Tag Archives: Singapore

14Dec/17

High tech, high finance and high times for the pot industry

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two years ago, Alan Gertner was head of Google’s Asia-Pacific sales team in Singapore, handling more than $100 million (USD) in business. Continue reading

02Dec/17

Legal expert says Flynn plea deal will cause “other dominoes” to fall in Russia probe

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – A legal expert told Reuters on Friday (December 1) that former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea will cause “other dominoes” to fall in the ongoing Russia probe.
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17Nov/17

Elephant advocates trumpet outrage over new Trump hunting rule

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA (NOVEMBER 2013) (REUTERS) – U.S. conservation groups lashed out this week against a White House decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African nations to bring home the endangered animals’ tusks or other body parts as souvenirs. Continue reading

03Nov/17

Facebook investigating WhatsApp outage

Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

26Sep/17

BHP, world’s largest miner, says 2017 is ‘tipping point’ for electric cars

SINGAPORE (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – This year looks set to be the “tipping point” for electric cars, Arnoud Balhuizen, chief commercial officer at BHP, said on Tuesday (September 26), adding that the impact for raw materials producers would be felt first in the metals markets and only later in oil.
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25Sep/17

Nearly 50,000 evacuate from around Bali’s rumbling volcano

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Nearly 50,000 residents in Bali have evacuated amid fears that Mount Agung could erupt imminently, Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency on Monday (September 25). Continue reading

08Sep/17

Ferrari celebrating 70 years of motor racing

MARANELLO, ITALY (1985) (REUTERS) – Ferrari are marking 70 years since founder Enzo Ferrari unveiled his first racing car in 1947 with an event at their headquarters in Maranello, Italy on Saturday (September 9). Continue reading

29Jul/17

‘I am not dying’: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe reassures supporters

During a rally in the town of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe reassured his supporters that he was not dying and he was not stepping down. The 93-year-old’s health has been closely watched by Zimbabweans, who fear the country could face chaos if he dies without anointing a successor. Continue reading

09Jul/17

Mugabe, 93, is reportedly back in hospital

President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical treatment, in his third such visit this year, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading

06Jul/17

Man United agree fee for Everton striker Lukaku – reports

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) – Manchester United have agreed a fee of around 75 million pounds ($96.98 million) to sign striker Romelu Lukaku from Premier League rivals Everton, according to British media reports. Continue reading