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  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    uk.reuters.com 18 Aug '14, 12pm

    JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam. Infinite Studios started in 1997 as a film ...

  • Singapore's Tiger Airways could pull out of Indonesia - sources - Reuters UK

    Singapore's Tiger Airways could pull out of Indonesia - sources

    uk.reuters.com 03 Mar '14, 12pm

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd (TAHL.SI ) may be forced out of Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest domestic airline market, as its unprofitable joint venture is squeezed out of routes dominated by big-spending local carriers. Tiger might sell or close Tig...

  • #RBS censured and told to "set aside" $1.6 billion following Asian rate rigging probe

    Singapore punishes 20 banks in benchmark rate review

    uk.reuters.com 14 Jun '13, 12pm

    By Rachel Armstrong and Kevin Lim SINGAPORE | Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:24pm BST SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's central bank censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found more than 100 traders in the city state tried to rig key borrowing and currency rates. The probe by the Monetary...

  • Singapore Airlines A380 in emergency landing in Azerbaijan, no injuries

    uk.reuters.com 06 Jan '14, 5am

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Monday an Airbus A380 flying from London to Singapore made an emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to cabin depressurisation, but there were no injuries to the 467 passengers and 27 crew on board. "Oxygen masks were deployed and the ...

  • Louis Vuitton slows down expansion as it risked making it too commonplace #Fashion #Retail

    Louis Vuitton slows down expansion to protect image

    uk.reuters.com 01 Feb '13, 3am

    By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS | Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:46pm GMT PARIS (Reuters) - Louis Vuitton, the world's biggest luxury brand in terms of sales, is planning to dampen its expansion worldwide and focus on high-end products to preserve its exclusive image, said Bernard Arnault, chief execu...

  • Singapore, Hong Kong look to cool not kill property markets

    Singapore, Hong Kong look to cool not kill property markets | Reuters

    uk.reuters.com 16 Jan '13, 6am

    By Kevin Lim and Anne Marie Roantree SINGAPORE/HONG KONG | Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:55am GMT SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Singapore and Hong Kong now have identical 15 percent levies to slow the foreign money that has added fuel to their overheated property markets - measures that will h...

  • Stocks - Factors to watch on Mar 1

    uk.reuters.com 01 Mar '13, 1am

    SINGAPORE, MAR 1 (Reuters) - Following are some company-related and market news which could have an impact on the local market. ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0029 GMT ------------ INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 1514.68 -0.09% -1.310 USD/JPY 92.52 -0.01% -0.010 10-YR...

  • Steep rents push Singapore bridal shops into industrial parks | Reuters

    uk.reuters.com 03 Dec '12, 8am

    By Charmian Kok SINGAPORE | Sun Dec 2, 2012 9:03pm GMT SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Far from the madding crowds of Singapore's glitzy shopping malls, Cynthia Neo runs a bridal boutique tucked away in a nondescript industrial building in an old housing estate, pushed off the high street by pr...