Geert De Clercq

HK bike sharing startup Gobee halts operations in Paris

Gobee’s green bikes have virtually disappeared from the streets in the past few days and its mobile phone app was inactive.

Asian bike share firm Gobee quits Brussels, French cities but to stay on in Paris said it would continue operating its bright-green bikes in Paris – where it leads China’s Ofo and Singapore’s oBike

Paris wants to regulate Asian bike-share operators

HK’s is present in Paris while China’s Ofo, Mobike and Singapore’s oBike mull entry.

Japanese firms take 10% stake in new Areva for $538m

Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will take stakes in NewCo and Areva

Areva targeting offers from China’s CNNC, Japan’s MHI

Areva is in talks with Chinese nuclear group CNNC and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) about taking a minority stake in the French state-controlled nuclear group, the company said on Wednesday. “We are currently working on obtaining a binding offer from strategic minority partners in coming weeks,” Areva board chairman… Read more »

Korea’s KEPCO in talks with Toshiba, Engie to buy stake in NuGen

South Korean power utility Kepcoin talks with Japan’s Toshiba and France’s Engie about buying a stake in the Toshiba-Engie British nuclear joint venture NuGen, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Monday. The source did not specify whether KEPCO would buy a part or all of the stakes… Read more »