reuters.com Archives - 25 September 2016, Sunday

  • Singapore considers monitoring program for babies born to women with Zika

    reuters.com 23 Sep '16, 5pm

    SINGAPORE Singapore is exploring plans to establish a national surveillance program to monitor the development of babies born to pregnant women infected with the Zika virus, the state-owned Channel NewsAsia (CNA) said on Friday. Sixteen pregnant women have been confirmed to have the v...

  • Singapore considers monitoring program for babies born to women with Zika

    reuters.com 23 Sep '16, 4pm

    SINGAPORE Singapore is exploring plans to establish a national surveillance program to monitor the development of babies born to pregnant women infected with the Zika virus, the state-owned Channel NewsAsia (CNA) said on Friday. Sixteen pregnant women have been confirmed to have the v...

  • Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

    reuters.com 23 Sep '16, 6am

    By Aradhana Aravindan | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber [UBER.UL] debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States....

  • RPT-Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

    reuters.com 23 Sep '16, 12am

    Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters . Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock marke...

  • Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 4pm

    SINGAPORE Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber [UBER.UL] debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States. The move comes as technology comp...

  • Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 4pm

    SINGAPORE Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber [UBER.UL] debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States. The move comes as technology comp...

  • Singapore's Marco Polo Marine flags doubt on continuing as a going concern

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 3am

    SINGAPORE, Sept 22 Marine logistics firm Marco Polo said it has substantial doubt about being able to continue as a going concern due to a cash crunch, as it sought noteholders' approval to defer redeeming bonds worth S$50 million ($37 million) by three years. "There cannot be any ass...

  • Asian shares soar, dollar falters on slow-motion Fed

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 2am

    By Nichola Saminather and Wayne Cole | SINGAPORE/SYDNEY SINGAPORE/SYDNEY Asian shares rallied on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, after the Federal Reserve left U.S. interest rates unchanged and slowed the pace of future hikes, knocking the dollar and lifting commodity pri...

  • Asian shares surge, dollar falters on slow-motion Fed

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 1am

    By Nichola Saminather and Wayne Cole | SINGAPORE/SYDNEY SINGAPORE/SYDNEY Asian shares rallied on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, after the Federal Reserve left U.S. interest rates unchanged and slowed the pace of future hikes, knocking the dollar and lifting commodity pri...

  • Asian shares surge, dollar falters on slow-motion Fed

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 1am

    By Nichola Saminather and Wayne Cole | SINGAPORE/SYDNEY SINGAPORE/SYDNEY Asian shares rallied on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, after the Federal Reserve left U.S. interest rates unchanged and slowed the pace of future hikes, knocking the dollar and lifting commodity pri...

  • Oil extends rise after surprise U.S. crude stock draw: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices extended gains from t...

    Oil extends rise after surprise U.S. crude stock draw

    reuters.com 22 Sep '16, 1am

    By Henning Gloystein | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Oil prices extended gains from the previous session in Asian trading on Thursday after a surprise third consecutive weekly U.S. crude inventory draw tightened the market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures CLc1 were trading ...

  • Indonesia regulator urges Singapore banks to support tax amnesty effort

    reuters.com 21 Sep '16, 8am

    JAKARTA, Sept 21 Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (OJK) on Wednesday said it has called banks with Singapore affiliations to clarify news that Singapore banks are sharing data on Indonesian tax amnesty participants with the white-collar crime unit of Singapore's police. The OJ...

  • UPDATE 1-Oil prices rise on reported US crude stock draw, firm Japan imports: SINGAPORE, Sept 21 (Reuters)

    Oil jumps after third surprise weekly U.S. crude draw

    reuters.com 21 Sep '16, 3am

    NEW YORK Oil prices rose as much as 3 percent on Wednesday after a third surprise weekly drop in U.S. crude stockpiles boosted the demand outlook in the world's largest oil consumer. The dollar weakened .DXY after the Federal Reserve left U.S. interest rates unchanged, which also buoy...

  • Oil prices rise on reported U.S. crude stock draw, firm Japan imports: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices climb...

    Oil prices rise on reported U.S. crude stock draw, firm Japan imports

    reuters.com 21 Sep '16, 12am

    By Henning Gloystein | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, supported by a reported draw in U.S. crude inventories and by firm import data from Japan. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 1.79 percent, or 79 cents, at $44.84 a barrel at 0027 GMT, bu...

