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France Says No For Now To Johnsons Idea Of Giant Channel Bridge

LONDON/PARIS – France on Friday politely rejected Boris Johnson’s idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while...

Lets Build A Bridge To Europe After We Brexit Britains Boris Johnson Suggests

LONDON – Britain’s most prominent campaigner for leaving the European Union, Boris Johnson, has suggested building a giant bridge across the English Channel...

Softbank Is Now Ubers Largest Shareholder As Deal Closes

SAN FRANCISCO – A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday, making SoftBank the...

Uber-softbank Deal Has Closed Making Softbank Largest Shareholder

SAN FRANCISCO – A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest...

Google Temasek Investing In Indonesias Go-jek As Ride-hailing Rivalry Deepens Sources

SINGAPORE – Google, Singapore investor Temasek and China’s Meituan-Dianping are investing in Go-Jek as part of a $1.2 billion fundraising round, bolstering...

Google Temasek To Come In As New Investors In Indonesias Go-jek Sources

SINGAPORE – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, Singapore state investor Temasek and Chinese online platform Meituan-Dianping are investing in Indonesian...

Bus Fire Kills 52 Uzbeks Traveling In Kazakhstan Kazakh Government

ALMATY – A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on...

Uber Partners With Taxi Firm Comfortdelgro For New Singapore Service

SINGAPORE – Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and Singapore’s top taxi operator ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd will launch a new ride-hailing service in Singapore from...

Canada Judge Tells Jury In Deadly Oil Derailment Trial To Press On

MONTREAL – A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to continue deliberations, despite their difficulty in reaching a verdict in the joint trial of three former...

Canadian Jury At Impasse In Lac Megantic Derailment Trial Media

MONTREAL – A Canadian jury on Tuesday said it was at an impasse in the trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed...