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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. (1-0)

Australia's Qantas Airways heeds China's warning, amends website.

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Australia's Qantas Airways said on Tuesday it had amended its website to no longer refer to Taiwan and Hong Kong as countries, rather than Chinese territories, after China issued a warning to foreign airlines last week. (9-0)

Prodded by China, Qantas amends website references to Taiwan, other regions

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s Qantas Airways said on Tuesday it had amended its website to no longer refer to Taiwan and Hong Kong as countries, rather than Chinese territories, after China issued a warning to foreign airlines last week. (9-0)

Qantas admits 'oversight' in listing Taiwan, Hong Kong as countries

Qantas has admitted an "oversight" in listing some Chinese territories, including Taiwan and Hong Kong, as countries on parts of its website, adding it would be correcting the error. (5-0)

Marriot employee sacked for 'wrongfully liking' Twitter post

US hotel giant Marriott said it is in the process of sacking an employee for "wrongfully liking" a Twitter post by a group that supports independence for Tibet in its latest effort to calm a storm of criticism sparked by a company survey that referred to the Chinese region, and self-ruled Taiwan, as countries, Chinese state media reported. (5-0)

Marriott sacks employee who ‘liked’ Twitter post from Tibet independence group | South China Morning Post

2018-01-13 scmp
Row over mislabelling of Chinese territories rumbles on as news reports accuse 24 airlines of making similar mistakes (5-0)

News Live: US ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat

2018-01-13 moneycontrol
Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States after President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix “disastrous flaws” in a deal curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme, reports Reuters. Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the last time to give the United States and European allies a final chance to amend the pact. Washington also imposed sanctions on the head of Iran’s judiciary and others. (1-0)

News Live: South and North Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

2018-01-13 moneycontrol
North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom on January 15, South Korea’s unification ministry said in a statement on Saturday. The delegation led by the unification minister Cho Myung-kyun, will be sent to hold talks on the prospects of North Korea sending its performance art group to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, the ministry said in a statement. (2-0)

News Live: Russia deploys more surface-to-air missiles in Crimean build-up

2018-01-13 moneycontrol
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 struck about 158 km southeast of the Solomon Islands in the Pacific on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. (2-0)

News Live: What the markets looked like this week

2018-01-13 moneycontrol
After a positive start to 2018, global stock markets sustained the momentum in the week gone by. Majority of the global indices ended in the positive territory. The US markets were the biggest gainers, rising by 2%, on the back of a stable economy and prospects of a good earnings season. US retail sales rose 0.4% in December, the fourth straight monthly gain. The consumer-price index rose 0.1% in December. (2-0)

News Live: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

2018-01-13 moneycontrol
Retail chain Shoppers Stop has allotted shares worth Rs 179.26 crore to NV Investment Holdings, an investment arm of According to a BSE filing by the company, it has issued of 43,95,925 equity shares of Rs 5 each at a price of Rs 407.78 per equity share, aggregating around Rs 179.26 crore, to NV Investment Holdings. (2-0)

China urges hotels to review websites as "country" crackdown grows - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-13 channelnewsasia
SHANGHAI: China's tourism authority has urged accommodation companies to review their websites and apps to fix what Beijing deems to be inaccurate labelling of Taiwan or other Chinese-claimed territories as countries. (10-0)

China Steps Up Policing of Multinationals on Sovereignty Issues - Bloomberg

2018-01-12 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (5-0)

China asks foreign firms to respect sovereignty after Marriott gaffe

2018-01-12 livemint
Beijing: China on Friday asked foreign companies investing in the country to “respect” its sovereignty and territorial integrity as it ordered a probe after a leading US-based hotel chain listed Tibet and Hong Kong as “countries”. (1-0)

UPDATE 1-China cracks down on foreign companies calling Taiwan, other parts of China countries

2018-01-12 reuters
SHANGHAI, Jan 12 (Reuters) - China’s aviation authority on Friday demanded an apology from Delta Air Lines for listing Taiwan and Tibet as countries on its website, while another government agency took aim at Inditex-owned fashion brand Zara and medical device maker Medtronic Plc for similar issues. (10-0)

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