Shougang Century Announces 2021 Interim Results
Shougang Century Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Sep 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Shougang Concord Century Holdings Limited (“Shougang Century”, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”; stock code: 0103.HK) is pleased to announce its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (“the Reporting Period”). During the Reporting Period, the Group recorded a revenue... » read more

Football: Lukaku misses Inter friendly ahead of expected Chelsea move

ROME (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku will not play in Inter Milan’s pre-season friendly at Parma on Sunday after widespread reports in Italy said the striker was set to rejoin Chelsea in a deal worth up to 115 million euros (S$183.24 million). Belgium forward Lukaku was not in the Inter squad for the match at the... » read more

Dynasty expects revenue to nearly double year-on-year to over HK$170 million in the first half of 2021
Dynasty expects revenue to nearly double year-on-year to over HK$170 million in the first half of 2021

HONG KONG, Aug 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited (Stock Code: 828), a premier winemaker in China, today issued a profit alert update based on its latest unaudited consolidated management accounts. The Group expects to record a year-on-year increase in consolidated revenue of approximately 90% to 100%, reaching... » read more

Istana Open House on Aug 1 postponed amid tightening of Covid-19 measures

SINGAPORE – The Istana Open House, slated for Aug 1, has been postponed, amid a tightening of pandemic measures here. The event was meant to celebrate National Day, and guests who had tickets for a previous scheduled open house on May 13 had been invited to return. That occasion – to mark Labour Day and Hari Raya... » read more

Tennis: Italian Berrettini powers into Wimbledon semi-finals

LONDON (REUTERS) – Matteo Berrettini became only the second Italian man to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals after powering past Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 5-7 7-5 6-3 on Wednesday (July 7). The big-serving seventh seed has flown somewhat under the radar throughout the Championships, but is now eyeing a place in Sunday’s final after another impressive... » read more

Tennis: Barty sets up Wimbledon last 16 clash with Krejcikova

LONDON (AFP) – Ashleigh Barty set up a clash of French Open winners in the last 16 of Wimbledon after the world number one beat Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday (July 3). The 25-year-old Australian won the 2019 French Open and meets the current champion of Paris Barbora Krejcikova of... » read more

More S’poreans tap schemes to upskill, switch careers amid Covid-19 pandemic

SINGAPORE – More Singaporeans tapped professional conversion programmes (PCPs) last year to learn new skills and switch careers, amid a weakened hiring market due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 6,270 professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) joined such programmes last year, a jump of 41 per cent from 2019, Workforce Singapore (WSG) told The Straits... » read more

US Bond Yields And Correlation To The Dollar
US Bond Yields And Correlation To The Dollar

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The British Pound Sterling held firm near a three-month high against the US dollar last week, amid rising expectations of an earlier than expected rate hike by the Bank of England, while the US currency looks to inflation data which will come. The British... » read more

Tennis: Tsitsipas powers into French Open last 32

PARIS (AFP) – Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas marched into the French Open third round on Wednesday (June 2) with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Pedro Martinez. The Greek star, who lost an epic semi-final at Roland Garros to Novak Djokovic last year, next faces big-serving American John Isner for a spot in the... » read more

Number of child abuse cases in S’pore investigated last year highest in 10 years

SINGAPORE – The number of child abuse cases investigated by the authorities last year was the highest in a decade, according to fresh data from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). The Covid-19 pandemic forced some vulnerable families into tight quarters, increasing the chances of conflict. Please subscribe or log in to continue... » read more

Lawyers handling more stalking, harassment cases in S’pore

SINGAPORE – Lawyers The Sunday Times spoke to said they have seen an increase in stalking and harassment cases their firms handle in recent years. Head lawyer Gloria James of law firm Gloria James-Civetta & Co said the firm has handled about 10 such cases as at last month, compared with 14 in total last... » read more

Football: Red-hot Iheanacho seals Leicester fightback to sink Palace

LEICESTER (AFP) – Leicester strengthened their grip on third place in the Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho’s superb strike capped a spirited fightback in Monday’s (April 26) 2-1 win against Crystal Palace. Brendan Rogers’ side trailed to Wilfried Zaha’s first half goal at the King Power Stadium. But Timothy Castagne equalised soon after the interval... » read more