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  1. Singapore champ on trial for Hong Kong Mile bid

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell, Racing Editor Singapore's champion sprinter-miler Ninetyfive Emperor chases his 11th successive win at Kranji racecourse tomorrow and only has to perform up to expectations to book himself a berth in the $14 million Hong Kong Mile on December 14. The Australian-bred four-year-old has set Singapore abuzz with a record-breaking sequence of 10 victories, having ...

  2. Saimee impressed by Emperor's hit-out

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Singapore champion Ninetyfive Emperor proved conclusively he's in Hong Kong for serious business with possibly the sharpest piece of work turned in by any international visitor this week. The rangy chestnut was handled by race rider Saimee Jumaat, who flew in from Singapore especially for the gallop and came away impressed. Ninetyfive Emperor, winner of 11 of his ...

  3. Langley leaves a legacy that will be hard to follow

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through. Langley, 57, who died on Wednesday in Singapore after a heart attack, was the voice of Asian sport. For almost 20 years, he was at the cutting edge of sports broadcasting in the region, ... When STAR TV moved its headquarters to Singapore in the late 1990s, Langley went freelance, but within a few years he also moved camp with wife Aymara, and sons Oscar, Jack and Marco. He ...

  4. No room for corruption

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... the police. Laughing, the man waved us on. With tourists surging back to the region now that the World Health Organisation has cleared Singapore, Hong Kong and China of Sars, this is something ... of me in the immigration queue at Calcutta airport had slipped a couple of 10-rupee notes in the Bangladeshi passport that he handed over the counter. Of course, living in Singapore spoils one ...

  5. Back to life

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... and people move out. In Singapore, the Katong area on the east coast is one such enclave that has been left behind, even though the city state is so oriented towards constant redevelopment. Katong ... of traditions and customs. Trying to create a vibrant area, which will attract locals and tourists alike, is no mean feat. The Singapore authorities have tried, but the success rate has been touch ...

  6. Corruption-free Singapore shows the way

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. A speech by Singapore's senior minister Lee Kuan Yew, published in the Insight section of the South China Morning Post ... managed to stay clean and honest even after the PAP succeeded in winning power. Today, despite being the ruling party in Singapore since 1959, the PAP has a reputation for being corruption-free. ...

  7. Singapore seek double the value

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The city state plans to import players to coach their kids - and take them to the World Cup Hong Kong cricketing rivals and close neighbours Singapore have a goal. They want to play ... years), who also played Ranji Trophy for Karnataka, Sagar Kulkarni, 21, Chetan Suryavanshi and Kiran Adhav, both 18. The four are not part of the current Singapore team taking part in the annual ...

  8. Better than Singapore

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I must take issue with the suggestion of K. K. Chan ('Maids salaries: how we compare', July 21) that the cost of employing foreign domestic workers in Singapore is much lower than in Hong Kong. Singapore uses a so-called free market system for employment of foreign domestic workers, which does little to protect them from exploitation. K. K. Chan is correct to say ...

  9. Singapore sees free-trade deals as economic necessity

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Following the collapse of the World Trade Organisation's trade liberalisation talks, Singapore is more determined than ever to push ahead with free-trade agreements (FTAs). The city ... and government procurement. The next meeting is planned on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting in Bangkok this month. Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry said: ...

  10. Singapore airlines expand their mainland network

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Increasing demand prompted SIA and subsidiary SilkAir to launch new services Singapore Airlines (SIA) and wholly owned subsidiary SilkAir intend to expand their China network by launching ... The planned services to Shenzhen were in response to strong passenger and cargo demand between Singapore and the Pearl River Delta region, he said. 'The delta is a fast-growing region. ...




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