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Hong Kong Airport Shuts Down Amid Protests As Cathay Pacific Kowtows To China

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Two stories about Hong Kong this morning captured my attention. First, one of the largest airports in the world was shut down due to a massive peaceful protest. Maybe even more surprisingly, China pressured Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flagship airline, to feed information to the Chinese about employees protesting, as well as barring them from flights to or above China.