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Death of Cathay

Old 12th Feb 2021, 10:40
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At last a sound observation and logical projection of the immediate future... now, if the media could be persuaded to take this on board perhaps we might be saved the alternating demands to lock down / open up, dependent on which phase government has been bullied into following.
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 13:20
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Vaccine's don't necessarily stop you catching the virus, they prepare the body's immune response if it encounters it. But they should dramatically slow down infection rates.
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Old 13th Feb 2021, 20:55
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The point is moot.

There are no vaccines in HKG because the morons who run this place can't make a decision on which one to choose and/or take responsibility for any side effects.

It's all about losing face you see.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 07:29
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It is always tempting to use racial stereotypes, just human nature I guess. Nevertheless it is almost always wrong.

In this case just compare vaccine rates on a global scale. You will find Asians don't fall behind other groups, quite the opposite actually.

As annoying the HK gov indeed is, resist the simple and intellectual limiting bias and look further.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 07:41
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deja vu

Dying since 30 years😂
And combining Covid with the 49ers, hilarious.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 08:56
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Sam; Dying with all the "underlying" issues Cx has, surely, Covid will be the reason on the Death Certificate.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 09:57
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Cathay will recover, we won't.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 10:22
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Recover? Very loose definition if you ask me.

A cargo airline that’s 50% of its current size and a passenger airline 30% of its current size considered a recovery?

All hypothetical, but based on current numbers, that’s about the most likely recovery you can hope for over the next 2-3 years.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 15:47
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With regard to the idea of recovery, I think the question that you’re all asking is, ‘will our incumbent Cathay managers ever make big bonuses again’? 🤔

I’d say that if international travel ever returns to anywhere near pre-Covid/Riots/Security Law/Mass Emigration/Asteroid Strike levels, then yes; the here today gone tomorrow, take your big bonus a waltz off over the horizon incumbents, can look forward to a very handsome recovery.

As for the many, many thousands of people they manage? Not so much.
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Old 14th Feb 2021, 16:11
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It's not just the pilots that have had their COS slashed, you know?
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Old 15th Feb 2021, 04:03
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But the pilots are the only ones who can't really take their experience with them and start at a similar level with a new company. For us it usually starting over.
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Old 14th Mar 2021, 03:17
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A KA colleague put all his redundancy payout, $1.7m honkies into Bitcoin. CX did him a big favour, I just hope that he cashes out at the right time.
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Old 14th Mar 2021, 07:52
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That is good to hear, I wish him the best in life.
Terrible what happened.
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Old 14th Mar 2021, 08:50
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Bitcoin is going to 100k.
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Old 15th Mar 2021, 08:40
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KABOY

And now STW will have to clean his own toilet bowl - gulp, shock, horror

https://simpleflying.com/cathay-manila-hong-kong-ban/
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Old 7th Apr 2021, 18:30
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CX Dies = Others (in non #CCP run countries) will live

If you have to ask which is better on any level imaginable, you're in the wrong job and you should sue the schools you attended !!

https://www.wsj.com/articles/united-...ar-11617710402
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 13:58
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CodyBlade

I was about to say that!

After I got made redundant I put everything in stocks and bitcoin, has sure made unemployment less stressful!
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 15:51
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Poetic Justice

To some the slow death of CX, run by a nasty tribe of arrogant bullies, at the hands of an even bigger bully in Beijing might seem quite appropriate.

Good luck Swire Princes; this time I think you have overplayed your hand.
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 16:28
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2 years ago bumped into a colleague walking out of WorldWide Ctr just bought BTC at 11k.[before online exchanges] Should have followed him.

Look at Meituan and Sunny Optical HKSEX
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 18:12
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I was in at about $4000 usd not that long ago. Almost sold at $8000...but my son convinced me to hold. Glad I listened to him. He now is pretty convinced it will break through $100K sometime this year. time will tell...
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