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Singapore port's meter mandate targets frothy fuel
Singapore, the world's biggest bunkering port, plans to end the so-called "cappucino effect" in ship fuelling through new meters designed to stop suppliers from short-changing customers, although the industry is warning of a short-term sales dip. The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore, which sold more than 42 million tonnes of bunker oil in 2013, will be the world's first port to ...(10/24/2014 2:24:15 AM)
Singapore Airlines signals budget determination with Tiger takeover
Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) is injecting cash into money-losing Tiger Airways Ltd, signalling its resolve to persevere in the low-cost segment even after the budget affiliate bowed out of three regional markets. The flag carrier plans to have Tiger cooperate more closely with its similarly loss-making medium- and long-haul budget airline Scoot, people familiar with the company's strategy said ...(10/23/2014 5:15:09 PM)
Singapore president takes walk on the wild side
London (AFP) - Singapore's President Tony Tan took a walk on the wild side Friday with a trip to the Royal Botanic Gardens in London as he wrapped up his state visit to Britain.(10/24/2014 9:10:57 AM)
Bouchard positive despite 'butt kicking' in Singapore
By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard has enjoyed a breakthrough season, reaching the Wimbledon final and climbing to number five in the world, and although she "got her butt kicked" at the season-ending WTA Finals, the 20-year-old Canadian has loved every minute of it. Bouchard arrived in Singapore short of match fitness after a stuttering end to her season and suffered three ...(10/23/2014 11:37:07 AM)
Rugby-NZ Rugby Union cancel Maori match in Singapore
* Maori fixture cancelled * Singapore try to ensure they keep Suzuki Cup (Adds details, Singapore comment) WELLINGTON/SINGAPORE Oct 21 (Reuters) - The maligned pitch at Singapore's expensive new National Stadium has forced the cancellation of next month's Maori All Blacks' clash with the Asia-Pacific Barbarians, further hurting the invitational side's hopes of playing Super Rugby in the city ...(10/21/2014 6:51:36 AM)
Singapore slung as Maori All Blacks scrap game over pitch
Singapore (AFP) - Singapore's new National Stadium suffered fresh embarrassment Tuesday after a November 15 match pitting the Maori All Blacks against Asia Pacific Dragons was scrapped over the poor state of its pitch.(10/21/2014 9:13:26 AM)
Singapore bidding team concedes Japan will get new Super franchise
By Julian Linden SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has effectively conceded it has lost out to Japan to become the 18th Super Rugby side. Although the South African, New Zealand and Australian Rugby (SANZAR) has not officially announced which Asian country would host the new team in an expanded competition, it has already been widely reported that Japan has won the bid ahead of Singapore ...(10/23/2014 7:34:19 AM)
Singapore Super Rugby bid conceding defeat
Singapore has effectively conceded it has lost out to Japan to become the 18th Super Rugby side.(10/23/2014 10:11:46 AM)
Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan has beaten out Singapore as the preferred host for the 18th team in the expanded Super Rugby competition, governing body SANZAR said on Friday. The southern hemisphere provincial competition will increase from 15 to 18 teams in 2016, with one team from South Africa and another from Argentina already awarded places. Japan and Singapore were vying against each other for ...(10/24/2014 5:09:49 AM)
Rugby-Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR
* Japan beats Singapore to host 18th Super Rugby team * SANZAR confirms decision after executive meeting * Singapore hopeful of hosting some games (Adds more quotes, details) SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Japan has beaten out Singapore as the preferred host for the 18th team in the expanded Super Rugby competition, governing body SANZAR said on Friday. Japan and Singapore were vying against each ...(10/24/2014 3:34:25 AM)
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