Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix to liven up F1 title race

SINGAPORE - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sun day and runaway championship leader Lewis Hamilton retired mid-race, injecting new life into the fight for the Formula One title.Vettel led from start to finish in...

Serena Williams cutting season short in effort to heal

...and the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore from Oct. 25-Nov. 1."I want to...withdrawing from tournaments in Beijing and Singapore to properly address my health and take...seeing Serena on court in both Beijing and Singapore and wish her a speedy recovery."Earlier...

European shares weighed down by Glencore and Volkswagen

...nine years at December's policy meeting.ASIA'S DAY: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.3 percent to 17,645.11 and Singapore, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta also retreated. Sydney's S&P/ASX 200 rose 1.4 percent to 5,113.50 and the Shanghai...

Jin leads Asia-Pacific Amateur after 62

...score in the seven-year history of the tournament and a record for the Clearwater Bay course.Jin leads Gregory Foo of Singapore (64) and Nick Voke of New Zealand, who was among nearly 30 golfers who did not complete the first round because of the...

Mutual fund trends: Give stock pickers a chance?

...nothing to do with smarts.Instead, it's likely about connections, say researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the University of Texas at Austin. They looked at why managers from top schools tend to have slightly higher returns...

Inbee Park takes two-shot lead in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Inbee Park shot 4-under-par 68 to take a two-stroke lead after the third round of the HSBC Women's Champions on Saturday...

Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise

...S&P ASX 200 advanced 1.2 percent to 5,233.30 and Seoul's Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 1,908.00. Markets in Singapore, Bangkok, New Zealand and Jakarta also rose.European markets also advanced in early trading. France's CAC-40 added...

Report: Some Singapore banks refusing to issue credit cards to expatriates

SINGAPORE -- Local banks in Singapore have mostly stopped issuing credit cards to expatriates, citing...debts after they leave, a newspaper reported Monday. Two of Singapore's largest four local banks now reject all applications by foreigners...

Singapore lures scientists with modern labs, support

CHICAGO - Singapore's siren song is growing increasingly...weren't the first defections, and Singapore officials at the Biotechnology Organization's...attending the conference. But what sets Singapore apart is the sheer size of its effort...

Vicious fish considered a delicacy in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Fish breeder Koh Boon Haw has some advice for Americans...pond, the fanged, freshwater fish is a delicacy in Singapore, a predominantly ethnic Chinese city-state. Singapore's 4 million inhabitants have gleefully followed news...