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At least 9 dead in floods in Tanzania’s commercial capital

At least 9 dead in floods in Tanzania’s commercial capital

Published 16/04/2018

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - At least nine people in Tanzania’s commercial capital died after heavy rains flooded homes and roads, authorities said on Monday. [more…]

Exclusive: Investor Gatemore pushes for break-up of logistics firm…

Exclusive: Investor Gatemore pushes for break-up of logistics firm…

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Gatemore Capital Management has built a stake in Wincanton and called on the British logistics company to break itself up by selling [more…]

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to add 10,000 electric three-wheelers…

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to add 10,000 electric three-wheelers…

Published 16/04/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group, said it will add 10,000 electric three-wheelers to its fleet over the [more…]

Singapore watchdog sets interim measures for Uber-Grab deal

Singapore watchdog sets interim measures for Uber-Grab deal

Published 13/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s competition watchdog on Friday outlined a set of interim measures for ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies to ensure an open [more…]

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India’s hospital train

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India’s hospital train

Published 12/04/2018

JALORE, India (Reuters) - Bhawri Devi, an illiterate Indian laborer, thought she was dying when she started to lose her hearing last month. She went [more…]

Chinese aviation buff builds full-scale Airbus replica

Chinese aviation buff builds full-scale Airbus replica

Published 10/04/2018

KAIYUAN, China (Reuters) - A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale [more…]

China’s Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

China’s Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

Published 10/04/2018

BOAO/BEIJING, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, [more…]

Malaysia Airlines launches widebody tender process, could oust…

Malaysia Airlines launches widebody tender process, could oust…

Published 10/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines has launched a fresh tender process for 20-30 widebody jets that could supersede a deal with Boeing Co (BA.N) agreed [more…]

Virgin Galactic tests rocket ship, three years after fatal accident

Virgin Galactic tests rocket ship, three years after fatal accident

Published 06/04/2018

(Reuters) - Richard Branson’s company Virgin Galactic conducted a supersonic test flight over the Sierra Nevada mountains of its SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship on Thursday, [more…]

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Philippines, Malaysia put Uber-Grab deal under anti-competition…

Published 02/04/2018

MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Philippines and Malaysia said on Monday they will look into whether Uber Technologies’ [UBER.UL] move to sell its Southeast Asian business [more…]