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October 31, 2017 9:00 PM S'pore, UK share rich, enduring ties: President

She traces a common history back to Raffles, who she credits for Republic's global outlook Singapore and the United Kingdom enjoy a natural affinity owing to a common history, as well as share a "rich and enduring relationship", President Halimah Yacob said yesterday. The shared history dates back to 1819, when Sir Stamford Raffles founded a trading 3

October 31, 2017 3:16 PM Singapore shares rich and enduring relationship with the UK: President Halimah Yacob

SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United Kingdom enjoy a natural affinity due to the countries' common history, President Halimah Yacob said on Tuesday (Oct 31). The two countries share a rich and enduring relationship as well, Madam Halimah said during an official dinner at the Istana's Banquet Hall for Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall 3

October 18, 2017 12:35 AM Asia shares sit on gains, await word from China's Xi

SYDNEY: Asian shares consolidated recent gains and currencies kept to tight ranges on Wednesday as investors waited to see what policies might emerge from China's Communist Party conference. The twice-a-decade congress is expected to cement the authority of President Xi Jinping, who kicks off the week-long event with a speech outlining his plans for the next five years 3

October 16, 2017 7:02 AM Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, oil up on Iraq tensions

SYDNEY - Asian shares advanced to a decade high on Monday, while U.S. oil futures jumped to hover near a six-month top as escalating tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply. Iraqi forces began moving at midnight on Sunday towards oil fields held by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters near the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. In response 4

October 9, 2017 12:16 PM The Finance 202: Trump is his own tax plan's worst enemy

If you didn't know better, it would be tempting to conclude President Trump hates his own agenda. His attack Sunday on Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is just the latest case in point. With a tax code overhaul balanced on a knife’s edge, thanks to an even-weaker-than-it-looks 52-seat Senate majority, the president can ill afford to antagonize anyone in the party 8

October 9, 2017 7:25 AM Oil stable on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

SINGAPORE - Oil prices stabilized on Monday, after a 2 percent slide on Friday, as the number of rigs drilling for new oil in the United States dipped and on expectations that Saudi Arabia would continue to restrain its output to support the market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading at $49.38 per barrel at 0702 GMT, up 9 cents 5

October 9, 2017 6:40 AM Oil up on lower U.S. rig count, expectation of ongoing Saudi output restraint

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged up on Monday, after a 2 percent slide on Friday, as the number of rigs drilling for new oil in the United States dipped and on expectations that Saudi Arabia would continue to restrain its output to support the market. Meanwhile, oil ports, producers and refiners in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama - which shut facilities 5

October 7, 2017 9:00 PM From hawkers to millionaires, they all queued up

How did the landmark 1957 citizenship law come about? What has changed in the 60 years since, and what were the consequences in terms of building a Singaporean identity? Insight takes a look. "You go through one door, come out another door, and you are a Singapore citizen." So read an eye-catching quote by then Chief Minister Lim Yew Hock in a Straits 7

September 15, 2017 3:28 AM U.S., Asian shares dip after North Korean missile launch

TOKYO - U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions. U.S. stock futures fell 0.2 percent while MSCI's Asia-Pacific share index excluding Japan shed 0.4 percent, though it was still up 0.4 percent 4

September 8, 2017 12:01 PM US stock futures drop as Irma heads toward Florida

REUTERS: U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida even as Texas struggles with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Irma was about 495 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, early in the day, having lashed the Caribbean with destructive winds and torrential rain that left 14 dead. The hurricane, the strongest 5