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American Airlines, workers head to trial on alleged slowdown

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says mechanics are defying a court order and continuing a work slowdown that is disrupting flights during the busy summer travel season. Th...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

EVA Air threatens suspending pay raises, year-end bonuses if flight attendants strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air announced on Wednesday (May 8) that it would freeze salary increases and suspend year-end bonuses to compensate for lost profits for all company employees if flight att...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

Education chief says teacher strikes 'ultimately hurt kids'

BALTIMORE (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (dih-VAHS') says she thinks recent teacher strikes "ultimately hurt kids" and that labor disputes should be handled outside the classroom. ...

Taiwan pastry operator agrees to pay migrant workers unpaid overtime

A New Taipei-based bread and pastry operator has agreed to compensate its migrant workers from Vietnam as part of a settlement over a dispute involving unpaid overtime, the city's Labor Affairs D...

Russia sets up national sports court to handle doping cases

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is setting up a national sports court, a move which would give officials in the country more control over how doping cases are heard. Deputy Justice Minister Den...

Column: Real change in baseball is yet to come

Five seconds hardly seems worth talking about, and in a way it's not. Trimming the time between innings might save a minute or two over the length of a game, but the real heavy lifting toward solving ...

Air France-KLM: Macron wants clarification from Dutch state

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says the Dutch government must clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM airline alliance. ...

China Airlines executives, pilots to meet for discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday

Update: Both China Airlines and Taoyuan Pilots Union have agreed to attend a joint discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday instead of the originally reported time of 4 p.m. Friday. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) &mdas...

China Airlines addresses potential pilot strike at press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines president Hsieh Shih-chien (謝世謙) led a press conference of seven company representatives Monday afternoon regarding disagreements over working conditions wi...

Taiwan authorities to probe alleged forced terminations at Apple supplier

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taoyuan's Department of Labor will launch an investigation next week into allegations that Apple supplier Career Technology (嘉聯益) forced 200 full-time employees to sign volunt...

Coeur Mining Provides Silvertip Exploration Update

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CDE) today provided an update on the 44,500-meter (146,000-foot) drilling program at its 100%-owned Silvert...

Coeur Reports Second Quarter 2018 Production and Sales Results

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2018--Coeur Mining, Inc. (the "Company" or "Coeur") (NYSE: CDE) today announced second quarter 2018 production of 3.2 million ounces of silver and 94,052 ounces of gol...

David S. Graziosi Begins Tenure As CEO of Allison Transmission

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 1, 2018--Allison Transmission announced today that David S. Graziosi has begun serving as the company’s CEO. He previously served as president and chief financial of...