16 Aug 2019

Hong Kong protests continue as Cathay Pacific CEO resigns

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The chief executive of Hong Kong’s airline Cathay Pacific has resigned – after some of its employees took part in anti-government protests – saying the airline had been through ‘challenging weeks’. Hong Kong is braced for another weekend of trouble as China’s paramilitary police force watches from the border – and the former head of Hong Kong’s civil service said that Britain should do more.