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  • Kean closes in on first piece of silverware

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Former Blackburn Rovers boss Steve Kean remains on course to win his first trophy as a manager after his Brunei DPMM side edged past Geylang International on penalties to reach Friday's Singapore League Cup final. The Scot, chased...
  • Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo

    Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo
    Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo." "I've...
  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
  • Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius

    Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius
    Here’s an ingenious idea for getting shelter dogs up for adoption out into the public eye: put their pictures in a furnishings store. In Singapore, two shelter agencies — Save Our Street Dogs and Animal Lovers League — collaborated...
  • Robotic, self-operating boat at FAU readied for competition

    The zigzag trails sparkled in the water as the small boat hit about 2 knots. But the Florida Atlantic University student gripping the remote control was no longer instructing the 16-foot robotic craft where to navigate at the Dania Beach Marina. With...
  • Singapore gives 'pro-gay' children's books a reprieve from pulping

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has decided not to proceed with the pulping of two children's books judged to be pro-homosexual after a flood of complaints about censorship. The National Library Board (NLB) said last week that it had withdrawn three...
  • Exclusive - Red flags: Alibaba's Ma and Ma's private equity firm

    HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When a fast-growing private equity firm co-founded by Jack Ma sought funding from institutional investors for the first time in early 2013, almost all had one major concern, its chairman said: was the firm independent from...
  • Wizz Air to keep growing as east Europeans fly more

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - When a group of Hungarian businessmen told the manager of a shabby air strip in southern Poland that they wanted it as a base for a new airline, none of them had any idea that it would quickly become the biggest low-cost carrier in...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship dispute escalates

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The Married Life Book...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship row escalates

    SINGAPORE, July 17 (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems as though  2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...