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  1. HK Airlines sacks nine pilots objecting to salary cuts

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Hong Kong Airlines has fired nine pilots who refused to sign new contracts that cut the basic salaries of cockpit crew to as little as HK$17,500 a month. The pilots - four first officers and five captains - were terminated after being given a deadline of March 31 to agree to the contracts, which the pilots say halve basic pay in some cases and diminish other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676520/hk-airlines-sacks-nine-pilots-objecting-salary-cuts
  2. HK airline blocks VIPs' armed guards

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... No guns on board after pilot outcry Bodyguards carrying military-issue pistols have been banished from Dragonair planes flying domestic routes on the mainland following an outcry from pilots of the Hong Kong-based airline. No armed bodyguards have boarded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621842/hk-airline-blocks-vips-armed-guards
  3. Guns on Dragonair jets worry pilots

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... HK crews protest at armed bodyguards on planes leased to mainland carrier Dragonair pilots have protested at being instructed to carry VIP bodyguards armed with pistols and plainclothes security guards armed with knives when they fly domestic routes on th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584313/guns-dragonair-jets-worry-pilots
  4. Sacked Cathay pilots set for public hearing

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... A group of pilots sacked en masse by Cathay Pacific five years ago to this day are preparing for the first public hearing into the circumstances surrounding their dismissal. Two more High Court actions have also been lodged in Hong Kong ahead of the anniv ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556034/sacked-cathay-pilots-set-public-hearing
  5. Is Ronald facing an identity crisis?

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... McDonald's is often on the conversation menu when the fast-food chain's HK chief attends dinner parties. But recent criticism has not spoiled his enthusiasm for 30th birthday celebrations. Simon Parry reports When he went on business trips overseas, Joseph Lau used to wear a ring bearing the McDonald's famous Golden Arches logo which was presented to him to mark his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495240/ronald-facing-identity-crisis
  6. Plan for marine centre 'crackers'

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... WWF wants to charge $150 for tours and lease out its Hoi Ha venue for parties The World Wide Fund for Nature has been warned that it is pricing itself out of the market by setting a $150 charge for a tour of its controversial marine life education centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441740/plan-marine-centre-crackers
  7. An eye on the future

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Cartledge

    ... The past year has been one of change for Hong Kong's relationship with the Pearl River Delta. More so than in any other year since 1997, real steps have been taken to integrate Hong Kong with its neighbouring region. It is a relief that this is happe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431395/eye-future
  8. Internal matters

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Ogus

    ... peaceful if the economic malaise continues and incompetent and dishonest ministers are allowed to continue in their old ways unmolested. Simon Ogus is the chief executive officer of DSG Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420713/internal-matters
  9. Contributors - behind the scenes

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Encounters as she seeks out some exquisite designer hotels, and Parisian shops. Simon Winchester British author, journalist and broadcaster, Simon Winchester has worked for some of Britain's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003187/contributors-behind-scenes
  10. Contributors behind the scenes

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Encounters as she seeks out some exquisite designer hotels, and Parisian shops. Simon Winchester British author, journalist and broadcaster, Simon Winchester has worked for some of Britain's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003194/contributors-behind-scenes

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