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  1. Take Philippines off black travel alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Security Bureau's website says its outbound travel alert system aims to help people better understand the level of risk or threat to personal safety in the 85 countries most popular with Hong Kong travellers. What sets the Philippines apart in this service, accessible on the bureau's website, is that it is lumped in with Syria as a no-go area for Hong Kong ...

  2. Suu Kyi's travels just another step

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There would seem to be no better way of assessing the state of democratic reform in Myanmar than looking to Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. No longer under house arrest, the democracy icon and 42 party colleag ...

  3. Charter flights might be sent for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The government was keeping an open mind last night on the possibility of sending charter flights to Bangkok to evacuate Hong Kong people, after hundreds of travellers flew ... aircraft than usual for its flight CX702 from Bangkok tonight to provide additional seats for returning travellers. People who do not hold Cathay Pacific tickets can book seats at a special price ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief secretary's office under fire for 'hiding' Ombudsman report Lawmakers have questioned whether the administration wing of the chief secretary's office has something to hide, since it has continued to withhold from lawmakers and th ...

  5. Why China Will Never Rule the World: Travels in the Two Chinas

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Wilson Why China Will Never Rule the World: Travels in the Two Chinas by Troy Parfitt Western Hemisphere Press According to Goldman Sachs, China will outstrip the United States by 2027. Citing that claim in this take-no-prisoners travelogue with teeth, Canadian analyst Troy Parfitt attacks the assumption that China is going anywhere. Parfitt, a certified teacher ...

  6. Manila denies it asked for HK to remove travel alert

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Manila has denied that it demanded Hong Kong remove a travel alert imposed on the Philippines in the wake of last year's hostage bloodbath. A spokesman for President Benigno Aquino slammed as 'a total fabrication' a report that he had issued a 12-day ultimatum for Hong Kong to lift a black travel alert that advises people to avoid all travel ...

  7. Travel alert system fails tourists stuck in Egypt

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the region through live updates. But throughout this whole period, the Hong Kong government maintained that there was only one country to which Hong Kong residents should avoid all travel: the Philippines. Bouazizi's desperate act went unnoticed, while our officials continued to think it a good idea to maintain a black travel alert as political retribution in the wake of the Manila ...

  8. Travel subsidy move may sway lawmakers

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government appears to have offered enough concessions to sway the required number of lawmakers to vote for the new travel subsidy for low-income households today. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said yesterday an additional 106,000 people would be covered by the scheme, bringing the total to 436,000. The monthly allowance ranges from HK$300 ...

  9. No consensus on Legco by-elections

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Tanna Chong One of four proposals to fix what the government calls a 'loophole' in rules for Legislative Council by-elections garnered the most support in a public consultation, the administration said yesterday. But it also said ...

  10. Travel agents may reject credit cards

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Travel agents may resort to rejecting credit cards should banks continue to take months to settle customers' card transactions, the Travel Industry Council has said. 'This will be a lose-lose situation,' executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said. 'Not only will this affect banks and travel agents' business, but it will also cause much ...




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