Hong Kong to offer HK$100 billion COVID-19 relief package: SCMP
Wednesday, 8 April 2020 Hong Kong government will offer a relief package worth more than HK$100 billion ($12.90 billion) to help workers and businesses struggling with COVID-19 crisis, the South China Morning Post reported https://bit.ly/2woconH on Wednesday.
With the country all but shutdown from the coronavirus, a $2 trillion relief package has been put in place with roughly $350 billion allocated to help small businesses. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.
Wong, together with fellow activists Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow, pleaded guilty to charges related to organising, taking part in and inciting protesters to join an unauthorised protest outside police headquarters last June.
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
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