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Business 29 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

LA airport service workers walk off the job

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roughly 2,500 members of a union representing skycaps, janitors and other service workers at Los Angeles International Airport walked off the job Thursday.

Business 02 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Machinists union ratifies pact with Boeing

SEATTLE (AP) - Machinists union members ratified a new contract with The Boeing Co. on Saturday, ending an eight-week strike that cut the airplane maker's profits and stalled jetliner deliveries.

Business 03 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

G20 Summit-Analysis, Asian voices gain force

Will it all work? World leaders achieved the minimum at their London summit, cobbling together more resources for the International Monetary Fund and pledging to do better regulating unruly financial markets.

Business 05 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia and Indonesia decline to vote on contentious greenhouse gas proposal

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) and its counterpart, Indonesia-based GAPKI, have withdrawn from voting on resolutions to adopt the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission draft proposal into the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) existing principles and criteria (PC).

Business 15 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

British Airways cabin crew set Christmas strike

LONDON: British Airways cabin crew will strike over Christmas, their union said Monday, throwing the plans of thousands of holiday travelers into uncertainty at one of the busiest times of the year.

Business 18 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

One million British Airways passengers get Christmas present

LONDON: An estimated 1 million passengers, fearful of losing their holiday trips because of a British Airways strike by cabin crews, have just received an early Christmas present.

Business 22 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lufthansa cuts 800 flights as pilots strike(update)

BERLIN: German airline Lufthansa canceled about 800 of its flights Monday after more than 4,000 of its pilots began a four-day walkout.

Business 23 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Striking Lufthansa pilots to suspend their walkout

FRANKFURT: Lufthansa and its pilots are set to return to the cockpit after the German airline and a key union agreed to halt a four-day strike that disrupted travelers and was poised to go on through noshade size=-1 width=50%>

Business 25 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oil prices rise to $80

NEW YORK (AP): Crude prices got a boost Wednesday after U.S. stock markets rallied, giving investors hope that oil demand will pick up in the second half of the year on an improving economy.

Business 05 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Greece says 5-yr bond 3 times oversubscribed

ATHENS, Greece: Greece raised badly needed cash with a new bond issue Thursday, passing a key test of its ability to avoid a disastrous debt default and dig out of a financial crisis that has shaken the European Union.