Clarisse Yeung Suet-ying  stands outside the West Kowloon court buildings  after being released on bail in Hong Kong, China, on Friday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

China’s parliament is poised this week to pass a draconian new Hong Kong election law that will sharply reduce the proportion of democratically electe(...)

Cathay was warning of losses and challenging operating conditions even before the coronavirus.

Cathay Pacific Airways and its Cathay Dragon unit carried only 13,729 passengers in April, an average of just 458 a day, as the coronavirus continued (...)

Air France-KLM is the first of Europe’s long-haul airlines to post earnings since the gravity of the outbreak became clear. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Air France-KLM said China’s coronavirus outbreak will wipe as much as €200 million from earnings, hammering home the financial impact of the crisis ev(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. The focus this week was  very much on  housing and wider economic issues due to the election

Following the UK’s long-awaited but successful exit from the EU last week, attention on this side of the Irish Sea – with the election campaign in ful(...)

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Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways asked its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave, saying preserving cash was key for the carrier and (...)

A worker in a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Rome Photograph: Erika Kinetz/AP Photo

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways plans to cut around 30 per cent of its capacity over the next two months, including around 90 per cent of its fligh(...)

HSBC has drawn the ire of some protesters who accuse it of being complicit in action by the authorities against activists.

HSBC is being drawn into Hong Kong’s political turmoil with protesters attacking some of its branches and graffiti daubed on the famous pair of lions (...)

Several Asian airlines have also cut flights to Hong Kong amid protests in the financial hub.

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways plans to cut capacity by 1.4 per cent next year, reversing an earlier plan for a boost of 3.1 per cent becaus(...)

Cathay also reported a second straight monthly drop in the number of passengers carried.

Cathay Pacific Airways cut its earnings outlook after passenger traffic fell for a second month as protests that have put intense pressure on the carr(...)

 Police fire tear gas during a protest in Tsuen Wan district of Hong Kong on August 25th, 2019. Photograph: Philip FONG/AFP/Getty Images

Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the (...)

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