Victor Mallet

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Joshua Wong, secretary-general and co-founder of  Demosisto, right, and Agnes Chow, a pro-democracy activist, left, after being granted bail, in Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph: Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

Joshua Wong Wong was a key student leader during pro-democracy protests in 2014 that paralysed parts of Hong Kong for 70 days in what came to be known(...)

French senators voted to impose a new tax that will affect about 30 companies, including US groups Alphabet, Apple, Facebook and Amazon

US president Donald Trump has instructed his most senior trade official to investigate French plans to tax large technology companies, as US officials(...)

President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft, Guillaume Faury (right), and chairman of China Aviation Supplies Co, Jia Baojun, at an agreement-signing ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris. Photograph: Yoan Valat/Pool/Reuters

Airbus has agreed a multibillion-dollar deal with China to sell a package of 300 aircraft to the country, strengthening the European aerospace group’s(...)

Chris Yeung, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalist Association, with Foreign Correspondents’ Club president Florence de Changy  outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Monday. They handed over petitions calling for an explanation of its visa rejection of Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

When Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet flew home to Hong Kong this week, he was given seven days to pack his things and quit the territory. Day(...)

Supporters of Nawaz Sharif carry portraits of the Pakistani prime minister in Lahore yesterday as they celebrate his election victory. Photograph: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Nawaz Sharif has been here twice before, and the last time it did not end well for him or for Pakistan. Many of those celebrating the we(...)