May 29, 2020 / 5:12 AM / 2 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 29

May 29 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday targeting legal protections that keep people from suing social media websites.

- California regulators on Thursday approved a plan that would allow the state's biggest utility, PG&E Corp, to emerge from the bankruptcy case it filed last year, clearing the last major hurdle the company faced.

- Ignoring threats from Washington, China stripped another layer of autonomy from Hong Kong on Thursday, plowing ahead with a plan that would ban any form of dissent deemed subversive in the territory reclaimed from Britain more than two decades ago.

- Simon & Schuster, one of the major publishing houses in the United States, named Jonathan Karp its new chief executive on Thursday, succeeding Carolyn Reidy, who died earlier this month. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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