edition.cnn.com Archives - 29 November 2014, Saturday

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 24 Nov '14, 2am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 20 Nov '14, 7am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 20 Nov '14, 7am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...

  • Singapore's billion dollar home of sport

    edition.cnn.com 14 Nov '14, 3am

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Singapore Sports Hub is a new stadium and events complex in the Southeast Asian country The project comes in at a cost of more than $1 billion dollars Sports Hub has not been short of challenges including struggles with the quality of the stadium playing surface O...

  • Singapore's billion dollar home of sport

    edition.cnn.com 14 Nov '14, 2am

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS The Singapore Sports Hub is a new stadium and events complex in the Southeast Asian country The project comes in at a cost of more than $1 billion dollars Sports Hub has not been short of challenges including struggles with the quality of the stadium playing surface O...

  • Bitcoin: What does future hold?

    edition.cnn.com 13 Nov '14, 3pm

    A year ago this month, Bitcoin soared to its highest ever value. But it's been a bumpy ride ever since. Click on the flashing icons to reveal the events that shaped the Bitcoin story over the past year and see what the experts think the future holds for the crypto-currency. Reading on...

  • Bitcoin: What does future hold?

    edition.cnn.com 13 Nov '14, 11am

    A year ago this month, Bitcoin soared to its highest ever value. But it's been a bumpy ride ever since. Click on the flashing icons to reveal the events that shaped the Bitcoin story over the past year and see what the experts think the future holds for the crypto-currency. Reading on...

  • Bitcoin: What does future hold?

    edition.cnn.com 13 Nov '14, 11am

    A year ago this month, Bitcoin soared to its highest ever value. But it's been a bumpy ride ever since. Click on the flashing icons to reveal the events that shaped the Bitcoin story over the past year and see what the experts think the future holds for the crypto-currency. Reading on...

  • Like Hong Kong, Singapore needs democracy

    edition.cnn.com 06 Nov '14, 7am

    File photo: While Singapore's mercantilism appears the epitome of success, it is an economy unable to re-generate itself, writes Dr Chee Soon Juan. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Inequality is causing Singaporeans to despair over their future, writes Chee Soon Juan Singaporeans work long hours but ...

  • Like Hong Kong, Singapore needs democracy

    edition.cnn.com 06 Nov '14, 4am

    File photo: While Singapore's mercantilism appears the epitome of success, it is an economy unable to re-generate itself, writes Dr Chee Soon Juan. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Inequality is causing Singaporeans to despair over their future, writes Chee Soon Juan Singaporeans work long hours but ...

  • Like Hong Kong, Singapore needs democracy

    edition.cnn.com 06 Nov '14, 3am

    File photo: While Singapore's mercantilism appears the epitome of success, it is an economy unable to re-generate itself, writes Dr Chee Soon Juan. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Inequality is causing Singaporeans to despair over their future, writes Chee Soon Juan Singaporeans work long hours but ...

  • Fondation Louis Vuitton unveils Paris' latest landmark

    edition.cnn.com 24 Oct '14, 2pm

    Fondation Louis Vuitton -- the philanthropic wing of luxury conglomerate LVMH -- is opening a new contemporary art museum in Paris, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Gehry was inspired by glass garden architecture from the late 19th-century. The building has already be...

  • Fondation Louis Vuitton unveils Paris' latest landmark

    edition.cnn.com 24 Oct '14, 2pm

    Fondation Louis Vuitton -- the philanthropic wing of luxury conglomerate LVMH -- is opening a new contemporary art museum in Paris, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Gehry was inspired by glass garden architecture from the late 19th-century. The building has already be...

  • The #Military Introduces 'Quick Strike Team' for #Ebola Responses in the US

    Duncan's fiancee expected to complete Ebola quarantine

    edition.cnn.com 19 Oct '14, 5pm

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS Louise Troh releases statement as her quarantine is set to end General already working to form Ebola "quick-strike team," Pentagon says Texas Health Resources CEO admits to mistakes, says hospital is sorry Cruise ship involved in contagion scare arrives back in Texas ...

  • Which woman will be world's best?: Tennis stars gather in the 'Lion City' for WTA Finals

    Tennis stars gather in the 'Lion City' for WTA Finals

    edition.cnn.com 17 Oct '14, 1pm

    Brace yourself for bucket loads of sweat and bags of glitz and glamor. The season-ending championship of women's tennis -- the WTA Finals -- is almost upon as the world's top female players prepare to do battle in Singapore. Who will roar loudest in the "Lion City?"

  • Pirates release oil tanker: Almost one week after vanishing en route from Singapore to Vietnam, a Vietnamese o...

    Missing Vietnamese oil tanker found raided by pirates

    edition.cnn.com 09 Oct '14, 9am

    Sunrise 689 went missing 40 minutes after leaving Singapore on October 2, VNS reported. STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Vessel found after pirates released it, making off with some cargo Ship went missing on October 2 within an hour of departing Singapore 18 crew were on board the ship which wa...

