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  1. Future vision

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leaders from the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation fourm have said the financial crisis can be overcome by mid-2010. Do you agree with this prediction or do you think it is overly optimistic? Write to us. ...

  2. Public Eye

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... reprehensible features lives on at Cathay Pacific. Cathay brands itself as Hong Kong's very own airline. But it treats Hong Kong's very own people as lowly natives. Well, the natives ...

  3. Fear factor

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkongers are more worried about their security than many other people in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a new survey. How secure do you feel in this city, often said to be one of the world's safest? Write to us. ...

  4. liberal studies

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 Which airline did the group of flight attendants who launched the lawsuit formerly work for? a. Cathay Pacific b. Japan Airlines c. Dragonair d. British Airways 2 What are the grounds of their complaint against their former employer? a. They were asked to quit their job before the age of 45. b. The airline did not allow them ...

  5. Bangkok girls win battle for streets

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... As the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit approaches, Bangkok's police have been given the impossible task of trying to clear the Thai capital's streets of prostitutes and beggars to impress visiting dignitaries. More than 1,000 prostitutes have been rounded up, charged and fined in the past month ahead of next month's meeting, during which Bangkok ...

  6. Development is key, Hu tells Tung

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Santiago The Hong Kong government should give priority to the development of the city to ensure that its citizens enjoy 'concrete benefits', President Hu Jintao said yesterday. Mr Hu made the remarks at a breakfast meeting with Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa in Santiago, Chile, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum summit. He ...

  7. Economy has grown, but not incomes

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Donald Asprey Hong Kong's unprecedented prosperity seen as hiding a widening gap between the rich and poor Figures to be released by the financial secretary in Wednesday's budget are expected to show that Hong Kong's econom ...

  8. City Digest

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines for July. The new maximum levels are HK$221 for short-haul flights and HK$1,069 for long-haul ones, cuts of 6 per cent and 5 per cent. Robbers make off ...

  9. Cathay attendants sign petition

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The Flight Attendant's Union of Cathay Pacific began collecting members' signatures at the airport to protest against the carrier's pay rise of 4 to 4.5 per cent, announced earlier this week. The union urged the airline to negotiate a more reasonable pay rise as the actual increase was only around 1 per cent. Chairwoman of the union Dora Lai Yuk-sim ...

  10. Disabled person sues Cathay

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Cathay Pacific is being sued for damages for mistreating a person with a disability. Lee Chi-may filed a writ this week in District Court against the airline. Lee, who claims to have a disability, alleges the airline contravened the Disability Discrimination Ordinance by treating the plaintiff worse than it treated people who were not disabled. Cathay Pacific had ...




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