Cathay Fortune bids for Discovery Metals

Cathay Fortune seeks control of copper miner Discovery Metals.

Cathay Fortune, a Chinese private equity firm, has offered A$830 million (HK$6.58 billion) to take control of Discovery Metals, an Australian copper producer with mines in Botswana.

Friday, 5 October, 2012, 8:55am

Travellers' checks

he Westin Changbaishan and Sheraton Changbaishan

Fun on the run Anyone inspired by today's Olympic men's marathon race, or last Sunday's women's event, can take part in something similar with Cathay Pacific Holidays' Mount Fuji Marathon 2012 Special package.

31 Aug 2012 - 11:48pm

Who said it?

Let me stress it here that we will definitely be persistent in pursuing those liable

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warns culprits behind a coastal spill of plastic pellets

We will continue to take whatever measures are necessary to protect the business

15 Aug 2012 - 11:14pm

Lai See

Cathay Pacific's reservation system has let the airline's staff down

We have had several complaints about Cathay Pacific's booking system recently. However, a reader writes with a story that shows the booking system is, fortunately, not all there is to the airline.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Sky is the limit for local youngsters dreaming of a career in the cockpit

Childhood dreams of soaring through the skies are becoming a reality for more than just the elite, according to local pilots.

Three Cathay Pacific pilots, co-authors of Cathay Pacific Pilot Book II, yesterday urged more young Hongkongers who aspire to a career in aviation to try their luck.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Longines clocks in as new HKIR sponsor

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is expected to announce prize money increases for the December international meeting at a press conference confirming that watchmaker Longines will take over from Cathay Pacific as the event sponsor.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cathay pilot to face more serious sex charges

A Cathay Pacific pilot accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague in a New York hotel on New Year's Eve will face more serious charges at the decision of a grand jury in the United States.

David Tonn, 34, was initially charged with sexual misconduct, third-degree sexual abuse and second-degree harassment.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cathay shares fall on profit warning

Cathay Pacific Airways shares fell more than 6 per cent yesterday, the biggest drop in more than seven months, after the airline said weakening demand and high fuel costs would badly hurt its first-half results.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Just for kicks

When players boot the ball in the stadium this weekend they will be wearing proper kit on the field. But now people dressed as penguins, black swans, SpongeBobs and Pink Panthers can have a kick, too.

That's because of a virtual sport video game giving everyone a chance to sit atop the points-scoring leaderboard like Jonny Wilkinson, Dan Carter, Matt Burke and Hugo Porta.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Cathay Pacific announces full-year results

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Cathay seeking 400 in its largest ever recruitment

Cathay Pacific Airways will hire 400 ground staff in its largest-ever recruitment at Hong Kong International Airport as it moves to modernise its check-in system and cope with a fleet expansion.

The increase in check-in and boarding staff comes as the airline prepares to take delivery of 94 new aircraft over the next seven years, including 15 this year.

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Injunction angers Mei Foo residents

27 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


Mainland babies may be a bonus

As a Hongkonger, I am disturbed by the 'anti-locust' campaign recently directed at mainlanders.

Although the cultural clashes have apparently caused some Hongkongers to develop a can't-live-with-them, can't-live-without-them feeling, the denunciation does not represent the mainstream view in Hong Kong.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Cathay pilot accused of sex attack on hostess

A Cathay Pacific pilot has been charged over an alleged sexual attack on a female member of the airline's cabin crew in a New York hotel room.

A spokesman for the Brooklyn District Attorney's office said David da Tonn, 34, had been charged with sexual misconduct, third-degree sexual abuse and second-degree harassment.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Cathay jet engine shut down mid-flight

A Cathay Pacific flight from Manila to Hong Kong made it safely to Chek Lap Kok on Thursday night despite having one of its four engines shut down during the journey because of a technical problem.

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am