is expected to become operational. The second-largest British carrier yesterday said it would launch the daily service using the long-range Airbus A340-600 from December 7. 'I am ...

  3. Virgin gets you laid back for suite experience

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tan Thean Peng RICHARD BRANSON SAYS he is at last getting to sleep properly while flying. He is, of course, referring to the space and comfort provided in his Virgin aircraft. And specifically, he is referring to the new Upper Class Suite, which Virgin Atlantic has started rolling out across its fleet of B747-400s and A340-600s. The suite offers the longest bed (208cm) of any ...

  4. Confident Virgin sets sights on Sydney

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... and Qantas.' Virgin has long planned for a London-to-Sydney route using Hong Kong as a stopover. It aimed to move British passengers to the Australian hub, from which its low-cost sister company Virgin ... to expand further into China. While British Airways is planning to increase frequencies to Beijing to five times a week in June, Virgin decided to add a fifth weekly service to Shanghai on April 5. ...

  5. Six of the best private islands to rent

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... Jason Gagliardi Necker Island (pictured) If you want to roll naked in the surf, plot world domination like a bald Bond baddie or just be alone, it's hard to top Virgin boss Richard Branson's private paradise in the British Virgin Islands. The bearded mogul takes credit for discovering the island in the late 1970s, and wasted no time turning it into an ultra-luxe hideaway. Its ...

  6. Virgin Blue

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jeremy Tredinnick

    ... For the scuba fanatic nothing beats descending into waters no one has dived before. Jeremy Tredinnick finds the diver's holy grail in the Marshall Islands, complete with cantankerous ... in the northern Marshall Islands, one that until two years ago had never seen scuba divers and has seen precious few since. So let's consider the shark's point of view. He has probably never ...

  7. British carriers cleared to increase number of flights

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic will be allowed to fly to more than one mainland destination under a new air-service agreement between China and Britain. Four new mainland cities- apart from Beijing and Shanghai- would be opened to British carriers, Virgin's Asia-Pacific regional general manager Mackenzie Grant said. However, the names of the cities had ...

  8. Lesbian finds virginity works... to a degree

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray A lesbian student auctioned her virginity on the internet to pay off GBP15,000 (HK$211,078) debts incurred while studying for her degree. Rosie Reid, 18, from London, had sex with the highest bidder- a 44-year-old father-of-two telecoms engineer- in a hotel room after he paid her GBP8,400, according to the British News of the World tabloid newspaper. More than 2,000 men ...

  9. Virgin keen to join mainland mobile market

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Richard Branson's Virgin Group is poised to make further inroads into the mainland market with new investments in the mobile-phone and aviation sectors. The British ... for Virgin Atlantic's inaugural services from Chek Lap Kok to Sydney. Virgin gained the rights to operate the route, in competition with a British Airways-Qantas joint-venture and Cathay Pacific ...

  10. Virgin gears up for new Sydney route

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... as this summer. A meeting between Hong Kong, British and European Commission officials last month apparently helped to clear up some final regulatory hurdles for the airline. Virgin has been quietly ... of Asia Pacific. Local officials have had reservations about implementing the Hong Kong and British air services agreement signed late last year that makes Virgin's new service possible, ...




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