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  1. Medi watch

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... of inadequate early detection, Reuters reports. It's caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, which Margaret Stanley says is associated 'with early marriage, early ... anti-cancer properties when ingested. The synthetic versions are up to 30 times more potent and long-lasting in tests on mice with colorectal cancer, Reuters reports. The researchers want to test ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 03:33pm

    ... Reuters in London Hilary Mantel wrote herself into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and first Briton to win the coveted Man Booker prize for fiction twice with Bring Up the Bodies, the sequel to her acclaimed  Wolf Hall. Two men had previously “done the double” — J.M. Coetzee who was born in South Africa and Australia’s Peter Carey. Chair of judges Peter ...

  3. Smaller mainland caps spur growth in HK IPOs

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... smaller firms. According to financial data company Thomson Reuters, 68 small to mid-sized companies with market capitalisations of between US$500 million and US$10 billion were floated last year, ... according to Thomson Reuters, although a number of floats were pulled last month. ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Germany and Spain held as rain beats England

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 08:26am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Germany squandered a four-goal lead to draw 4-4 with Sweden while world champions Spain conceded in stoppage time to draw 1-1 with France as both teams lost 100 per cent records in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. Northern Ireland came within 11 minutes of ruining Cristiano Ronaldo’s 100th appearance for Portugal before Helder Postiga equalised to earn a 1-1 draw ...

  5. Business - Companies

    NY Times' new CEO faces uphill battle saving the Grey Lady

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 08:38pm

    ... NEW YORK (Reuters)- The tasks that now confront Mark Thompson, the newly appointed chief executive of The New York Times Company, are essentially the same ones he faced at the BBC: usher ... Co's future is in video and social media and mobile global expansion. A source inside the New York Times' newsroom told Reuters on Tuesday that the biggest question being asked about ...

  6. News - World - CRIME

    New York businessman accused of elaborate scam to defraud Broadway musical production

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York New York businessman is accused of staging faked lives, firms and even a phoney death in an elaborate scam to defraud a production Dramatic duping of show on Broadway In a shadowy plot worthy of Mrs Danvers, the sinister housekeeper in Rebecca, a New York businessman has been charged with defrauding the drama's Broadway musical production by creating ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Giants crush 49ers as Falcons remain only unbeaten team

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 09:48am by Reuters in East Rutherford, New Jersey

    ... Reuters in East Rutherford, New Jersey The New York Giants crushed the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in an ominous sign of their intentions to defend their Super Bowl title. The Giants (4-2) made light work of the 49ers (4-2), the team that beat last year’s NFC Conference final, to win 26-3, while last season’s AFC champions, the New England Patriots, suffered a surprise loss ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Standard Chartered to pay New York US$340m for Iran deals

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 03:22pm

    ... Reuters in New York Standard Chartered agreed to pay US$340 million to New York's bank regulator over transactions linked to Iran, in a speedily arranged deal that helped push up ... Chartered's third-biggest shareholder according to Thomson Reuters data. The settlement agreed by the bank is equal to less than 9 per cent of its first-half pre-tax profit. At the latest levels, ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland seals terms of historic independence vote

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 08:31pm by Reuters in Edinburgh

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh Scotland on Monday set up a historic independence referendum after its leader signed an agreement with Britain’s prime minister finalising arrangements for a vote which could lead to the demise of its three-centuries-old union with England. Scotland’s drive for sovereignty, led by its nationalist leader Alex Salmond, echoes separatist moves by other ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to US$2.3 billion from US$2.6 billion, according to Reuters. It would be tempting to say this will be the first time you'll ever get anything on the cheap from Prada. But at these levels ... multiple of 26 to 34 times. Yesterday it narrowed the range to HK$39.50 to HK$42.25, according to Reuters. While the new range will lower the PE it is still significantly higher than other luxury ...




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