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August 14, 2019

Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with airport chaos

  • Protests that began more than two months ago against a China extradition bill have expanded into calls for democratic reforms. Hong Kong authorities have denounced the demonstrators as rioters.
    Associated Press

    Protests at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday caused a second day of travel mayhem at one of the world's busiest air-transport hubs, further threatening the city's reputation as a stable place for doing business.

    Travelers trying to catch their flights were met with an announcement that check-in was suspended from late afternoon because terminal operations were “seriously disrupted,” causing at least 120 flights to be canceled.

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