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  1. Japan's security concerns are those of the Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... integrity of Japanese democracy is not just a source of pride for Japan, but a measure of comfort and security for Asia. Here's why: its neighbours will never forget the feral Japanese ... no matter how trying the situation. But for them, make no mistake about it: these are very trying times indeed. Tom Plate is a syndicated US columnist. Copyright: Pacific Perspectives Media Centre ...

  2. Visitors flock to a recuperating Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey Visitor figures from Asia-Pacific's main destinations for the first quarter look good, with an average 14 per cent growth over the same period last year. That is even ... to 84 per cent over the same period and Asia-Pacific's from 81 per cent to 87 per cent. As a result, the rest-of-the-world share (mainly Europe and North America) has shrunk from ...

  3. Change is better than a rest in volunteer effort

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... donations on their flights, among them Cathay Pacific. The airline helped raise nearly HK$12 million last year, a record amount, and more than HK$100 million since the project was launched two ... Dragonair, Cathay Pacific's sister airline, helped in Change for Good's special appeal last year to raise money for victims of the Qinghai earthquake. Tsang said they were looking ...

  4. Mainland carriers book profits of 7.4b yuan on demand, cheaper oil

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Buoyant passenger and cargo demand coupled with lower oil prices has resulted in a major turnaround in the mainland's airline industry, which posted total profits of 7.4 billion yuan (HK$8.41 billion) for last year, compared with losses ...

  5. Hundreds of passengers stuck at airport amid uncertainty over cancelled flights

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Dan Kadison, Martin Wong

    ... resume. Airlines warned travellers to check flight schedules before heading for Chek Lap Kok today. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair expect flights to resume at 8am. The Observatory hoisted typhoon ... flights were delayed or cancelled. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair suspended all flights from 2pm. However, passengers complained that some flights scheduled to leave before 2pm were cancelled. ...

  6. Economy better than expected in first quarter

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung GDP grows 7.1pc; surging food costs see inflation hitting 4.9pc Hong Kong's economy performed better than expected in the first three months of the year, with gross domestic product growing 7.1 per cent year on year, the government anno ...

  7. Hundreds stranded at airport

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

    ... delayed. About 30 flights were cancelled between Macau and Taiwan. Flights to Taipei resumed last night, with two China Airlines and three Cathay Pacific flights taking off. 'I called at 10am ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... yesterday that Swire Pacific and Cathay Pacific Airways veteran Philip Chen Nan-lok was leaving the group in June caught many of his colleagues completely by surprise. His decision to pursue ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Volcanic ash delays Bali flights Cathay Pacific reported that flights to and from Bali were disrupted by the eruption of an Indonesian volcano. Flight 785 to Denpasar, which turned back to Hong Kong because of an ash cloud, is rescheduled to depart again at noon today. Flight 784 from Denpasar was also grounded and is expected to be delayed until 5.45pm local time today. ...

  10. Cargo hold of issues for Iata's new pilot

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty To celebrate his becoming chairman of the global airline club last week, Cathay Pacific Airways chief executive Tony Tyler set out not so much a stall but a whole department store of complaints about the problems that the aviation industry faces. It was a typically Tyler feisty effort, full of rambling good sense along with a few self-serving comments on behalf ...




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