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SoftBank seals WeWork takeover deal

NEW YORK: SoftBank Group agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over WeWork on Tuesday, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and...

China open to foreign investment

BEIJING: China will take steps to safeguard its interests, but won’t close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions...

Reckitt Benckiser cuts full-year forecast again

LONDON: British household goods maker Reckitt Benckiser has cut its full-year sales forecast for the second time this year, blaming a drop in retail...

England spring surprise

OITA (Japan): England coach Eddie Jones sprung a big surprise yesterday by naming Owen Farrell (pic) to start at flyhalf in the World Cup...

Itoje: Rugby cannot be complacent about racism

OITA (Japan): Rugby cannot afford to be complacent about racism in the wake of the abuse suffered by England’s black soccer players in their...

Wawrinka outlasts Lopez to reach q-finals

ANTWERP (Belgium): Stan Wawrinka was made to work hard at the European Open on Wednesday as the Swiss veteran outlasted Feliciano Lopez 6-7(4) 6-4 7-6(4)...

Facebook’s Libra announces board as support shrinks further

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO: Backers of Facebook Inc’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest...

Hyundai eyes $35b for future auto tech

SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group said yesterday that it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.65 billion) in mobility technology and strategic investments by 2025,...

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