Cathay Pacific is the first publicly listed company to be bailed out by the Hong Kong government. The aim is to protect the city’s role as a leading international aviation hub and its long-term overall economic development, while generating reasonable returns for the government. Photo: Felix Wong
Cathay Pacific is the first publicly listed company to be bailed out by the Hong Kong government. The aim is to protect the city’s role as a leading international aviation hub and its long-term overall economic development, while generating reasonable returns for the government. Photo: Felix Wong

Letters | Cathay Pacific bailout: those who paralysed Legco wonder why Hong Kong government is bypassing them

  • A pro-democracy lawmaker has criticised the government for bypassing Legco and using the Land Fund to bail out Cathay
  • But these lawmakers are the ones who rendered Legco unable to conduct business in the first place

Cathay Pacific is the first publicly listed company to be bailed out by the Hong Kong government. The aim is to protect the city’s role as a leading international aviation hub and its long-term overall economic development, while generating reasonable returns for the government. Photo: Felix Wong
Cathay Pacific is the first publicly listed company to be bailed out by the Hong Kong government. The aim is to protect the city’s role as a leading international aviation hub and its long-term overall economic development, while generating reasonable returns for the government. Photo: Felix Wong
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