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Germany wants Europe to join China's new Silk Road after criticizing Italy for doing the same

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The Chinese “Belt and Road” initiative is an important project, which European states would be glad to join, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who stressed that cooperation should be based on reciprocity from Beijing. “We, as Europeans, want to play an active part and that must lead to certain reciprocity and we are still Read More

Refiners invest $1 billion to meet shift to cleaner marine fuel: BP

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FILE PHOTO – The logo of BP is seen at a petrol station in Kloten, Switzerland October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) – Refiners around the world have invested about $1 billion so far to produce low-sulfur marine fuel to meet new regulations coming into force in 2020, a BP executive Read More

SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world

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Meet ‘crazy’ tech tycoon Masayoshi Son SoftBank and Toyota want to change the world of transportation through autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The high-profile Japanese companies are forming a joint venture called Monet to develop businesses that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which Read More

Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1 billion dirhams ($272 million) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a dedicated hub as part of efforts to diversify its economy. FILE PHOTO: General view of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 3, 2019. Picture taken January 3, 2019. REUTERS/ Hamad Read More

Inmarsat to go private in $3.4 billion buyout deal

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(Reuters) – A private equity-led consortium agreed to buy Inmarsat Plc for about $3.4 billion in cash after the British satellite operator last year rebuffed a slightly lower bid from U.S. rival EchoStar. Staff at satellite communications company Inmarsat work in front of a screen showing subscribers using their service throughout the world, at their Read More

Eni, CNR create RandD partnership for energy sector decarbonization

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3/24/2019 Photo: Arctic Ocean. LECCE, Italy — Massimo Inguscio, president of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), and Claudio Descalzi, Eni CEO, following their meeting held last May, have signed a Joint Research Agreement (JRA), to set up four linked research centers in southern Italy. Also, in attendance were Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Minister for Read More

U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy

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WASHINGTON/JAKARTA (Reuters) – A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under global regulatory scrutiny over software and Read More

Some Boeing 737 MAX orders in jeopardy, U.S. pilots try software fix

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JAKARTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry analysts said the deal was already in doubt. Still, Garuda is the first airline to publicly announce plans to Read More

Boeing makes safety change, Indonesian airline cancels order

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JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Indonesian airline Garuda said on Friday it would cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing concerns over passenger confidence, as Boeing tried to quell safety worries by making a previously optional cockpit warning light compulsory. National carrier Garuda is the first airline to publicly announce plans to scrap Read More

‘Fake feminist!’ WATCH female MP blast Trudeau in Parliament for ‘silencing’ strong women

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An opposition lawmaker tore into Canada’s proud ‘feminist’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s record on women, saying that the PM has tried to shut them up as he faces a political corruption scandal. Conservative lawmaker Michelle Rempel blasted Trudeau for “muzzling strong, principled women” during a debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday. “He asked Read More