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  • Thailand's junta upbeat on economy, but not out of woods yet

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy from recession, and while it seems to have business on board there is little evidence yet of a sustainable, broad-based recovery. A plethora of...
  • Coming apart: regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model

    NAGOYA Japan/TOKYO (Reuters) - When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the...
  • Lyles gives U.S. track and field win at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - American teenager Noah Lyles stormed to victory in the men's 200 meters sprint on Sunday to provide the United States with their first gold medal in track and field at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. The 16-year-old...
  • BOC Aviation orders Boeing planes worth $8.8 billion

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - BOC Aviation, the leasing arm of Bank of China , has placed the biggest order in its 20-year history for 80 Boeing medium-haul passenger planes, weeks after lessor SMBC Aviation ordered 115 Airbus jets. The shopping spree by leasing...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...
  • Indonesia's president-elect eyes swift fuel hike to boost budget

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - President-elect Joko Widodo will sit down with Indonesia's outgoing leader next week in the hope of reaching an agreement to raise fuel prices before the handover in October, a move that would help ease budget-sapping subsidy costs....
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...
  • Book Talk: Chen pushes boundaries in Singapore, one play at a time

    By Caroline Ng SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Two central themes of Loretta Chen's "Woman on Top" - sexuality and censorship - come at a timely moment for her home country of Singapore. In June a record crowd turned out for a gay rights rally in the...
  • Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad

    Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad
    Poor Andy just can't catch a break. The fictional boy became famous in recent weeks in an ad by Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling, in which the character reveals to his buddies that his father bet all of his college fund on Germany...
  • Juve seek bite out of Premier League's Asia apple

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When Manchester United's opening English Premier League fixture was brought forward, Italian champions Juventus had to switch their pre-season friendly in Singapore to avoid a clash. In Southeast Asia, only one league matters....
  • Last hurdle overcome in Lim's record Valencia deal

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporean Peter Lim will complete a record deal to buy Valencia in the next couple of weeks after overcoming the final hurdle on the restructuring of the team's huge debts, the club's president told Reuters on Friday. Amadeo Salvo...