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  • 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...
  • Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore

    Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore
    The children’s title “And Tango Makes Three” sparked controversy when it was first published in the United States in 2005. The illustrated book tells the real-life story of two male penguins who hatched an egg together at New York’...
  • Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline

    Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline
    Airline passengers have spoken and selected Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways as 2014's best airline and Singapore Airlines as the best first-class cabins, according to Skytrax Awards handed out Tuesday.  The awards, presented at the Farnborough...
  • China June bank loans beat expectations as Beijing steps on the gas

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing stepped up efforts to re-energise China's economy in June and avert a sharper slowdown, pumping more money into the system and pressing banks to extend more loans, but analysts say more stimulus will be needed to ensure a...
  • Singapore Festival to Launch Script Development Lab

    HONG KONG - The revived Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), set to take place in December, will contain a script development workshop. The Southeast Asian Film Lab is a seven day writing workshop (Dec 8-14, 2014) aimed at screenwriters and...
  • RTL and Reliance ADA Halt TV Venture in India

    HONG KONG - European television giant RTL and India's Reliance ADA Group have ended their broadcast joint venture in India. It lasted just three years. Its closure follows the similar termination of Reliance ADA's joint venture with CBS in January...
  • Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break

    Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break
    If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
  • Singapore GDP shrinks in second-quarter, first fall in seven quarters

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's economy contracted in April-June for the first time in seven quarters, hit by a sharp drop in manufacturing activity, but economists said the weak reading was unlikely to alter the outlook for the city-state's tight...