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  1. Virgin Atlantic flies under Cathay radar

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hope to put Branson in a Pirates shirt for the march-past at the Sevens. This will undoubtedly stir the pot a bit and ruffle a few feathers with the Cathay Pacific people.' Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory confirmed that he had heard of moves by the club to bring Branson for the March 23-25 tournament next year, and added that there was nothing the union could ...

  2. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... - Football World Series Asia - which would aim to bring the likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid to Hong Kong for a four-team tournament next summer, and indeed for the next five years. ... The organisers are confident they will, due to the fact that the leading clubs are aware of Asia's increasing importance in the marketplace and want to promote their brands (merchandise) ...

  3. Cathay union seeks staff views on strike

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... The Cathay Pacific flight attendants' union is polling members about whether to take industrial action if the airline refuses to drop its new medical scheme. The union will stage ... Kong-based staff and their families. But the union said it would not accept any arrangement that required staff to pay. Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union chairwoman Becky Kwan Siu-wah ...

  4. Richard Li said to be eyeing ING Asia units

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Telecom tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai may bid for ING Group's Asia insurance and asset management businesses, according to sources. The giant Dutch financial ... in the world and richest in Asia, with an estimated US$25.5 billion. In bidding for the ING units, Richard Li faces strong rivals such as US insurers Metlife and AIA Group, Canadian insurer Manulife ...

  5. Feeling blue- all in the name of arts

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... 'Face painting is part of our efforts to raise money for an educational scholarship for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union,' she says. The two have known each other for years because ... Judy Ngao When Don Taylor stripped off to get his muscular body painted in the blue Hong Kong rugby jersey, a crowd formed. The portfolio manager of Swire has never had his body painted ...

  6. Cathay hikes salaries on strong performance

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Cathay Pacific said its Hong Kong staff will receive an average pay increase of 4 to 4.5 per cent due to its continued strong performance this year. They will also receive a discretionary bonus in December and can expect to receive a profit share of at least three weeks' salary after the full-year results come out in March. The Flight Attendant's Union said ...

  7. U.S. jobs data lifts markets in Asia

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hang Seng Index may settle above the 20,000-point level in the coming weeks after Friday's US jobs data sent stock markets soaring across Asia yesterday. Hong Kong's ... analysts said the HSI may gain another 300 to 600 points in the coming weeks but added the index would encounter strong selling pressure at those levels. Elsewhere in Asia, stocks rose 1 to 2 per ...

  8. HK takes biggest hit in Asia-wide sell-off

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was also the worst performing in Asia. The MSCI Asia APEX 50 index slumped 4.7 per cent to close at 748. 09. Mainland banks were heavily sold off yesterday, triggered by Goldman Sachs' ...

  9. Dark-pool operator eyes Asia

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Dark-pool operator Liquidnet is in talks with major stock exchanges in Asia to try to form partnerships, building on similar links that it has secured ... to allow Liquidnet's institutional clients to trade with customers of other local brokers more easily. 'We are in talks with major exchanges in Asia about partnerships,' Merrin said, ...

  10. Where and how you can give

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today and tomorrow: Auction of giant rugby ball at Hong Kong Sevens; Tam's Yunnan Noodles to donate all income to World Vision; YMCA sale by Hong Kong youngsters who lived in Japan ... of East Asia: 015-515-40-400333-1 Bank of China: 012-878-1-044486-6 Hang Seng Bank: 024-385-094180-001 Details at www.salvation.org.hk Inquiries: 2783-2333 Unicef HSBC: 567-354014-004 Bank ...




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