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  • Michael Kors to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for US$1.2 billion

    July 25, 2017 6:47 AM 2

    LONDON: Michael Kors has agreed to take over luxury retailer Jimmy Choo for 896 million pounds (US$1.17 billion), it said on Tuesday. Jimmy Choo, famous for its stiletto shoes and accessories, put itself up for sale in April as majority investor JAB increased its focus on consumer goods. Under the terms of the deal Michael Kors will pay 230 pence in cash for each Jimmy

  • Now showing at a disputed South China Sea island not very near you

    July 25, 2017 5:16 AM 3

    BEIJING: China has opened its southernmost cinema on a dispute island in the South China Sea, state media said, part on an on-going effort to build up civilian infrastructure and assert Beijing's sovereignty. The cinema is on Woody Island in the Paracels, which are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan, and is equipped with the most advanced projection

  • Honolulu, Harbin among 5 new destinations for Scoot

    July 25, 2017 3:35 AM 2

    SINGAPORE: Low-cost carrier Scoot is stretching its wings with the addition of five new destinations, which includes four new short- to mid-haul routes and a long-haul route. The destinations are Harbin, Kuantan, Kuching, Palembang and Honolulu, it announced at an event on Tuesday (Jul 25) to mark the completion of its merger with sister airline Tigerair

  • US Senate healthcare holdout Collins never got call from Trump

    July 25, 2017 2:20 AM 3

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump exhorted every Republican to vote yes on a healthcare overhaul when it comes before the Senate this week, but one of his party's most vocal opponents of the bill, Senator Susan Collins, said he had made no effort to reach her. "The Democrats aren't giving us one vote, so we need virtually every single vote from the Republicans

  • Trump pleads with Republicans to roll back Obamacare

    July 25, 2017 1:20 AM 3

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The Senate will vote on Tuesday on whether to open debate on an overhaul of the law, with Senate Majority Leader

  • Luis Fonsi And Daddy Yankee Disapprove Of Venezuelan President’s Use Of “Despacito”

    July 25, 2017 1:11 AM 3

    President Nicolás Maduro’s government remixed the song to promote a constitutional change that could establish a dictatorship. President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela has been trying to create a new constitution that would effectively establish a dictatorship in the country. On Sunday, Maduro used a remix of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" to promote

  • Oil extends gains as OPEC moves to cap Nigeria output

    July 25, 2017 12:50 AM 3

    TOKYO - Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after OPEC moved to cap Nigerian oil output and Saudi Arabia pledged to limit exports next month to help rein in global oversupply. London Brent crude for September delivery was up 7 cents at $48.67 a barrel by 0039 GMT after settling up 54 cents or 1.1 percent on Monday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)

  • Despacito stars condemn Venezuela's Maduro over political remix

    July 25, 2017 12:35 AM 3

    The singers of global hit Despacito have lashed out against the Venezuelan president, accusing him of using their song for political gains. President Nicolas Maduro presented an altered version during his weekly television show on Sunday. The reworked lyrics promoted his plans for a controversial new citizen's assembly, which will be elected on Sunday

  • Justin Bieber cancels remainder of 'Purpose' tour without explanation

    July 25, 2017 12:15 AM 3

    LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Justin Bieber cancelled the remainder of his Purpose world tour due to unspecified "unforeseen circumstances," his tour publicist said in a statement on Monday (July 24). The cancellation will affect 14 dates in North America and Asia through Oct 10, and tickets will be refunded. This includes the tour's Singapore stop on Oct 7. Tickets

  • Great Eastern more than doubles Q2 profit

    July 25, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    GREAT Eastern Holdings on Tuesday posted S$279.5 million in net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, more than double last year's S$102.2 million. The insurance group said: "This was largely due to the higher non-operating profit brought about mainly by favourable financial market conditions." Total weighted new sales rose 6 per cent to S$255.7 million