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Jet’s disappearance cuts MAS load factor last month

The disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 has led to a drop in the national airline's overall load factor, a measure of occupancy, in March. Total load factor declined to 74.1% in March from 78.9% a year ago, according to monthly traffic and capacity statistics that MAS issued today. The load factor for... Read More

A man looks at a giant advertising board showing information on second-hand apartments at a real estate exhibition in Shenyang, Liaoning province yesterday. China

A man looks at a giant advertising board showing information on second-hand apartments at a real estate exhibition in Shenyang, Liaoning province yesterday. China's real estate investment rose 16.8% in first quarter of 2014 from a year ago while revenues from property sales dropped an annual 5.2%, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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