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.
Storms hit Hong Kong hard on Friday, causing damage and flooding across the territory.
A giant wall of traditional bamboo scaffolding and netting was blown off the side of an apartment block in the storms.
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According to local media, two construction workers are trapped after a large scaffold collapsed next to a high rise in Hong Kong’s Happy Valley residential area. The structure fell as heavy rain and wind batter the city, which is under a tropical cyclone warning.