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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Opera about cruise ship killing 'romanticises terrorism', protesters say

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Work dealing with murder of Jewish American on Achille Lauro cruise ship called 'anti-Semitic' Protesters say opera 'romanticises terrorism' Rudy ... and sympathetic to terrorism. The 1991 opera depicts the murder of Leon Klinghoffer, a disabled Jewish American man who was killed by four Palestinian hijackers aboard the Achille Lauro cruise ship ...

  2. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    China to partner with Carnival and Italian shipyard on first cruise ship

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 01:02pm by Reuters

    ... and shipbuilding expertise to help create and define the specifications for the China-built cruise ship. It said the memorandum also included other opportunities, such as the formation of a domestic cruise ... Reuters in Shanghai China, the world’s largest shipbuilder, is looking to build its first luxury cruise vessel, with help from cruise operator Carnival Corp and Italian shipyard ...

  3. News - World - MIGRATION

    Rescued Syrian refugees leave cruise liner after Cyprus stand-off

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Limassol, Cyprus 300 agree to disembark from cruise ship in Cypriot port after demanding to go to Italy Rescued Syrian refugees leave liner after stand-off Almost ... of 345 migrants, mainly women and children, had been plucked from a boat in trouble off the coast of Cyprus on Thursday by a Salamis Cruise Lines ship, according to the company and Cypriot ...

  4. Missing HK pair on cruise left fortune to Tsang

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A Hong Kong mother and son who went missing during a cruise last week left a suicide note leaving their fortune to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. The mother, in her 50s, and her son, in his 20s- whose identities have not been released- joined an eight-day cruise through Hong Thai Travel Services. A police spokesman last night said a report was received ...

  5. Big deal

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cruise including all meals on board, guided village and island tours, glass-bottom boat excursions and use of the ship's facilities, which include swimming pool, spa, bar, sun deck, sauna, ... Edited by Nick Walton To celebrate the festive season, Captain Cook Cruises is offering discounts of up to 40 per cent for stays of three, four and seven nights aboard its 120-passenger MV ...

  6. Ho sells ship to firm with 'cruise empire' dreams

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com A one-of-kind, twin-hull cruise ship has been sold by casino magnate Stanley Ho to mainland tycoons, and will set sail from Hung Hom in Hong Kong ... which Ho called the Asia Star, for US$65 million, said company spokesman Cai Yuanyou. The Finland-made ship, originally named the Radisson Diamond, was run by Asia Cruises and remains stationed ...

  7. Elegance and opulence on a floating palace

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... the Californian traveller, waving grandly at the lush carpet and rolled gold balustrades of the six-star Crystal Serenity cruise ship. Owned by Crystal Cruises- named the world's best large-ship cruise line by upmarket travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller for eight consecutive years- the pride of the fleet arrived in Hong Kong yesterday as part of a 106-day maiden voyage to Asia. Mrs ...

  8. A six-star 'hotel at sea' for the high rollers

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The wait is nearly over for punters who have been pining for casino cruises from Hong Kong since the departure of the SuperStar Leo from local waters in April. A six-star ... would be stationed in the city, said Winnie Kwan, executive director of the vessel, owned by Asia Cruises, which bought it from the Finnish government for nearly $500 million. The liner ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Protesting cruise ship passengers not bullies, says lawmaker Ann Chiang

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 01:24pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Protesting passengers not bullies, says lawmaker Passengers involved in a sit-in on a cruise ship were not "bullies", a lawmaker who joined the protests ... was not seeking compensation as she had booked the cruise individually rather than joining a tour. Her comments came after a fellow passenger said on a radio programme that she was "ashamed" ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With more ships expected at Kai Tak, why the delay in reducing pollutants?

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by WESLEY LAU

    ... Similar facilities are expected to be ready for cruise ships by the end of this year. This week, Shenzhen authorities announced an incentive scheme of up to 200 million yuan (HK$252 million) ... Wesley Lau Wesley Lau says Hong Kong still lags behind other ports in installing onshore power facilities With more ships expected at Kai Tak, why the delay in reducing pollutants? ...




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