© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Commuters pass by a Gojek advertisement in Singapore

Motorbike-hailing firm Gojek, others to start test runs in Malaysia By Reuters

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Commuters pass by a Gojek advertisement in Singapore By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will allow motorcycle-hailing firms such as Indonesia’s Gojek and local start-up Dego Ride to start operations on a limited scale from January 2020, Malaysia’s transport minister said on Tuesday. Gojek – whose backers include Alphabet’s […]

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McDonald’s HR boss to leave along with chief

McDonald’s HR boss to leave along with chief

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The head of human resources at McDonald’s became the second senior executive to leave the company on Monday, one day after the fast-food chain fired chief executive Steve Easterbrook over a relationship with an employee that breached company policies. The departure of David Fairhurst, who had been installed as chief people officer by Mr Easterbrook […]

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US equities head for record on optimism over US-China dispute

US equities head for record on optimism over US-China dispute

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Global equities climbed on Monday, supported by US stocks as they set the tone for another record performance, a day after positive signals emerged around US-China trade negotiations. The S&P 500, which has risen about 26 per cent this year, built on Friday’s all-time high with a 0.5 per cent rise while the Nasdaq Composite […]

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Virgin Hyperloop seeks backing to build U.S. certification center By Reuters

Virgin Hyperloop seeks backing to build U.S. certification center By Reuters

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By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Virgin Hyperloop One said Monday it is asking states to support and host the development of a center to advance its futuristic super high-speed travel plans by testing and validating the technology. Hyperloop systems involve fixed intercity transportation systems in which passengers are transported in low-pressure capsules or pods […]

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