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Rolls-Royce cuts 9,000 jobs as airlines turn off engines

May 20, 2020 - 9:25 PM

Around 17% of Rolls-Royce's global workforce of 52,000 will lose their jobs

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 30, 2016 Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines on view on the assembly line at the Rolls Royce factory in Derby, central England. - Rolls-Royce, the British maker of plane engines, said Wednesday it will cut at least 9,000 jobs and slash costs elsewhere, as the coronavirus slams the aviation sector. "This is not a crisis of our making. But it is the crisis that we face and we must deal with it," chief executive Warren East said in a statement announcing that Rolls would cut nearly one-fifth of its global workforce. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

Virus impact puts thousands of Rolls-Royce jobs at risk

May 03, 2020 - 11:35 PM

A spokesman for British aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce says further details on job losses would be given to staff before the end of May

Visitors look at the Rolls Royce Trent XWB engine displayed during the Singapore Airshow in Singapore on February 11, 2020. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

Ultra-luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce announces plan to develop flying taxis

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:28 PM

The British company joins Uber, the Google-backed Kitty Hawk project, Lilium Aviation in Germany, Safran in France, and Honeywell in the United States in this fast-emerging space

HIGH-END FLIGHTS. A man poses alongside screens presenting the Rolls-Royce EVTOL air taxi concept during the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 16, 2018. Photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

British engine maker Rolls-Royce cuts 4,600 jobs

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:28 PM

The London-listed company, whose engines are used in Airbus and Boeing aircraft, says the latest cuts would produce $536 million of annual cost savings by the end of 2020

ENGINE MAKER. File photo shows a Rolls Royce Trend 1000 engine exhibited during the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018.  Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

LOOK: Pink is the new Black for the Miss Universe car

Dec 09, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere and Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters ride in style

Zimbabwe arrests U.S. woman for Mugabe goblin twitter jibe

Nov 03, 2017 - 9:12 PM

Human rights lawyers say Zimbabwean police arrests an American citizen for apparently tweeting that President Robert Mugabe is a 'goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls Royce'

Thai graft watchdog will probe Rolls-Royce bribes

Mar 09, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Rolls Royce admits to wrongdoing agreeing to pay a 808 million fine to authorities in Britain to settle the case The UK probe sparks follow up investigations in some of the countries where the bribes were received

Emirsyah Satar: Saya tak pernah korupsi atau terima gratifikasi

Jan 20, 2017 - 2:23 PM

“Sepengetahuan saya selama saya menjadi Direktur Utama PT Garuda Indonesia saya tidak pernah melakukan perbuatan yang koruptif atau pun menerima sesuatu yang berkaitan dengan jabatan saya ” ujar Emirsyah

TERSANGKA. Dirut Garuda Emirsyah Satar menjawab pertanyaan wartawan tentang program "Quantum Leap" garuda pada acara konferensi pers di sela pameran dirgantara Singapura Air Show 2010 di kawasan bandara Changi Singapura, Rabu, 3 Februari 2010. Foto oleh Zarqoni Maksum/ANTARA

KPK: Uang suap hanya dinikmati Emirsyah Satar dan tak masuk kantong Garuda

Jan 19, 2017 - 7:59 PM

Total uang suap yang diterima oleh Emirsyah mencapai sekitar Rp 41 miliar Itu belum termasuk gratifikasi barang senilai US 2 juta yang ada di Singapura dan Indonesia

GRATIFIKASI. Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) menetapkan mantan Dirut Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar sebagai tersangka dalam kasus gratifikasi pembelian mesin pesawat Rolls Royce pada Kamis, 19 Januari. Foto oleh Yudhi Mahatma/ANTARA

BMW powers through second quarter towards record year

Aug 02, 2016 - 10:45 PM

The German carmaker makes 2 2 billion of profit from April to June 2016

Visitors walk among German BMW cars on display at an auto show in Hanoi on May 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HOANG DINH NAM

Germany's BMW celebrates 100th anniversary

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The century old carmaker now has more than 116 000 employees and 88 billion in annual sales

epa05097864 The BMW M2 Coupe at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA, 11 January 2016. Auto manufacturers from around the globe come to show off their latest models and concepts. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Rolls-Royce ventures offroad in hunt for growth

Feb 19, 2015 - 6:00 AM

What is key to our strategy of carefully managed growth is that Rolls Royce cars remain rare precious items and absolutely authentic

Clipping PAL's 'too many wings'

Oct 24, 2014 - 9:39 AM

As Lucio Tan buys back PAL Jaime Bautista returns to sort out the mess and make it soar again to profitable skies The first order of business: reviewing the airline’s re fleeting program

The anatomy of the Rolls-Royce Phantom

Dec 04, 2013 - 3:47 PM

The flagship model of the famed British luxury automobile brand is in the Philippines – in style

THE ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM. With its oversized front grille, boxy front clip and iconic Spirit of Ecstacy hood ornament, the Phantom is an imposing piece of machinery that demands attention. All photos courtesy of Vault Magazine

Berjaya PH acquires control of UK car dealer

Oct 14, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Berjaya ups its offer for HR Owen seller of luxury cars like Rolls Royce and Ferrari to 170 pence per share

LUXURY CAR. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost on display during the second press preview day at the New York International Auto Show on March 28, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Rolls-Royce captures ‘captains of industry’ in PH

Oct 10, 2013 - 2:41 PM

Rolls Royce CEO Torsten Müller Ötvös says he met with 15 industry leaders who are the main pillars of the economy

LUXURY CARS. Manila's Who's Who are keen on a Rolls-Royce unit, says the British brand's CEO. Photo courtesy of Rolls-Royce official Facebook page

#Pugadbaboy: The hating game punchline 2

Aug 02, 2013 - 5:00 AM

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Rolls Royce arrives in Manila

Jun 19, 2013 - 1:42 PM

British brand Rolls Royce known for their highly personalized bespoke cars unveiled in a grand launch on Wednesday June 19 its first dealership in the Philippines

Berjaya PH buys stake in Audi, BMW London distributor

Jun 17, 2013 - 10:28 AM

The franchisee of Mazda cars in the Philippines has acquired a 29 81 stake in a London based luxury car distributor

LUXURY CAR. The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost on display during the second press preview day at the New York International Auto Show on March 28, 2013 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Rolls-Royce wins $4-B Singapore Airlines deal

Jun 07, 2013 - 11:44 PM

British aircraft engine maker Rolls Royce bags 4 billion engines deal with Singapore Airlines

DEAL. British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce bags $4 billion engines deal with Singapore Airlines. Photo by AFP

Cebu Pacific, Rolls-Royce in $280-M deal for long-haul planes

Jun 06, 2012 - 4:56 PM

The Gokongwei led budget carrier is moving forward with its plans to mount flights outside its current route network in the Philippines and Southeast Asia

PNoy firms up almost $1-B investments

Jun 06, 2012 - 6:50 AM

UPDATED Pasar commits about 600 M investments while Rolls Royce will provide new Trent engines to Cebu Pacific in a 280 M deal