  • Piracy fears over missing Vietnamese ship

    edition.cnn.com 08 Oct '14, 4am

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS Fears pirates have boarded a tanker carrying 5,200 tonnes of oil Ship went missing on October 2 within an hour of departing Singapore 18 crew were on board the ship which was headed for Vietnam (CNN) -- Vietnamese authorities are searching for an oil tanker feared to ...

  • In Pictures: Spectacular buildings from Singapore's World Architecture Festival

    World Architecture Festival's amazing entries

    edition.cnn.com 29 Sep '14, 8am

    -- Zaha Hadid's spaceship-like Dongdaemun Design Plaza, an avant-garde new home for Singapore's oldest Buddhist Temple, and a private bunker sprawling on top of a lake are some of the shortlisted entries competing for architectural honors at the World Architecture Festival in Singapor...

  • Drinking sewage: solving Singapore's water problem

    edition.cnn.com 23 Sep '14, 2pm

    Water security has long been a national priority in Singapore as half of its current water supplies are imported from neighboring Malaysia. "We are preparing for the day that should the water agreement expire, we should be ready to fulfill our own needs," says Chew Men Leong, Chief Ex...

  • Drinking sewage: solving Singapore's water problem

    edition.cnn.com 23 Sep '14, 2pm

    Water security has long been a national priority in Singapore as half of its current water supplies are imported from neighboring Malaysia. "We are preparing for the day that should the water agreement expire, we should be ready to fulfill our own needs," says Chew Men Leong, Chief Ex...

  • Drinking sewage: solving Singapore's water problem

    edition.cnn.com 23 Sep '14, 12pm

    Water security has long been a national priority in Singapore as half of its current water supplies are imported from neighboring Malaysia. "We are preparing for the day that should the water agreement expire, we should be ready to fulfill our own needs," says Chew Men Leong, Chief Ex...

  • Hamilton takes title lead after Singapore win

    edition.cnn.com 21 Sep '14, 3pm

    -- The F1 title race may have taken a potentially decisive twist Sunday as Lewis Hamilton took full advantage of the misfortune which befell Mercedes teammate and bitter rival Nico Rosberg to win under the Singapore floodlights and leapfrog him in the standings.

  • Hamilton takes title lead after Singapore win

    edition.cnn.com 21 Sep '14, 2pm

    -- The F1 title race may have taken a potentially decisive twist Sunday as Lewis Hamilton took ruthless advantage of the misfortune which befell Mercedes teammate and bitter rival Nico Rosberg to win under the Singapore floodlights and leapfrog him in the standings.

  • F1: Lewis Hamilton snatches pole at Singapore Grand Prix

    edition.cnn.com 20 Sep '14, 4pm

    Lewis Hamilton claims pole position for Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix Mercedes driver will start first on grid for second successive race Englishman heads off championship leader Nico Rosberg with final lap Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel will be on second row

  • F1: Lewis Hamilton snatches pole at Singapore Grand Prix

    edition.cnn.com 20 Sep '14, 3pm

    Lewis Hamilton claims pole position for Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix Mercedes driver will start first on grid for second successive race Englishman heads off championship leader Nico Rosberg with final lap Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel will be on second row

  • Tool can plug gunshot wounds in seconds

    edition.cnn.com 20 Jul '14, 6pm

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS XStat is an invention used to plug wounds Syringe filled with tiny sponges fills up wound, applies compression in seconds On a battlefield, where risk of bleeding out is high, innovation is key XStat received FDA approval in April and will be shipped to U.S. military ...

  • Rebooted gambling ad aims to save Singapore's blushes

    edition.cnn.com 16 Jul '14, 12am

    A screenshot of the National Council on Problem Gambling's website shows the organization's new ad. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Original ad campaign, which inadvertently predicted Germany win, provokes worldwide mocking Updated poster shows ongoing nature of problem gambling New legislation in 2...

  • Rebooted gambling ad aims to save Singapore's blushes

    edition.cnn.com 15 Jul '14, 8am

    A screenshot of the National Council on Problem Gambling's website shows the organization's new ad. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Original ad campaign, which inadvertently predicted Germany win, provokes worldwide mocking Updated poster shows ongoing nature of problem gambling New legislation in 2...

  • World's hottest new cocktail city: Singapore

    edition.cnn.com 14 Jul '14, 2am

    At Singapore's Anti:dote, inventive cocktails are concocted by head craftsman, Tom Hogan. He uses herbs from the hotel's garden and makes his own bitters and liquors. The citrus-y Corpse Reviver (pictured) is made with gin, Absinthe and house-made orange liqueur. New Singapore bar Stu...

  • World's hottest new cocktail city: Singapore

    edition.cnn.com 14 Jul '14, 2am

    At Singapore's Anti:dote, inventive cocktails are concocted by head craftsman, Tom Hogan. He uses herbs from the hotel's garden and makes his own bitters and liquors. The citrus-y Corpse Reviver (pictured) is made with gin, Absinthe and house-made orange liqueur. New Singapore bar Stu...