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Strait-laced Singapore all set for "Sex and the City"

...station that will air the series from Friday night, took out the hard-to-miss advertisements in the conservative Straits Times newspaper and several other dailies to announce the show's imminent arrival. The raunchy tale of four New York women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/16/tel_422376.shtml
Television
'American Idol' host says judge Cowell is pompous, arrogant

...added that Cowell was a good friend and the "most honest" of the show's three judges, in an interview with the Straits Times newspaper in Singapore, where a local version of the program is planned. "I think that he's pompous. I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/tel_419269.shtml
Television
William Hung wants good-guy only roles

...would like to preserve a good image and not play the bad guy or do anything that's obscene," Hung was quoted by The Straits Times newspaper as telling a news conference. Hung stars in the Cantonese-language film, opening Thursday in Singapore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/ent_439229.shtml
Things to Do
Frenchman to spend 70 days adrift in solo submarine

...oxygen. "This is different from all the other undersea voyages," the 46-year-old veteran sailboat racer told The Straits Times newspaper before being towed out to sea. "I will drift with the current, as part of nature, and observe all species...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/10/tec_220373.shtml
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...plunged 682.85 points, or 6.6 percent, to 9,610.10, its lowest finish since Dec. 19, 1983. Singapore: Straits Times Index fell 116.31 points, or 7.4 percent, to 1,450.45, its lowest level since March 1999. Hong Kong: Hang...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/bus_319355.shtml
Business
People in the News

...Asia and promise to return once security for their fans can be assured," concert promoter Michael Hosking told the Straits Times newspaper. The newspaper said the American rap-rock band cited U.S. State Department warnings of "increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/04/ent_388189.shtml
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People in the news

...into wild sex and partying. Local censors originally had objected to scenes in the 1975 sci-fi horror film, the Straits Times newspaper said Tuesday. The film, which stars Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry and Barry Bostwick, will be screened at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/ent_397317.shtml
Things to Do
Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

...Nikkei index was up 2.4 percent at midday, but closed just 0.51 percent higher at 13,536.56. Singapore's Straits Times Index closed up 3.6 percent at 1,1517.88, and the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong was up 4.5 percent to 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/bus_249539.shtml
Business
Asian stock markets gain momentum

...on Sept. 30, its lowest point in 12 years. The Nikkei closed Friday at 15,069.39. Singapore's benchmark Straits Times Index, which dropped to a low of 800.27 on Sept. 4, has since risen 74 percent to close at 1,394.76. Analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/28/bus_245913.shtml
Business
Dow rises in yet another volatile session

...28. Hong Kong's blue-chip Hang Seng Index fell 3.5 percent, while shares in Singapore fell, sending the Straits Times Index down 1.3 percent. The recent decline by the U.S. dollar also sent shudders through foreign markets, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/bus_238758.shtml
Business