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In Egypt’s Nile Delta, fishermen’s families hope for a bigger catch

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EL SHAKHLUBA, Egypt (Reuters) – In Egypt’s Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day’s fishing. FILE PHOTO: A woman sells fish caught by her husband at the market in Egypt’s Nile Delta Read More

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America’s largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market. FILE PHOTO: People are seen at the check in area in Guarulhos international airport, near Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 16, Read More

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – HSBC Holdings PLC plans to add more than a 1,000 jobs this year at its technology development centers in China, as the Asia-focused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the world’s second largest economy. FILE PHOTO: The HSBC headquarters building is seen in Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China December Read More

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears

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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution. FILE PHOTO: A cooling tower (C) and chimneys are seen at a thermal power plant on Read More

China’s water quality improvements ‘imbalanced’ in first quarter: Xinhua

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FILE PHOTO: Fishermen travel down the Yellow River to cast their net on the northern outskirts of Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Pollution increased in some of China’s major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first quarter even though the country’s overall water quality improved, the official Read More

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo’s Haneda airport

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FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines planes are shown parked at their gates at the airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Read More

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO

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(Reuters) – Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights. FILE PHOTO: Plastic straws are on display in a coffee shop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 22, 2018. Read More

Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake

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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, Jan. 19, 2019. Read More

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official

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Passengers check in at a counter of Delta Air Lines in Mexico City, Mexico, August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause “serious harm” to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars Read More

Fears of flying Boeing’s 737 MAX won’t get in way of price conscious ticket shoppers: Reuters/IPSOS poll

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NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. fliers still consider ticket prices the most important factor when choosing a flight, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, suggesting two fatal crashes of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets have had little impact on consumer sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A number of grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircrafts are shown Read More