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...

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...

Sebastian Vettel wins Singapore GP to extend F1 lead

SINGAPORE - Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel recorded yet another start-to-finish win at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday to further extend his lead in the Formula One championship.The German was in a class of his own under the Marina Bay...

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...

Polar bears at Singapore Zoo turn green

SINGAPORE -- It's a wee bit early for St. Patrick's Day, but Singapore Zoo's two polar bears have turned green. The...the zoo. "The harmless algae is the result of Singapore's warm and humid tropical conditions," Tan said...

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Chang eliminated from Singapore Open in first round

SINGAPORE -- For the second straight year, Michael...was beaten in the first round of the Singapore Open on Wednesday. Unseeded Michael...don't know why I've been struggling in Singapore for the last couple of years." Chang...

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World Toilet Day celebrated in Singapore

SINGAPORE -- Every November 19 from now on has...the inaugural World Toilet Summit in Singapore, the WTO released nine aims, including...2004. Conference delegates ended the Singapore summit with a tour of lavatories at the...

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Poulter wins Singapore Open by 1 stroke

SINGAPORE - Ian Poulter shot a final-round 72 on Sunday to win the Singapore Open by a shot over Liang Wenchong. The 33-year-old...72) finished six shots back at 4-under. The Singapore Open is co-sanctioned by the European and Asian...