  • Ride-hailing app Grab raises $750 million in funding led by SoftBank

    reuters.com 20 Sep '16, 1am

    SINGAPORE Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it raised $750 million in a funding round led by investor SoftBank Group, helping it build a warchest to solidify its leading position in the region and head off competition from Uber. Southeast Asia is fast becoming a key battlegr...

  • Ride-hailing app Grab raises $750 million in funding led by SoftBank

    reuters.com 20 Sep '16, 1am

    SINGAPORE Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it raised $750 million in a funding round led by investor SoftBank Group, adding that it would continue expanding in the region and also significantly invest in mobile payments capabilities. Southeast Asia is fast becoming a key ba...

  • Ride-hailing app Grab raises $750 million in funding led by SoftBank

    reuters.com 20 Sep '16, 1am

    SINGAPORE Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it raised $750 million in a funding round led by investor SoftBank Group, helping it build a warchest to solidify its leading position in the region and head off competition from Uber. Southeast Asia is fast becoming a key battlegr...

  • Oil prices fall as Venezuela says market is 10 percent over supplied: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell o...

    Oil prices fall as Venezuela says market is 10 percent over supplied

    reuters.com 20 Sep '16, 1am

    By Henning Gloystein | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Venezuela said that global crude supplies needed to fall by 10 percent in order to bring production down to consumption levels, confirming analyst views that markets remain heavily over supplied. Global oil su...

  • Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 10pm

    By Jonathan Stempel | NEW YORK NEW YORK Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony M...

  • Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 10pm

    By Jonathan Stempel | NEW YORK NEW YORK Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony M...

  • Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 10pm

    By Jonathan Stempel | NEW YORK NEW YORK Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony M...

  • Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 10pm

    By Jonathan Stempel | NEW YORK NEW YORK Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony M...

  • UPS, Fast Radius to open 3D printing factory in Singapore

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 8am

    CHICAGO Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday it will expand its 3D printing services to Asia with a new facility in Singapore run by its partner Fast Radius that will open by the end of 2016. UPS rolled out a similar service in May in the United States. Th...

  • UPS, Fast Radius to open 3D printing factory in Singapore

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 8am

    CHICAGO Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday it will expand its 3D printing services to Asia with a new facility in Singapore run by its partner Fast Radius that will open by the end of 2016. UPS rolled out a similar service in May in the United States. Th...

  • UPS, Fast Radius to open 3D printing factory in Singapore

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 8am

    CHICAGO Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday it will expand its 3D printing services to Asia with a new facility in Singapore run by its partner Fast Radius that will open by the end of 2016. UPS rolled out a similar service in May in the United States. Th...

  • Singapore GP attendance falls as economic slowdown hurts

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 8am

    SINGAPORE Attendance at the Singapore Grand Prix, one of the most popular races on the calendar fell this year, hurt by a slowdown in the local and global economy. The night race, won by Germany's Nico Rosberg, saw an average of 73,000 spectators attend for each of the three days of t...

  • Singapore GP attendance falls as economic slowdown hurts

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 6am

    SINGAPORE Attendance at the Singapore Grand Prix, one of the most popular races on the calendar fell this year, hurt by a slowdown in the local and global economy. The night race, won by Germany's Nico Rosberg, saw an average of 73,000 spectators attend for each of the three days of t...

  • Oil up as Venezuela sees output deal, Libya suffers clashes

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 2am

    SINGAPORE Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday after Venezuela said that OPEC and non-OPEC countries were close to reaching an output stabilizing deal and as clashes in Libya raised concerns that efforts to restart crude exports could be disrupted. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were t...

  • Oil up as Venezuela sees output deal, Libya suffers clashes

    reuters.com 19 Sep '16, 2am

    SINGAPORE Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday after Venezuela said that OPEC and non-OPEC countries were close to reaching an output stabilizing deal and as clashes in Libya raised concerns that efforts to restart crude exports could be disrupted. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were t...

  • No regrets for Ricciardo as tire strategy just fails

    reuters.com 18 Sep '16, 8pm

    SINGAPORE Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo dwelt on the positives of a second place finish at the Singapore Grand Prix after a bold tire strategy fell agonizingly short on Sunday as pole-sitter Nico Rosberg held on for a narrow victory. "I'm sitting here pretty happy because I felt I did a...