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EasyJet cuts 60 pilots but avoids mass cull as it closes three bases

EasyJet pilots have avoided a mass cull despite the carnage in the aviation industry after the airline thrashed out new deals. The budget airline is cutting 60 pilot jobs after

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Yum China shares fall on Hong Kong debut amid global markets uncertainty

Yum China Holdings Inc 9987.HK dropped as much as 6.3% on its Hong Kong market debut on Thursday, bucking the recent trend of first day pops for local listings with

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Reform hopes rise as China focuses on inward economic shift

Chinese reform advocates are hoping President Xi Jinping’s proposed new economic model, expected to be the centrepiece of a key conclave next month, is an opportunity to quicken changes to

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Boeing to face independent ethics probe over lunar lander bid

Boeing Co BA.N is submitting to an independent review of its compliance and ethics practices, according to an agreement struck with NASA and the U.S. Air Force and seen by

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Australia’s AMP hires Symmetra to review workplace behavior

Australian financial advisory firm AMP Ltd AMP.AX said on Thursday it had appointed inclusion and diversity consultancy Symmetra to undertake a workplace conduct review after the company was hit by

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European companies fear ‘arbitrary punishment’ amid China-Europe tensions, business groups says

European companies in China are increasingly afraid of “arbitrary punishment” amid a more politicized business environment, a European business industry group said on Thursday. The annual report of the European

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UPS to hire 100,000 seasonal workers for extended holiday shopping rush

United Parcel Service Inc UPS.N on Wednesday said it would hire more than 100,000 workers for the winter holiday season, which retailers are stretching out to avoid overwhelming a delivery

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