Economic review

Uber, Toyota team up on self-driving vehicles

2018-08-28 13:48:26

U.S. ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) said Monday that it is partnering with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) on self-driving vehicles as Toyota announced an investment of 500 million U.S. dollars in a new joint project. Full Story

Tumblr unveils stricter policies to ban terrorism, hate speech across platform

2018-08-28 07:02:31

U.S. blogging and social networking company Tumblr Monday revamped its guidelines to impose a more explicit ban on terrorism, hate speech and violence on its platform. Full Story

Compliance auditor demands further governance reforms from Volkswagen

2018-08-27 23:30:56

Volkswagen must undertake further efforts to improve its corporate culture in response to the "dieselgate" scandal, Larry Thompson, the company's independent compliance auditor (ICA), told press on Monday. Full Story

Life insurers in Vietnam invest 9.3 bln USD in economy in H1

2018-08-27 12:28:30

Life insurance firms in Vietnam poured over 215 trillion Vietnamese dong (more than 9.3 billion U.S. dollars) into its economy in the first half of this year, according to the Insurance Association of Vietnam on Monday. Full Story

Civil aviation authorities set up on-site office in C919 developer

2018-08-27 11:38:19

China's civil aviation authorities have set up an on-site airworthiness office in the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), developer of the C919 and ARJ21 airplanes, according to COMAC on Sunday. Full Story

Electric car sales in Europe increase by more than 40 pct in H1

2018-08-27 10:58:12

The total number of electric cars in Europe has reached a million, after sales increased by more than 40 percent in the first half of the year, said a report published by EV-Volumes, a database of electric vehicle sales. Full Story

Ministers hold meeting to expand China-Britain cooperation

2018-08-26 00:27:15

Chinese and British trade ministers have vowed to improve economic ties between the two countries and expand cooperation during the 13th conference of the China-UK Joint Economic and Trade Commission held in Beijing on Friday. Full Story

ICBC Center inaugurated in Myanmar's Yangon

2018-08-25 20:01:05

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Yangon branch, the first Chinese commercial bank operating in Myanmar, has inaugurated its new center in Myanmar's Yangon. Full Story

Australia's two biggest banks accused of criminal conduct

2018-08-25 16:30:14

Two of Australia's big four banks have been accused of criminal offences over their treatment of superannuation customers. Full Story