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  1. Difficult outlook for Swire Pacific Offshore

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... and gas exploration companies were looking at chasing opportunities in 'places that are difficult to support'. Pacific Champion and its sister ships were 'perfect for the North ... Keith Wallis Swire Pacific Offshore sees a challenging market for its core offshore supply vessel business in 2011 as a result of an oversupply of ships and low charter rates. John ...

  2. Japan's security concerns are those of the Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... by the calamity that everyone predicts, the LDP should take the longer, patriotic view and respect the right of the Japanese people to put them in their place- at least for the time being. The electoral ... no matter how trying the situation. But for them, make no mistake about it: these are very trying times indeed. Tom Plate is a syndicated US columnist. Copyright: Pacific Perspectives Media Centre ...

  3. Magical moments that cemented HK's place on the world stage

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... and the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Cup, as an international race, is an appropriate moment to marvel at just how far the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) have come. ... to the race, while Godolphin's Fantastic Light sealed his place as the world's best in the Cup. This was horseracing at its very best and there was no argument anywhere to say otherwise. ...

  4. Macau ideally placed for business visitors

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Dreyer, who is Asia-Pacific vice-president of trade-fair organiser Koelnmesse, discusses the MICE industry's potential Where do you see Macau going in terms of development and the MICE sector? Asia is a booming market for all businesses and Macau is one of the newest cities to join in. The facilities in Asia are mostly new and very big, so that makes it easier ...

  5. Cathay did everything possible to assist stranded customers

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In response to the issues raised by Joo Lee Chang ('UK snow forecasts gave Cathay ample time to plan for delays', December 31), I would like to say that Cathay Pacific does indeed have contingency plans in place for disruptions at London's Heathrow Airport, and we have dealt with many such disruptions in the past. However, no one - including the British ...

  6. Tokyo executives descend on HK

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... is the ideal place to go to. Most people can get visitor's visas valid for up to three months and the financial centre is the equivalent of Tokyo's: the world's most reputable businesses ... multinational companies that have flown their people out of there ... It's practical business sense.' He said people were fleeing not only to readily accessible places such as Hong Kong ...

  7. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of cash to spend, Montserrat could be the place to relieve you of it. For more on the island visit the Montserrat Tourist Board website ( www.visitmontserrat.com ), where it is pointed out that, ...

  8. Optimistic post-tsunami travel forecasts challenge realistic trends

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... This year's first major tourism conference in Asia - and the first since the tsunami - took place last week on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. It, along with the country's ... at the Langkawi conference: 'Banda Aceh is now the world's best-known city'. cathay plays catch-up Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific and Dragonair are both performing better than the closest ...

  9. Mainland airlines to gain in deal with Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 16th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... skies arrangement for local carriers to fly to the mainland will be put in place after 2006. The Hong Kong government has faced increasing pressure from some local airlines to secure more route ... while Cathay Pacific has asked for an increase in flights to Beijing and the right to launch services to Shanghai and Xiamen. The problem for the three carriers is that Dragonair, which flies ...

  10. 10 injured before Typhoon Krovanh veers off towards Hainan

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... scheduled to take place at 7.30pm on the Wan Chai harbourfront. Two temporary shelters were opened by the Home Affairs Department for people in need at Yau Tsim Mong in Kowloon and Eastern District ...




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