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  1. Atlantic

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... Antonella Gambotto-Burke Atlantic by Simon Winchester Harper, HK$224 British journalist, geologist and US resident Simon Winchester, the man behind an ever-increasing number of historical ... Winchester travelled to Brazil, Greenland, Morocco, Namibia, Newfoundland, Norway, and a score of wind-whipped outposts to research, survey, and muse upon the Atlantic, 'an industrial ocean ...

  2. Infographics - Formula 1

    Major rule changes for 2011

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Scarr

    ... Simon Scarr Major rule changes for 2011   ...

  3. Police not alerted to Cathay staff scare

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... The Cathay Pacific flight attendant who fought off a man trying to enter her hotel room in Saudi Arabia might have found herself on the wrong side of the law if police had been alerted, her union believes. Becky Kwan Siu-wa, vice-chairwoman of the Flight ...

  4. Cathay cabin crew want Riyadh layover dropped

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Cathay Pacific's cabin crew union has called for a halt to overnight crew stays in Saudi Arabia after a male guest tried to force his way into a female flight attendant's hotel room late at night. The incident at the Marriott in Riyadh, which le ...

  5. Cathay pilots fear jobs at risk in cargo planes deal

    Posted Feb 08th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Cathay Pacific is facing another potential showdown with its pilots just weeks after reaching a pay-rise agreement with them. This time the dispute is over the company's plan to change the basis of its leasing of cargo planes to Air Hong Kong, ultima ...

  6. Expect intensified action, Cathay told

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Hundreds of Cathay Pacific flight attendants have said in an online poll they would be in favour of escalating industrial action in their battle for bigger pay rises - if a work-to-rule planned for the Lunar New Year period fails to force management back ...

  7. Cathay launches huge survey on pilot fatigue

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Tens of thousands of questionnaires are being filled in by Cathay Pacific cockpit crew in a pioneering study into the effects of fatigue on pilots. The airline has drafted in two international experts and asked every pilot to fill out forms on every route ...

  8. Infographics - TSUNAMI

    Panic in Pacific

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Scarr, Lau Ka-kuen, Henry Wong

    ... Simon Scarr, Lau Ka-kuen, Henry Wong The path of the tsunami around the world after yesterday’s magnitude-8.9 earthquake off the coast of Japan, which is situated at the junction of the three Pacific, Philippine and Eurasian tectonic plates. When the older, more dense Pacific Plate moves steadily west and encounters the younger Philippine Plate, it pushes below it and results ...

  9. Infographics - High Speed Train

    The route

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 06:28pm by Simon Scarr

    ... Simon Scarr The route   ...

  10. Designer Simon Ma finds a willing partner in Aaron Kwok for his brush with speed

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Wing chun and motorbike racing may be poles apart in the world of sport, but they have come together for art's sake. When Hong Kong-born, Shanghai-based designer Simon Ma was invited to paint 12 limited-edition Diavels for Italian manufacturer Ducati, he decided they would look good with kung fu-inspired brushstrokes. The bike collection was launched at Central's ...




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