Siemens, Bombardier considered for Thai airport rail contract

Feb 19 2018

Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the airport, German daily FAZ reported.

Daimler shares fall after report about software device in Mercedes

Feb 19 2018

Daimler shares fell 2% in early trade following a media report saying the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars had used software engine management systems to pass stringent.

Software may have helped Daimler pass US emissions tests

Feb 18 2018

US investigators probing Daimler have found that its cars were equipped with software which may have help them to pass diesel emissions tests.

As support falls, German SPD sees 'no Plan B' to Merkel coalition

Feb 17 2018

Support for Germany’s SPD hit a record low, a poll showed, and the party’s leader-in-waiting said she had “no Plan B” should members reject a coalition deal.

Japan, short of workers, eyes hiking optional pension beyond 70

Feb 17 2018

Japan has okayed plans to let people choose to start drawing their state pensions beyond the age of 70 as it grapples with severe labour shortages.

E.ON workers to stage strikes from Monday in pay dispute

Feb 16 2018

Around 10,000 workers at E.ON have been called out on strike from Monday, trade union IG BCE said, after a second round of wage talks ended without an agreement.

Siemens launches diagnostic system for chronic illness

Feb 16 2018

Siemens Healthineers launched a smart phone- based diagnostic system in association with medical technology startup Jana Care for chronic illness.

Let's work together on defence, France and Germany tell Europe

Feb 16 2018

The defence ministers of Germany and France pledged to redouble their military and foreign policy cooperation efforts, inviting other European countries to participate.

Merkel sees no threat in new gas pipe to Russia, Poland disagrees

Feb 16 2018

The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to Europe’s energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

China's HNA Group trims stake in Deutsche Bank to around 8.8 percent

Feb 16 2018

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co Ltd has cut its stake in Deutsche Bank AG to around 8.8 percent, but plans to remain a “significant” investor in the German lender.

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