‘MAS may surprise financial markets by policy tightening’

‘MAS may surprise financial markets by policy tightening’

There’s a chance the Monetary Authority of Singapore may surprise financial markets by tightening its policy stance this month, according to Pacific Investment Management Co, a move that could make it among the first central banks in Asia to do so.

United States polish off lopsided Presidents Cup win

United States polish off lopsided Presidents Cup win

The United States polished off a 19-11 Presidents Cup win on Sunday over a battling International team whose fate was sealed over three punishing prior days.

Father's bid to save son from cliff fall moves Israelis

Father's bid to save son from cliff fall moves Israelis

A tragic accident that saw a father sacrifice himself to try to save his son as he fell from a cliff has led to an outpouring of grief in Israel.

Kane sets sights on improving upon sensational season

Kane sets sights on improving upon sensational season

Clean-shaven, relaxed and noticeably bulked up, Patrick Kane’s offseason is already in full swing.

QA celebrates Garangao with staff and families

QA celebrates Garangao with staff and families

Qatar Airways recreated a traditional fereej, or Qatari neighbourhood, as it hosted a Garangao celebration for its employees and their families.

Film chronicler Anandan dies in Chennai at 89

Film chronicler Anandan dies in Chennai at 89

Veteran film chronicler P G Ananthakrishnan, popularly known as Film News Anandan, died of old age at his Mahalingapuram residence in Chennai on March 21.

Manhunt expands with German arrests

Manhunt expands with German arrests

The manhunt for people involved in the Paris terrorists attacks saw more detentions yesterday, with German authorities...

AirAsia boss names Emirates as a role model for aviation hubs

AirAsia boss names Emirates as a role model for aviation hubs

Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of Asia’s largest and most successful budget airline AirAsia.

Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner to Tunis

Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner to Tunis

The airline's daily seat capacity to Tunisia has grown from 132 seats on the A320 to 254 seats on the B787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Malaysia’s 1MDB calls off $2.4bn sukuk issue

Malaysia’s 1MDB calls off $2.4bn sukuk issue

Troubled state-owned investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has called off plans to sell up to 8.4bn ringgit ($2.4bn) of Islamic bonds...

Turkey airport police hunt militants heading to Syria

Turkey airport police hunt militants heading to Syria

Everything seems normal as the passengers stream out of a routine flight from a Middle Eastern country after landing at a major Turkish international airport.

Govt, rebel negotiators call to abide by peace pact

Govt, rebel negotiators call to abide by peace pact

Philippine government and rebel negotiators issued a joint plea yesterday for the country to stick to a historic peace accord that is now in peril...