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Southeast Asia’s Ride-Hailing War Is Being Waged on Motorbikes

Advertisement JAKARTA, Indonesia — On a recent morning driving his motorbike for one of Asia’s fastest-growing tech start-ups, Nasrun picked up and dropped off four schoolchildren, an office worker, medicine from a pharmacy, some dumplings with peanut sauce, a few documents and an order of Japanese food, the last of ...

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G.E. to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Power Division

Advertisement General Electric is racing to keep pace with seismic shifts in the global energy industry, as its new leadership moves to eliminate bloat and grapples with the fallout from earlier, ill-timed decisions. In one of the most visible moves, the company said on Thursday that it would cut 12,000 ...

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How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

Advertisement The tax bill approved by the Senate is many things, offering a huge tax cut for corporations, lower rates for the wealthy, and a big victory for Republicans and the White House. It is also an economic dagger aimed at high-tax, high-cost and generally Democratic-leaning areas — most notably ...

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The Great American Single-Family Home Problem

BERKELEY, Calif. — The house at 1310 Haskell Street does not look worthy of a bitter neighborhood war. The roof is rotting, the paint is chipping, and while the lot is long and spacious, the backyard has little beyond overgrown weeds and a garage sprouting moss. The owner was known ...

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After Firing Matt Lauer, NBC Executives Move to Control the Damage

The top two executives at NBC News tried to quell any in-house suspicions on Friday concerning their handling of Matt Lauer, the longtime “Today” show star who was fired on Tuesday. Their communications with staff members came after competing media organizations had expressed skepticism about the official NBC denial. The ...

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