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Singapore battles record dengue outbreak with more mosquitoes

Singapore battles record dengue outbreak with more mosquitoes

Published 28/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From the high balcony of a Singapore public housing block, an environment official steadies his mosquito launcher, the latest contraption authorities have [more…]

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept back toward recent peaks on Monday as Chinese markets swung higher, while investors waited to see if the recent [more…]

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and the dollar rallied after a cautious European morning as thin summer trading led to sharp swings in the market, [more…]

Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin able to feel

Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin able to feel

Published 03/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore researchers have developed “electronic skin” capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic [more…]

Singapore’s Universal Studios deploys facial recognition for entry

Singapore’s Universal Studios deploys facial recognition for entry

Published 03/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Visitors to Universal Studios in Singapore will now have to pass through facial recognition scanners to enter the park, in the city-state’s [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Steroid’s COVID-19 benefits confirmed- spotlight on immune cells

Steroid’s COVID-19 benefits confirmed- spotlight on immune cells

Published 18/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

BOC Aviation cancels 30 Boeing 737 MAX but backs grounded jet

BOC Aviation cancels 30 Boeing 737 MAX but backs grounded jet

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - Aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation (2588.HK) said on Tuesday it had cancelled an order for 30 Boeing (BA.N) 737 MAX planes although its [more…]

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Published 25/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Famed for snapping up glitzy real estate and stakes in troubled international banks during the global financial crisis, sovereign wealth funds are [more…]

Global stocks shrug off fresh virus wave fears, dollar slips

Global stocks shrug off fresh virus wave fears, dollar slips

Published 22/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks reversed earlier losses and the dollar slid on Monday as investors shrugged off worries that rising coronavirus infections in parts [more…]