Taiwan president says not 'using' Hong Kong protests for election
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday that she was not "using" the anti-government protests in Hong Kong for electoral purposes, following criticism from her main opponent in next month's presidential vote and from a Hong Kong student leader.
After six months of unrest, anti-Beijing protesters are increasingly unwilling to compromise. With fierce and sometimes violent debate redefining the region, where will the movement end up? Jiayang Fan reports.
Amid growing contention over the democratically-ruled island of Taiwan,Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday China will never allow its sovereignty, security and development interests to be undermined. Gloria Tso reports.
China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday the United States' approval of a potential $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan would have a major impact on Sino-U.S. ties, and China will make the necessary response as the situation develops. Francis Maguire reports.
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it would slash 5,900 jobs and end its regional Cathay Dragon brand, joining peers in cutting costs as it grapples with a plunge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. Libby Hogan reports.
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways will cut around 6,000 jobs, or 18% of its workforce, and axe regional brand Cathay Dragon to help it weather the coronavirus pandemic, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. Ciara Lee reports