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  • US stocks head lower as Greece debt talks resume
    US stocks head lower as Greece debt talks resume

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks headed lower Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. A plunge in commodity prices helped pull stocks in material producers down more than …

  • Cricket oasis for Asian labourers in Qatar
    Cricket oasis for Asian labourers in Qatar

    In a nondescript corner of Doha's Industrial Area, sandwiched between building works, a dusty landscape and overused roads, sits a green oasis for Asian labourers and cricket enthusiasts. The Asian …

  • Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch
    Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy …

 
  • Prosecutor requests match-fixing trial for Italy coach Conte
    Prosecutor requests match-fixing trial for Italy coach Conte

    ROME (AP) — Italy coach Antonio Conte was among 104 people whom a prosecutor requested Tuesday be brought to trial on match-fixing charges in a wide-ranging case that allegedly has its roots in Singapore.

  • Temasek global portfolio reaches record $194 billion
    Temasek global portfolio reaches record $194 billion

    Singapore state investment giant Temasek Holdings said Tuesday its global portfolio reached a record Sg$266 billion ($194 billion) in the year to March, driven by rise in global equities. Net profit was Sg$14.5 billion from Sg$10.9 billion last year, said Temasek, one of the world's biggest state-linked investment vehicles whose whose holdings include top global brands such as banking firm Standard Chartered, Singapore Airlines and Spanish energy giant Repsol. "This was the most active year for us since the global financial crisis," Temasek chairman Lim Boon Heng said in a statement.

  • Smartphone app to check daily alcohol limit

    Singapore, July 7 (IANS) If you are not sure about how to curb excess drinking, then download this app that will warn you the moment you exceed your daily alcohol limit. "Many smartphone apps available in the market to manage drinking are not well-informed by clinical evidence and are largely for entertainment," said the app developer Melvyn Zhang from the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore.