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

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

    ... Kong University's SPACE, after leaving school more than 20 years ago. One day after school, I joined the boys in a competition to fly paper rockets along the village street. One of my ... when mum upset me because she wouldn't allow me to join a camping weekend. I decided to leave home to gain the 'freedom and independence' of which I felt I was so deprived. ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... infidelity, chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen visits Youth College in Kwai Fong, a vocational school for youths. In an apparent start to his election campaign, Tang is heading to Youth College to show his concern for the well-being of youngsters, his publicity team said. But he will undoubtedly face questions about the infidelity he owned up to on Tuesday. UN Security Council ...

  3. Brave nation starts to recover

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it struck in 2005. Yet the grit and determination of the people and companies of Japan, combined with the support of the nation's friends around the world, have brought early signs ... of the national economic situation on June 14, a firm indication that the worst disruption caused by the earthquake has already been overcome. The first improvement in four months suggests ...

  4. Q&A

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Association. On the eve of his departure next month, the chief executive of Hong Kong's national carrier, which has sponsored the tournament for all but six of its 35 years, shared some thoughts ... Kong? I played in the UK for my local town side, and my Oxford college. I broke my jaw twice while at Oxford, which killed any ambitions I might have had to play for the university at any level. ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 15, 2012

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to become experts on the supply chains of all the products they freight, in the interests of their interpretation of "sustainability". Charlie Lim, Marine Products Association   Cathay ... sell what are independently verified as sustainable shark products. I am assuming Cathay consulted the merchants before reaching its decision and that, in the short term, it will be willing ...

  6. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to United States troops as Monkey Mountain during the Vietnam war, when it was home to a major radar and communications facility. Today the area is a national park, known for its scenic beauty ... history. But while the Bates Motel was only a movie set (it still stands as an attraction at Universal Studios in Los Angeles), the hotel that was used for the opening exterior shots ...

  7. 'Every trip is like going on holiday'

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... of being independent, and thought moving to Hong Kong would open more opportunities. Cathay Pacific also offered a very attractive package. Back then, the starting salary was three times higher ... their flight, which means we have done a good job. With 11 different nationalities of crew, which changes with every flight, it's also always a pleasure meeting new colleagues.' Such were ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... more serious issue for nations across the world. At what point does downsizing government and privatising industries that are of national importance become too big a price to pay ... in unintended consequences for a nation. Qantas has held an almost monopolistic position over air travel in Australia since privatisation in 1993. Air travel (Qantas) being fully operational 24/7 ...

  9. Reaching for the sky

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... was due to be ready two years ago but has been delayed. Saphy Han Hoi-ling, 15, from St Rose of Lima's College, isn't planning to join the industry, but she is fascinated by planes. ... if it was not what they had expected. Astina Ng Chuek-lam, 17, of Hang Seng School of Commerce, for example, is rethinking becoming a cabin attendant. 'I'm just not that independent and those ...

  10. Airlines should give passengers gifts

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

    ... Japan's national airlines is in financial difficulty. It has US$12.8 billion debt. It was affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks and has a number of other problems. All ... that would attract more customers. Yoey Tsang Yuen-yee, Our Lady of the Rosary College From the Editor Thank you for your letter Yoey. Japan Airlines is not the only airlines to feel the crunch. ...




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