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GrabTaxi grabs a stake in OYO: Is India next?

By Lee Kah Whye Singapore, Dec 10 (ANI): Towards the end of last week, Singapore-based ride-hailing firm GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. ...


Letter From the Singapore Strait: Crossing Into Indonesia - Pacific Standard

Sindo Ferry, which runs a fleet of yellow-and-blue boats across the Singapore Strait, advertises its vessels' plush interiors. But the ...


5 common mistakes Singaporeans make when upgrading to a condominium

As we approach the start of a new year, some Singaporeans may be considering plans to upgrade - be it ...


Crazy Rich Asians gets Golden Globe nominations for best movie and best actress

Leading lady Constance Wu's nod marks the first time an Asian-American woman was nominated in the category since 1962. The ...


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George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

Vice admiral in Bahrain after lightning appointment

WASHINGTON DC - Vice Admiral Jim Malloy has taken charge of the U.S. 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain, following the apparent ...

Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

French Yellow Vests engage in clashes, over 500 detained

PARIS, France - Anticipating violent clashes that have broke out in the French capital and in other cities across the ...

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Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

Tibetan Youth Self-Immolates Over China's Tibet Policies

A young Tibetan man set himself on fire outside a district security office in China's Sichuan province earlier this month, ...

Huawei Executive Returns to Canadian Court for Bail Hearing

The chief financial officer for Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has returned to a Canadian court for a second day ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

Erasmus admits 50% win ratio 'not good enough' for Boks

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus admits that his side's 50% win ratio for the 2018 season is not ...

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Late gains boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks bounced back from fierce selling earlier in the day, to finish in the ...


Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...


Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...


Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...


Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...


China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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