Mark Carney and Jean-Claude Trichet to speak at AFF
Mark Carney and Jean-Claude Trichet to speak at AFF

HONG KONG, Dec 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 15th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), organised by the Government of the HKSAR and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held in a hybrid format for the first time on 10 and 11 January 2022, as a highlight event celebrating the... » read more

Tennis: Spanish teen Alcaraz reaches Vienna semi-final

VIENNA (AFP) – Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz held his nerve in the final-set tie-break to beat Matteo Berrettini 6-1 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/5) in the quarter-finals of the ATP event in Vienna on Friday (Oct 29). He will next face Alexander Zverev, the German second seed who beat Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to avenge... » read more

Football: Brighton held to goalless draw by unimpressive Arsenal

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Brighton & Hove Albion created a slew of chances but failed to get many of them on target as they were held to a 0-0 draw by a rudderless Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday (Oct 2). On a wet, blustery evening, Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka got the game off to... » read more

Football: Ten-man Chelsea hold out for 1-1 draw at Liverpool

LIVERPOOL (AFP) – Chelsea held out with 10 men for the entire second-half to frustrate Liverpool as the first heavyweight clash of the Premier League season between two title contenders ended 1-1 at Anfield on Saturday (Aug 28). Kai Havertz’s looping header put the visitors in front before Reece James was sent-off in first-half stoppage... » read more

S’pore’s National Day Parade 2021: What to expect and how to catch it live
S’pore’s National Day Parade 2021: What to expect and how to catch it live

SINGAPORE – The postponed National Day Parade will be held on Saturday (Aug 21), starting at 6.05pm. The parade and ceremony segment will feature the popular fighter jet aerial displays and the landing of Red Lions parachutists, while the show segment will focus on the Singapore Spirit in a display of the country’s identity, resilience... » read more

Tennis: Sinner advances to Miami Open final by beating Bautista Agut

MIAMI (AFP) – Italian teen Jannik Sinner advanced to the Miami Open final on Friday (April 2), rallying past Spanish seventh seed Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the biggest championship match of his young career. Sinner, who reached last year’s French Open quarter-finals, defeated Bautista 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 after two hours and 28 minutes to... » read more

Olympics on ‘Solid Ground’

TOKYO • Tokyo Olympics organisers said yesterday they were encouraged by the support of International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach and felt on “solid ground” to hold the virus-postponed event, despite growing debate over its feasibility. Bach briefed organisers in Tokyo on his discussions with other groups involved in the Games, including athletes, Tokyo... » read more

Fifa moves Club World Cup to February
Fifa moves Club World Cup to February

LONDON • The Fifa Club World Cup, originally planned for December, will now be held from Feb 1 to 11 in Doha, Qatar, organisers said on Tuesday. The tournament brings together the six continental champions and the hosts, with Champions League winners Bayern Munich the first to qualify. Last season’s tournament saw Liverpool beat Brazilian... » read more

Football: Fifa Club World Cup to be held in Qatar in February
Football: Fifa Club World Cup to be held in Qatar in February

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – The Fifa Club World Cup, originally planned for December, will now be held from Feb 1 to Feb 11 in Doha, Qatar, organisers Fifa said on Tuesday (Nov 17). The tournament brings together the six continental champions from across the world, with European Champions League winners Bayern Munich the first to... » read more

Jiashan China 2020 International Investment and Trade Fair Held
Jiashan China 2020 International Investment and Trade Fair Held

Jiashan, China, Nov 5, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – The Jiashan China 2020 International Investment and Trade Fair was held at the Jiashan Yunlan Bay International Convention Center, Zhejiang Province on October 28th. More than 600 business people, including representatives of the relevant provincial and municipal departments, management of domestic companies and foreign businessmen from... » read more