Taxicabs

Nzimande condemns KZN taxi killings

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned what he described as the senseless killing of 11 taxi drivers in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

KwaZulu-Natal

Dr. Marc Siegel: A brave little girl and medical research combine to fight cancer, but more action is needed

Addie DePersiis turns 2 in the week ahead and her birthday party is Sunday. The fact that she has lived this long is something of a miracle, because this brave and adorable little girl has been battling brain cancer since she was just 5 months old.<p>Addie has already been the beneficiary of more …

Cancer

Delay in salaries not a big deal: Telangana State Road Transport Corporation chief

By Express News Service<p>HYDERABAD: Adding insult to injury for the TSRTC employees who have been demanding the increase in salaries, Chairman of the …

India News

Goa taxi union warn of stir over parking fine at airport

Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Tourists landing at the Dabolim International Airport may have to face hardship in the coming days, as Goa's taxi drivers on …

Airports

Trump's ex-lawyer recorded him talking about payments to Playboy model: report

President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded Trump talking about payments to a former Playboy model, The New York Times …

Donald Trump

Details unveiled on demerit system for rogue taxi drivers

The government is pressing ahead with plans to introduce a demerit points system for taxi drivers to curb offenses such as overcharging or refusing a …

Hong Kong

The American Dream of the Higher Brothers

The group's Chinese trap arrives Stateside. Will they finally be the Asian hip-hop group that people take seriously?<p>Three hours before the start of the final show of their first North American tour, the Higher Brothers—a hip-hop group from Chengdu, China—are waiting inside the lobby of the Danforth …

Music

EastEnders fans outraged as Donna Yates leaves Walford in lowkey moment and doesn't get the duff duff duff

DONNA Yates left EastEnders tonight and her exit left viewers furious.<p>The market trader - who is played by actress Lisa Hammond in the BBC soap - …

Soap Operas (UK)

3 Best Day Trips from Dublin

Where to eat, drink, sleep, and what to do—in Belfast, County Clare, and County Wicklow.<p>Ireland is full of rich history, warm hospitality, and diverse natural wonders—and thanks to its relatively compact size, it’s easy to get a feel for many of its highlights, even if you’ve only got a few days to …

Ireland

Exclusive: Taxi industry’s plan to take over ride-hailing in Vancouver, keep Uber out

The taxi industry is making a last-minute pitch to keep Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing smartphone apps out of B.C., the last major jurisdiction in …

Ridesharing

Musk Says ‘Chicago Express’ Tunnel Project Could Start Work in Months

Technology guru Elon Musk beat three other construction proposals on June 14 to win the exclusive right to negotiate a design-build-operate-maintain …

Engineering

Taxi drivers fuming as cabs face scrapheap over emissions target

NEARLY half of Edinburgh’s taxis are to be forced from the road in a massive emissions cull, the Evening News can reveal.All black cabs older than …

Edinburgh

China's Didi Chuxing to launch taxi hailing service in Japan

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Didi Chuxing

Mayor of Greater Manchester spearheads drive to improve taxi services

Members of the public were today asked to share their views on topics including public safety, vehicle standards and driver knowledge.<p>The data will …

Manchester

Report set to reveal next steps for bringing ride-hailing to B.C.

The B.C. government is set to reveal the next steps in its plan for bringing ride-hailing to this province.<p>Dan Hara, the taxi-industry expert hired …

British Columbia

Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The …

Japan

Abstract

This report, a background note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic, documents public transport accessibility, focusing particularly on …

World Bank

See London through the eyes of a black cab driver

No one knows a city’s streets quite like a local taxi driver, so it’s no surprise that the images taken by Terry Gibbins, a photographer who has been driving a black cab around London for the past 24 years, are unique, compelling and deeply personal. With a keen interest in landscapes as well as …

Travel

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show is coming to Netflix

The Boss is coming to Netflix.<p>A filmed version of "Springsteen on Broadway," Bruce Springsteen's acoustic one-man show, will hit Netflix on Dec. 15, the online streaming service announced Wednesday.<p>"Springsteen on Broadway" clocks in at two hours and features 15 of his biggest musical hits along …

Springsteen on Broadway

The business of being a ride-hailing driver

Ride-hailing companies, also sometimes described as ride-sharing, are raking in billions of dollars in revenue by disrupting local markets. In fact, …

Transportation

Veteran designer Sir Kenneth Grange has reconfigured the pint glass

One of British design’s most enduring figures has been tasked with revamping one of British life’s most endearing objects.<p>Sir Kenneth Grange – the …

England

Why is my taxi from another city?

<b>If you've ever been in a cab and wondered why the driver's taxi licence was issued hundreds of miles away, the answer may lie in Wolverhampton.</b><p>The city has found itself at the centre of angry protests from cab drivers, who accuse the local council of making it too easy to enter the trade.<p>Cabbies …

Licensing

RNC backers see an economic windfall for Charlotte. Some experts say it’s complicated.

Forget red and blue: Most of the arguments in favor of bringing the 2020 Republican National Convention to Charlotte are focused on green.<p>Among the …

City Politics

Rolls-Royce wants to create a flying taxi cab

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has lifted the lid on its plans to create a flying taxi cab that could carry four to five passengers and reach speeds of up …

Transportation

Taxicab Confessions: Can Nilsa Get Gus To 'Give It A Try' On MTV Floribama Shore?

Remember when Gus ate cheesecake off the floor at a fancy restaurant, and Nilsa was less than impressed? Yeah, neither does Nilsa.<p>As of tonight's <i>MTV</i> …

Panama City

City Council narrowly supports bringing RNC to Charlotte in 6-5 vote

After hearing from nearly 100 speakers, the Charlotte City Council narrowly voted Monday to support bringing the 2020 Republican National Convention …

Government

Blockchain Auditing and the Industry’s "Knowledge Gap"

The advent of smart contracts has long drawn interest for its potential to revolutionize business agreements. There’s just one problem, and it’s one …

Blockchain

Apple Bankrolls Clean Energy Fund in China---Energy journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com<p>APPLE SETS $300 MILLION CLEAN ENERGY FUND FOR CHINA AMID TRADE TENSIONS<p>Apple Inc. and partners are planning to …

Business

New and advanced children's hospitals are necessary, but expensive

It is a challenging time in medicine, a time when emerging expensive personalized treatments are arising from genetics and immunotherapy laboratories …

Health Care

China’s Effort to Control Debt Loses Steam

Trade fight with U.S. and slowing growth make keeping a lid on lending less of a priority<p>BEIJING—China is letting up on its drive to keep a lid on debt growth as it faces a softening economy at home and escalating trade tensions with the U.S.<p>Senior Chinese leaders led by President Xi Jinping have …

Economy