President Donald Trump said he is the reason China has not “obliterated” Hong Kong.
According to Politico, protesters have been marching against Beijing for months.
He said: “A million soldiers standing outside of Hong Kong aren’t going in only because I asked him.” Trump said sending troops in would have “a tremendous negative impact on the trade deal.” The president said he stands with protesters and the CHinese President Xi Jinping.
Former President Barack Obama made his first appearance on the campaign trail on Wednesday for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who is locked in a tight race with President Donald Trump in crucial states with just 13 days to go in the campaign.
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.