Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96

Entertainment News Jun 16, 2019

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96. While Zeffirelli was most popularly known for his films, ...

Hitachi and Bombardier to supply high-speed trains to Italy

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Hitachi and Bombardier to supply high-speed trains to Italy

Hitachi said Wednesday that it has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation to jointly manufacture 14 high-speed trains for an Italian railway operator. Under the €575 million (¥69.9 billion) deal concluded with operator Trenitalia SpA, the major Japanese machinery-maker and Bombardier Transportation, an affiliate of ...