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  1. School aims to become an Asia-Pacific gateway

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Australian facility is working with the Hong Kong Management Association to build regionally focused modules in its MBA programme THE MACQUARIE Graduate School of Management (MGSM) aims to be a gateway school to the Asia-Pacific for business professionals and managers in Europe and North America. 'This is an element that we want to further develop in the years ...

  2. Flight attendants' union boss was a right little monkey

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... money, I advertised in the SCMP to teach Cantonese. Among my 'students' were expatriate policemen, business people and a Cathay Pacific flight engineer. During a Cantonese lesson, a flight engineer asked me about prospects in the textile business. They looked poor, so he suggested that I apply to Cathay Pacific to be a flight attendant. I was successful and didn't ...

  3. Free sessions to help budding soccer stars

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Sponsors of Hong Kong's new Manchester United Soccer School are offering 30 free passes to the 20-week programme which kicks off next month. The Cathay Pacific Soccer Players Scholarship Programme will help 30 children participate in the school, the first of its kind in Asia. The scholarships will cover the enrolment fees of $4,500 for the weekday school ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it- Australia's 'Asian Century' plan

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... HOW THEY SEE IT 1. The Sydney Morning Herald Back in 1989, Professor Ross Garnaut handed Bob Hawke's government a far-sighted vision of Australia's future in Asia, one predicated on closer and deeper ties with north-eastern Asia. It was remarkably prescient and quite radical for its time. … Sadly, this generation of politicians barely stirs the flies, let alone the masses. ...

  5. Dead boy's friends offered counselling

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... if they need it, Shatin Methodist Primary School said yesterday. The boy, whose family name is Wong, developed a rash and swelling on his left leg while returning from Penang on Cathay Pacific ... and psychologists will talk to them.' Mr Tang said the number of sick students was not unusually high for January. The Centre for Health Protection and Cathay Pacific said they were waiting ...

  6. Tourism is top choice

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the list with 456 votes. Ocean Park and Cathay Pacific were ranked second and third respectively. Media organisations such as Commercial Radio and TVB also made the top 10 list. With the economy ...

  7. James Payne

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... James Payne of TNT Asia-Pacific in Singapore is attracted by the curriculum of the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA programme, which is built on the development of business strategies ... in the field,' says Payne, who is the director of business solutions and commercial, global account management at TNT Asia-Pacific. He is responsible for developing supply chain solutions ...

  8. All students stuck in London now home

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... All Hong Kong students held up by snowstorms in England have returned home for Christmas, Cathay Pacific said, and no more extra flights would be laid on. Three special flights for students and other travellers stuck in snowbound London were arranged, and the last students arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. Normal services between London and Hong Kong resume today. ...

  9. Cathay flies to young artists' rescue

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Two young local artists will be winging their way to New York next month courtesy of Cathay Pacific after they won a major United Nations art competition. Elizabeth Au Chung-ning, 16, ... flights for the award winners and their parents. Quince Chong, Cathay Pacific's director of service delivery, said: 'We were extremely impressed by the fact that of the six winning ...

  10. Whiz kids cruise in flight simulator

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... A Cathay Pacific senior pilot told a group of gifted students that shortsightedness may not be a disadvantage in gaining entry to the profession, and encouraged them to consider the career ... consider being a pilot, but I'm not sure if I would succeed. It's hard, and sometimes you don't know what to do.' Cathay Pacific Airways will sponsor three of the students ...




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