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Beijing forces Cathay Pacific Airways’ chief to resign over Hong Kong protests

Beijing forces Cathay Pacific Airways’ chief to resign over Hong Kong protests

Rupert Hogg was forced to resign today as Cathay Pacific Airways' Chief Executive Officer, following ... Read More

Gender equality tops agenda at She Means Business as IMEX America 2019 set to drive diversity debate

Gender equality tops agenda at She Means Business as IMEX America 2019 set to drive diversity debate

With a recent World Economic Forum report (Global Gender Gap Report 2018) projecting it would ... Read More

Hong Kong looks set to suffer a dramatic drop in visitors

Hong Kong looks set to suffer a dramatic drop in visitors

A freshly updated report has revealed that the recent wave of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong ... Read More

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority: Update on current situation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority: Update on current situation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority announced earlier today that all outbound flights were canceled as of ... Read More

Enough! Exhausted Greece demands fairer sharing of migrant burden within EU

Enough! Exhausted Greece demands fairer sharing of migrant burden within EU

Greece on Monday called on the EU for a fairer sharing of the migrant burden ... Read More

Delta provides 100 flights to help survivors, commits additional $1.5M to National Human Trafficking Hotline

Delta provides 100 flights to help survivors, commits additional $1.5M to National Human Trafficking Hotline

As the leading airline in the fight against exploitation, Delta Air Lines has now provided ... Read More

Airline passengers panic as protesters besiege Hong Kong airport

Airline passengers panic as protesters besiege Hong Kong airport

Thousands of protesters converged upon Hong Kong airport on Friday without notifying the police in ... Read More

Lithuanian capital’s last functioning synagogue closes after neo-Nazis threats

Lithuanian capital’s last functioning synagogue closes after neo-Nazis threats

After receiving multiple threats, Lithuania’s Jewish community has decided to indefinitely shutter the only functioning ... Read More

Uruguay warns its citizens not to travel to US after recent mass shootings

Uruguay warns its citizens not to travel to US after recent mass shootings

Uruguay's government has issued a travel advisory, warning its citizens not to travel to the ... Read More

India passes ‘instant divorce’ law banning barbaric ‘triple talaq’ practice

India passes ‘instant divorce’ law banning barbaric ‘triple talaq’ practice

The lawmakers in India have passed legislation banning barbaric Muslim practice known as ‘instant divorce.’ ... Read More

Southwest Airlines offers human trafficking awareness curriculum to all employees

Southwest Airlines offers human trafficking awareness curriculum to all employees

Southwest Airlines Co. today reiterates its support of the global efforts to eliminate Human Trafficking ... Read More

Swedish woman kicked off bus in Swedish migrant town for wearing “too few clothes”

Swedish woman kicked off bus in Swedish migrant town for wearing “too few clothes”

Amid Sweden’s blistering heatwave (local media say the Scandinavian nation experienced temperatures as high as ... Read More

Frankfurt Main Train Station: Child killed in a possible terror attack

Frankfurt Main Train Station: Child killed in a possible terror attack

How safe is Frankfurt HBF (Main Train Station), or a German train station in general?  ... Read More

Unprecedented partnership with events industry to combat human trafficking

Unprecedented partnership with events industry to combat human trafficking

ECPAT-USA, in conjunction with the United Nations’ World Day Against Human Trafficking in Persons, is ... Read More

Hawaii hotel workers file class action lawsuit against Diamond Resorts for wage theft

Hawaii hotel workers file class action lawsuit against Diamond Resorts for wage theft

Workers at three Hawaii hotels filed a class action lawsuit against the hotels’ owner and ... Read More