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Chinese developers: Online retail sales growth threat to physical retail malls

The continuing growth of online retail sales and its corresponding threat to physical retail malls appears to be the standout ‘nightmare’ for senior real estate developers in China, a new study sh

Minister: US fiscal crisis threatens small Caribbean economies

BAHAMAS - The inability of American lawmakers to agree on budgetary measures threatens small Caribbean economies, asserts a former finance minister.

UN drugs chief: Legal highs are “a threat to public health”.

LONDON, England - Following the UN's report this week on legal highs, the drugs charity, Angelus, has called for the Government to accept that the threat to public safety from legal highs is considera

Aer Lingus hit with fresh threat of labor action

Aer Lingus has been hit with a fresh threat of industrial action after talks over a pensions row broke down.

Shenzhen Airlines flight diverted after threat

BEIJING, China - For the second time in as many days, an unspecified threat forced a Chinese airline to divert a flight, raising public concern about aviation safety in one of the world's fastest-grow

Workers at Microsoft factory in China threaten mass suicide

BEIJING, China - Microsoft is investigating a report that workers at a Chinese plant that makes its Xbox game systems threatened mass suicide in a pay dispute, according to a statement issued Wednesda

UK tourists in Nairobi warned of terror attack threat

Kenyan officials believe militants from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group, which has links to al-Qaeda, are planning to bomb Nairobi.

Tourism boom threatens Burmese greatest treasures

The hotels are fully booked and the planes are packed as Burma experiences a tourist boom fuelled by perceptions abroad that its worst years of tyranny may be behind it.

Zimbabwe threatens foreign-owned tourist companies

Addressing delegates at the recent Zanu (PF) National Annual People’s Conference, the Minister of Tourism and Hospitality, Walter Muzembi, said his ministry was working closely with the Ministry of

Egypt’s Islamists: We do not want to ban tourism

Egypt's Islamist parties have moved to reassure tourists that the country is not threatened by religious fanatics.

Fiji: Typhoid outbreak poses no threat to tourism

The Ministry of Health has advised tourist operators around the country that the typhoid outbreak in Nanoko village in Navosa poses no threat to them.

Tahrir Square violence devastates already rocky tourism sector in Egypt

The head of the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers, Elhami Zayat, said that Egypt is threatened with being removed from global touristic brochures if there is not an immediate cessation to the vi

100 pilots threaten to quit Indian flag carrier

NEW DELHI, India - In a move that could hit Air India's international operations, over 100 pilots have threatened to quit the airlines, charging the management with adopting discriminatory attitude ag

Chile evacuates people living near Hudson volcano

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean officials ordered the evacuation of people living within 25 miles (40 kilometers) of a rumbling Hudson volcano, after issuing a red alert earlier in the day.

Piracy threatens Gulf cruise trade

High security costs incurred because of piracy are holding back the growth of the cruise industry in the Gulf.

Small islands states sound alarm over their vulnerability to climate change

Representatives of small island States took to the podium at the General Assembly today to exhort the world to pay greater attention to their vulnerability to climate change, stressing that sustainabl

Drug trafficking greatest threat to Latin American countries today

Costa Rica and El Salvador, two countries highly affected by drug-related violence in recent years, have urged the United Nations to help fight drug cartels and organized crime, and called on Member S

South East Asia’s growing popularity threatens India’s domestic tourism

KOLKATA, India - The growing popularity of South East Asia as a tourism destination could become one of the biggest threats for the domestic tourism industry.

Ban: Climate change a real threat to international peace, security

Climate change is a real threat to international peace and security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging developed countries to lead the global effort to find ways to mitigate and adapt t

South Africa’s surge threatens Kenyan tourism

The Kenya Tourism Board faces a daunting task in marketing the country as one of the best tourism destinations in the world mainly because of stiff competition from other African countries and inadequ

Hoards of tourists threaten Machu Picchu’s very survival

As Hiram Bingham hacked his way through remote Andean cloudforests in search of a lost Inca citadel in 1911, little could the American adventurer have known of the tourism juggernaut that his archaeol

Threats of mass sackings, partial lockout loom over Indian Airlines

NEW DELHI, India - The threat of mass pilot sackings and a partial lockout now loom large over the erstwhile Indian Airlines.

Philippine Airlines prepared for strike

The management of Philippine Airlines yesterday assured all its passengers that they are well prepared to deal with the repeated threat of their ground workers to go on strike, stressing that continge

Iran threatens boycott of London Olympics over “Zion” logo

TEHRAN, Iran — The 2012 London Olympics logo is racist because it resembles the word “Zion”, says Iran, while warning of a possible boycott of the games.

Ryanair threatening to refuse to let passengers board planes

In an escalating row over $54 boarding pass fee low-cost carrier Ryanair is threatening to refuse to allow passengers to board its planes unless they print their own boarding passes.

Unrest mars tourism season in Kashmir

Street protests, shutdowns and curfew in the Valley besides flash-floods in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir marred the tourism season in the state this year.

Official: Toxic sludge does not threaten Hungarian tourism

The toxic sludge that leaked into the Danube river from an aluminum plant in Ajka, Hungary, is not a threat to Hungary's tourist venues, a spokesman for the Tourism Councilor's Bureau of the Hungarian

Industry officials: “Out of control” violence threatens Darwin’s tourism

The tourism industry association in the Top End says violent crime is "out of control" in Darwin and is threatening to tarnish the appeal of the city.

Will lithium batteries be next thing banned from commercial flights?

Worried about a possible terrorist strike, American Airlines flight attendants confiscated 58 cell phones, lithium-ion batteries and charging devices from a passenger on a June 23 New York flight to B

EU threatens KLM with legal action

AMSTERDAM—The European Commission said Monday that Air France-KLM's Dutch KLM unit should fully compensate passengers for delays and cancellations caused by volcanic ash that shut most of Europe's a