Tag Archives: Singapore

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

11May/17

Hackers to Build Solutions to Counter Extremism

LONDON, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Software developers from all over the world will compete to develop technologies that prevent extremism and foster tolerance. Continue reading

17Mar/17

Texting your smart home appliances

A Singapore firm working with the big tech companies and manufacturers has come up with a service that allows people to text their household appliances. Sara Hemrajani reports. Continue reading

16Dec/16

“If you destroy Davao, I will kill you”: Philippines’ Duterte

“If you are here and if you are into crime, kindly leave Davao. If you destroy Davao, I will kill you,” says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his two-day visit to Singapore. Continue reading

16Nov/16

New era for Global trade gets underway at APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima from November 19-20 will take place just two weeks after the election of Donald Trump affirming his protectionist trade policies, and killing off any chance for a U.S. pivot to Asia through TPP. One expert says the result will be a heightened profile for Asia in Latin America.

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28Sep/16

Newspaper headlines react to England sacking Sam Allardyce

The British newspapers react to Sam Allardyce who was sacked as England manager having behaved “inappropriately” when seeking a lucrative sideline role while talking to undercover reporters.

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20Sep/16

Indonesia probes Google over unpaid taxes

Indonesia is investigating Google over five years of unpaid taxes on advertising revenue that could lead to a bill of $400 million for last year alone.
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24Feb/16
Jose Mourinho

Mourinho hopes to be back in summer, but Man Utd a “million dollar question”

Mourinho says he is in the dark about a possible switch to Manchester United after being quizzed by school children in Singapore.

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10Feb/16

Will sugar tax sour business?

2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and fatten government coffers. As Ivor Bennett reports, it could be bad news for business.
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