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  1. Priority landing for Cathay airliner with engine trouble

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Elaine Wu An inquiry is launched as Civil Aviation Department pledges more transparency A Cathay Pacific airliner made a priority landing in Osaka last night after one ... a priority landing after seeing abnormal readings for the number two engine, which was shut down as a precaution, the Civil Aviation Department said. A Cathay spokesman said the crew requested ...

  2. More air mishaps to go public

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... into the sea. Cathay reported both incidents to the Civil Aviation Department but they were not made public because the department was only required to make public reports on accidents and serious ... Elaine Wu More openness has been promised in disclosures of local airlines which suffer mechanical mishaps following a series of recent Cathay Pacific engine problems. The Civil Aviation ...

  3. Beijing urged to solve delta's air-traffic woes

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Civil Aviation Department officials tried to resolve these issues with mainland counterparts, but their meetings failed to achieve much. The central government's authority was needed ... of the aviation industry. 'It's amazing that eight years after the resumption of sovereignty we still find there's a China wall in terms of airspace,' said Alan Hoo, one of the Hong ...

  4. Injured pilot has no fear of flying

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to flying as soon as she recovers from injuries suffered in a helicopter crash last month. Solicitor Lily Fenn Kar-bak was speaking after the Civil Aviation Department released a preliminary report ... to the helicopter landing ground at the Hong Kong Aviation Club at Kai Tak. The helicopter plunged to the ground shortly after takeoff. Ms Fenn, Mr Chan and another female passenger are still on sick leave ...

  5. Failures too few to mention for departing transport boss

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... yesterday by going over his accomplishments. Meeting reporters as the head of the Transport Department for the last time, he issued a list of 'facts and figures' detailing his work ... saying only that the department could improve on handling special incidents. One of the major challenges he faced was the May 9 storm that knocked over several trees and scaffolding, bringing ...

  6. Transport chief quits, fuelling rumour mill

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Footman, 52, head of the Transport Department for six years, is expected to take some time off after passing on his duties to Mr Wong. The Civil Service Bureau has not yet assigned him a new post. Secretary for the Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping said he had confidence in Mr Wong taking up the post, but stopped short of singing the praises of Mr Footman. Pauline Ling Lo Po-lin, press ...

  7. Ducking and weaving on the road to uniformity

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Elaine Wu The transport minister and her departing commissioner both insisted yesterday that the change at the top of the department had been planned long ago and had ... information officer Alan Wong Chi-kong, what the expatriate civil servant's new job would be. Mr Footman said he would take long leave from next month but insisted he did not plan early ...

  8. Woman gives evidence in Niagara assault trial

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... in a New York court. Zhao Yan was to give her testimony before the jury in Buffalo yesterday, according to Xinhua. The Homeland Security Department officer who allegedly beat her, Robert Rhodes, has been charged with violating Ms Zhao's civil rights. According to the indictment, Rhodes- suspecting Ms Zhao was a drug smuggler- assaulted her with his knee and forcibly drove her ...

  9. Bus union chairman becomes a hero among fellow workers

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... New Year.' In the past month, Mr Chung and other union members held five meetings with company executives - including several with mediators from the labour and transport departments - before the company yielded to the union's request. 'We don't know why the company changed the plan so suddenly,' he said. 'I believe the Transport Department has put ...

  10. Empty HOS flats are wasting money, says housing lobby

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The government has to answer this question.' The department built 18,300 rental flats in the 2002-2003 financial year, down from 34,000 the year before. It is estimating it will build 17,800 flats ... met legislators to lay out some of the possible uses being considered for the HOS flats. They include turning them into government quarters for civil servants, guesthouses for mainland tour ...




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