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Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

Aug 12 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub. | Video

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

Aug 09 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

Aug 09 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

Aug 09 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10.

UPDATE 2-China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests

Aug 09 2019

* Cathay staff who join protests a threat to safety - China authority

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand

Aug 06 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war.

China's tax cuts hit local government coffers, may undermine stimulus

Aug 01 2019

BEIJING China's $300 billion in tax cuts aimed at stimulating its slowing economy are starting to hurt the revenues of debt-ridden provincial governments, with poor western regions suffering the most from squeezed budgets, a Reuters analysis showed.

China boosts local government bond issuance to $104 billion in June to spur economy

Jul 16 2019

BEIJING China's local governments sharply accelerated their bond issuance in June as they looked to ramp up infrastructure spending to support economic growth that slowed to a 27-year low.

China's producer prices stall in June, fuel deflation worries

Jul 10 2019

BEIJING China's producer prices flatlined in June on lower oil prices and weak global demand, fuelling concerns that a slowdown in manufacturing from a bruising trade war will further drag on growth in the world's second-biggest economy.

China's May industrial output growth cools to 17-year low as trade war escalates

Jun 14 2019

BEIJING China's economy flashed more warning signs in May as the United States ramped up trade pressure, with industrial output growth unexpectedly slowing to a more than 17-year low and investment cooling, underlining a need for more stimulus. | Video

World News

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.