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Philippines says no quick fixes to costly traffic woes in capital

Philippines says no quick fixes to costly traffic woes in capital

"Metro Manila traffic is getting worse," JICA chief representative Susumu Ito said following a meeting with transport and socio-economic officials on Thursday.

German government plays down 'free transport' plan

German government plays down 'free transport' plan

The German government on Wednesday sought to play down plans to introduce free public transport, a day after the radical proposal to fight air pollution made headlines around the world.

Eight dead, three missing after China road collapse

Eight dead, three missing after China road collapse

Eight people died and three were missing in southern China after a water leak inside a subway station construction site caused a major road to cave in, authorities said Thursday.

Local buying interest boosts Qatar shares

Local buying interest boosts Qatar shares

Stronger buying – especially at the transport and insurance counters – led the 20-stock Qatar Index to gain 0.26% to 8,630.67 points.

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launched the first train connecting its international airport to the city centre Tuesday as the sprawling Indonesian capital moves to tackle the gridlock that can make the trip an hours-long headache.

Winter weather wreaks fresh UK travel havoc

Winter weather wreaks fresh UK travel havoc

Heavy snow caused travel disruption to airports and roads in parts of Britain on Friday, as the country again grappled with the impact of wintry weather.

Realty, insurance, transport buying lifts Qatar bourse

Realty, insurance, transport buying lifts Qatar bourse

The Qatar Stock Exchange was back in the positive trajectory on an across-the-board buying, particularly at the realty, insurance and transport counters.

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service

The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.

US train was doing 80 mph in 30 zone when derailed

US train was doing 80 mph in 30 zone when derailed

US investigators said an Amtrak passenger train was traveling at more than double the speed limit before it derailed in Washington state, plunging off a bridge onto a busy highway and killing at least three people.

Sri Lankan unions call off rail strike after backlash

Sri Lankan unions call off rail strike after backlash

Railway trade unions said they would return to work after receiving assurances from the government that their concerns over pay would be addressed within two months.

JV of French companies to operate Doha Metro, Lusail Tram

JV of French companies to operate Doha Metro, Lusail Tram

A joint venture partnership of the French company Keolis and infrastructure asset management specialist, (RATP Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens, which is the State owned public transport ...

Italy moves to fine Ryanair over flight chaos

Italy moves to fine Ryanair over flight chaos

Italy's competition watchdog on Monday initiated non-compliance proceedings against Ryanair that could see the airline fined up to five million euros ($6 million)over its recent waves of cancellations.