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Serena leads ailing women to Singapore for WTA Finals
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The top eight women in world tennis have limped to the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore this week, with creaking knees and form fears casting a shadow over the WTA's latest big tournament push in Asia. World number one Serena Williams headlines the event, but there are concerns about her fitness after the 33-year-old American quit the Beijing ...(10/18/2014 12:09:05 PM)
Tennis-Serena leads ailing women to Singapore for WTA Finals
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The top eight women in world tennis have limped to the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore this week, with creaking knees and form fears casting a shadow over the WTA's latest big tournament push in Asia. World number one Serena Williams headlines the event, but there are concerns about her fitness after the 33-year-old American quit the ...(10/18/2014 11:00:00 AM)
IMF says Singapore's foreign worker curbs could hurt competitiveness, growth
Singapore's plans to cut reliance on foreign workers could reduce its competitiveness and growth potential while keeping core inflation elevated, the International Monetary Fund said in a report on Saturday. The IMF said Singapore's plans to restructure its economy by trying to boost productivity and curb use of cheap foreign labour could eventually set the stage for a long period of sustainable ...(10/18/2014 1:47:45 AM)
Singapore Air to Raise Stake in Tiger After Losses Widen
Singapore Airlines Ltd. (SIA) will raise its stake in low-fare carrier Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd. (TGR) to make it a subsidiary, providing financial support to the unprofitable company after losses reached a record.(10/16/2014 9:38:21 PM)
Singapore Airlines rides to Tiger's rescue, could raise stake to 71 percent
SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cash-rich Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) is injecting up to $110 million (68.40 million pounds) to take control of loss-making affiliate Tiger Airways Ltd, shoring up the budget carrier while scrapping its regional ambitions as competition rages. Announcing a record quarterly loss that sent its shares tumbling as much as 10 percent, Tiger said on Friday that SIA will ...(10/17/2014 1:31:50 AM)
Singapore shift events to protect pitch for Suzuki Cup
By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Proprietors of Singapore's much-maligned National Stadium have bumped a concert in an attempt to assure concerned organisers that they will have a pitch up to the standards for next month's Suzuki Cup. Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou's Nov. 8 performance will be moved to a week after the conclusion of the Nov. 22–Dec.20 Southeast Asian football championships ...(10/18/2014 3:26:48 AM)
Why Singapore graduates aren't getting the right jobs
A university degree may no longer be the golden ticket to an ideal job in Singapore amid a growing pool of degree holders and fast-changing economy.(10/16/2014 6:49:15 PM)
EU, Singapore conclude investment protection talks
The European Union has concluded talks on a free trade deal with Singapore by adding investor protection clauses, which critics like Germany say give multinationals too much power. The European Commission said on Friday that the investment accord concluded negotiations of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), other parts of which were settled in 2013. It now will need to be approved by ...(10/17/2014 7:48:38 AM)
Serena Williams hits back at Russian official
SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.(10/19/2014 7:38:00 AM)
China's Li rules out retirement U-turn
Singapore (AFP) - Chinese star Li Na ruled out a return to tennis Sunday despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.(10/19/2014 4:47:35 AM)
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