Hong Kong, the autonomous state that has long been subjected to pressure from Beijing, might lose much of its financial standing if Washington leaves it in the lurch.
British no-frills airline EasyJet says it will also shrink its aircraft numbers to around 302 planes in a bid to cut costs as Covid-19 ravages global air travel.
Major oil companies, such as Exxonmobil and Saudi Aramco, have slashed investments on new projects.
The ruling, which could further deteriorate relations between Ottawa and Beijing, elicited immediate strong reaction from China's embassy in Canada.
HBO Max launches to a captive audience stuck at home without access to theatre, live music, shopping excursions or live or televised sporting events.
The 27-nation EU remains deeply divided over what conditions should be attached to the funds and today's proposal from the EU’s executive arm is likely to set off weeks of wrangling.
In its annual report on energy investments, the Paris-based International Energy Agency estimated the plunge will be of the order of one-fifth from 2019 levels, or almost $400 billion.
French car plants are only just starting to rev up production after the coronavirus lockdown, which hit the auto sector badly,
The announcement comes after call by Beijing last month for a tech-driven structural upgrade of the world's second-largest economy through investment in "new infrastructure" .
The US decision “violated basic norms of international relations" and "harmed China ’s interests,” said a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman.
Demonstrations took place in several other cities, including Guayaquil, the epicenter of Ecuador's health crisis, where union leaders said hundreds marched through the city.
Germany throws Lufthansa a $9.8 billion lifeline, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for the airline.
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