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Prince Philip unhurt in traffic accident

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip emerged unscathed after being involved in a road traffic accident near the monarch’s Sandringham Estate on Thursday (Jan 17), Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

“The Duke of Edinburgh …

Singapore Motorshow 2019 finishes with 55,000 visitors

A record 56,000 visitors came to Singapore Motorshow 2019 at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, surpassing 2018’s visitorship of 55,000 visitors. Organised by the Motor Traders Association of Singapore (MTA), visitors were treated to a display of more than 140 vehicles from 31 automotive brands and exciting stunt-driving performances by crowd favourite Russ Swift, […]

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Motor Rally: Qatar’s al-Attiyah wins third Dakar title

LIMA: Qatar’s Nasser al-Attiyah cruised to his third Dakar Rally title on Thursday (Jan 17) with a 46-minute cushion over second-placed Nani Roma at the end of the world’s toughest rally in Lima.

An Olympic medallist in shooting at the 2012 London Gam…

Muguruza stars in late, late show at Melbourne Park

Garbine Muguruza claimed a 6-4 7-6(3) 7-5 win over Johanna Konta early on Friday to reach the Australian Open third round and etch in her name into the record books as the winner of the latest starting match in the tournament’s history.

M&M’s maker Mars gives rare peek into its US$70 bil future

Mars Inc, the closely-held company best known for treats like M&M’s and Snickers bars, looks to double the size of the business over the next 10 years as it expands deeper into pet care and non-confectionery nutrition.
Chief Executive Officer Grant…

‘FundMyHome made my dream come true!’

Thirty-five-year-old Liau Tet Haw has finally fulfilled his long-time dream of owning a home — thanks to innovative property funding platform FundMyHome (FMH).
“I’m so excited to finally have a place to call my own!” beams Liau, who hails from Sabah. “…

Barca deny breaking rules by playing Chumi

BARCELONA: Barcelona have denied that they broke Spanish football federation (RFEF) rules by fielding defender Chumi Brandariz in last week’s Copa del Rey last-16 first leg game away to Levante, a club source told Reuters on Thursday.

Spanish newspape…

Canadian found dead in Burkina Faso after kidnapping

OUAGADOUGOU/TORONTO: A Canadian kidnapped this week in a restive region of Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry said on Thursday, drawing condemnation from Canadian and Burkina Faso foreign ministers.

Kirk Woodman wa…

Raising a child in Singapore costs $670,000 according to infographic

Raising a kid in Singapore is expensive, but just how much money are we talking about? According to a series of photos from SmartParent posted by Ivan Teo on his account, Singaporeans with children need at least $670,000 per child to cover expenses until adulthood. Take a look at the Facebook post here: Here are […]

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Raising a child in Singapore costs $670,000 according to infographic

Raising a kid in Singapore is expensive, but just how much money are we talking about? According to a series of photos from SmartParent posted by Ivan Teo on his account, Singaporeans with children need at least $670,000 per child to cover expenses until adulthood. Take a look at the Facebook post here: Here are […]

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Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

NEW DELHI: A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday (Jan 17) for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the powerful guru.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who headed the Dera Sacha Sauda sect with …

Sharapova accepts underdog tag ahead of Wozniacki clash

REUTERS: Maria Sharapova has blasted her way to the third round at the Australian Open but she has accepted an underdog status ahead of her clash with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki on Friday.

Sharapova has struggled for form and fitness since …

Citigroup names David Livingstone EMEA head

REUTERS: Citigroup Inc on Thursday named David Livingstone as head of its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa region, in place of Jim Cowles, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

Livingstone, who was most recently the Wall Street bank’s …

Wasteful Zverev reaches third round after five-set battle

MELBOURNE: Germany’s Alexander Zverev wasted a flurry of opportunities before securing a 7-6(5) 6-4 5-7 6-7(6) 6-1 win over unseeded Frenchman Jeremy Chardy to book a place in the Australian Open third round on Thursday.

The 21-year-old, seeded fourth…