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Sectors hit hard by virus outbreak welcome additional support measures

An International Air Transport Association official said the measures would be helpful, as the region's carriers earn over 40 per cent of their passenger revenues from routes to, from and within China.


SECTORS that are hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak will receive additional support from the government, such as through property tax rebates and rental waivers, which some players say should help cushion the impact of flagging demand.

The five sectors are tourism,...

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