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    Chronic corruption behind Dongguan village uprisings

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to cover expenses in recent years as local spending, bonuses to villagers and interest on bank loans bite into declining rental income. Rents have fallen as Hong Kong-owned factories pulled out ... of a road through the village. But unrest is an inevitable consequence of a series of disagreements between villagers and the village committee over the past 10 years. One 64-year-old villager said ...

  2. Airlines seek extension to reduced fees

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Authority to extend the price cut into next year, keeping Hong Kong International Airport in line with the rebates offered by other Asian airports and we, therefore, think this is a fair ... leaving the average freight rate for the year short of the break-even mark, said an experienced freight forwarder based in Hong Kong. 'On average, a freighter could break even if the income ...

  3. Cathay extends cost-cutting efforts

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... for the year, or HK$17 billion in sales reduction, Cathay needs to reduce every cost line and do everything it could to cut cost,' Mr Horth said. Cathay is liaising with the Hong Kong Airport ... financial crisis and the Sars epidemic. Its share price declined 3.45 per cent to HK$9.25 yesterday on the news. In 1998, Cathay's sales dropped 13 per cent year on year after the Asian ...

  4. DHL global chief certain China will deliver big

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... record over the past 10 years. Hong Kong, like Singapore, has found its way in a changing environment. Hong Kong is no longer a low-cost environment as it was decades ago. It has become ... McKinsey & Co, spearheading the listing of Deutsche Post and the acquisition of DHL as head of corporate division logistics. DHL has close links with Hong Kong, with one of the founders of its ...

  5. Dragonair to add flights to Wuhan, Kaohsiung as demand rebounds

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong Dragon Airlines, which celebrated its 25th anniversary yesterday, will add more flights to Wuhan and Kaohsiung in July as the recovery in air traffic demand ... from four a week at present. Tong said some passengers from Wuhan would fly via Hong Kong to long-haul destinations such as Australia, the route competing with the three-hour high-speed train ...

  6. Cathay posts slow 0.5pc increase in passengers

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and subsidiary Hong Kong Dragon Airlines flew 2.13 million passengers in August, up 0.5 per cent from a year earlier but way below the 13 per cent growth over the first seven months. The percentage ... routes to reduce fuel consumption. Cargo-space utilisation rose to 65.9 per cent from 65.3 per cent a year earlier. Separately, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminal throughput fell 3.3 per cent year ...

  7. Air China presence in Cathay to show contrast in corporate cultures

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... this week announcing it would lift its stake in Cathay to almost 30 per cent as part of an eventual plan to take control of the Hong Kong carrier, those differences are about to be writ large. Two ... noticeable differences is the remuneration for top people. Air China chairman Kong Dong has pocketed HK$327,000 from sitting on Cathay's board since May last year- 1.7 times his annual salary ...

  8. Aviation veteran says airlines in for nasty flight

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... We have had a few knotty problems over the years and are quite experienced in responding to crisis. On the other hand, you have to remember that not all airlines in Asia are equal. Some ... before his unhappy departure from Cathay Pacific in 2006. He seldom talks about his departure from the Hong Kong flag carrier, but admits that he is still in love with the company and treasured ...

  9. This is your in-flight property agent speaking

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and logistics manager. The Hong Kong-based airline has seen double-digit growth in in-flight shopping sales each year since 2004 thanks to the greater range of items it is selling and a more ... record in-flight sales of US$5 million in December, said Johnson Sun, the Taiwanese airline's Hong Kong general manager. 'People tend to spend more when they are on board, boosted ...

  10. Iata doubles loss forecast for global airline industry to US$9b

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... and in light of the massive delivery of new aircraft in the near term. About 4,000 planes are scheduled for delivery over the next three years, equivalent to 17 per cent of the current global fleet. ... cent, while subsidiary Hong Kong Dragon Airlines cut its passenger capacity 11 per cent. Iata also said the bottom for the industry may have been reached but recovery would be difficult as banks ...




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