German prosecutor says may conclude further VW probe this year
Prosecutors said a probe against senior Volkswagen executives for market manipulation could be concluded this year, after they ordered the carmaker to pay 1 billion euros (US$1.2 billion) to settle claims for emissions cheating.
Germany's Siemens has been awarded a contract worth about 1.5 billion pounds (US$2 billion) to design and build 94 new generation trains for the Piccadilly Line on London's metropolitan train network known as the Tube.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he had a good exchange of ideas on various subjects with Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma at their meeting in Putrajaya today.
Dr Mahathir disclosed this in a post uploaded on his official Twitter account, saying “we had a good exchange of ideas on a wide range of subjects”.
The meeting, for about an hour from 9 am, took place at Dr Mahathir’s office in Putrajaya.
Ma is in Malaysia as he is scheduled to open an Alibaba office in Bangsar South, here, later today.
Videogame and electronics retailer GameStop Corp is holding talks with private equity firms about a potential transaction after receiving buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.