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Hong Kong protests

Beijing's political reach casts shadow over Hong Kong business

Cathay Pacific's troubles illustrate dilemma for multinationals amid protests

A number of Cathay Pacific employees say they fear their political views could cost them their jobs.    © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Jeremy Tam, a pro-democracy lawmaker in Hong Kong, quit his job at Cathay Pacific Airways after serving the company as a pilot for almost two decades.

"I've decided to give up the job I love so the airline could be free from more vexatious attacks," he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

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