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Ministry unveils new transport system

Ministry unveils new transport system

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) unveiled on Wednesday its ‘Integrated Automated Fare Collection and Ticketing System.’

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo and a Singapore university unveiled a driverless electric bus Tuesday that will soon undergo tests in the city-state, the latest move towards rolling out autonomous vehicles for public transport.

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

When a smog alert is declared in the Czech capital Prague in the future, public transport will be free.

Qatar shares close flat despite transport, banking buy interest

Qatar shares close flat despite transport, banking buy interest

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday witnessed more than 55% of the traded constituents end in red; yet its key benchmark was largely flat.

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN said Tuesday.

EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, is set to veto the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses on Wednesday, in defiance of France and Germany.

Six killed as train derails in eastern India

Six killed as train derails in eastern India

At least six passengers were killed and more than 20 injured Sunday after an express train derailed in eastern India's Bihar state, officials said.

QSE witnesses strong buying interests at transport counter

QSE witnesses strong buying interests at transport counter

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday witnessed strong buying interests at the transport counter; yet it settled marginally down, but remained above 10,700 levels.

Tokyo airport tests driverless bus to shuttle visitors

Tokyo airport tests driverless bus to shuttle visitors

Visitors pouring into Japan's Haneda airport for the Tokyo Olympics next year may find themselves ferried to and from planes on driverless buses, currently being tested at the major hub.

Use your noodle: Tokyo metro offers free food to ease crowding

Use your noodle: Tokyo metro offers free food to ease crowding

One of Tokyo's most crowded subway lines is hoping the way to reach their customers' hearts is through their stomachs, and offering free food to ease rush hour congestion.

Transport, realty, insurance demand help QSE near 10,800 levels

Transport, realty, insurance demand help QSE near 10,800 levels

The transport, real estate and insurance counters on Thursday witnessed stronger demand, leading the Qatar Stock Exchange to inch near 10,800 levels.

Qatar shares tread flat path despite buying interests at transport, banking counters

Qatar shares tread flat path despite buying interests at transport, banking counters

Strong buying interests at the transport and banking counters notwithstanding, the Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday largely treaded a flat path.