HONG KONG (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc UBER.UL said it raised its Hong Kong minimum fares on Monday by as much as 80 percent following a review. The San Francisco-based technology company, which recently suspended its services for the second time in the neighboring Chinese city of Macau, told Reuters the price rises would benefit
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(Reuters) – Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year, the city’s mayor said on Monday. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk had earlier threatened to pull funding without confirmation from the Pacquiao camp but said he had been reassured at a meeting with promoters on Monday.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One will crown its first virtual world champion at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after announcing on Monday the launch of an eSports series to run from September to November. The new eSports Series is a partnership with Formula One, game developer Codemasters and events and competitions specialists Gfinity. The
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s government hit a six-month low in a widely-watched opinion poll on Monday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s one-seat majority in jeopardy over a citizenship crisis which could see three cabinet ministers thrown out of parliament. Australia’s parliament has been rocked by the revelation that seven politicians, including three ministers, are dual
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CARBONDALE, Ill. (Reuters) – The small southern Illinois town of Carbondale was revving up on Sunday to become eclipse central, on the eve of the total solar eclipse that will traverse the continental United States for the first time in 99 years. Carbondale is a few miles (km) north of the point of greatest duration
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